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NSA Can Listen to Xbox Live, World of Warcraft Communications

The Guardian prepares to release new documents.<p><b>Update:</b> Microsoft has responded to the claims that NSA and GCHQ spied on Xbox Live communications, …

Today's Battlefield 4 PC patch kills game-breaking bugs and other problems; no word on upcoming console fixes

Developer DICE is wholly focused on bringing an end to Battlefield 4’s technical woes. The studio promised fans last week that it would cease production on future downloadable content and other projects until it got the modern-military shooter working correctly on all platforms. Battlefield 4 is …

How the players, developers, and leagues of e-sports are making money and creating a thriving industry

Traditional gaming is having a pretty exciting fall season. Microsoft and Sony both launched new consoles. Developer Rockstar released a new Grand Theft Auto. Nintendo debuted new Mario and Zelda games. That’s a lot of entertainment, and it’s enough to keep most gamers happy.<p>Yet a huge gaming …

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Jimmy Fallon demos Xbox One in a video segment

A new video sees late-night talk show host Jimmy Fallon playing the Xbox One during a segment of his show.<p>In the <i>Late Night with Jimmy Fallon</i> clip, Microsoft's Blain Howard walks Fallon and actor Will Forte through <i>Kinect Sports Rivals</i>, pitting the two against each other in a motion-controlled …

NCAA sues Electronic Arts

The NCAA has sued Electronic Arts and licensing firm Collegiate Licensing Co. over the proposed $40 million settlement concerning the use of college athletes' names and likenesses, it has been revealed.<p>As reported by <i>The USA Today</i>, the suit was filed on November 4 in Georgia state court. It claims …

Electronic Arts

Donkey Kong world championship kicks off today in Denver

The world's best <i>Donkey Kong</i> players are gathering in Denver this weekend for Kong Off 3, the <i>Donkey Kong</i> world championship that will run today through Sunday, Nov. 17, at the 1up Arcade and Bar.<p>Druing this weekend's contest, a dozen qualifying players will face off for arcade supremacy and a grand …

The King of Fighters '97 out now on iOS, Android

Classic Neo Geo 2D fighting game <i>The King of Fighters '97</i> is now available for iOS and Android, for $3.99.<p>Enabled for touch-screen, the game features 35 SNK fighters including Kyo Kusanagi, Terry Bogard and those characters who were hidden in the original. SNK said that the game offers two modes, …

Gaming

What do you get when you cross Minecraft and Skyrim?

A trailer released today for <i>Minecraft</i> <i>Xbox 360 Edition</i>shows what happens when <i>Minecraft</i> and <i>Skyrim</i> combine.<p>Check out the trailer above to see the result of Bethesda Softworks and Mojang's upcoming collaboration, <i>The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim Mash-Up</i> pack, which is in development at 4J Studios.<p>Announced …

PlayStation 4 problems: Crashing, no video, and instability on launch day

The PlayStation 4 is out. It’s in people’s homes, and they’re playing it right now. But not everyone is having fun with their new next-gen consoles.<p>Some early adopters are reporting that the PlayStation 4 hardware isn’t working or is faulty. That includes a few fans that won early units through a …

Blizzard COO on how Diablo 3 for consoles isn't "milking" the franchise

Blizzard has never made a game better suited for consoles than Diablo III, Blizzard COO Paul Sams told GameSpot during BlizzCon last weekend. As such, he said bringing the dungeon crawler to consoles is not "milking" the franchise, but is rather a logical extension of the series.<p>"What brought us …

Rift developer working on a Minecraft-like free-to-play online role-playing game

Trove is a game set in a fully destructible and constructible block world that’s all about exploration — yes, just like Minecraft. Only developer Trion Worlds is looking to set Trove apart with a twist of action role-playing elements.<p>Trion, which is best known for massively multiplayer online RPG …

Study Says Gaming Has No Negative Effect On Kids' Behavior

A large study undertaken in the UK concludes that playing electronic games had no negative impact on kids’ later behavior. Television, on the other hand, predicted “a small increase in conduct problems.”<p>The folks over at gamesandlearning.org have directed me to the UK study that asks: “Do …

Fable HD remake to be classified R18+

The original Fable was rated M, but the HD remake is getting a rather more restricted classification.<p><b>The original Fable was rated M, but the HD</b> …

To Wait Or Not To Wait On The PS4?

The PS4 is out, and Dave Thier has already pointed out two different sorts of problems with the system. The first is technical. Many review outlets have had difficulty with the HDMI ports on their units, and there’s a bit of anecdotal evidence from early consumers that involve malfunctioning …

Sony PlayStation 4 review

Seven years is a technological eternity. Yet the PlayStation 3 has sold well for that long, ever since DJ Fatman Scoop and Ludacris hosted its blowout launch event in New York City in 2006. At launch, the PlayStation 3 was big, heavy, and expensive — it took nearly two revisions and almost a dozen …

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Festivals

PlayStation 4 launches with a Sony promise that big games are coming

The PlayStation 4 is now available in the United States. Sony streamed its lavish New York launch event live, using the hour prior to midnight to divert attention away from the console's slim launch line-up and focus on big names and exclusives to come. <i>Gametrailers</i>' Geoff Keighley presided as new …

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