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Crescent Bay, Oculus' latest virtual reality headset which boasts 360-degree tracking. (photo courtesy Oculus)

Oculus Unveils New Virtual Reality Headset Boasts With 360-Degree Head Tracking

Oculus’ headset covers a user’s eyes and can create immersive worlds that react to head movement.

09/20/2014

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Kids’ Toy Guns & Violent Video Games Exchange For Ice Cream Planned In Marin County

The Marin County District Attorney’s Office, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and the Center for Domestic Peace are holding a toy gun and violent video exchange during Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.

09/18/2014

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Will Ferrell Challenges Video Gamers To Play With Him At SF’s Twitch TV For Cancer Charities

“Anchorman” Will Ferrell is offering video game fans a chance to play with him in San Francisco to raise money for charities that help children with cancer.

09/12/2014

Battlefield Hardline Demos (credit: Dan R. Krauss/Getty Images)

Electronic Arts Launches Online First-Person Shooter Game ‘Battlefield Hardline’ Beta At E3

Redwood City-based Electronic Arts is testing out its latest “Battlefield” game at E3…

06/10/2014

Microsoft X-Box E3 Display (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Microsoft Admits Xbox Rollout Was Flawed

Microsoft is making headlines during the E3 conference by announcing that last year’s roll-out of the Xbox One was flawed.

06/09/2014

Ed O’Bannon, forward for the UCLA basketball team, dribbles the ball during their game against Stanford at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, January 26, 1995. (Al Bello/Allsport/Getty Images)

NCAA Antitrust Lawsuit Gets Underway In Oakland Federal Courtroom

The Ed O’Bannon versus NCAA lawsuit headed to trial Monday in an Oakland federal courtroom after nearly five years of litigation. Whether or not college athletes should share in the billions of dollars they generate is the heart of the issue.

06/09/2014

Microsoft X-Box E3 Display (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Microsoft Teases New ‘Crackdown,’ ‘Halo’ At E3

Microsoft focused exclusively on hyping titles coming to its Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles…

06/09/2014

E3 Exhibitors

5 Video Game Trends Expected At This Week’s E3 Expo In Los Angeles

The spotlight at this week’s Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles is expected to shift back to games. From online-only titles to virtual reality experiences

06/08/2014

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What a Child Learns From Positive & Negative Video Game Play

Children who repeatedly play violent video games learn thought patterns that will stick with them and influence behaviors as they grow older…

03/25/2014

Video Game Play (credit: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)

Video Game Makers Explore Social Issues At San Francisco Conference

The video game industry is taking itself more seriously.

03/17/2014

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