Video games

Filmmaker Chris Columbus & Liam Mayclem

Director Chris Columbus Talks Pixels & Arcade Games w/ Liam Mayclem

VIDEO: Liam Mayclem sat down (sort of) with Bay Area-filmmaker Chris Columbus at Brewcade in San Francisco to discuss his latest comedic adventure, Pixels…

07/27/2015

Arnold Schwarzenegger poses with Endoskeleton (Photo by Dominique Charriau/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)

Play As Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ‘Terminator’ In WWE 2K16

2K Games announced Monday that Arnold Schwarzenegger would be part of the upcoming WWE 2K16 video game.

07/27/2015

(EA Sports FIFA 16)

EA Sports Adds Women’s National Teams For FIFA 16 Video Game

With the Women’s World Cup kicking off in Vancouver, Canada in a few days, the video game giant announced the addition of twelve Women’s National Teams to FIFA 16 game.

05/28/2015

(Photo: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Happy 35th Birthday To Pac-Man

Arguably the most popular and iconic video game of all time turn 35 years old today!

05/22/2015

Guests attend the revealing of the All-New Guitar Hero Live game by Activision on April 14, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Activision)

Guitar Hero Launching Comeback Tour With New ‘Live’ Version

Activision is launching a new version of the game called Guitar Hero Live, five years after its last update.

04/15/2015

(Google)

Google Turns Maps Into A Giant ‘Pac-Man’ Game — Here’s How To Play

Google is getting a head start on April Fools’ Day by releasing its first prank that is sure to decrease productivity all over the world.

03/31/2015

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

oregon trail 2

Internet Archive Adds ‘Oregon Trail,’ ‘Boulder Dash’ And 2,384 Other MS-DOS Games Online To Play For Free

On Monday, the Internet Archive released these games and over 2,300 others to play for free in almost any browser.

01/06/2015

(Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Hacking Group Lizard Squad Takes Credit For Taking Xbox Live, PlayStation Network Offline

Both Microsoft and Sony said they are working to resolve the issue.

12/25/2014

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

‘E.T.’ Atari Game Cartridge Entered Into Smithsonian

One of the “E.T.” Atari game cartridges unearthed this year from a heap of garbage buried deep in the New Mexico desert has been added to the video game history collection at the Smithsonian.

12/15/2014

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