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Xbox Live technical issues resolved after nearly a full day of downtime

Xbox users reported an inability to purchase items from the Xbox store yesterday afternoon (or evening, for our non-US friends), and for more than 21 …

Xbox

Gaming Has a New Billionaire

The video game industry has a new billionaire in its ranks, it appears. Bloomberg reports today that Victor Kislyi, founder and CEO of Cyprus-based World of Tanks developer Wargaming, has a net worth of $1 billion.<p>Kislyi declined to confirm this number, but told the publication that he lives a …

Gaming

A Beautiful New Story Trailer For the Action-Adventure Video Game ‘Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End’

<i>Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End</i> is an upcoming action-adventure third-person shooter video game by Naughty Dog that will be the fourth and final …

Stephen Curry among 'rule breakers' of video game world

Stephen Curry is so good, even his video game avatar can’t keep up.<p>In a recent article from Forbes, NBA 2K gameplay director Mike Wang detailed how …

The Oculus Rift can use some of Valve's Chaperone features

It often feels like there's a fundamental break in how Oculus and Valve see the future of VR: While Oculus' Rift focuses mostly on seated experiences, Valve wants you to stand up and walk around an area. However, the gap between the two won't be as large as expected, as Valve will offer some …

Virtual Reality

The Story Behind Atari's Infamous E.T. Video Game

When Atari released their video game adaptation of <i>E.T. The Extraterrestrial</i> in 1982, they thought it would buoy their brand and help them compete …

Anti-violent game politician gets five years in jail

Disgraced former state senator Leland Yee has been sentenced to five years in jail after using up all of the world's irony in a single go. If you're not familiar, Yee was previously state senator for California most famous for leading a moral campaign against violent video games. The official …

'Fallout 4' Survival Mode looks savage

<i>Fallout 4</i>'s Survival Mode isn't going to be pretty. As <i>VG247</i> reports, enterprising Redditor ShaneD53 dug through in-game files to pull out text pertaining to the upcoming game mode and got <i>a lot</i> of info.<p>The biggest changes concern saving and health. The only way to save in Survival Mode will be to …

Video Game Review - Far Cry Primal

<i>Thomas Roach reviews Far Cry Primal…</i><p>Whilst most franchises are moving forward in time and taking a futuristic approach in their setting, it is …

Gaming Reviews

The Nintendo Game Boy 1up Handhold Game Console Inspired by Classic Game Boy

The original Game Boy in the 80s has been outmoded, but many games from the classic handheld game console are still parts of pop culture even today …

Retrogaming

Watch George Lucas explain why he’s done directing ‘Star Wars’ movies

<i>Vanity Fair</i> posted this video of <i>Star Wars</i> creator George Lucas today, giving us a brief look into the mind of the man who created the saga.<p>In the …

Playing these 6 video games could help improve your problem-solving skills

"My number one goal in life is to see a game designer nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize," McGonigal writes on her website.<p>She tells Business Insider she wants people to realize that games can be "powerful tools to improve our attention, our mood, our cognitive strengths, and our relationships."<p>And …