Dallas, Houston, Philly Join "Overwatch" eSports LeagueTeams from Philadelphia, Dallas and Houston have joined the inaugural season of the eSports "Overwatch" League. There will be 12 franchises in the competitive video gaming league when it starts later this year.
Video Game Players Get Varsity Treatment At More U.S. CollegesOn college campuses, varsity gaming teams with all the trappings of sports teams are becoming increasingly common as schools tap into the rising popularity of competitive gaming.
Nintendo Bringing NES Classic Back To Store ShelvesNintendo said that the retro version of one of its iconic video game platforms will return to store shelves next year. The NES Classic will return next summer after becoming a smash hit during the holidays.
Players Test Out First WNBA Video GameFor the first time, all 12 WNBA teams are available in the new "NBA Live 18" video game, which will be released on Friday. Sugar Rodgers and Shavonte Zellous of the Liberty got to give the game a test run.
NFL & EA Announce "Madden" CompetitionNFL fans and gamers can play their way to the Super Bowl, if they're good enough at the newest edition of "Madden NFL 18." EA and the NFL announced an online tournament involving all 32 teams.
WNBA Players Featured In Video Game For 1st TimeBreanna Stewart can now compete against other WNBA players in a video game. NBA Live 18 is adding women's basketball players to the popular game this fall.
Comic-Con Blasts Into San Diego With Movies, Games, ShowsCalling all superheroes, sci-fi fans and genre lovers of all kinds: Comic-Con is here. The annual pop-culture celebration kicks off Wednesday night.
Video Game Conference Offers Glimpse Of FutureThe annual E3 conference opened Tuesday in Los Angeles with thousands of video game enthusiasts, analysts and industry representatives in attendance to play and show off the latest technology.
Video Games Can Improve Academic Success, Study FindsAccording to a new study, video games can improve communication skills, resourcefulness and adaptability.
Brady To Be Latest Star On "Madden" Game CoverTom Brady has reached the pinnacle, at least in the eyes of his 9-year-old son. The five-time Super Bowl champion will be the cover athlete for the upcoming "Madden NFL 18," following his Patriots teammate Rob Gronkowski.
17 NBA Teams To Participate In eSports League's DebutPlans for the NBA 2K eSports league, where gamers compete while representing actual NBA teams, were announced in February, and Dallas will be among the league's inaugural teams.
Video Game Hall Of Fame Announces 2017 ClassThe sci-fi shooter "Halo" was one of four games to be inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame on Thursday. "Donkey Kong," "Pokemon Red & Green" and "Street Fighter II" round out the class of honorees.

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