President Trump: “We have to do something” about violent video games, movies

Enlarge / Donald Trump starred in this widely panned video game released in 2002. His White House comments on Thursday did not reference its potential influence on America’s youth. (credit: Activision) In a White House meeting held with lawmakers on the theme of school safety, President Donald Trump offered both a direct and vague call […]

Ubisoft researcher takes a bird’s-eye view of tech, games, and entertainment

Lidwine Sauer is paid to be one of Ubisoft’s big thinkers. She’s the director of insights and trends for Ubisoft’s Strategic Innovation Lab, a technology research division that absorbs all of the innovations happening in the world of technology that might some day be relevant to the French game publisher’s main business of making video […]

PS4 games 2018: Report reveals exciting new project arriving this year

While the PS4 games list for 2018 is currently pretty strong, fans would never say no to a few more exclusives. And it appears that’s exactly what they’ll be getting later this year. Following in the footsteps of the successful Crash Bandicoot trilogy reboot, Activision are in the middle of a second project. According to […]

UPDATE: Xbox One Backwards Compatibility has THREE new games added by Microsoft

It might be worth checking your Xbox Games Library today, following the news that Microsoft have been doing more updating. It was announced today by Xbox’s Larry Hryb that the Xbox One Backwards Compatibility games list has seen three new launches. VANQUISH, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light and Brave: The Video Game are […]

Empires & Puzzles maker Small Giant Games raises $41 million for mobile titles

EXCLUSIVE: Finnish gaming companies have a strong record of on mobile, and the latest example is Small Giant Games, which is announcing today that it has raised $ 41 million in funding. The Helsinki-based studio of Empires & Puzzles has seen its first game generate more than 10 million downloads and $ 33 million in […]

UPDATE: Xbox One games fans getting new mod support for Cities: Skylines this week

Microsoft have now confirmed the release date for new mod support on their Xbox One and Xbox One X consoles. Cities Skylines proved a surprise hit on PC, before being ported over to the PS4 and Xbox One. But one of the big draws for the Steam version of the game was the mod support. […]

Tangelo Games is targeting social casino games at Spanish-speaking players

We wrote about Vicenç Martí back in 2012 when he won the Who’s Got Game competition at our GamesBeat 2012 conference. He was running Akamon, a company that made social casino games for Latin America and Southern Europe. He sold his company two years ago and then merged it with an Israeli social casino game maker. […]

With over 70 million sold, the PS4 is the most popular game console in the world — these are its 29 best games

Sony There are too many good games on the PlayStation 4. If you’re one of the over 70 million PS4 owners, it’s hard to know where to start. That’s why we put together the list below, full of only the greatest bangers worth spending your time and money on. Of note: The list is not ranked. There is one […]