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Supreme Court Sympathetic to Microsoft in Xbox Owners' Suit

Supreme Court Sympathetic to Microsoft in Xbox Owners' Suit

By Jessica Gresko | Mar 24
The Supreme Court suggested Tuesday that it is sympathetic to Microsoft Corp. in a dispute with disgruntled owners of the Xbox 360 video-game system.

Turning James Joyce's 'Ulysses' Into A Virtual Reality Game

Turning James Joyce's 'Ulysses' Into A Virtual Reality Game

By Philip Marcelo | Mar 20
Students are developing a virtual reality game based on James Joyce's "Ulysses" as part of a class at Boston College.

'Pokemon Go' or No? Fans Glad Niantic Addressing Complaints

'Pokemon Go' or No? Fans Glad Niantic Addressing Complaints

By Marina Villeneuve | Mar 13
Few games have enjoyed both the meteoric rise - and subsequent fall - in popularity as "Pokemon Go."

The Secret Casinos of the Gaming World

The Secret Casinos of the Gaming World

Mar 8
Ever since the most basic video games started to gain popularity the holy grail of the games developer has been to create elements designed to keep players coming back again and again.

The Nintendo Switch's Big Challenge: Luring Casual Gamers

The Nintendo Switch's Big Challenge: Luring Casual Gamers

By Mae Anderson | Mar 5
With three kids and constant travel for work, John Hussey jumped at the chance to play an open-world adventure game like "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" anywhere, anytime.

No Fad: Niantic CEO Insists Pokemon Go Is Still Going Strong

No Fad: Niantic CEO Insists Pokemon Go Is Still Going Strong

By Alex Oller | Mar 2
Remember all those crazed Pokemon Go seekers that roamed our city streets, crowded our public parks or ventured into rural areas in search of virtual-reality pocket monsters popping up on their smartphones?

Review: Nintendo Switch is Impressive, but Needs More Games

Review: Nintendo Switch is Impressive, but Needs More Games

By Lou Kesten | Mar 1
When you're deep in a video game, the last thing you want to do is leave home. If only you could take the game with you for your commute to work or your bus ride to school, or to liven up your lunch hour.

Appealing to Millennials, Las Vegas Gets E-Sports Arena

Appealing to Millennials, Las Vegas Gets E-Sports Arena

By Regina Garcia Cano | Feb 28
The arena has all the features that a professional sports venue needs: Stands, warm-up areas for teams, massive screens for spectators and a broadcast platform for commentators... and dozens of video game consoles.

Milwaukee to 'Pokemon' Monsters: Get a Permit to Enter Parks

Milwaukee to 'Pokemon' Monsters: Get a Permit to Enter Parks

By Ivan Moreno | Feb 20
"Pokemon Go" monsters can roam virtually wherever they please, but they'll need a permit to get into Milwaukee County parks.

Nintendo: Nintendo Switch Game Console to Launch in March

Nintendo: Nintendo Switch Game Console to Launch in March

By Yuri Kageyama | Jan 15
The Nintendo Switch video game console will sell for 29,980 yen (about $260) in Japan, starting March 3, the same date as its global rollout in the U.S. and Europe.

No Smooching Allowed: Russia Blocks Video Game Comic Featuring Same-Sex Kiss

No Smooching Allowed: Russia Blocks Video Game Comic Featuring Same-Sex Kiss

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jan 7
Overwatch blew up the internet last month when their holiday-themed online comic "Overwatch: Reflections" featured a same-sex kiss. However, some users pointed out the comic is unreadable on the site's Russian version.

7-Year-Old Ohio Girl Finds Porn Inside Her Video Game Xmas Present

7-Year-Old Ohio Girl Finds Porn Inside Her Video Game Xmas Present

Jan 5
Children know if they are naughty throughout the year, Santa won't be kind to them on Christmas Day. But the big red man's definition of naughty apparently changed for one 7-year-old Ohio girl.

CONFIRMED: Overwatch's Tracer is a Lesbian

CONFIRMED: Overwatch's Tracer is a Lesbian

By Brittany Ferrendi | Dec 24
Many thought the androgynous muscled pink-haired character Zarya would be Overwatch's hinted-at LGBT character, but the truth comes as much more of a surprise to gamers.

After Online Threats, Gaming Engineer Plans Run for Congress

After Online Threats, Gaming Engineer Plans Run for Congress

By Steve LeBlanc | Dec 24
In the gaming world, Brianna Wu has earned a reputation battling the online harassment campaign known as Gamergate. Now she's setting her sights on another male-dominated institution: Congress.

Gamers Convention to Stay in Indianapolis Despite LGBT Rights Flack

Gamers Convention to Stay in Indianapolis Despite LGBT Rights Flack

By Brian Slodysko | Dec 7
A massive video game convention that once threatened to leave Indianapolis during an intense public debate over LGBT rights announced Tuesday that it has signed a contract that will keep the event in the city through 2021.

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