| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Ubisoft writer Jill Murray has a simple piece of advice for game designers who are struggling to find compelling female […]...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Most Halloween candy is still sitting uneaten in pillowcases, but retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. are already kicking off their Christmas promotions in hopes of surviving harsh holiday conditions this year.
Bargain basement deals normally...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:02 AM
The word “simulation” often gets tossed around when discussing the “Arkham” series of Batman video games. The implication is that […]...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The day after our first date, I received a letter grade. "A+," she texted.
We had gone from the Internet to real life in two days, and one 10-hour first date had me hooked. I actually had been hooked hours before when nearing 2 a.m. she was in the midst...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Hiroshi Yamauchi, who ran Nintendo for more than 50 years and led the Japanese company's transition from traditional playing-card maker to video-game giant, has died. He was 85.
Kyoto-based Nintendo said Yamauchi, who was also known for owning the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:06 PM
Donkey Kong, Super Mario Brothers, Legend of Zelda: For Hiroshi Yamauchi, the hits kept coming — but he enjoyed none of them.
"I have better things to do" than play video games, he told interviewers.
Yamauchi, a gruff and uncompromising...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:02 PM
"Grand Theft Auto V" delivered an adrenaline shot to the heart of the video game industry.
The hotly anticipated title fueled a 27% boost in overall industry sales in September, across hardware, software and accessories, as compared to the same time a...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 12:32 PM
“Watch Dogs,” which had been one of the most anticipated new games of 2013, just became one of the most […]...
| Oct 16, 2013
Welcome to the really, really green 'hood — 20 demonstration houses in Irvine's Great Park. Irvine is the cradle of the designed neighborhood, but not like this. These homes were designed and built to compete in the Department of Energy's Solar...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 7:02 AM
The new Nintendo handheld device the 2DS seeks to solve a puzzle that may not, to the casual games observer, […]...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Thor, Loki and their Asgardian pals are getting the Lego treatment in a new parody of the “Thor: The Dark […]...