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  • In this Aug. 24, 2014 file photo, Nicki Minaj performs at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

    Nicki Minaj Partnering with Creators of ‘Kim Kardashian: Hollywood’ on New Mobile Game

    Nicki Minaj is set to follow in Kim Kardashian’s footsteps and star in her own mobile video game. Minaj will team with Glu Mobile, which... Read more

  • The Nintendo logo is seen on the final day of the E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo, in Los Angeles, California June 13, 2013. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

    Nintendo NX Could Release in Fall 2016

    Nintendo could launch its next generation gaming device, the “NX”, in Fall 2016.  While little is known about the device itself, Taiwan’s Digitimes reported that Nintendo’s... Read more

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    Playstation Network PSN is Down, Sony Investigating

    Sony’s Playstation Network, also known as PSN, is currently down for some users, and Sony said that they were investigating the network outage. The PSN... Read more

  • The Motion Pro II (CXC Simulations)

    Racing Simulation so Real It Could Put You in a Cast

    The Motion Pro II, a driving simulator created by CXC Simulations, is less a gaming system than a training tool for professional drivers. The device... Read more

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    Gameboy Add-On for the iPhone May Soon Be a Reality

    What started out as an April Fool’s joke for nostalgic video gamers may wind up becoming an incredible product. Last week, Hyperkin — a video... Read more

  • Pac-Man is about to die somewhere in Italy (Google Maps screenshot)

    How Do You Play Pac-Man on Google Maps?

    The Internet was abuzz on Tuesday that Pac-Man (the original, not Mrs. Pac-Man) can be played via Google Maps. Here’s how to access it: Go to... Read more

  • Inserting the image of a virtual human nose in the center of a display seems to ease simulator sickness, says David Whittinghill. "You are constantly seeing your own nose. You tune it out, but it's still there, perhaps giving you a frame of reference to help ground you."  (Sergey Galyonkin, CC BY-SA 2.0)

    Virtual Nose Keeps Gamers From Feeling Sick

    Simulator sickness—which often induces vertigo and even nausea—often afflicts players of virtual reality games, but inserting a “virtual nose” into the picture may be a... Read more

  • Xbox Games with Gold users will get twice as many games, six in all, in April 2015, Microsoft has announced. It also released a video showing the games. (Games with Gold site screenshot)

    Xbox Games with Gold April 2015: Free Games Doubled For this Month

    Xbox Games with Gold users will get twice as many games–six in all–in April 2015, Microsoft has announced. It also released a video on Xbox Live... Read more

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    PS Plus – PlayStation Plus April Games List: Woah Dave! Never Alone, Aaru’s Awakening, and More

    The PlayStation Plus free games have been confirmed for April 2015 Dishonored (PS3), Tower of Guns (PS3 – PS4), Never Alone (PS4), and Aaru’s Awakening (PS3 –... Read more

  • Shigeru Miyamoto, the creator of the video game "The Legend of Zelda," during a Nintendo news conference at the E3 Gaming Convention in Los Angeles, Calif., on June 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

    Why the Netflix Zelda Adaptation Will Never Happen

    In February, an anonymous source told the Wall Street Journal that Netflix was in the process of developing a live-action TV adaptation of the best-selling... Read more

  • People in the subway in New York, April 1, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Gamification Harnesses the Power of Games to Motivate

    Walk through any public area and you’ll see people glued to their phones, playing mobile games like “Game of War” and “Candy Crush Saga.” They... Read more

  • Xbox Games with Gold doesn’t have any new games this week, but the Deals with Gold just got a new update. (Screenshot)

    Xbox Games with Gold 2015: New Deals with Gold Out; 2x the Games this April

    Xbox veteran and hired gun Booker DeWitt has been sent to the flying city of Columbia to rescue Elizabeth, a mysterious girl imprisoned since childhood... Read more

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    Nintendo forms alliance with mobile game firm in about face

    TOKYO—After years of scoffing at the threat from smartphones, Nintendo Co. is doing an about face and entering an alliance with Japanese mobile game company... Read more

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    Xbox Games with Gold: BioShock Infinite Now Free; And Twice as Many April Games Coming

    Xbox Games with Gold did its two-week update Monday, and it’s time for the next free game: BioShock Infinite. BioShock Infinite, which is a 6.49... Read more

  • The location for Destiny’s Agent of the Nine, Xur, was revealed Friday (March 13) as well as the items.
 (Destiny screenshot)

    Destiny’s Xur Location, Items for March 13 – March 15; Items Include Insurmountable Skullfort, Knucklehead Radar

    The location for Destiny’s Agent of the Nine, Xur, was revealed Friday (March 13) as well as the items. He’s in the is at the... Read more

  • Grand Theft Auto V’s Heists is causing rampant server problems days after it was released by Rockstar (for the PS4, PS3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360-- the PC release date is April 14).
  (Courtesy of  Rockstar Games)

    GTA Online 5 Heists Update: Servers Have Been Down for Many

    Grand Theft Auto V’s Heists is causing rampant server problems days after it was released by Rockstar (for the PS4, PS3, Xbox One, and Xbox... Read more

  • Rep. Katherine Clark (D-Mass.) wrote a letter urging the FBI to prosecute participants in the Gamergate movement, show here in Stoneham, Mass. on Dec. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Congresswoman Urges FBI to Prosecute Gamergate

    Katherine Clark (D-Mass.) has solicited the help of Congress, the FBI, and the Department of Justice (DOJ) in prosecuting elements of the online social movement... Read more


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