Tag: games

Twitch Game Store Allows Users To Directly Buy Games They Are Watching

Twitch has introduced a new feature that enables viewers to purchase a game while watching the live stream of a user playing the title. Twitch has offered 50 games initially and would add more in the future.

Video Games April 5, 2017

PlayStation 4 Rules! The List Of PS4 Exclusive Titles For 2017

2017 is a great year for PlayStation 4 owners as Sony announced a bunch of games for the console. Here is a rundown of all the games this 2017 exclusively for PlayStation 4.

Video Games February 5, 2017

Games You Can Play On MacBook Pro Touch Bar: 'Pac-Man', 'Doom', 'Space Fight' And More

Apple stirred some controversy with its latest MacBook Pro, but the laptop's intriguing Touch Bar has also sparked some entertaining experiments. You can now use the Touch Bar to play the piano, play 'Pac-Man,' 'Space Fight,' 'Doom,' and more.

Apple December 12, 2016

Facebook Instant Games Bring The Fun Right Into Your Messenger And News Feed: 17 Games With More To Come

Facebook Instant Games now bring a new HTML5 cross-platform gaming experience to Facebook Messenger and the Facebook News Feed, both on mobile and the web. Games such as 'Pac-Man,' 'Space Invaders,' 'Words With Friends' and other are now available, with more to come.

Internet November 30, 2016

Sony Outlines Its Specific Requirements For PlayStation VR Games

Sony recently discussed the requirements it has for developers interested in creating games for PlayStation VR, including at least 60 fps for gameplay. The company also suggested that all games have a well-defined play space.

Geek March 17, 2016

Oculus Rift Gets 30 Games At Launch

When the Oculus Rift finally gets its public release at the end of the month, VR players will have a total of 30 games from which to choose.

Geek March 16, 2016

Kickstarter Reports 64 Percent Increase In Pledged Donations

Although many Kickstarter users seem tired of donating to projects, many which often fail to get off the ground, the crowdfunding site still reported a 64 percent increase in pledged donations for 2015.

Internet Culture January 15, 2016

Moff's New Smart Wearable Lets Kids Become A Real-Life 'Pac-Man'

Moff's smartband combines the aesthetic of Bandai Namco's classic arcade game with a kinetic upgrade, letting kids get a fun workout in a new but familiar way.

Gaming January 5, 2016

Hasbro Announces 'Irresponsibility: The Mr. Toast Card Game' As Indiegogo Gaming Challenge Winner

Hasbro has selected a family-friendly card game featuring a piece of toast as the winner of its Indiegogo contest to find the next best party game.

Geek December 21, 2015

Goji Play 2 Turns Routine Cardio Workouts Into Fun Games

Wellness tech company Blue Goji launches its second-generation video game system called Goji Play 2 that makes exercise more fun by having the user work out to gaming apps.

Apps/Software December 1, 2015

Steam Holds Game Sale Following Steam Machine Roll Out: Here's A List Of Games You Can Grab

Steam has started a game sale following the roll out of Steam Machines. Gamers have the opportunity to grab games at discounted prices of up to 80 percent.

Video Games November 11, 2015

Nintendo's Strange History Includes The Yakuza, A Taxi Service And Love Motels

The video game giant's business ventures didn't always center around Super Mario...

Geek October 20, 2015

Star Citizen Features All-Star Cast: Mark Hamill, Gary Oldman, Gillian Anderson

Cloud Imperium Games, developer of the massive space simulation game 'Star Citizen' reveals its star-studded cast of voice actors for 'Squadron 42.' Listen to Gary Oldman speak as Admiral Ernst Bishop

Video Games October 14, 2015

Fan Makes 'Fallout' Monopoly Board With Wasteland Properties And Lockpick Cards

A ‘Fallout’ fan created a Monopoly variant edition based on the game, which includes Wasteland properties and Lockpick cards.

Geek August 24, 2015

Oculus Rift Coming Early 2016: Here's A List Of Scheduled Games And Compatible Games

Games for the Oculus Rift coming in 2016.

Geek June 12, 2015

Apple Wants Developers To Make Cool Games For The Apple Watch: What Are The Challenges?

Apple is preparing to open up WatchKit in full, which should spawn a host of new native apps and games. But the current WatchKit limitations are the only hurdles standing in the way of game development on the Apple Watch.

Wearable Tech June 5, 2015

Nintendo Outs List Of New Games For 3DS And Wii U Prior To E3

Prior to E3 2015, Nintendo has released a list of upcoming games for the 3DS and Wii U, including the next title that features Chibi-Robo.

Video Games June 2, 2015

Internet Archive Lets You Play Classic MS-DOS Games In Your Tweets

Twitter is now a file sharing way to play those fun games of old courtesy of the Internet Archive. It isn't exactly perfect or mobile-friendly right now, but it is a cool way to play those games that used to devour your nights.

Video Games May 2, 2015

The Best Free Mobile Games Released April 2015 For iOS And Android

Here are the best free and freemium apps available in April 2015 for both iOS and Android devices.

Geek April 9, 2015

MLB Opening Day 2015: Schedule Of Games With Dates And Times

MLB Opening Day 2015 is finally here with a two-day kick-off of the new season of America's pasttime. Here's the complete schedule of games so you don't miss any of the action.

Internet Culture April 5, 2015

April Fools' Day 2015: Google Letting You Play Pac-Man On Google Maps

Googe Maps goes retro, offering up a rare chance to play Pac-Man right on Google Maps. Some say it's Google's annual April Fools' prank.

Apps/Software April 1, 2015

March Madness 2015: How To Watch The NCAA Tournament On TV, Online And On Your Phone

March Madness, one of the most exciting times of the year, has arrived. Here's how you can be sure to catch all 67 games of the NCAA Tournament on TV, online and on your phone.

Movies/TV Shows March 17, 2015

Ikea Stops Hide-And-Seek Games Planned For Over 32,000 In Its Stores

The IKEA brand usually has a pretty good sense of humor. However, it looks like those of you playing hide-and-seek in IKEA stores have gone too far.

Internet Culture March 16, 2015

Someone Turned Google Autocomplete Into A Game Of 'Family Feud' And It Is Crazy Addictive

Usually, Google Autocomplete gives you little suggestions to help you more easily search the Internet. But this new 'Family Feud'-style game wants answers from you.

Internet Culture March 16, 2015

How To Play Cards Against Humanity Online For Free So You Can Take The Party With You Wherever You Go

Who says Cards Against Humanity has to be played with actual paper cards? Here's how to play Cards Against Humanity online and on your smartphone for free.

Movies/TV Shows March 11, 2015

Be Careful Which Games You Buy On The Windows App Store, It Might Be A Scam

A number of games available on the Windows Store sound too be good to be true -- and they are.

Internet Culture February 23, 2015

Sony Outs Massive List Of PS4, PS3, And PS Vita Games You Can Expect In 2015

Check out this comprehensive list of Sony games to watch out for this year.

Geek February 14, 2015

15 Best-Selling Video Games Of All Time

Familiar video games which have dominated the market.

Geek February 13, 2015

'Law & Order: SVU's' Gamergate Episode's Top 5 Strangest Moments

Though difficult to narrow down, here are the top five strangest moments from Law and Order: SVU’s Gamergate episode.

Movies/TV Shows February 12, 2015

Play Over 2000 Classic MS-DOS Games on Your Browser (Thank You, Internet Archive)

The Internet Archive brings over 2,000 MS-DOS games for free on your browser. Street Fighter II, Donkey Kong, Prince of Persia, Oregon Train and more classic titles in the free list.

Video Games January 10, 2015

People Pledged $529 Million To Kickstarter Projects In 2014

Kickstarter's '2014: By The Numbers' shows that crowdfunding isn't going away anytime soon.

Internet Culture January 5, 2015

PlayStation Plus Titles for January 2015

Sony is hoping to bounce back on the online front with a bunch of free games for PlayStation owners via PlayStation Plus. Games such as Infamous: First Light and Prototype 2 should keep players busy.

Movies/TV Shows December 31, 2014

PlayStation Now Games Coming to Samsung TVs and Sony is Happy: Here's Why

Sony and Samsung have teamed up to bring the PlayStation Now games streaming service to the select Smart TVs from the South Korean company in 2015. With Samsung dominating the global TV market, Sony seems poised to expand its services on non-Sony platforms effectively.

Video Games December 25, 2014

Why Freemium Apps Are No Friend to Indie Developers, Consumers

Freemium apps shift the pressure to execute well from AAA studios to indie developers. Large studios have the luxury of iterating on freemium games until they find the right formula to coax cash out of accounts.

Video Games December 4, 2014

Google Removes Homophobic Game From Its App Store

Google finally removed a homophobic game after getting blasted with criticism for allowing the app to be available to download for weeks. The homophobic game called Ass Hunter first appeared in Google's Play Store on November 5, although the offensive game has been available online fore a few years.

Internet Culture November 24, 2014

October Video Game Sales are in. Here are the Best Sellers

Video game sales experienced a drop this October compared to last year, but these games still made it to the top ten list of software sold across all platforms.

Geek November 14, 2014

Chromecast gets its gaming groove on, new apps include Showtime Anytime

With the streaming stick market filling with competition, Google props up its Chromecast with games and streaming video apps. Game enthusiasts can leave the controllers at home as just about any smartphone can be used to interact with the Chromecast's games.

Gadgets November 11, 2014

Internet Arcade is every gamer's dream: A free 900-game archive collection

Porting 900 games over to a web-based emulator and preserving them in the Internet Arcade was said to be easier than expected. Deciding what to play may be a lot harder.

Video Games November 6, 2014

Windows 10 cross-platform games, apps coming to Xbox One: Biggest test for Microsoft

Windows 10 is likely the most important piece of software to Microsoft right now, and the company is aiming to use it to its full potential. If everything goes according to plan, Xbox One owners could one day take advantage of apps and games within the Windows Store.

Apps/Software October 3, 2014

Video games can help kids, but three hours a day can be a bad thing

New research reveals one hour a day playing electronic games doesn't negatively impact pre-teens and may even be a good thing. But three hours or more could have a negative affect.

Video Games August 4, 2014

Games with in-app purchase will no longer be called 'Free' in Google Play Store

Google has made the move to come in line with European Union requests on free games. This means that all games labeled as free on the Google Play store are in fact entirely free of charge.

Video Games July 22, 2014

Is TwoDots the new Candy Crush contender? Dots sequel already in top spot at Apple App Store

A new game has climbed on top of the free charts on the App Store. It is called TwoDots and is a sequel to puzzler Dots that had players matching colored dots in horizontal and vertical configurations.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 30, 2014

Sony follows Microsoft's lead and inks deal to push PlayStation into China

The two big electronic gaming vendors will face-off in a market that's got 500 million users and $10 billions in potential sales.

Video Games May 26, 2014

Missing 'Flappy Bird'? Don't, it's set for August comeback...with multiplayer support

'Flappy Bird' will be back this August and with some new additions. The creator revealed to CNBC that he will be bringing the app back with a less-addictive nature, but added multiplayer opportunities.

Apps/Software May 14, 2014

Nintendo earnings nosedives: RIP Wii U?

Nintendo sees earnings in the red for the third consecutive year. It has shown the company needs to make some major changes.

Business Tech May 8, 2014

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