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E3 Press Day: At The Halfway Mark (XBOX and EA)

Turnstyle | Posted 08.09.2014 | Technology
Turnstyle

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) Two down, two to go. The first two big press conferences for the 2014 Electronics Entertainment Expo have come and ...

Transmediale, Berghain and Berlin

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 04.12.2014 | Arts
Jasmina Tesanovic

It's been a long 25 years since the demolition of the Berlin Wall. Berlin in 2014 is an extraordinary modern city, a global safe-haven for leftists marxist feminists artists conceptualists dissidents & activists.

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.

New Star Wars Games To Be Made By Hated Company

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.06.2013 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney is not giving up on "Star Wars" video games after all. A month after shutting down game production at Lucas...

'Worst Company In America'

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.10.2013 | Technology

A Consumerist readers' poll of the "worst companies" has awarded Electronic Arts a "Golden Poo" for the second year in a row. The video game maker, wh...

GlassLab and Beyond: Who's the Designer and Who's the Learner of the Next-Gen Game-Based Ed-Tech

Dr. Idit Harel Caperton | Posted 05.21.2013 | Technology
Dr. Idit Harel Caperton

t the root of all "game-based learning" is the unique opportunity to engage students in learning where they want to be: inside video games.

EA's CEO Resigns After 'SimCity' Disaster

Reuters | Malathi Nayak | Posted 03.18.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Electronic Arts' Chief Executive Officer John Riccitiello has resigned, saying he was "accountable" for the company's missin...

EA's Sims PR Disaster: The Final Straw in the DRM Debate?

Raymond Schillinger | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology
Raymond Schillinger

One would think that the makers of a game focused squarely on effective management of resources and public sentiment could do a bit better. The irony, nonetheless, is striking.

Learning Grammar with a Joystick and Math with a Mouse

Impatient Optimists | Posted 05.08.2013 | Technology
Impatient Optimists

When his young daughter was learning to read, Michael John, Game Director at the Games, Learning and Assessment (Glass) Lab--and known to friends and ...

Female Game Developers Look To Shake Up The Boys Club

Reuters | Malathi Nayak | Posted 03.16.2013 | Technology

By Malathi Nayak SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When video game developer Brenda Brathwaite Romero started her career in the 1980s, she coul...

Why Video Games Just Aren't Selling

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.14.2012 | Business

A look at results from selected companies in the video games business: April 12: Market tracker NPD Group says U.S. retail sales of vid...

Calling All Girls (Part Two): Their Future, Our Responsibility

Dr. Idit Harel Caperton | Posted 10.11.2013 | Impact
Dr. Idit Harel Caperton

If game developers are going to be able to deliver the products that will "speak" to their core market, it behooves them to add more women to their employee ranks.

Calling All Girls: The Video Gaming Industry Offers Exceptional Opportunities to Young Women

Dr. Idit Harel Caperton | Posted 06.24.2012 | Education
Dr. Idit Harel Caperton

The game industry is -- or should be -- a career target for today's female students in elementary and secondary schools as well as in higher education.

Art Fair Of The Future: Kinetica 2012

MutualArt | Posted 04.07.2012 | Arts
MutualArt

Just one of the many stellar sights to behold at this year's Kinetica. "Liquid Space 6.0," by Daan Roosegarde, represented by Studio Roosegarde. ...

EA Releases Staggeringly Costly New Game

Reuters | Liana B. Baker | Posted 02.19.2012 | Technology

By Liana B. Baker (Reuters) - Electronic Arts invested more money and firepower into "Star Wars: The Old Republic" than it has on any ga...

Addictive Gaming Classic Comes To iPhone

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.12.2011 | Technology

The newest, most addicting video game for iPhone is also one of the oldest, most addicting video games ever made: Tetris. EA Games has released a ...

Is This First-Person Shooter Game Better Than 'Call Of Duty'?

AP | By DIRK LAMMERS | Posted 01.01.2012 | Home

-- "Call of Duty" games have been dominating the world of console online shooters in recent years, but another series that built much of its devoted ...

'Plants vs. Zombies' Maker Acquired For Huge Sum

AP | By RACHEL METZ | Posted 09.12.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Electronic Arts Inc. said Tuesday that it will buy PopCap Games for at least $750 million in a bid to snag a larger piece of the rapi...

Hackers Attack Another Gaming Company

newtab | Posted 08.24.2011 | Technology

(Reuters) - Cyber hackers have breached an Electronic Arts Inc website and may have taken user information such as birth dates, phone numbers and ...

Thomas Dolby Leaves Science Behind (Sort of)

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

Dolby and I spoke about life beyond the '80s, Bowie and Prince jumping the shark, finding time to unplug, and how the best songs are a palette cleanser played alone on a piano.

Zynga Tops Electronic Arts

BusinessWeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Zynga Game Network Inc.'s estimated worth surpassed Electronic Arts Inc.'s stock-market value, a sign of the ascendance of social-networking entertai...

The Fake Cow Cash Cow

Jessica Rovello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jessica Rovello

A few weeks ago it was announced that social gaming powerhouse Zynga, who makes its money primarily through the sale of virtual goods, had a higher va...

Let Go of My Controller: The Maternalistic Attitude to Video Games

Doug Lieblich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Doug Lieblich

Even after enjoying twenty plus years of a thriving video game industry, some Americans insist that video games somehow influence the morality and behavior of its players, like thinking I'd want to kill my uncle after watching Hamlet.

Video Game Allows 'Taliban' Role Play... UK Official BLASTS...

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

LONDON — A video game that allows players to adopt the role of the Taliban is a "tasteless product," Britain's defense secretary said Sunday, ca...