Video Games

Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning by a score of 2-0 in Game 6 to win the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the United Center on June 15, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

EA Sports Drops Kane From “NHL 16” Cover

EA Sports dropped Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane from promoting and appearing on the cover of its “NHL 16” video game because he is under police investigation.

08/13/2015

Dice senior producer SigurlÌna Ingvarsdottir introduces "Star Wars Battlefront" during the Electronic Arts E3 press conference at the LA Sports Arena on June 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Electronic Arts Hypes “Star Wars” Games At E3

The Force is strong with Electronic Arts. The video game publisher heavily focused on its forthcoming “Star Wars” games during a briefing Monday at E3 in Los Angeles.

06/16/2015

Sony Computer Entertainment America vice president of publisher and developer relations, Adam Boyes speaks during the Sony E3 press conference at the L.A. Memorial Sports Arena on June 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

New “Uncharted” Game Leads Sony’s E3 Buzz

Nathan Drake is back in action. Sony capped off its game-filled E3 briefing Monday night with a bullet-riddled demonstration of “Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End.”

06/16/2015

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Video Game HOF Names Inaugural Class

The first inductees into the new World Video Game Hall of Fame were announced on Thursday. The first six games to enter the hall cross several decades and platforms.

06/04/2015

Spike Lee during the game between the Golden State Warriors and New York Knicks on March 14, 2015 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Spike Lee Drafts Story For “NBA 2K16” Game

2K Games announced Thursday that it recruited Spike Lee to write and direct the single-player campaign for the interactive basketball franchise’s next edition.

06/04/2015

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Beckham Jr. Picked For “Madden” Cover

Fans often compare Odell Beckham Jr.’s one-handed grabs to plays only possible in video games. Now, they’re handing the Giants receiver the cover of football’s biggest franchise.

05/14/2015

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Film Explores Atari’s Rise & Fall

A documentary, new on Netflix this month, explores the decline of videogame giant Atari and the secret dumping of its flopped “E.T.” game in a New Mexico landfill.

04/03/2015

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GameStop Reports Q4 Drop In Sales

GameStop said that the stronger dollar hurt sales in the fourth quarter. Sales for the Grapevine video game retailer fell about 6 percent in the three months that ended January 31.

03/27/2015

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 18: Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The much-anticipated device is available for pre-order today and is available exclusively with AT&T service.

Twitch Warns Users Of Possible Hacking

Amazon’s video game streaming platform Twitch informed its users on Monday that their accounts may have been hacked. Users have been advised to change their passwords.

03/24/2015

A version of Pong is played on the orignial Magnovox Odyssey 200 (Photo by David Greedy/Getty Images)

Toy Museum Creates Video Game Hall Of Fame

The museum that houses the National Toy Hall of Fame announced the creation of the World Video Game Hall of Fame to recognize the cultural impact games like “Pong.”

02/18/2015

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Nintendo To End Rewards Program

Nintendo announced that it is discontinuing its Club Nintendo rewards program and will replace it in the United States with a new customer loyalty program at a later date.

01/20/2015

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NFL Players’ Lawsuit Against Video Game Maker Allowed To Advance

A federal appeals court gave the green light Tuesday to a lawsuit by former NFL players against video-game maker Electronic Arts over the use of their avatars in the company’s Madden NFL series.

01/06/2015

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