Monthly Archives: May 2018

One man is auctioning off 40 years of gaming history today

reader comments 37 In this day and age, all but the rarest of rare classic video games are relatively easy to find with a simple eBay search. Still, the massive … Continue reading

The Best Video Game Deals Of The Week In The US

Listen up, deal hunters. Now that the week is in full swing, let’s take a moment to appraise the deals that have gone live this week and see what kinds … Continue reading

The smart money is heading overseas to cash in on the eSports boom

As video gaming becomes more popular and more lucrative, fund managers are betting that eSports and video game stocks will break out. And while most investors have focused their attention … Continue reading

‘Active Shooter’ video game is pulled from Steam gaming platform after backlash from shooting survivors

(CNN) — A much-criticized video game that would let players shoot up a school has been pulled from a digital storefront just days before its release. The PC game, “Active … Continue reading

High-end video gaming lounge to be built for both competitive and casual players

A cacophony of shouts of victory and moans of defeat bounce off the walls. Looking toward the huge display on the wall, you catch sight of the play that was … Continue reading

‘Easy trap to fall into’: why video-game loot boxes need regulation …

“Loot boxes are like scratch-off cards: you open one out of curiosity, get a little prize, think ‘darn, maybe next time,’ and then it just turns into a habit,” says … Continue reading

‘Active Shooter’ video game is pulled from Steam gaming platform …

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Irish video game firm to buy London agency for £5.2m

Irish video gaming firm Keywords Studios has acquired creative games agency Fire Without Smoke in a deal worth up to £5.2 million (€6 million). Fire Without Smoke, whose headquarters is … Continue reading

‘Active Shooter’ video game taken down after several users complained

ANTIOCH, Tenn. — A controversial video game was taken down after garnering a lot of attention. The game was called Active Shooter — and that’s exactly what it simulated. The … Continue reading

Let’s Talk Video Games: Microsoft and Bethesda Are on the Road to E3

Is your heart beating as fast as mine? The Electronic Entertainment Expo, popularly referred to as E3, is 12 days away. Yeah, you heard me. There’s less than two weeks … Continue reading