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Let's All Admit The PlayStation 2 Is The Best Video Game Console Ever

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 03.06.2014 | Technology

Gaming history is full of contentious arguments. Which "Grand Theft Auto" is the best? Why did the Sega Dreamcast have to die so young? Has anyone ...

Casinos for Seniors: Full of Sound and Light, Signifying Emptiness

John Culhane | Posted 04.28.2014 | Fifty
John Culhane

How do we hope our aging parents will spend their time? How do we hope to spend our time once we retire from our jobs and have the free time many of us routinely whine about not having? Casino gambling, it turns out, is the answer for many millions of seniors. And it's dismal.

Gaming (As We Know It) Is On The Way Out

Marc Jones | Posted 04.27.2014 | Technology
Marc Jones

The market for online gaming is expected to hit $111 billion next year, and if current momentum is any indication, that figure is just the tip of the iceberg.

These 20 Pokemon Will Make You Think Twice Before Trying To Catch 'Em All

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 02.24.2014 | Technology

The release of Pokemon X and Y in October 2013 introduced 70 new Pokemon, bringing the known total of Pokemon in the Pokedex to 719. That's a lot of c...

Betting Strategies for Breakthrough Innovation Contests

Soren Petersen | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

Guiding design teams though the design innovation process is one of the biggest challenges in new product development (NPD). The path is strewn with a...

Why Do We Love Video Games?

Greg Perreault | Posted 04.12.2014 | Technology
Greg Perreault

"Games are providing rewards that reality is not. They are teaching and inspiring and engaging us in ways that reality is not. They are bringing us together in ways that reality is not."

How 'Dungeons & Dragons' Saved My Life

Levi A. Miles | Posted 04.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Levi A. Miles

I went from a mousey, shy and confused teen to a confident, assertive and creative young man. I became proud of who I was, and who I was becoming.

Who Knew Interstellar War Could Look This Amazing?

Taylor Casti | Posted 01.29.2014 | Technology

In the wee hours of Monday morning, an immense fight erupted over a space station. Lasers fired, vessels were obliterated and thousands upon thousands...

Here's What Video Games Will Look Like On Google Glass

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 01.29.2014 | Technology

Despite the more salacious Google Glass apps that have garnered attention lately, Google developers have been working on a more PG use for the device:...

One Of World's Rarest Video Games Is On eBay

Taylor Casti | Posted 01.24.2014 | Technology

If you're a Nintendo fan with a few thousand bucks to spare, have we got a deal for you! An extremely rare Nintendo World Championships NES game ca...

The Power of Disruptive Innovation

Rina Onur | Posted 03.26.2014 | Impact
Rina Onur

Even if we fail in games," we said, "You'll have learned skills that will enable you to succeed in something else."

Men And Women Get All Freaky Friday With This Virtual Reality Device

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Talk about seeing the world through someone else's eyes. Virtual reality gaming headset Oculus Rift is being used in Gender Swap, an experiment wit...

Know Thy Avatar: Good and Evil in the Gaming World

Wray Herbert | Posted 03.24.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

It's all good fun. But is it possible that such complete immersion in novel and extraordinary identities might have unintended consequences?

Sony Investigates PS4 Error

Taylor Casti | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

Sony is investigating a PlayStation 4 error that causes some players to lose saved data, according to Polygon. Known as CE-34878-0, the error indi...

Nintendo Admits The Wii U Is A Failure

Taylor Casti | Posted 01.24.2014 | Technology

It's been a year of console wars. While one could spend hours debating the victor, the loser has been obvious for quite some time, and Nintendo seems ...

Proof Gamers CLEARLY Love Their Pizza

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Some stereotypes are rooted in truth. Take for example the fact that gamers just love their pizza. Xbox 360 users bought $1 million worth of Pizza ...

Use Headsets to Cut Through the Sea of Sounds

Michael L. Berman | Posted 02.25.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

It's the day after Christmas. There are tiny paw prints on your roof, cookie crumbs near the fireplace and a cacophony of sounds coming from all of the new electronic and mobile devices. Want some peace and quiet? Read on!

You Were Never THIS Good At 'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater'

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.26.2013 | Technology

Thought your Christ Air into a Rowley Darkslide followed by a front manual combo was impressive? Pfft. Cue the nostalgia and watch as this gamer ta...

All-Star Entrepreneur: 1 on 1 with Sagi Schliesser, Founder of TabTale -- Creator of No. 1 Christmas App for Kids

Nicole Valentine | Posted 02.22.2014 | Small Business
Nicole Valentine

Entrepreneurship is a rite of passage into a league where its players re-imagine the world and innovate. Entrepreneurship is a life style and a life choice. I've had my share of success and my share of moments on the edge.

New PS4 and Xbox One Game Consoles: A Mixed Bag for Energy Efficiency

Noah Horowitz | Posted 02.17.2014 | Green
Noah Horowitz

We found that the new models have made substantial progress on energy efficiency compared to their predecessors, the PS3 and Xbox 360. But despite these power-saving advances, the new consoles' higher performance and new features result in up to three times higher annual energy consumption than their predecessors.

Are Gamers Athletes? The U.S. Government Thinks So.

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.16.2013 | Technology

For those who argue gamers aren't athletes, take a look at what just happened to South Korean gamer Kim "ViOLet" Dong Hwan. The 23-year-old "Starcr...

The Video Game Childhood and Why Parents Shouldn't Fear It!

Sandra Shpilberg | Posted 02.11.2014 | Parents
Sandra Shpilberg

For my children, exposure to video games was inevitable; my husband and I have not only gleaned some deep insights on parenting in the age of video games, but we have also found ways to use video games to bring out the best in our children; and here is what we found.

Xbox One Hits Another Milestone

Reuters | Malathi Nayak | Posted 02.10.2014 | Technology

By Malathi Nayak SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has sold more than 2 million Xbox One video game consoles since its November ...

LOOK: This Will Mesmerize You

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2013 | Technology

As much as the consoles change, the controllers really stay pretty much the same. These hypnotizing GIFs from the folks over at Gadget Love prove it. ...

A Debilitating Glitch is Leaving Some New Xbox Ones Useless

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 11.25.2013 | Technology

For gamers who shiver at the thought of the Xbox 360's infamous "Red Ring of Death," you may want to cover your eyes. Three days after launching th...