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This Is the Pokemon Guide You've Been Waiting For

Quora | Posted 07.20.2016 | Technology
Quora

What are some useful tips and tricks for Pokémon GO? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answ...

When Pokémon Go Goes Wrong

Zac Thompson | Posted 07.11.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

Pokémon GO allows users to catch pokémon in the real world and provides a surreal intersection between real life and virtual reality.

3 Apps that are Worse than Flappy Bird

Rawan AbuShaban | Posted 01.27.2016 | Technology
Rawan AbuShaban

(Source.) As you may recall, 2013 was the year that Flappy Bird changed the mobile gaming scene. While the original app was short-lived, its essence ...

Clash of Syrian Clans: How an Online Game Reflects the Syrian Conflict

Omar Sayfo | Posted 01.07.2016 | World
Omar Sayfo

Fighting in a clan from his Syrian hometown and coordinating battles against clans he was randomly matched with around the globe was one of the ways 24-year-old Hosam maintained spiritual ties with the land and community he had left behind.

Target Acquired: Ads for Gamers

Oliver Leung | Posted 12.15.2015 | Business
Oliver Leung

The trouble with advertising for mobile games is that it's intrusive and ineffective. Simply shrinking banner ads to fit on mobile screens is like Cinderella's step sisters trying on the glass slipper - the Prince won't be convinced.

E3 2015: A Bigger, Better Show Built For Everyone

Rich Taylor | Posted 08.06.2015 | Entertainment
Rich Taylor

Although the doors to the Los Angeles Convention Center have closed on E3 2015, the buzz it generated continues. The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the world's premier trade show for computer and video games and related products, always excites.

A View From The Top: The L.A. Games Conference

Turnstyle | Posted 05.08.2016 | Technology
Turnstyle

Industry events are strange beast no matter which industry is involved. Industry events in Los Angeles are doubly so. When the industry in question is the video game industry as it stands in L.A. pretty much all bets are off.

Damon Beres

The 'Hearthstone' App Could Be The Next Big Thing For Competitive Gaming

HuffingtonPost.com | Damon Beres | Posted 05.01.2015 | Technology

Hardcore gamers can step out from behind their desktop computers and compete from anywhere they want -- the couch, the car, even (gasp!) outside. But that's not the only thing to love about "Hearthstone."

Nintendo Jumping Into Mobile Gaming

Steven Petite | Posted 06.03.2015 | Technology
Steven Petite

Nintendo continues to find new ways to remain relevant longer than any other gaming company has been able to, and they are striving to find new ways to introduce consumers to their products.

Nintendo Games Are Coming To Your Phone, But Don't Get Too Excited

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.17.2015 | Technology

Nintendo's plan to bring games to your iPhone might end up being the worst.

You'll Soon Be Using Video Game Discs As Shiny Drink Coasters

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.30.2014 | Technology

Got a stack of old VHS tapes in your basement? Your brand new video game discs might be joining them sooner than you'd think.

The 14 Best Mobile Games You Didn't Play In 2014

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.24.2014 | Technology

Here's an excuse to never again engage with that "friend" who constantly sends you "Candy Crush" invites on Facebook: Tell them you've got a whole cro...

Mobile Gaming Is About To Overtake Consoles

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.05.2014 | Technology

When Hironobu Sakaguchi created "Final Fantasy" for the original Nintendo Entertainment System in 1987, he helped kickstart a trend in role-playing co...

7 Ways Video Games Will Help Your Kids in School

Kara Loo | Posted 01.04.2015 | Education
Kara Loo

Video games enable students to put themselves in the shoes of a character or immerse themselves in a place or culture that they are learning about in the classroom. These types of interactive experiences get students more excited about the material and support long-term retention.

Apps That (Continue) to Surprise and Delight

Joseph Farrell | Posted 09.01.2014 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

This is the first in a series of posts highlighting apps and their makers, both old and new, that have a compelling story. It's not only the apps that impress and inspire us, but the stories and the people behind them.

One Trick To Beating Flappy Bird

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.10.2014 | Comedy

Flappy Bird, the massively addictive mobile game, took the world by storm before its creator removed it from the Internet over the weekend. What's lef...

Water Is the Enemy, Gatorade Mobile Game Tells Youth

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 01.08.2014 | Green
Nancy Huehnergarth

What else is Big Soda doing to quash consumer water consumption, and damage the First Lady's Drink Up campaign, that we have yet to discover?

The Secret to QuizUp's Record Setting Viral Growth

Kevin Merlini | Posted 01.29.2014 | Technology
Kevin Merlini

This is not how things usually work for mobile game developers, and what may seem like an overnight success was actually the result of almost three years of hard work and an obsession with creating an amazing product.

The Dark Side of Farmville: When Social Media and Mobile Gaming Go Too Far

Alissa Fleck | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Alissa Fleck

The sun may never set on Farmville, but hopefully a generation of people will be able to look back and say, I have not wasted my life and alienated those around me by buying fake cows and harvesting fake crops for hours on end under the guise of improving my social connections.

Moore College Creates Mobile Game Animation Major for Women

Diane Propsner | Posted 11.09.2013 | College
Diane Propsner

The world of gaming as we know it is changing. Women are the new target market as gaming applications continue to expand into the mobile market -- cell phones and tablets. With this shift, companies are looking for talented artists to provide the visual creative component in these devices.

WATCH: 'Candy Crush' Movie Trailer Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.13.2013 | Technology

Is a "Candy Crush Saga" movie in the works? With millions of people addicted to the popular smartphone game, it probably wouldn't come as too much of ...

The Secret To Fruit Ninja's Success

Huffington Post | David Winograd | Posted 06.12.2013 | Small Business

At least one video game developer out there seems to have found the key to engaging gamers on the go. Australia-based Halfbrick Studios is an emerg...

REVIEW: Power A's MOGA Game Controller for Android Devices

Turnstyle | Posted 01.14.2013 | Technology
Turnstyle

By Noah J. Nelson When a game requires a joystick, virtual versions just don't cut it for me. The same is true for tilt based controls for racers an...

Getting to the Next Level: Social Gaming and Child Poverty

Wendy Lazarus | Posted 11.27.2012 | Impact
Wendy Lazarus

Over the last five years, social gaming has exploded. VirtuallyGood4Kids encourages game companies to partner with youth-related causes to create virtual goods and or match donations for check-ins on social network platforms

Facebook Gobbled Instagram -- But Who's Next?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.10.2012 | San Francisco

With the news breaking on Monday that social networking monolith Facebook went over to the San Francisco offices of mega-hot photo sharing app Instagr...