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The Bizarre Feature The New PS4 Controller Almost Had

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.16.2013 | Technology

Picture this: You're playing your favorite game. You're low on lives, low on ammo and know there's a boss battle coming up. Your PlayStation 4 control...

Microsoft Discovers The Xbox Isn't Going To Make Everyone Happy

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.12.2013 | Technology

Some may have believed that the Xbox One bashing would have died down after Microsoft dropped the most controversial features of its forthcoming game ...

Today It's Zynga, Tomorrow It's You: Why 'Cool' Isn't Enough

Dov Seidman | Posted 09.09.2013 | Business
Dov Seidman

A nap nook won't give people a deep sense of inspiration or commitment. Cool is not equivalent to loyal, and this arms race of out-"cool"-ing the competition isn't an enduring answer. A treehouse is a great place to retreat to, but it doesn't inspire people.

What 'Grand Theft Auto V' Will Look Like

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.09.2013 | Technology

Ready to take a trip to Los Santos? The latest trailer for Rockstar Games' heavily anticipated "Grand Theft Auto V" premiered online on Tuesday, an...

Candy Crush, the Movie: Coming to a Theater Near You!

Fueled | Posted 09.01.2013 | Technology
Fueled

Although this short video made by YouTube star Ryan Higa (also known by his username nigahiga) was made for humor, it highlights the exponentially increasing hype surrounding gaming apps for smartphones and tablets.

The Future Of Gaming - It May Be All In Your Head

XPRIZE | Posted 08.26.2013 | Technology
XPRIZE

By Aaron Frank Contributing Writer, Singularity University. Gaming as a hobby evokes images of lethargic teenagers huddled over their controllers, s...

Celebrity Stylist Rachel Zoe Joins Fashion Gaming Trend

Richard Tso | Posted 08.25.2013 | Style
Richard Tso

As consumers flock to the mobile platform, advertisers are adjusting their strategies to capture the attention of people on their most trusted personal computing device. Tablets and smartphones represent the biggest opportunity and challenge for fashion marketers.

Coming Soon To Your Smartphone?

Reuters | Posted 08.24.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp will offer its console and computer games for Apple Inc's iPhone and other smartphone platforms this fiscal y...

Why Gamers Haven't Really Won The War With Xbox One

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 06.20.2013 | Technology

Many gamers were overjoyed on Wednesday when Microsoft announced it would remove the most controversial restrictions for the Xbox One after much backl...

Role-Play

MiniTime | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

Taking a cue from the enormous popularity of video games, top family travel destinations are offering high-tech interactive gaming experiences that immerse visitors in a storyline. Here are four places your family can experience this growing trend and get in on the game.

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 ...