Monthly Archives: September 2017

Japanese video gaming adapting new tech for familiar titles – News

Visitors gather at the annual Tokyo Game Show in Chiba, near Tokyo, Thursday. The Japanese video game industry is finding its way out of the doldrums, by adapting new technology … Continue reading

10 "Next Big Thing" Video Games That Completely Flopped

In the go-big-or-go-home world of video game development, every new release is trying to be the next Call of Duty or Grand Theft Auto. Competing against each other to make … Continue reading

Why a Video Game Called ‘Cuphead’ Is a Big Deal for Microsoft

It’s been years in the making, but the hotly anticipated video game Cuphead has finally been released. Cuphead, created by the independent publisher StudioMDHR Entertainment, debuted Friday on Microsoft’s msft … Continue reading

When hurricanes hit, philanthropic video game enthusiasts came to the rescue

Unable to help with hurricane relief efforts in person, Scott Jones did the next best thing he could think of — he gripped his Nintendo 64 video game controller and … Continue reading

Markham company’s ‘Dirty Chinese Restaurant’ video game denounced as racist by politicians

A Markham company’s new video game called “Dirty Chinese Restaurant” is being blasted by politicians at home and across the border for being racist and exploiting stereotypes. The game, created … Continue reading

Video gaming terminals have pitfalls

By | on September 29, 2017 HARRISBURG — Pennsylvanians for Responsible Government released the following statement announcing a new campaign focused on encouraging Pennsylvanians to contact their legislators video gaming … Continue reading

Here’s why the best RPG experiences are in today’s sports video games

Chances are you’ve been missing out on some of the best RPG experiences in video games. While most people were playing Skyrim and Final Fantasy XV, publishers like 2K and … Continue reading

I can’t stop buying video games I already own

At 2:59PM on September 28th, less than 24 hours before the launch of the SNES Classic, I felt a deep, familiar pang of regret about not purchasing one in advance. … Continue reading

How a Scot called Gary helped Fifa overtake Pro Evolution Soccer and changed football video games forever

Paterson’s description of the creative process behind these games is exhausting even to listen to. Each is a frantic race to the finish, completing an entire game from scratch, fully … Continue reading

Games developers raise funds to get people with disabilities back into gaming

Video games can get a pretty raw deal in the news. At worst, we see stories claiming links between playing violent games and some of the worst aspects of humanity, … Continue reading