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‘True Blood’ author turns to video games

It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to call Charlaine Harris the new queen of multimedia. The author of the best-selling Southern Vampire Mysteries series has watched it smoothly transition to television in HBO’s “True… Continue reading

The Walking Dead, Jurassic Park games coming this year

After conquering comic books and televisions, “The Walking Dead” are ambling over to the gaming world. And they’re bringing some dinosaur buddies along with them. Telltale Games, best known for its light-hearted adventure… Continue reading

Video game sales continue their slide in January

It has been two years since the video game industry has seen positive growth — and from the looks of things, it may not see it in 2011, either. Game software sales were… Continue reading

Up next: A PlayStation tablet?

Mere days after Sony confirmed the existence of the so-called PlayStation Phone, the tech rumor mill is already buzzing about a PlayStation tablet. The device, which could hit stores as early as September, is… Continue reading

Gaming icons head to the Smithsonian

Are video games art? Enthusiasts, critics and courts might disagree, but the world’s largest museum is pretty clear on the matter. Visitors to the Smithsonian American Art Museum are going to see some… Continue reading

5 ways video games are good for you

It’s not hard to find stories that blame video games for all of society’s problems. From ill-attentive children to violent, anti-social behavior, they’re often the first place politicians and self-appointed morality guides point… Continue reading

Brutal Legend developer heads to Sesame Street

Heavy metal, mind control…Big Bird? One of these things is not like the others — and to Tim Schafer and Double Fine Productions, that’s just the way they like it. Due this fall… Continue reading

And the Grammy goes to…Civilization?

Video games have been making headway in the pop culture world for a while now, but they made history Sunday night when Civilization IV became the industry’s first title to win a Grammy… Continue reading

Sony unveils the PlayStation Phone

Tired of Apple hogging of the spotlight in mobile gaming, Sony has unveiled the world’s first cell phone that will play PlayStation games. The Xperia Play, made by the company’s Sony Ericsson division,… Continue reading

Toys and video games collide in new Spyro game

With gigantic franchises like Call of Duty and World of Warcraft in its back pocket (which apparently has a Guitar Hero-sized hole in it), Activision has a firm grip on the adult audience. Now… Continue reading