The Nintendo Entertainment System, now nearly 30 years old, is not just a platform for fueling misty-eyed nostalgia. Gamers also embracing a growing homebrew scene that's resulting in new physical releases for the aging, but far from dead, gray box.
Games invoke empathy but never from our acts of digitized violence. As games move ever-closer to photorealism, this will cease to be the case.
Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto talks violence in video games.
Editor's Pick Whether you've got a gamer to please or a dork to sabotage, we have the perfect gift ideas to suit your holiday shopping needs.
Rovio is figuring out how it will reach its next billion game downloads -- and how to become a huge entertainment brand.
Navigate to ShigeruMiyamoto.com and you will be redirected to Nintendo's official website.
Editor's Pick Mark Kaufman and Eric Hauntemont are veteran venture capitalists in the tech world. In 2002, they decided to get out of that fast-paced life and start developing board games. No, seriously.
Fus Ro Dah some Goombas with this Mario-themed Skyrim mod!
Ohio State's marching band played pieces from Super Mario Bros. and Halo while forming iconic imagery on the field.
If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.
Decorate your Twitter profile with video game-themed headers of popular franchises like Grand Theft Auto, Street Fighter, and God of War.
Games or cake? It's a tough choose, but we come with good news: You don't have to pick only one.
If Movoto's calculations are correct, Mario may not be in it to save the princess.
Geeky couples find creative ways to incorporate popular games in to their special day.
Dave Delisle is the artist behind MarioBART, a 16-bit Mario Kart-styled piece based on the Bay Area Rapid Transit map, is gaining popularity for his geeky design work.
Gamers will find a lot to like in the new trailer for Disney's animated love letter to arcades, Wreck-It Ralph.
What if Princess Peach created a profile on a dating site? Well, we've imagined exactly that, inside.
Coarse, irritating, gets everywhere...but sand makes great gaming-themed sculptures
Many of today's most amazing-looking video games evolved from simple, blocky pixels. Here are 10 before-and-after comparisons.
Sound Shapes is not the best platformer you'll ever play, but this Vita and PlayStation 3 game deserves your attention for its accessible level editor and playful visualizations of sound.