'End' Game Helps You Contemplate Your Mortality

Analysis: It's fun, but it's more than entertainment -- it's an opportunity for philosophical exploration.

Nintendo Applies for 'Massively Single Player' Patent

Nintendo is attempting to claim a patent for the curious concept of a "massively single player online game."

Investors Believe Nintendo Should Develop for Smartphones

Nintendo titles on iOS and Android devices? It might not be such a terrible idea -- and investors certainly seem to agree.

Play Mario Forever With HTML5 Infinite Mario

Can't get enough Mario? Then you need a Mario game that goes on forever. Enter the newly-HTML5ified Infinite Mario.

3 Million Copies of Minecraft Sold

Minecraft's creator announced in a tweet that the game has sold three million copies -- pretty impressive for a game that still isn't officially out yet.

Graphics With 'Unlimited Detail' Could Soon Be Reality

3D graphics have, for many years now, been based on the idea of polygons--flat shapes fitted together to form objects.

Battlefield 3 Will 'Probably' Feature an Online Pass

Developer DICE seems unsure over whether or not Battlefield 3 will feature EA's Online Pass system, but thinks that it will "probably" be present in some form.

Gundam Car Navigation Software Now Available for iPhone

Ever wished your commute to work had more random battles? Enter Namco Bandai with the first in its Character Navi series.

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Driver: San Francisco Requires Permanent Internet Connection

It's almost as if they don't trust us: PC gamers planning on playing Ubisoft's upcoming Driver: San Francisco better make sure that their Internet connection is in full working order, because without it you're not going to be able to play

Use Your iOS Device as a GunCon

Namco has released an app that lets you use an iPhone 4 or iPad 2 as a virtual GunCon device when playing Time Crisis 2nd Strike.

Computer Games: Better Than Sex?

A study draws the conclusion that women would rather play video games than bedroom ones.

Transformers Producer Secures Rights to Space Invaders Movie

Producers Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Gigi Pritzker have acquired the rights to a movie adaptation of 1978 arcade hit Space Invaders.

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Video Games Called Therapeutic

A study finds video games may help young people with learning difficulties master everyday tasks.

Zynga Files for IPO

It's been on the cards for a while now, but social game giant Zynga has finally made its initial public offering to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Teenager Ordered to Surrender Xbox

A teenager from Northern Ireland has been ordered to surrender his Xbox as part of the conditions of him being freed on bail.