Some people think of it as the mother of all video game festivals and QuakeCon is taking place right now in North Texas. Each year thousands come from around the world, with PCs in hand, to attend the event.
Zynga CEO Mark Pincus will be replaced as head of the online video game company on July 8 by Don Mattrick, who was most recently head of Microsoft’s Xbox division.
Outside of California, there is no greater market for video game development than Texas — and the market in north Texas is hefty.
The upcoming console’s cloud computing capabilities were demonstrated by fleshing out dense environments in third-person open-world games like the zombie-fighting sequel “Dead Rising 3″.
GameStop said that its first-quarter net income fell 25 percent as revenue declined, but results at the world’s biggest video game retailer surpassed Wall Street’s expectations.
Sony showed off what the PlayStation 4 can do, but not what it will look like. The electronics giant talked about its upcoming game console and said that it will go on sale this holiday season.
Teaching parents to switch channels from violent shows to educational TV can improve preschoolers’ behavior, even without getting them to watch less, a study found.
Research firm NPD released its game-market sales for January on Thursday. Microsoft led U.S. console sales for the 25th consecutive month, tallying 281,000 units sold.
Vice President Joe Biden is reaching out to the video game industry as the White House seeks to assemble proposals to combat gun violence in response to last month’s massacre at a Connecticut elementary school.
Shares of GameStop tumbled Tuesday after the world’s largest video game retailer reported lower holiday sales, and said its Q4 earnings would be at the low end of its guidance.
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Games can be both a welcome and an annoying diversion on Facebook, the world’s most popular online social network.