video games


Sony and Microsoft fight ... the Lizard Squad

Dec 26, 2014
A hacker group takes credit for attacks on PlayStation and Xbox Live networks.
Posted In: hacking, Sony, Microsoft, video games
A screenshot from a video game prototype by human resources firm Mercer that simulates the experience of working on an oil rig.

Good at video games? That could land you a job.

Nov 21, 2014
Companies are using video games to determine whether job candidates are the right fit.
Posted In: hiring, video games, job market
Visitors try out the massively multiplayer online role-playing game "World Of Warcraft."

World of Warcraft competes in a 'freemium' world

Nov 13, 2014
With a shrinking subscriber base, World of Warcraft tries a new strategy.
Posted In: World of Warcraft, freemium, video games

Being human in the age of automation

Oct 7, 2014
How can a video game teach us a valuable life lesson? Nicholas Carr explains.
Posted In: working, automation, video games

Why Microsoft wants 'Minecraft'

Sep 10, 2014
The price tag for Mojang sits at $2 billion.
Posted In: Microsoft, video games, Mergers and Acquisitions

The dangerous trio of twitch, streaming, and swatting

Aug 28, 2014
The same week Amazon buys Twitch, one of its users films a dangerous prank.
Posted In: swatting,, Twitch, gaming, video games

Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million

Aug 26, 2014
The hot start-up boasts huge viewership and Amazon is paying big bucks for it.
Posted In:, Amazon, video games

Video game lobby answers 'call of duty' on the Hill

Jul 30, 2014
Lobbyists are using money, charm, and an army of gamers to influence legislation.
Posted In: video games, lobbying, Congress

Is E3 actually mind-blowing?

Jun 12, 2014
At the E3 video game convention, a reporter seeks a mind-expanding experience.
Posted In: e3, video games, virtual reality

The most prolific video game voice actress ever

May 22, 2014
Video game voice actress Jennifer Hale about her career in characters
Posted In: video games