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A New Way To View Social Gaming

Damian Bazadona | Posted 02.13.2017 | Business
Damian Bazadona

With retail outlets, particularly malls, clearly having a tough run due to online shopping cutting into their customer base, there is a new set of companies aiming to reduce that trend by enriching retail experiences beyond simply shopping.

6 Reasons 'Pokemon Go' Might be Disappearing for Good

Nadya Khoja | Posted 12.06.2016 | Business
Nadya Khoja

Augmented reality game Pokémon Go saw explosive growth in the weeks following its release. People swarmed onto the streets in search of their next ca...

5 Reasons Parents Don't Consider Professional Gaming a Real Career (and Why This Hot New Startup Wants to Win Them Over)

George Beall | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
George Beall

Since the days of Pong and SEGA Genesis, the masses have questioned whether video games could create a viable career path. Parents scolded their kid...

Game Review: Hitman - The Complete First Season

Harold Stark | Posted 11.14.2016 | Technology
Harold Stark

I have to admit, I have never been much of a sucker for patience. I absolutely loathe it when I am forced to wait for something I really like. It's p...

Unite Los Angeles: Big Announcements Come Together Now, Over Unity

Jesse Damiani | Posted 11.07.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

Walking around Unite LA, it hit me how monumental of a year 2016 has been for gaming -- and for Unity in particular, a company that saw a whopping 5 b...

From Basement to Boardroom: Why Gamers Are Poised to Become the Next Generation of Tech Leaders

Anthony Hughes | Posted 10.10.2016 | Technology
Anthony Hughes

How video games affect the human brain is always up for debate. Every few years, a study comes around that trumpets the supposed detrimental effect they have -- followed by a separate study that refutes those findings.

Meet the Mastermind Behind an Innovative, New Way to Teach Math

NationSwell | Posted 09.29.2016 | Impact

In elementary school, Matthew Peterson struggled mightily with math. When an instructor explained a problem, Peterson would be so focused on figuring ...

The Best of the Best at VRLA Summer Expo

Jesse Damiani | Posted 09.13.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

We've been dreaming about virtual reality for a long time. So long, in fact, that some are skeptical that it's really here to stay.

IoT Gives a Face Lift to Mobile Gaming

Sam Cohen | Posted 09.12.2016 | Technology
Sam Cohen

From snake to VR casinos, it just took a couple of decades for mobile devices to have opened up new streams of revenue. Mobile gaming had existed way ...

Virtual reality will change the world. Here's what parents need to know

The Conversation Africa | Posted 09.12.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

Melissa Meyer, University of Cape Town I've always been a nerd who loves technology and games. So when it emerged that virtual reality (VR) tech was ...

Women in Business Q&A: Nicole Opas, General Manager / Executive Producer - Mobile and Social Games, Zynga

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.29.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Nicole Opas/Zynga Nicole Opas is a games and entertainment industry veteran with 15+ years of experience building and operating games and gaming ne...

Oh Great, Your Smartphone Is Making You Physically Weaker

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 08.22.2016 | Healthy Living

If your phone is permanently affixed to your hand, we have some bad news. A new study published in the Journal of Hand Therapy found that millennials...

Olympic Gaming -- Will Tech Culture Save Sports?

Yoav Adler | Posted 08.19.2016 | Technology
Yoav Adler

Can modern technology work as a positive force countering our nationalistic tendencies that reveal themselves in international sporting events?

Game Review: No Man's Sky -- A Game For The Future

Harold Stark | Posted 08.17.2016 | Technology
Harold Stark

Over 170,000 pre-orders in North America alone, 212,620 gamers simultaneously online on its very first day; spotless reviews from some of gaming's biggest, over fifty award nominations. Need I say any more?

'My Husband Plays Video Games All The Time And I'm Worried For When Our Baby Arrives'

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 08.15.2016 | Parents
Samantha Rodman PhD

You are correct that your husband likely plays a lot more than he thinks he does, and it's likely way more than you think he does also, because all of these little gaming breaks add up.

A Few Revealing Moments With No Man's Sky Creator Sean Murray

Harold Stark | Posted 08.15.2016 | Technology
Harold Stark

They are calling it the indie mega-release. The biggest project any indie game developer has ever dared undertake and successfully complete with great...

Wizdy Shapes Healthier Behavior With New Mobile Games

Jason Choi | Posted 08.15.2016 | Technology
Jason Choi

Solving "real world" problems is one of the many possibilities that AOL founder Steve Case sees in the future of technology.

Playstation Or XBox? Teens And Millennials Decide The Gaming World's Winners And Losers

Wishbone App | Posted 08.08.2016 | Technology
Wishbone App

The video gaming industry has continued to flourish each year and teens are a large part of its audience. With so many gaming options out there, how c...

How To Get Laid Playing Pokemon GO!

Brett Osinoff | Posted 08.05.2016 | Comedy
Brett Osinoff

Pokemon Go is all the rage, everyone seems to be out and about trying to catch 'em all. Though people are digging the game, there is still a downside to spending all their time trying to be the very best, like no one ever was. When are they finding time to get laid?

This Is What Happens When You Take 'Pokemon Go' Too Far

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 08.03.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


A Sneak Peek into the Mobile Gaming Industry - What's in Store for Mobile Users in 2016?

Sam Cohen | Posted 08.02.2016 | Technology
Sam Cohen

Officially, we may be halfway through 2016 but that doesn't mean that we have explored everything about the mobile gaming industry. With the ever-evolving advancements in the world of technology, mobile gaming is one of those fastest-growing industries.

Why Pokemon Go Might Be The Zombie Apocalypse

Dawn Q Landau | Posted 08.01.2016 | Fifty
Dawn Q Landau

If you're a fan of 'The Walking Dead,' and you thought the Zombie Apocalypse would go down with flesh eating creatures all around, spreading their contagion, while everyone scrambles for food and resources -- you got it wrong. The Zombie Apocalypse is here, and it's a much kinder, gentler event.

Leading Women Are Becoming Less Sexualized In Video Games, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.29.2016 | Technology

Playable female video game characters have become less sexualized in recent years, according to a new study that complicates narratives about how wome...

Experts Are Building A 'Pokemon Go' Robot For Everyone To Play With

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.26.2016 | Technology

It may seem like everyone is playing “Pokemon Go,” but some people can’t even if they want to. Poke-fans with physical disabilities say the smar...

6 Pokémon Go Safety Tips for Kids (and Kids at Heart)

Clair Jones | Posted 07.22.2016 | Parents
Clair Jones

Adults, teenagers, and kids alike are going nuts over the Pokémon Go App, but there have been some safety glitches that the developers of the game, N...