The announcement that Amazon.com has founded a games studio and published their first title is bolstering an already healthy casual game market, which is good all around.
Other industries and even the federal government are starting to look into using those addictive game techniques we all know and love to actually do some good in the world.
GiN Reporter Lisa Campos goes off the beaten path to discover some real gems from companies that don’t have million dollar marketing budgets, but may be sitting on the next big thing.
From Star Wars to Halo to Hitman to Neverwinter Nights and Tomb Raider, GiN Reporter Lisa Campos tried to do it all the first day of E3. Now she brings you the highlights before going back for more.
It was all about the Wii U at Nintendo’s E3 Expo press conference this year, with lots of titles being made specifically to take advantage of the new console’s unique design.
Sony put the focus solidly on games at their press event, from the next title coming out from the makers of Heavy Rain, to a unique live-book project with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling.
Surprisingly, a lot of time was devoted to non-gaming applications as Microsoft strives to integrate the 360 console into all parts of daily life. But titles like Halo 4 didn’t disappoint either.
While western gamers experience a lull in new titles, in Japan, May begins with a Golden week that’s practically like a Christmas holiday over here. Febby fills us in.
Our roving reporter Marie Moser braves Daleks and Darth Vaders to bring us the story from Raven*Con, deep in the heart of Virginia.
Marie Flanigan visits the Smithsonian American Art Museum to review the new Art of Video Games Exhibit on display right now.