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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
One of the “E.T.” Atari game cartridges unearthed this year from a heap of garbage buried deep in the New Mexico desert has been added to the video game history collection at the Smithsonian.
Ralph Baer, a video game pioneer who created both the precursor to “Pong” and the electronic memory game Simon and led the team that developed the first home video game console, has died.
Video game retailer GameStop, based out of Grapevine, reported a third-quarter profit that missed Wall Street expectations, while also cutting its outlook for the year.
What some have called the worst video game ever made has fetched thousands of dollars for a New Mexico city.
Once regarded as anti-social slackers or nerds in a basement, gamers have become megastars in what are now called esports.
Microsoft will acquire the maker of the hit game “Minecraft” for $2.5 billion as the company invests in its Xbox gaming platform and looks to grab attention on mobile phones.