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Watching You Play: Can A Dystopian Video Game Help Us Better Appreciate The Value Of Privacy?

The biggest challenge for privacy advocates is getting people to appreciate why privacy matters even if you don’t have anything to hide. Those of us who feel strongly about the topic tend to lean on arguments Daniel Solove made in a seminal article back in 2011. But there’s other ways to explore …

Growing an HTML5 game engine

<i>Craig Robinson is the cofounder of Absolute Hero Games</i>.<p>Last year we had the opportunity to create a series of five mahjong link games (a variation on the standard) in HTML5 for Spil Games. The first game we built was Dream Pet Link. Given that we were tasked with building four additional games with …

Naughty Dog Contemplating The Last of Us 2

Though ideas for new franchises are also being discussed.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>The Last of Us 2 has been discussed by Naughty Dog, according to the …

The Elder Scrolls Online Beta - Overview video

The Elder Scrolls franchise has a lot of good ideas to lend to the MMO genre.<p><i>The Elder Scrolls Online</i>, which is currently in closed beta (and launches in full April 4), incorporates the series' elements in a truly clever way. The freeform character development that the franchise is known for makes …

Apps to Get Your Kids Coding on the iPad Part 2

This is Part 2 of my rundown on <b>Coding with Your Kids on an iPad</b>. Part 1 highlighted iPad apps that teach younger children the concepts behind programming. The following apps take these concepts further and introduce different elements to learning how to code. These apps are suitable for children …

Could This Spell Trouble For 'The Elder Scrolls Online?'

Bethesda’s first MMO is hitting consoles soon, but maybe only for older gamers. The ESRB has given it a “Mature” rating. It’s unclear what, exactly, precipitated the rating, but given some of the darker elements and frequent beheadings of a game like Skyrim, one can sort of guess. Bethesda’s Pete …

League of Legends Will Last 'Decades,' Riot Says

Optimism reigns, following last year's user count.<p>The vice president of Esports for Riot Games foresees a long lifespan for League of Legends, …

Pachter: 3DS Will Survive In Diminished Market, Vita To 'Die Slow, Painful Death'

In the light of Nintendo's recent lowered forecasts for 3DS sales, We asked Wedbush Securities' outspoken analyst Michael Pachter for his take on the …

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Alienware won't "prevent" users from modding Steam Machine

PC manufacturer Alienware has clarified an earlier report that its upcoming Steam Machine cannot be upgraded by users.<p>Owners will <i>not</i> be locked out of …

PlanetSide 2 Getting New Continent of Hossin Soon

May, to be precise.<p>PlanetSide 2 will be getting a new continent in May alongside a host of other new content.<p>A roadmap posted on the shooter's site …

Gone Home and BioShock Take Place in the Same Universe - IGN Video

The Fullbright Company writer and designer Steve Gaynor explains how BioShock, System Shock and Gone Home exist in the same universe.

Capcom plans to build workforce with 'at least' 100 new devs every year

In an effort to build the company's game development workforce, Capcom is planning to hire "at least" 100 new developers each year moving forward, according to a message from CEO and chairman Kenzo Tsujimoto on the company's official website.<p>The hiring initiative is part of Capcom's five-year plan …

​Steal Money In This Game, Get Actual Money In Real Life

"Earn cash and win prizes just by playing video games!" We've seen that type of empty promise on dozens of fake-out ads all over the internet. But …