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E.T. phone home: In search of Atari's lost E.T. video game

Jun 5, 2013
A Canadian gaming company is trying to uncover the 30-year mystery of Atari's E.T. video game and its alleged desert disappearance.
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Microsoft's new Xbox battles mobile gaming

May 21, 2013
The new Xbox merely has to catch up with the past eight years of digital devices.
Posted In: X Box, Microsoft, gaming, video games

A new Xbox, and the future of unbreakable screens

May 21, 2013
The company LG says it's going to show off a flexible 5-inch screen this week which could soon be a normal part of our phones and tablets. And Microsoft is revealing its latest Xbox gaming console today.
Posted In: xbox, lg, mobile, video games

Digital Easter eggs: A developer's secret message to you

Mar 29, 2013
In the digital world, an Easter egg is a hidden message snuck into a computer program, video game, or website where it shouldn’t be.
Posted In: Google, Easter, Easter eggs, software, video games

CEO of Electronic Arts steps down over Sim City debacle

Mar 21, 2013
There was a big shakeup this week in the gaming industry when the head of Electronic Arts resigned on Monday after a high-profile debacle involving the new Sim City game.
Posted In: video games, electronic arts

Video games as art

Mar 11, 2013
The $70 billion video game industry is now making inroads in the art world. The Museum of Modern Art is the latest mainstream museum to feature digital games, citing graphics, original computer code and the interaction between human and machine as evidence of their modern design qualities.
Posted In: video games, art

As mobiles apps about, wither video games?

Feb 5, 2013
Despite the gaming rage, sales of video games are down. Is that because of fatigue or the onslaught of mobile devices and their casual games?
Posted In: video games, mobile apps, gaming

Atari declares bankruptcy

Jan 22, 2013
The legendary video game company could be facing the end after years of sagging business.
Posted In: atari, video games, bankruptcy

Arcade veteran seeks to be pinball wizard

Jan 21, 2013
Video may have killed the pinball machine, but arcade veteran Jack Guarnieri aims to give it new life.
Posted In: pinball, games, video games

A gaming "ceasefire" for Newtown

Dec 21, 2012
A man asks fellow gamers to lay down their digital weapons in the wake of Newtown, and a new report from Pew's Excellence in Journalism project looks at why reaction to this shooting was different.
Posted In: Newtown, violence, gaming, video games

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