Austin Gears Up for Game Conference

With more than 50 companies making major contributions to the game industry, Austin, Texas is the No.3 location in the U.S. for game development. That’s why more than 600 individuals ... Continue Reading →

Dr Pepper Contest Offers Role in Nintendo Game

The company that asked “Wouldn’t you like to be a Pepper, too?” is now asking “Who wants to be a video game character?” By entering its holiday “Be ... Continue Reading →

Alienware’s Area-51m Offers User Upgradeable Graphics

Computer gaming desktop and mobile systems manufacturer Alienware has launched its redesigned Area-51m mobile gaming system. The new system features user upgradeable graphics modules, ... Continue Reading →

Game Stars to Shine on “Walk of Game”

With the game industry getting bigger than the film biz, it’s about time the stars of the interactive world had a place to leave their handprints. San Francisco’s Metreon, ... Continue Reading →

Epic Games/NVIDIA Tour Takes Gamers to Unreal School

Epic Games, co-creator of the popular Unreal game franchise, and NVIDIA Corp. will hit the road with the $1,000,000 NVIDIA Make Something Unreal Buzz Tour, a nationwide educational ... Continue Reading →

Big Idea Peels Off New VeggieTales PC Game

Big Idea Prods., creators of the popular VeggieTales direct-to-video and feature film franchise, have teamed up with ValuSoft, a division of THQ Inc., to release a PC game featuring ... Continue Reading →

Namco Fires SOULCALIBUR II to Retailers

Fans of the popular weapons-based fighting game SOULCALIBUR will be happy to know that Namco Ltd. has shipped the sequel to stores nationwide. The highly anticipated SOULCALIBUR II ... Continue Reading →

Immersion to Embed Haptics in Asia

In a move that will undoubtedly bring more “bump” for a gamer’s buck, San Jose, Calif.-based Immersion Corp. announces two new licensing agreements in Taiwan for its ... Continue Reading →

Everquest Package Offers Sunscreen for Gamers

Just in time for the retail-doldrums of late August, Sony Online Entertainment is releasing an all-inclusive package of EverQuest software guaranteed to keep all the game geeks off ... Continue Reading →

Geek to Chic. New Book on Rise of the Gamer

Even if you’ve been a participant in the phenomenon, you might want to check out (or buy) a new legerdemainic book on the history of the video game from two of the industry’s ... Continue Reading →