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A look at Kinect for the Xbox 360. (credit: Jordan Strauss/Getty Images for Xbox)

Microsoft Says No New Xbox “Anytime Soon”

Microsoft confirmed that there will be no new Xbox in the next year. “For us, 2012 is all about Xbox 360,” said company spokesman Frank Shaw.

03/20/2012

Journalists try out the original version of "Super Mario Bros." inside The Art of Video Games exhibition on March 15, 2012 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Smithsonian Looks At The Art Of Video Games

Video games like “Space Invaders” used to be confined to small screens at home and in video arcades. But not anymore.

03/19/2012

A person plays the computer game "World of Warcraft." (credit: NIGEL TREBLIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Study Says “World Of Warcraft” Boosts Senior Brains

Put down the bingo cards, Grandma. A new study suggests that the popular online role-playing game “World of Warcraft” may keep aging brains sharp.

03/01/2012

A controller is held next to a Nintendo Wii video game console. (credit: Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Study Says ‘Active’ Video Games Don’t Boost Activity

According to a new study, the more “active” video games — such as “Wii Sports” — won’t actually make a child more physically active.

02/28/2012

"Angry Birds" plush toys sit on display at Toy Fair 2011 at Olympia Exhibition Centre on January 25, 2011 in London, England. (credit: Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

New Game Launches “Angry Birds” Into Space

“Angry Birds” is blasting into space! The popular mobile game is launching “Angry Birds Space,” the fourth installment of the series, on March 22.

02/20/2012

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PlayStation Vita Launch Day Details & Pricing

We’re nearing the U.S. launch of the PlayStation Vita. Early reviews are trickling in on Sony’s new handheld game console, and so far they’re good.

02/20/2012

A look at Kinect for the Xbox 360. (credit: Jordan Strauss/Getty Images for Xbox)

Xbox 360′s Kinect Being Built Into Computers

Kinect for the Xbox 360 is making leap to desktop computers in February, but according to sources, it may be a built in to laptops soon.

01/31/2012

The word game app Words With Friends is shown being played on an iPhone. (credit: Phil Stauskas/KTVT/KTXA)

‘Words With Friends’ Helps Save Man’s Life

Words With Friends, the online word game, provided a lifeline for one man living on the opposite side of the world.

01/16/2012

A screenshot from "Borderlands 2" shows the game in action. (credit: Gearbox Software)

DFW Women Audition To Star In Video Game

An unusual job opening in Dallas is giving applicants the chance to be seen by five million people around the world – as a video game celebrity.

12/08/2011

A customer buys a copy of "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" for the Xbox 360 during a launch event for the highly anticipated video game at a GameStop store on November 7, 2011. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Video Game Expert Looks At 2 Hot Holiday Titles

There are a ton of new video games coming out for the holidays, but two titles in particular are getting a considerable amount of attention.

11/11/2011

GameStop workers Patrick Moulin and Brandon Khan get ready to sell copies of the highly-anticipated video game "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" at a store on November 9, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

GameStop Apologizes For Competitor Coupon Fiasco

Video game retailer GameStop has issued an apology for yanking a pre-packaged coupon from new copies of “Deus Ex: Human Revolution.”

08/29/2011

GameStop workers Patrick Moulin and Brandon Khan get ready to sell copies of the highly-anticipated video game "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" at a store on November 9, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

GameStop Posts 23 Percent Drop In Earnings

GameStop, the world’s largest video game retailer, posted a 23 percent drop in second-quarter net income Thursday.

08/18/2011

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