Technology :: Video Games

Unboxing the PlayStation 4

Nov 17
Gamers have been anticipating the upcoming launch of Sony’s PlayStation 4 and Chenda Ngak shows off what to expect when you open the box.

Spectacular New Mobile Games

Nov 14
Looking for the hottest new mobile games? Chenda Ngak highlights smartphone apps that take gaming to the next level.

In this undated photo released by Activision, two robots, Boom Jet and Magna Charge, switch body parts in "Skylanders Swap Force".

Review: New ’Skylanders’ Divide and Conquer

By Lou Kesten | Oct 18
For the uninitiated: Skylanders are accompanied by a game disk and a "Portal of Power" that plugs into your Xbox, PlayStation or Wii. When you place a Skylander figurine on the portal, the character materializes in the video game.

Former Sox Pitcher’s Video Game Headed to Auction Block

By Erika Niedowski | Sep 28
The online video game in the works when former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s company sputtered into bankruptcy last year is heading to the auction block.

’GTA’ Creator Rockstar Thrives by Breaking the Law

By Lou Kesten | Sep 17
No one expects the creators of the massively successful "Grand Theft Auto" franchise to play by the rules. And while that’s created an undeniable mystique around this week’s release of "Grand Theft Auto V," it’s also raises questions.

Netflix of Video Games: Twitch Coming to PS4

By Derrik J. Lang | Aug 21
Twitch is another step closer to becoming the Netflix of the video game world. The popular video game footage streaming service will be available on Sony’s next-generation PlayStation 4 when it’s released later this year.

Activision shows a scene from "Call of Duty: Ghosts," the tenth installment in the Call of Duty series.

Vivendi Sells Activision Stake for $8.2 Billion

By Barbara Ortutay | Jul 26
Vivendi SA is selling most of its majority stake in Activision Blizzard Inc. for $8.2 billion, giving the video game company back its independence as the French conglomerate tries to strengthen its balance sheet.

San Diego Comic-Con!

By Jake London Sara | Jul 14
It’s that time of the year again! The time when geeks, nerds, cosplayers, trekkies and everything in between come to indulge our versions of pure euphoria.

Hasbro’s Nerf Rebelle Heartbreaker bow is demonstrated at the American International Toy Fair on Tuesday in New York.

Hasbro Buys Stock in Mobile Game Maker Backflip

Jul 9
Hasbro, the company behind Monopoly, My Little Pony, G.I. Joe and other toy brands, said Monday that it bought a 70 percent stake in Backflip Studios for $112 million in cash.

A gamer plays a video game at the Sony PlayStation E3 media briefing in Los Angeles.

Sony takes aim at Microsoft with PlayStation 4

By Lou Kesten | Jun 12
Sony broke out the heavy ammunition Monday against Microsoft, announcing its forthcoming PlayStation 4 will cost $399 - $100 less than the competing Xbox One.