Tag Archive: e3 2014

E3 2014 trinkets commanding insane prices on eBay

E3’s not only where gamers get an advance look at what’s to come, it’s also where savvy entrepreneurs can freely scoop up items worth hundreds of dollars. As happens every year, a cottage… Continue reading

E3: Scenes from the video game circus

E3 is a hydra. There’s so much going on at any given moment that it’s hard to keep up with everything being shown, talked about and hinted at. While the show is closed… Continue reading

VR at E3: The best of Oculus and Morpheus

While it’s still anyone’s guess as to when the Oculus Rift or Sony’s Project Morpheus will be commercially available, this year’s E3 made one thing clear: there’s nothing virtual about the fun these… Continue reading

E3 gaming show: What investors may have missed

The E3 after a console hardware launch is always an awkward one for investors. The excitement that surrounds new game systems often has a sweeping effect on share prices of companies in the… Continue reading

10 exciting video games to look out for

The worst part about E3 is the waiting. After ingesting a flood of information for hundreds of titles and watching their excitement levels rise to critical peaks, players now must sit back and… Continue reading

Xbox still more about games than shows

Microsoft has long painted the Xbox One as a system that’s about more than just video games, saying home entertainment is equally important. To underline that, a year ago it announced a live-action “Halo”-themed… Continue reading

Gaming’s new superstars are independent developers

Independent games don’t rule the sales charts. Their fan base is dwarfed by that of even a mid-level game put out by a major publisher. And the money they make is just a… Continue reading

‘Grand Theft Auto V’ races to next gen platforms

“Grand Theft Auto V,” which last September set entertainment industry sales records, is speeding toward the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. Rockstar Games and Take-Two Interactive Software broke the news late Monday night at Sony’s… Continue reading

10 surprising Tetris facts from the game’s creator

Before “Halo,” before “Call of Duty” and before “Grand Theft Auto,” there was “Tetris.” The tile-matching game that Alexey Pajitnov created on a whim in 1984 quickly became a global sensation, going on… Continue reading

E3 may pull the plug on Los Angeles

The video game industry has held its annual trade show in its backyard of Los Angeles for 17 of the past 19 years. But the president of the Entertainment Software Association, which organizes the annual… Continue reading