Starting with Pong, the sports network’s news-magazine program will look at the impact and evolution of sports games.
With over 200 games already on board, we slogged through the awesome, the meh, and the unplayable to find the five best titles Ouya currently has to offer.
Big display will kick off Philly Tech Week celebration.
The legendary game company and its brands are up for grabs.
Industry vets Martin Goldberg and Curt Vendel have penned a comprehensive history of the retro gaming juggernaut, Atari, in time for the 40th anniversary of the interactive, table-tennis classic, Pong.
Roger Ebert has spoken out against games being considered an art form. Most gamers will tell you that Ebert doesn’t know what he’s talking about. But what if he’s right? Here are five reasons why it doesn’t matter if games are art.
John Robertson has created a monster. The Australian stand-up comedian’s YouTube adventure game The Dark Room has been played over 220,000 times in less than three weeks. While many have entered The Dark Room, few have found their way out, and the comments on YouTube are filled with cries of despair, from players trapped in Robertson’s devilishly clever puzzle-box adventure.
Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari and father of the modern video game industry, will be the keynote speaker at VentureBeat’s GamesBeat 2011 conference at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco on July 12 and 13.
Allan Alcorn is a one of the wizards of Atari and one of the fathers of the video game industry. Back in the early 1970s, he got together with Nolan Bushnell to create coin-operated video games, such as an arcade version of the early game Spacewar! Bushnell asked Alcorn to make a simple ping pong game, a version of the Magnavox Odyssey’s tennis game, under a contract from General Electric.
Atari has named a new chief executive today, promoting Jim Wilson from within to the top job as part of a plan to resuscitate the company’s struggling video game business.
Game makerAtari is launching a new initiative today that has created a platform to host mobile and online games created by third-party developers.