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  • Accessible technology development roundup: BitCoin wallets don’t work with screen readers

    Posted January 13, 2014 - 7:30 am

    A plea from a blind Bitcoin user, how to make accessible iOS apps and a jQuery accessibility checker
  • Will Apple offer 4K displays soon?

    Posted November 26, 2013 - 5:55 pm

    Apple may offer 4K displays based on AU Optronics panels. Plus: Download Infinity Blade free for iOS devices, and Nokia mocks the iPad's lack of a keyboard.
  • Deep inside Ingress, the Google-made game that's paving the way for Glass

    Posted June 6, 2013 - 3:49 pm

    More than a game, Niantic Labs' Ingress is an exploration into the future of wearable computing.
  • The 7 best iPad board games for Christmas

    Posted December 23, 2012 - 10:06 pm

    We've collected the finest iPad board games, suitable for all the family to enjoy this Christmas.
  • Forty games headed to the Windows 8 Xbox app

    Posted September 2, 2012 - 9:05 pm

    A first wave of 40 Xbox games is headed to Windows 8 PCs starting October 26, which is the launch date for Windows 8.
  • Game's over for Zynga

    Posted August 6, 2012 - 11:10 am

    If social games maker Zynga can't monetize mobile users, it's doomed. And it won't be able to.
  • This EEG-controlled pong game puts idle minds to good use

    Posted May 6, 2012 - 7:30 am

    Two Cornell University students, inspired by one of the pair's experience of Obstructive Sleep Apnea disorder and his struggle to get access to his sleep lab data, decided to take matters into their own hands, so they built an EEG machine for their microcontroller lab final project.
  • Crowdsourcing game helps diagnose infectious diseases

    Posted May 4, 2012 - 4:11 pm

    Researchers at UCLA have created an online crowdsourcing game designed to let players help doctors in key areas of the world speed the lengthy process of distinguishing malaria-infected red blood cells from healthy ones.
  • Redeem PSN Welcome Back before July 3

    Posted June 25, 2011 - 8:10 am

    PSN has been back up and running for some time now, but some of you still might not have redeemed your Welcome Back pack. Better hurry -- it closes soon.
  • City of Heroes Going free to play later this year

    Posted June 25, 2011 - 6:50 am

    The game will be rebranded City of Heroes Freedom and promises to "redefine City of Heroes based on the cornerstones of content, rewards and choice."
  • PlayStation Network hack timeline

    Posted May 2, 2011 - 2:50 pm

    This is a timeline of major events associated with the attack on Sony's PlayStation Network and Qriocity online services.
  • SOE services down

    Posted May 2, 2011 - 11:21 am

    Sony Online Entertainment, the MMO arm of Sony's empire, has taken its services offline due to an issue which has caused "concern."
  • Angry Birds game reaches 140 million downloads

    Posted April 27, 2011 - 2:57 am

    Downloads of the Angry Birds game has reached 140 million, according to publisher Rovio Mobile
  • Wii 2 on the way: Nintendo is growing up

    Posted April 15, 2011 - 10:44 am

    Almost five years after the Nintendo Wii launched, broke sales records, and revolutionized gaming with the introduction of motion-sensitive controllers, the console is slated to get a successor by E3 in June 2011.
  • Check out the world's biggest Pac-Man

    Posted April 13, 2011 - 1:43 pm

    This ambitious browser game lets the whole world create and play their own Pac-Man mazes, along with worldwide leaderboards and a Facebook link-up.
  • Kinect, Wii used to play Call of Duty in gadget mashup hack

    Posted January 12, 2011 - 2:21 pm

    So, you want to play some Call Of Duty on your PC? You could do that the old fashioned way, or you could spice things up a little by hooking your PC up to Microsoft's Kinect and Nintendo's Wii Remote for some added FPS awesomeness, One avid gamer has done just that, sharing the impressive results on YouTube for all to see.
  • Rock Band 3 tracks leaked at GamesCom

    Posted August 19, 2010 - 1:52 pm

    A YouTube user whose video has since been pulled manages to get footage of Rock Band 3's track list. Take a look at the list fan site RockBandAide managed to compile before the video got yanked and tell us if you see any surprises:
  • Microsoft GamesCom news

    Posted August 17, 2010 - 2:19 pm

    Microsoft's press event went down last night at GamesCom, but with all the kenote and Sony/EA buzz this morning, you may have missed the finer points. Anyone up for some Microsoft Flight simulator?
  • Yahoo signs Zynga deal, expands FarmVille's reach

    Posted May 26, 2010 - 3:58 pm

    Yahoo! announced a partnership with Zynga this morning to distribute the casual games developer's products through the Yahoo! global network. This puts FarmVille in front of 600 million people -- compared to the 400 million or so on Facebook.
  • Essential iPad apps: 10 great games

    Posted May 21, 2010 - 1:28 pm

    More than a few quality iPad-optimized games have hit the App Store in the month-and-a-half since Apple released its new device. But which ones deserve a coveted space on your iPad?
  • My Virtual Girlfriend -- Yes, there's an app for that

    Posted May 20, 2010 - 1:50 pm

    We thought we'd seen just about everything on the App Store from a Dragon's Lair resurrection to MyVibe (look it up), but then we got a press release for an app called "My Virtual Girlfriend" and our collective head exploded.
  • Study: You can feel things that happen in virtual reality

    Posted May 13, 2010 - 8:55 pm

    A new study released this week and detailed in the journal PLoS One suggests humans can take ownership of a virtual body so completely when viewing a virtual world through a first-person perspective that they actually "feel" it when their virtual self gets slapped. Imagine what this could do for games where you get shot.
  • White House announces game development challenge

    Posted March 11, 2010 - 2:08 pm

    First Lady Michelle Obama's new Apps for Healthy Kids game challenge was unveiled at quite possibility the first Game Developers Conference attended by White House officials. Sadly, the First Lady herself wasn't present.
  • Lego creating multiplayer online game

    Posted February 19, 2010 - 10:30 am

    Toy construction set company Lego Group plans to launch an MMOG (massively multiplayer online game) in the second half of this year, to be called Lego Universe, said Mark Hansen, director of business development and LEGO lead for the project.
  • GDC panel is Sony motion controller's coming out party

    Posted February 17, 2010 - 3:16 pm

    Everyone knew Sony was nearly ready to officially reveal their new motion controller sometime this spring ahead of a new fall 2010 release window; but now we know for sure the new controller will be at Game Developers Conference 2010 in San Francisco next month.
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