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Kinect demands a standing ovation

Oct 18, 2010
Because it simply won't work if you're sitting down. At least not right away. The motion sensing video game controller from Microsoft is getting...
Posted In: Entertainment, gadgets, games, kinect, Microsoft, windows phone 7

PlayStation 3 owners: vegging out is about to get yet easier

Oct 14, 2010
That's because you'll be able to watch Netflix content without even having to put that little disc in the little disc player. You can just choose...
Posted In: Entertainment, games, netflix, playstation, Sony

Guy gets robot to punch people a whole lot in the name of science

Oct 14, 2010
This. This I love. In Slovenia(!), a scientist has somehow persuaded six male colleagues to let a robot punch them repeatedly in order to build up...
Posted In: Entertainment, games, punching, robots, slovenia

Angry Birds angry

Oct 11, 2010
And you do NOT want to make those birds angry. Rovio, the maker of the most popular iPhone game Angry Birds is upset with Microsoft. Microsoft put...
Posted In: angry birds, games, Microsoft, windows 7 phone

Smiling Cigar Guy? Smiling Cigar Guy!

Oct 7, 2010
On tomorrow's show, we talk to the good folks at the indispensable Know Your Meme site about the phenomenon of Smiling Cigar Guy. ...
Posted In: games, smiling cigar guy, social media, Web Culture

Chilean miners don't get to play video games

Sep 27, 2010
The 33 miners trapped in a mine in Chile are hoping to get out in early November - possibly even October. While they're down there, they'll be...
Posted In: Chile, games

Facebook makes games less of a pain in the neck

Sep 22, 2010
While it's always fascinating to read on Facebook that my quasi-friend obtained a new Amulet of Power in WizardQuest...I'm being sarcastic. It's...
Posted In: Entertainment, Facebook, games, social media

Halo Reach pulls in 200 million dollars in first day

Sep 16, 2010
That's the dollar estimate in the first 24 hours in the US and Europe. That's compared to 170 million for Halo 3 when it was released in 2007. ...
Posted In: games, halo, Microsoft

Google to take baby steps toward social networking

Sep 15, 2010
We've been waiting for the alleged “Google Me” project to surface for a while now. Supposedly it was going to be Google's Facebook...
Posted In: Facebook, flickr, games, Google, social media, Twitter, Web Culture

Angry Birds will let you cheat - for a price

Sep 14, 2010
Angry Birds is probably the most popular mobile phone game of the last year (read comedian Paul F. Tompkins' take on it). In the game you launch a...
Posted In: angry birds, business, games, mobile, Web Culture

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