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Is this art? The Smithsonian gets into gaming

Feb 22, 2011
Beginning March 16, 2012, The Smithsonian Institute will celebrate the art of video games. The exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum wil...
Posted In: art, museum, not news, smithsonian, video games

Kinect spells 'Red Ring of Death' for some older-model Xbox 360 users

Jan 6, 2011
Kinect, the new controller-free motion gaming system for Xbox 360, lures some of its owners into the Red Ring of Death. And as the name suggests,...
Posted In: kinect, Microsoft, video games

MIDDAY UPDATE: Sustainability and Cyber-Monday

Nov 29, 2010
Today is "Cyber-Moday," Black Friday for e-tailers. It is statistically the least productive work day, because employees log onto super sales to...
Posted In: Black Friday, Cancun, Cyber Monday, Environment, France, Ireland, Ireland bailout, Michael Jackson, mid-day update, sustainability, tobacco, video games

MID-DAY UPDATE: BP wears black, GM's IPO and video games in the Supreme Court.

Nov 2, 2010
General Motors expects to raise $10 billion, from an initial public offer, which would allow it to partially repay taxpayers. Our analysts examine...
Posted In: BP, Federal Reserve, France, General Motors, GM, mid-day update, NASA, United Kingdom, video games

Grandma's a gamer

Aug 10, 2010
Turns out the demographic group that plays the most online video games is women 55 and over. 
Posted In: video games

Eyeball video game controls. For when any kind of motion is simply too taxing.

Aug 4, 2010
Microsoft's Kinect system is coming soon. It'll be great for when you simply can't be bothered to use a controller. But what if physical movement...
Posted In: games, kinect, Microsoft, video games

Tron and Meta-Tron

Jul 19, 2010
I see where there's a new Tron game for the iPhone. I am totally going to download it and play it. There is no way I won't. Not because it's free,...
Posted In: video games

Just use torpedoes to clean up the oil in the Gulf

Jul 1, 2010
"Crisis in the Gulf" is a video game that gives you a chance to clean up the oil spill in the Gulf.  Well, clean up may be a stretch.  Players...
Posted In: oil spill, video games

Preserving virtual worlds

Jun 21, 2010
Ars Technica has an interview with a University of Illinois professor who's trying to preserve a dozen video games from the last several decades....
Posted In: video games

Tech News In Brief - 5/27/10

May 27, 2010
Another suicide at Foxconn . And why stopping it is so hard....
Posted In: apple, China, Google, Microsoft, phones, video games, Yahoo

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