Internet outages, trash-talking and dreaming at one of the largest videogame tournaments on Earth
In order to broach the subject of musicians appearing in video games, we're legally obligated to mention Rock Band and Guitar Hero in the first sentence, so there. Putting aside those big franchises, several other games have featured musicians in increasingly unusual capacities. Both The Beatl ... More >>
Electronic Arts today announced its collaboration with Katy Perry for The Sims. The life-simulation game will feature Perry-themed content and virtual goods such as clothing, hairstyles, props and furniture. The Collector's Edition expansion pack for The Sims 3 Showtime will be out in March.Ste ... More >>
Dead Space 22011 has been a rough year for so many businesses. With the way the economy is heading these days, we should expect to see more and more companies go under, and video game development studios are not immune to such sad news. Despite many of them having popular and critically acclaimed ... More >>
Aerosmith's Revolution XThis week, the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place in Los Angeles, drawing fanfare and hype across the gaming world. The three-day trade fair is open to only vendors and developers, but it provokes the kind of suspense Apple fans feel before a major Steve Jobs annou ... More >>
John Brandon of Fox News recently published a hard-hitting news report about Bulletstorm, the upcoming video game from Epic Games. And when I say "hard-hitting," what I really mean is "hilariously unresearched."Fox News, once again, has seriously screwed up.
Walden, a game about the experience of author Henry David Thoreau at Walden Pond, helps demonstrate experimental video game design at a UC Irvine presentation this afternoon.
This Tuesday marks the release of Visceral Games' Dante's Inferno, a game loosely based on Dante Alighieri's epic poem Divine Comedy. This video game perversion "re-imagining" of the fourteenth-century poem features a bad-ass, scythe-wielding badass who battles hordes upon hordes of demons and the u ... More >>
Car lovers find a new flame in Burnout Paradise
Trick play: NFL greats shake off the rust in All-Pro Football
Meant to blog this yesterday, based on something we saw on ABC's Nightline, but it's also reported on by InfoWorld. The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence held a hearing on May 4. Among the speakers was a specialist whose company we taxpayers are paying more than $7 million a year. The ... More >>
FIFA 2005 introduces Mexicans to save its luster
Are megamergers healthy for the industry?