video games


Atari not dead yet, feeling much better, thinks it will go for a walk

Jun 8, 2011
Atari was once king of video games. But then again Burt Reynolds was once the biggest movie star in the world. Nothing lasts forever. To everything...
Posted In: atari, video games

Here's where you can play Empires & Allies

Jun 1, 2011
It's probably addictive. There are opportunities to spend real money on fake stuff and bug your friends. Might also be fun....
Posted In: video games, zynga

Call of Duty to launch monthly fee for expanded service

May 31, 2011
The incredibly popular and realistic war video game franchise is preparing to launch a new subscription option where players pay a monthly fee for...
Posted In: Microsoft, playstation, Sony, video games, xbox

Sony demos AR system

May 31, 2011
Augmented Reality has been the Next Big Thing for a while now, although it never manages to become the Actual Current Big Thing. Will Sony's new...
Posted In: ar, augmented reality, Sony, video games

Chinese prisoners forced to play video games

May 27, 2011
That's the claim that a former prisoner made to the London newspaper The Guardian. He said that prisoners were forced by prison guards to play...
Posted In: China, prison, video games

Canadian and Danish researchers link video game playing to snacking

May 20, 2011
WHAT? How could there be a correlation?! Why it boggles the--...
Posted In: duh magazine, Health, video games

Passage: Less a video game than a poignant rumination on mortality

May 18, 2011
One of the games we talk about on our May 19th show is Passage. I was glad that our guest, John Sharp, brought it up because I think it's one of...
Posted In: featured, games, video games

Nintendo 3DS sales are worse than expected

Apr 27, 2011
Nintendo admits that the new handheld goggle-free 3D game device is falling short of sales goals. 3.6 million units have been sold as of the end of...
Posted In: nintendo, Nintendo 3DS, video games

Michael Vick and Humane Society criticize dog fighting app

Apr 26, 2011
There's a spirit-breakingly awful game on the Android app store called Dog Wars. In it, you train your dog to be a champion fighter and kill all...
Posted In: android, games, Google, video games

PlayStation Network down

Apr 25, 2011
Of course before Sony launches any kind of game console, they should probably make sure they're gaming network platform works and right now it's...
Posted In: hacking, playstation, Sony, video games