It seemed like a good idea at the time: With the incidence of peanut allergy climbing among children, the American Academy of Pediatrics advised parents in 2000 to keep peanuts far away from infants and
Nolan Bushnell is the inventor of Pong, the founder of Atari and widely considered the father of electronic gaming.
Each of the following has made an important contribution to today's game industry. Most are from the technical side, the primary driver of the business. I feel that much of the early work has been forgotten.
Sony have allowed Marvel Studios to create their own version of Spider-Man, but who could replace Andrew Garfield? Things have not been rosy for Andrew Garfield in the Spider-Man camp for some time. In
The first Xbox One system update of the year has begun rolling out, Microsoft announced in a post on Xbox Wire. The new update is bringing improvements to the console's wireless controllers, which will
Game of Thrones fans will recognize Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson. The Icelandic actor plays Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane in the HBO fantasy drama. He’s actually the third actor to fill the role. He’s also
If you don’t count the Budweiser PacMan spot, every video game advertised in Super Bowl XLIX was a mobile title. No matter how you spin it—and I will spin it down below, so please keep reading—that’s sign
Every year, publisher Electronic Arts runs a simulation that tries to predict the winner and score of the Super Bowl. This year, the game got everything right. The Super Bowl just finished, and the New
Texas will officially celebrate 2 February as “Chris Kyle Day”, in honour of the Navy Seal whose portrayal in the movie American Sniper has caused intense controversy while breaking box-office records.
Earlier today, I read Business Insider tech editor Steve Kovach's post on Microsoft's new Outlook email app for iOS. He was a fan, raving about the app's sync capabilities and ease of use. He even went
REDMOND, Wash. — I’m not a gaming guy. But now I kind of want to be one. After trying out the latest augmented reality system, the Windows Holographic, at an event on the Microsoft campus today, I realized
A large focus of Microsoft’s press event today other than high-concept holograms and Windows 10 itself was the personification of the OS, Cortana. We’ve seen the Halo-themed AI (complete with original
Like most years, 2014 was a pretty good year for first-person shooters. Some great games were released, and others have been teased for next year or released in Alpha. For the purposes of this list we’ll
The hacking group Lizard Squad is claiming responsibility for an attack on Sony’s PlayStation network, which caused connection issues for gamers over the weekend. Visitors to the PlayStation Store were
Christmas is less than a week away, and it’s time to make some big purchasing decisions, if you haven’t already. Out of every question posed to me by readers (and even Forbes staffers), one comes up more
As of Friday morning, PlayStation Network is still down, and Xbox Live service is "limited." Lizard Squad is not hacking these services, but it is launching massive distributed denial of service (DDoS)
It seemed as if Nintendo was slowly backing away from E3 after two straight years of skipping traditional on-stage press conferences, but last year their singular, constant livestream and playable games
Nintendo is releasing the oddly (if aptly) named New 3DS XL in North America next month. The handheld hits shelves February 13th. Nintendo’s overhauled handheld console improves upon the original 3DS just
That didn’t last long: after a brief moment at $399, the Xbox One has returned to its holiday pricing of $349 for the foreseeable future. We all expected that Microsoft would have a hard time selling console
And you can buy a $399 robot to celebrate The Borderlands series is finally going next-gen — and to celebrate, you can buy a remote controlled version of Claptrap, gaming's most obnoxious robot. Today
California-based studio will layoff hundreds of animators and other staff after years of poor box office performances and two sale attempts, reports say DreamWorks Animation has begun a fresh round of