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Who Won at the E3 2013 Press Conference?

Quora | Posted 08.11.2013 | Technology
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Tim Chin, Raised on games Winner: Sony and the PS4Loser: Microsoft and the Xbox OneThe game ...

The PlayStation Is Already Winning The War Against Xbox

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 06.24.2013 | Technology

With back-to-back events at the E3 video game conference on Monday in Los Angeles, both Microsoft and Sony had opportunities to show off what their ne...

There Was An Awkward, Rape-Insinuating Joke At This Xbox One Event

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.11.2013 | Technology

Microsoft's keynote speech at E3 on Monday had it all. At the video game expo in Los Angeles, Microsoft gave gamers the Xbox One's release date (Novem...

Bianca Bosker

How Zynga Became Master -- And Victim -- Of The Disposable Game

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology

In the end, Zynga may be undone by same thing that made its online games so wildly popular: People seek out the new thing, find it, and then quickly m...

Calling all girls! Don't Just Play Games. Start Making Your Own

Chloe Varelidi | Posted 07.31.2013 | Technology
Chloe Varelidi

As a game designer, I am passionate about helping anyone getting started with making games themselves. And I especially believe that we need more girls of all ages to make new kinds of games that bring us together, trigger our imaginations in unique ways and even inspire us to change the world a little bit.

Learning to Game Our Way to Better Health

Richard Tate | Posted 07.20.2013 | Impact
Richard Tate

Last month, in a waiting room at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in Palo Alto, Calif., a small boy sat with a laptop, engrossed in a game. The game he played is Re-Mission 2: Nanobot's Revenge, one of a new collection of free online games for young cancer patients.

Jobstacles - From Banking To Hosting A TV Show

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 07.10.2013 | Business
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Chaz Hubbard, Denise Tejada and Jenny Bolario What's the path to that dream job? How does one job lead to another? Youth Radio finds out in our ser...

Reviews Of BioShock Infinite - "The Reason Why I'm Proud To Be A Gamer"

Quora | Posted 07.09.2013 | Technology
Quora

This review originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Connor Eckstein, ★★★★★ There is a lot of good stuff here. The characterizations of...

Gamification: An Introduction to Its Potential

Danya Braunstein | Posted 07.01.2013 | Technology
Danya Braunstein

The recent trend towards gamification shows gaming elements creeping in to applications and activities that may not normally be considered as "playing a game."

Half-Naked Women at a Tech Conference Sends Some IGDA Leaders Packing

Cassie Slane | Posted 06.01.2013 | Technology
Cassie Slane

The substance of video games and how they portray women is not likely to change overnight. But one thing that has changed is how people are reacting.

A Century of Vintage Board Games at the San Francisco International Airport (PHOTOS)

Tanja M. Laden | Posted 05.29.2013 | Travel
Tanja M. Laden

You wouldn't ordinarily think of an airport as a venue for an art exhibition, and if you did, that exhibition probably wouldn't be all about antique board games. But that's exactly what's so amazing about the latest show at SFO Museum in San Francisco.

Grasping at Elephants: Reporting on Kids Media Research

David Kleeman | Posted 05.29.2013 | Media
David Kleeman

This week, we've seen a prime example of how the race for a catchy headline or the editorial bent of a journal can influence how research is characterized in the press. Depending on which sources parents follow, they can come away anxious or reassured (or, likely, confused) by the same data!

The Virtual Reality Revolution Is Here

AP | By DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 05.29.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It's back. The virtual reality headset, the gizmo that was supposed to seamlessly transport wearers to three-dim...

Another One Bytes The Dust

Posted 04.04.2013 | Comedy

It's Rhett versus Link in this week's "Make A Better Commercial Than We Did" Contest video, and it's not all fun and games. Check it out in the clip a...

Video Game Helps The Blind Navigate Buildings

Reuters | Posted 09.30.2013 | Technology

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - A video game that uses a computer-generated layout of a building can help to prepare the blind ...

Learners Are People, Not Isolated Test-Taking Brains: Why MOOCs Both Work and Fail

Susan D. Blum | Posted 05.16.2013 | College
Susan D. Blum

MOOCs are good at certain things and terrible at others, and we need to understand the difference if we wish to educate human beings, not just workers with credentials.

Philippines To Open $1 Billion Casino

AP | By OLIVER TEVES | Posted 03.14.2013 | Travel

MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines will become one of the biggest gambling centers in the world, vying with Macau, Singapore and Las Vegas for Asi...

Great Hiring - Nothing is More Important

Keith McCurdy | Posted 05.12.2013 | Business
Keith McCurdy

Being a CEO of an early stage company, whether it is 15 people or 150 people, is far from easy and there are many pressures and requirements. But if there is one single skill and activity that the CEO can do well to increase his chances of success it is a relentless focus and effort to hire great people, especially early on.

Great Hacker Dads Make Female Video Game Heroes

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 05.11.2013 | Parents
Soraya Chemaly

Most video games, like movies and other popular media, either entirely ignore female protagonists or marginalize, sexualize and objectify them. Boys and girls learn that as they grow older, females are invisible, distressed or simply accessories.

EA Apologizes For SimCity Disaster

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 03.12.2013 | Technology

Well, you know what they say: Rome wasn't built in a day. Still, to some gamers, it feels like it's taken Electronic Arts a millennium to iron out the...

SXSW SHINGERVIEW: Bonin Bough, Vice President of Global Media and Consumer Engagement at Mondelēz International

David Shing | Posted 05.11.2013 | Business
David Shing

Oreo has quickly emerged as the hot brand here in Austin -- a place so overrun with marketing ploys it's almost impossible to stand out.

How Games Shape Our World: Wolfenstein 3D to 2013

Giovanna Mingarelli | Posted 05.11.2014 | World
Giovanna Mingarelli

With billions of hours spent playing them, and built-in patterns designed to keep people hooked, will games have a positive or negative influence on the world? I think it all depends on what kinds of games we choose to play.

Online Gambling: Coming To Your State?

Reuters | Deena Beasley and Nichola Groom | Posted 05.01.2013 | Technology

By Deena Beasley and Nichola Groom (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie this week finally approved online gaming in the Garde...

Will The PS4 Be Sony's Last Gaming Console?

Posted 02.27.2013 | Technology

Buying the latest console was once a rite of passage for many Generation X'ers and gamers, but the PlayStation 4 might be the last console available t...

Gamewise Is the IMDb of Video Games

Drew Hendricks | Posted 04.23.2013 | Technology
Drew Hendricks

Gamewise has one simple goal -- to assemble all video game knowledge in one place. For a site that is only a couple of months old, I was amazed at how many pages had already been filled in and the sheer volume of content available on Gamewise.