Twitch will feature performances from the composers of Journey, Halo, and more.
The educational technology company uses game concepts to engage students while learning and targeting their weak areas in math.
Developer Firaxis Games is usually known for serious strategy titles like XCOM and Civilization. So what the heck are they doing on iOS with ghouls, goblins, and vampires?
Gas Powered Games founder Chris Taylor seeks to raise $1.1 million from fans for his new project.
It doesn’t matter how closely you follow the news or how often you refresh your browser; some companies can still manage to catch the gaming public completely unaware. Here are some of our picks for the biggest surprises of 2012.
Minecraft isn’t the only one of its kind. We looked at the games across the Xbox Live Indie Marketplace, iOS App Store, and PC that either influenced Minecraft’s development or borrowed from it.
Nick “the newibe” Marinelli talks MAGFest: a long weekend of playing the Atari 2600 all the way through the PlayStation 3, listening to bands like Minibosses and Earthbound Papas, cosplaying, attempting game challenges, watching discussion panels featuring Sid Meier and Chris Hazard, and drinking with abandon.
Guest Post Parents, politicians, and educators often criticize video games as a waste of time that distract kids from healthier activities such as school, outdoor play, sports, and community service. Just one problem: Research is quickly proving the theory wrong and illustrating that gaming can be a beneficial and well-rounded part of a healthy, balanced media diet. Moreover, due to their interactivity, at odds with passive mediums such as television, kids’ video games can actually be one of today’s most powerful tools for sparking learning and creativity.
A song written for a video game has won one of music’s top awards, the Grammy, for the first time in history.
Whenever a new version of Civilization hits the PC, productivity goes down around the world. That’s the case with Sid Meier’s Civilization V, the new game developed by Firaxis Games and published by the 2K Games unit of Take-Two Interactive. It’s sort of like playing the board game Risk on your computer, but with many more sophisticated nuances and more strategic considerations to think through.