Video Game

Disney Infinity: Star Wars (credit: Disney Interactive)

Star Wars Joins The Disney Infinity Universe

Expect to see Yoda interact with Mickey Mouse in the upcoming installment of Disney Infinity…

05/26/2015

Evil Geniuses, a training house for professional video gamers in Alameda. (CBS)

Bay Area Home To Elite Training Ground For Professional Video Gamers

Geoff Robinson is a veteran of the world of StarCraft. The 29-year-old can spend up to 12 hours a day scouting the enemy. Back on Earth, he’s getting paid for this.

02/20/2015

Avatars used in a study on body image. (UC Davis)

Video Game Players With Thin Avatars More Physically Active Than Obese Ones, UC Davis Study Finds

A new study from UC Davis found women playing a video game who were given an overweight avatar were not as active as those with a thin avatar, regardless of the player’s actual body type.

01/28/2015

Zoot provides commentary on the Twitch network (Twitch)

San Francisco-Based Video Game Streaming Company Twitch Selling To Amazon For Nearly $1 Billion

Twitch is a multi-channel online network built for a generation of people who not only enjoy playing video games, but find it entertaining to watch others who might impart tricks and tips for excelling at their favorite games.

08/26/2014

Sigourney Weaver (credit: Rommel Demano/Getty Images)

Sigourney Weaver, ‘Alien’ Cast Reprise Roles In New Sega Video Game

The original cast of “Alien” are virtually returning to the starship Nostromo…

07/09/2014

Dorian in BioWare’s "Dragon Age: Inquisitor" (credit: BioWare/Gamespot)

‘Dragon Age: Inquisition’s’ Dorian Character Is ‘Legitimately Gay,’ BioWare Says

“It added an interesting dimension to his backstory,” veteran writer David Gaider says.

07/01/2014

Atari E.T. The Extra Terrestrial Video Game (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Search For Old Atari Games To Go On In New Mexico

Organizers plan to dig into a NM landfill for the “worst Atari video game of all time”

03/21/2014

The Sims 4 (credit: CNET)

‘The Sims 4′ Adds Emotional, Multitasking Sims

The 4th edition of Maxis’ successful life-simulating game will include more emotional versions of the virtual people whose lives players can manipulate…

08/20/2013

Disney Infinity - Exclusive Launch Event (credit: David M. Benett/Getty Images)

Disney To Revive Its Digital Gaming With ‘Disney Infinity’

Disney is said to have spent millions “Infinity” that lets players design their own landscapes and use their own characters from Disney movies & TV shows…

08/19/2013

Pittsburgh Pirates v Los Angeles Dodgers

EA Confirms A New Star Wars: Battlefront Game

Electronic Arts confirms a new Star Wars Battlefront video game. The Battlefront series spawned two games, with three more spin-offs later released on handheld and mobile…

06/10/2013

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