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Sony will leverage its streaming technology to bring PlayStation games to devices other than dedicated consoles as part of its ongoing turnaround, but said gaming profits will still suffer and lowered sales targets for its smartphones and cameras.
Security researchers found serious vulnerabilities in the engines of several popular first-person shooter video games that could allow attackers to compromise their online servers and the computers of players accessing them.
Unity Technologies has added the ability to develop for Android and iOS games for free using its platform.
Memorial Day touts the start of summer sales, but bargain-hunters might do well to be patient and wait for a few upcoming events that will bring real deals.
Steam has announced a new virtual trading card program that turns playtime into prizes.
Google has introduced new APIs to help developers build better games for its Android OS.
Electronic Arts announced a mobile division for its Frostbite gaming engine that could conceivably give mobile gamers access to the same offerings available to consoles.
Google I/O has not officially started, but the developers' show is already seeing some action. Two warring factions, the Resistance and the Enlightenment, are vying for control of various "portals" at key landmarks throughout San Francisco, which are leaking dangerous amounts of radioactive energy, to determine the fate of the city and ultimately the world.
An APK teardown reveals matchmaking, in-game chat, achievements, leaderboards, invitations, and more
The Sims 4 has been announced with a release for PC and Mac in 2014.
By modifying a Microsoft Kinect sensor, a research project at the Computer Human Interaction (CHI) conference demonstrated how gamers in a wheelchair could interact with motion games.
Intel's new CPUs will feature improved graphics—and a new brand at the end of the scale.
A research project on show at the Computer Human Interaction conference in Paris uses a small electrical current to give the sensation of force feedback while gaming.