Apparently, when you add Ewoks together with Darth Vader, you get videogames! Who knew?
A micro-transaction should never be denoted more value than human life.
Video game industry -- you've come a long way, baby.
If you spend any time in an Internet cafe, you're going to want to sit down for this.
On Christmas Day, a 21-year old man from China began playing an unnamed online game at a karaoke center in Guangxi, China. Forty hours later, he was dead, proving, once again, that there is such a thing as gaming too much.
Zombie games tend to be all about pumping your rifle just in time to blow a hole through some undead dude's skull. And that's great! Love a busted out skull, me, but sometimes what we really crave ... is the love.
It's the age-old story of boy meets Xbox. First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes hospitalization due to playing Modern Warfare for four days straight.
Ubisoft's four-part (with a fifth on the way) Assassin's Creed series is one of the most popular game franchises around, but at least one person is not impressed. A sci-fi novelist just filed a lawsuit asking for up to $5.25 million from Ubisoft, claiming that the developer lifted one of the game's key concepts from one of his self-published novels.
It seems like only yesterday we were talking about the fan rage surrounding BioWare's Mass Effect 3. (Wait, that was yesterday.) Now it seems they've got another controversy on their hands with another blockbuster game, but this time it's not about the story. It's about which gamers the company considers "loyal."
Fan campaigns are nothing new, but the fan campaign demanding that game developer BioWare produce a new ending to their blockbuster Mass Effect 3 is unusual for a couple of reasons. For one, it's got an extraordinary number of followers, and for another, the complaints against BioWare just hit the next level.