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HBO's "Love Child" Asks One of Gaming's Toughest Questions

The “just one more” phenomenon is widely known among gamers. Just one more boss fight, just one more round, just one more level, just one more game; it's a phenomenon almost as old as video gaming itself, and for the...

Do Game Rentals Mean Game Sales?

While the days of the video store seem to be somewhat in decline, and the idea of the rented game was going out with such edifices—for a while there, it was almost impossible to rent a game for the Xbox...

Fallout 4: Canny or Catastrophe?

Being as I write about video games fairly often—I like to describe myself as a professional geek because it sounds awesome and it's not too far off from the truth—I routinely come in contact with news about gaming platforms, gaming...

Family Sharing on Xbox One? It's Not Dead Yet.

Back in the days of the 2013 E3, when Sony landed the biggest hit against Microsoft that had been seen before—arguably, if nothing else—by having two guys pass around a disc box, Microsoft had some plans for the Xbox One....

Boogio and Shoes: A New Way To Take Control

The controller could easily be one of the most important parts about a video game system. Without an easy-to-use and smoothly functioning controller, games just don't play nearly as well. But Reflex Labs may have created something new and entirely...

A New Twitch Record...Thanks to E3

It's been an absolutely amazing Electronics Entertainment Expo this year, sufficiently so that people are actually still talking about it almost a week after the fact. While there were huge quantities of great games shown off, and new technology besides...

E3 2014: So Who Won E3 This Year?

It's a question that becomes pretty inevitable these days when talking about E3. We saw very clearly last year how possible it is to “win” E3, to walk away from the Electronics Entertainment Expo with the biggest swelling of consumer...

Play Games, Win Stuff: Lootsie Brings Real-World Swag To Gaming

Admittedly, when we had reached the point in gaming where it was entirely possible—if only technically so—to make a living playing video games thanks to various tournaments and the like, we all kind of remembered how it used to be,...

The Link Between The Oculus Rift & Chuck E. Cheese

It's perhaps one of the most preposterous ideas seen lately, but it's no less true for its sheer outlandishness. There is indeed a link between the Oculus Rift and kiddie pizza haven Chuck E. Cheese, and it's one that alternately...

Three Things The Google / Twitch Affair Shows About Gaming

Recently, word started emerging about plans on Google's part to pick up Twitch, the livestreaming company with a particular focus on games. The reports suggested that Google was prepared to pay $1 billion for the company in a straight cash...

Gaming Franchises: Perhaps The Best Idea Yet

It's a strange idea to be pulling for the franchise, isn't it? A strange idea indeed to consider the franchise, that stable of familiarity, that morass of innovation, that death of all that is alive and vibrant in gaming to...

A Nintendo News Round-Up Shows Nintendo Has A Serious Battle Plan

Nintendo has been a big part of the news in recent days, with its sales numbers and net losses making some wonder how long before a big old “for sale” sign is hanging on the Mushroom Kingdom proper. But several...

Apocalypse Gaming: Why Do People Love It So?

Whilst on the hunt for news to discuss—and for once, not Nintendo-backed news—one of my favorite haunts for news came in from VentureBeat, who described the field of apocalypse gaming. Indeed, many of the biggest titles of the last few...

What Decades of Pinball Machines In One Room Taught Me About Video Games

Some may have noticed that I wasn't in my customary seat for the early part of this week, and if that's the case, I'm glad to hear the absence was noticed. I was on a little vacation this weekend, and...

Major League Gaming's Streaming Investment Pays Off With Big Viewership Numbers

It wasn't so long ago when we were hearing about Major League Gaming's plans to step up to a complete streaming platform. While the field of e-sports itself has been making some fairly substantial gains of late, the numbers for...

Unity Drives Home A Point Picking Up Playnomics

The Unity engine is increasingly well-known for its position in the independent gaming community, as more and more developers turn to it to help get games into the next generation of gaming consoles, and beyond. But Unity is about to...

Who's Watching E-Sports, Anyway?

We've talked a lot here about e-sports, from their potential to overtake and even replace regular sports to their increasing viewership numbers even to the scandal that can crop up in the field. But a new report from Newzoo and...

Facebook Buys Oculus: Good News For Gamers?

Recently we all found out a bit of news that was likely shocking to most, though whether or not it was shocking in a good way left many uncertain. Facebook bought Oculus VR, the company that makes the Oculus Rift...

Tapjoy Gamers: Older, Wealthier, TV Buffs?

There's a certain image that the gaming community has, mostly fat white young men whose primary diet and about 15 percent of their wardrobe involves Cheetos. Some have embraced it, others rail against it, but the idea of basement dweller...

Twitch To Go: Streaming For Mobile Games Now Available

While some may find the idea of watching other people play video games to be the zenith of uselessness, the idea that this activity might be fun is catching on, and more and more people—and platforms—are turning to Twitch to...

Nintendo: The Healthy Game Maker?

Things have not been good for Nintendo of late, and that's almost a bit of an understatement. With rivals Sony and Microsoft trouncing the daylights out of the company on shelves and Nintendo itself seen regularly apologizing to gamers over...

Can Mobile Games Help Stop Cyberbullying?

Bullying is an all too real fact of life for many out there, whether it's real-time bullying or its online equivalent known as cyberbullying. But there may be some hope out there for those who find themselves on the receiving...

Watching Games A Bigger Draw Than Expected

Recently, Deepfield brought out a study on peak Internet traffic. Some fairly major names appeared on the list of places people often go online, and many of the expected names led the way. But where things got very interesting was...

Is Amazon About To Eat Microsoft's Lunch?

That's a funny question, make no mistake, and it's got an answer that may not prove to be very funny at all for Microsoft. For us, however, it should be a bit of great news as it should spark competition...

Shall We Play A Game? Angelina's Got One In Mind

It's a strange sort of medium we've struck now in gaming. First came WOPR, who wanted to play a game with stakes of unusual depth. Then came Skynet, who turned the whole planet into a horrible game that featured a...
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