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...

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. ...

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...

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...

Microsoft engages in Fort Gay bashing

Sep 9, 2010
Josh Moore lives in the very small town of Fort Gay, WV. He signed up to play on the Xbox Live network and entered his hometown as part of his...

Amazon poaches key game exec from Microsoft

Sep 7, 2010
This is kind of weird considering that Amazon is not exactly known for making original games. Nonetheless, Andre Vrignaud who served as MSFT's...

Play tech's Great Game

Aug 31, 2010
So we read lots and lots of tech headlines at this show. Facebook's after Foursquare's market; Apple's after Microsoft; Google's after everyone&...

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The Internet Tycoon Instruction Manual

Aug 20, 2010
Christian Sandvig is Associate Professor of Communication, Media and Cinema Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and a Faculty...

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...

Cow Clicker

Jul 27, 2010
…is a very stupid game on Facebook but it's okay because it's actually a satire of how stupid Facebook games are even while it is itself...