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Topic: Video Games

We Have Seen the Future and It's 3-D, Mobile and Waterproof Sizing up the crush of tomorrow's technology at the Consumer Electronics Show

There were two big observations out of the annual Consumer Electronics Show last week. First, from media giants like AOL and Comcast emerged the common vision that 2013 will be…

January 14, 2013, 12:00 AM EST

Rockefeller’s Final Years in Senate Will Be Intense Powerful Senate leader won’t seek sixth term

Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) may be retiring, but he’s going to go out with a bang. In his formal announcement speech today, the high-ranking Democrat signaled that he intends to “keep…

January 11, 2013, 3:30 PM EST

Majesco Skips Traditional Media Mix With NBA Baller Beats Grassroots push doesn’t move the needle on sales

As the Senate Commerce Committee begins to embark on a comprehensive examination of violent video games, one developer is offering a unique alternative to some of the more extreme forms…

December 20, 2012, 2:15 PM EST

Bill Would Study Impact of Violent Video Games on Children Rockefeller introduces proposal as a response to Sandy Hook tragedy

The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary has triggered calls for more than just gun regulation, putting violent video games and programming again in the spotlight. Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) introduced…

December 19, 2012, 10:36 AM EST

Video Games: The New Porn? Live gaming webcasts draw huge numbers

Remember how you used to say it was just as much fun to watch your big brother play Nintendo as to play yourself? That’s now a very successful business model. According…

December 11, 2012, 6:17 AM EST

Karateka Trailer Is Hawk-Punching Hilarity for Retro Gaming Geeks Legacy lives on for 1980s classic

If you’re an old-school video gamer, you’ve got to love the trailer for Karateka, a modern spin on the 1980s classic. Created by geek culture guru Adam Lisagor’s Sandwich Video,…

November 29, 2012, 8:19 AM EST

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Oct. 26 - Nov. 2 FEMA's teachable moment, Call of Duty's all-star cast, and Megan Fox's scientific genius

This week, Hurricane Sandy and Halloween vied for our attention, brands got into heavy metal, and a famous former NYPD detective wants to make sure you know what you're dealing…

November 2, 2012, 7:09 AM EDT

Game Studio Trashes Rivals as Children, Old Men and Sellouts Kixeye recruitment video pulls no punches

Taking pot shots at your competition is always a ballsy move. This week, the award for biggest gonads goes to game studio Kixeye, whose raunchy recruitment ad is drawing quite…

August 3, 2012, 11:07 AM EDT

The Collective Scores With Video Game High YouTube gaming stars behind FreddieW churn out successful scripted series

A teen drama centered on privileged high school athletes is starting to develop a serious cult following on the Web. But this show is a long way from Friday Night…

July 19, 2012, 1:17 PM EDT

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