Daily Archives: October 30, 2017

‘Mario Odyssey’ is a reminder of how fun video games can be

(Courtesy of Nintendo) Mario OdysseyDeveloped by: NintendoPublished by: NintendoAvailable on: Nintendo Switch I can’t think of another 2017 title that has given me as much pure delight as “Mario Odyssey,” … Continue reading

Cognivive shows how video games are more than just entertainment

PATRICK HUGGINS / UC DAVIS MIND INSTITUTE UC Davis startup uses digital neurotherapeutics to help with cognitive deficits UC Davis excels at research and takes pride in its sense of … Continue reading

China could ban red-hot video game over blood and violence

Has one of the internet’s hottest video games run out of lives in China? Chinese regulators have described PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, which has attracted 13 million global players since its debut … Continue reading

New video games coming out this week | Call of Duty: WW2, Bubsy, Lost Dimension

Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back – October 31, PS4, PC If you had said in 1996, when the last Bubsy game came out, that the next Bubsy game would be … Continue reading

China is blocking the world’s hottest video game because it lacks “core socialist values”

China’s media regulators on Friday (Oct. 27) took aim at PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), a smash-hit survival game that has sold over 13 million copies since its release in March. The … Continue reading

Irish video gaming industry offers major possibilities

It follows a number of smaller takeovers earlier this year by the Leopardstown-based company, which recently raised approximately €85m through a 10% share issuance. Founded in 1998, the company started … Continue reading