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Disney becomes a player

While Disney might be one of the biggest forces in the film and television industries, it has always been something of an also-ran in the gaming world. Despite a deep catalog of characters… Continue reading

3D gaming: Five reasons it won’t work

To hear some people tell it, 3D gaming is the wave of the future. In just a few years, you’ll be bobbing and weaving in your living room as you play in an… Continue reading

Can motion controllers save the game industry?

2010 hasn’t exactly been a good year for the video game industry. In fact, it’s been pretty lousy so far. While the quality of major titles has been top-notch – with Red Dead Redemption,… Continue reading

No sale: 2010’s most disappointing games

While 2010 has been a bad year for video game software sales in general, it’s been particularly tough for some high-profile releases. Several titles that were expected to be big sellers — or at least… Continue reading

The taste test: Games vs. Movies

Critics and audiences don’t always agree. That’s a given. But the gap between critical and commercial success in Hollywood is significantly wider than what you will find in the gaming world. Despite the… Continue reading

Slideshow: Top Open-World Games

There’s nothing wrong with tightly-scripted video games, but sometimes, you just want to mess around without stressing so much about reaching the next level. If you’re looking for that kind of wide-open adventure… Continue reading

No end in sight for open-world games

While they’ve always been interactive, video games began as very narrative forms of entertainment. After an initial cut scene, setting the stage for the game, you’d receive your first orders and set off… Continue reading

Where are the new consoles?

It has been a staple in the video game industry for generations now: roughly every five years, the major console manufacturers roll out new systems, packing graphics that are even more eye-popping and… Continue reading

Pac-Man’s headed back to TV – in 3D

Pac-Man, that pellet-eating, ghost-avoiding icon of the video game industry is ready for his close-up – again. Namco Bandai announced late Tuesday that it was working on a new television program featuring its… Continue reading

EA heads into E3 with guns blazing

Not too many years ago, Electronic Arts was a company that was avoiding the first-person shooter genre. These days, it’s counting heavily on it. The company showed a lineup that was bullet-heavy at… Continue reading