Rockstar Games, the maker of the popular but controversial video game series "Grand Theft Auto," is roughing up the industry yet again with its coming new title, "Bully."The new game -- a portrayal of life for a 15-year-old boarding school student navigating the cliques and … [Read more...] about Rockstar Gets Rough Again With ‘Bully’ Video Game
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Modeling A Washington State University professor has figured out a dramatically easier and more cost-effective way to do research on science curriculum in the classroom — and it could include playing video games.Called “computational modeling,” it involves a … [Read more...] about Video Games could Dramatically Streamline Education Research
Disney caught the attention of the console video gaming universe on Tuesday with the launch of "Disney Infinity." The new initiative combines collectible real-world action figures with onscreen gaming, following the lead of Activision's cross-platform "Skylanders" franchise.By … [Read more...] about Disney Takes Video Games to ‘Infinity’ – and Beyond?
Advertising inside video games will near the US$1 billion mark by the beginning of the next decade, according to a report released by a technology research firm.In-game advertising will grow from $77.7 million in 2006 to $971.3 million in 2011, the Yankee Group report … [Read more...] about Video Game Advertising: Closing In on a Billion Bucks
Microsoft is partnering with two of the most visible players in the education industry -- Sesame Workshop and National Geographic -- to roll out a series of new "edutainment" video games for its Xbox 360 platform.The games -- "Kinect Sesame Street TV," "Kinect Nat Geo TV" and the … [Read more...] about Kinect for Kids: The Forgiven Video Games?