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Texas Dad Allegedly Played Video Games As Son Drowns

A West Texas father has been charged after his 2-year-old son drowned in an outdoor pool as the man allegedly played video games.

06/25/2014

Vincent Pontbriand introduces "Assassin's Creed: Unity" during a demonstration at the Xbox media briefing where new games were introduced on the eve of the annual E3 video game extravaganza in Los Angeles, California on June 9, 2014. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Lack Of Leading Ladies Haunts Video Games

At last week’s E3, video game developers hyped upcoming titles featuring super-soldiers, assassins, bank robbers and secret agents. But, they were all men.

06/19/2014

Attendees wait in line to play "Splatoon" in the Nintendo section of the Electronic Entertainment Expo on June 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit:  Dan R. Krauss/Getty Images)

Despite More Leaks, E3 Still Surprises

E3 is traditionally the place where video game publishers reveal their biggest and boldest creations. That has changed in recent years. But the event still offers plenty of surprises.

06/11/2014

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Nintendo Reveals Toy Line For Video Games

Nintendo is taking a cue from “Skylanders” and “Disney Infinity” by introducing a toy figure line that will work in tandem with its video games for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.

06/10/2014

A collage of PlayStation 4 games are displayed during the Sony press conference at E3 on June 9, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Dan R. Krauss/Getty Images)

Sony Shows Off New PlayStation 4 Titles

Sony announced on Monday that it is bringing new installments of the popular video game franchises “Uncharted” and “LittleBigPlanet” to the PlayStation 4.

06/10/2014

Vincent Pontbriand introduces "Assassin's Creed: Unity" during a demonstration at the Xbox media briefing where new games were introduced on the eve of the annual E3 video game extravaganza in Los Angeles, California on June 9, 2014. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft Teases New Games For Xbox One

Microsoft focused on hyping titles coming to its Xbox One console during its presentation Monday ahead of the E3, the video game industry’s annual trade show.

06/10/2014

Cornerback Richard Sherman #25 of the Seattle Seahawks reacts on the sideline after tipping a pass which led to a Seahawks game-clinching interception late in the fourth quarter against the San Francisco 49ers during the 2014 NFC Championship at CenturyLink Field on January 19, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Sherman Doesn’t Believe In “Madden” Curse

Richard Sherman will have his image plastered on the front of the next “Madden” video game, an honor allegedly fraught with peril for some past participants.

06/10/2014

A man plays an XBox One - a new video game console and home entertainment system made by Microsoft- while waiting in line to buy an XBox One from a Microsoft "pop-up shop" at the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle on 22, 2013 in New York City. The X Box One arrives just in time for the holiday season, and will be competing against the Sony Playstation Four, which came out last week. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Video Game Trends Expected At E3

With the launches of the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Wii U all in the past, the spotlight at this week’s E3 in Los Angeles is expected to shift back to video game software.

06/09/2014

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Proposed $40 Mil Settlement Set For NCAA Players Used In Video Games

A $40 million settlement has been completed that will pay college football and basketball players dating back to 2003 for the use of their likenesses in NCAA branded video games. The payouts could go to […]

05/31/2014

Master Chief stands guard during the "Halo 4" launch for Xbox 360 on October 30, 2012 in Balzers, Liechtenstein. (credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images for Halo by Xbox 360)

New “Halo” Game & TV Series Set For 2015

Microsoft announced plans Friday to release the video game sequel “Halo 5: Guardians” for the Xbox One and a “Halo” television series to be produced by Steven Spielberg in fall 2015.

05/16/2014

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No Gay Characters In Virtual Life Video Game

Nintendo isn’t allowing gamers to play as gay characters in an upcoming life simulator game. This follows a social media campaign launched by fans seeking virtual equality.

05/08/2014

The Xbox One console is displayed on the final day of the E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo, in Los Angeles, California June 13, 2013.     AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK        (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft Bringing Xbox One To China

Microsoft says it will start selling its Xbox One video game console in China in September.

04/30/2014

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