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Wizards, druids and open game licenses: The fight over the unique Dungeons & Dragons economy
When Hasbro wanted to change D&D's open game license to get a cut of third-party company profits, the game's fans went to battle.
Are computers ruining chess?
A controversy involving one of the game's rising stars has sparked debate about creativity.
Netflix is looking into video games to keep subscriptions growing
The company has plenty of original material and experience licensing other content it could mine for games.
Video game workers speak out about treatment amid industry's record sales
There have been charges of pay disparities, discrimination and harassment.
Gaming sales top a record $120 billion in 2019
The industry is growing its audience and finding new ways to monetize games.
Apple wants users to add its "Arcade" to subscriptions
It remains to be seen whether gamers are willing to pay for the kind of games they're used to getting for free.
Google's new cloud-based gaming platform will meet gamers where they are
Yesterday at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Google unveiled a new gaming platform called “Stadia.” Instead of focusing on a local console, the platform will be cloud-based and offer instant access to play from sites like YouTube, meeting both casual gamers and aficionados where they are. The company plans to launch Stadia in […]
The gaming industry's rise to the top
A listener (kind of) stumped Molly with this question on Make Me Smart's Explainathon.
Why you should want your surgeon to play video games
A virtual reality app gamifies surgery to help train medical professionals.
Video game insiders head to a new dimension at E3
Coming off a strong year for the industry, game companies are pushing virtual reality.