AOL is preparing to shut down the video game website Joystiq after over ten years of publication, according to people familiar with the situation.
To be fair to the teens in The Fine Bros. latest video, the internet was pretty stupid in the '90s — slow, stunted and subject to one of the worst instructional videos ever made.
AOL's destination for competitive casual gaming features more than 5,000 games to play. Today a sleek new multi-platform redesign for Games.com makes it much easier for players to find and play them.
What I really wanted to write up there was "AOL Unleashes Video Taboo for the iPhone, Countdown to Penis", but I suppose when an app is released that allows people to randomly send video of themselves to other players the penis is implied. Let's check out Clucks!
In a recent interview with AOL, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime said that digital transactions on the 3DS will be meaningful, and third party game companies can create anything in their imagination.
Xbox Live Arcade is credited with popularising the notion of downloading console video games. Other consoles, like the Genesis, offered them a lot earlier, albeit with limited success.
AOL has officially launched PlaySavvy.com, a new website aimed at informing curious parents about the games their children play and generating revenue from ads aimed at this lucrative demographic.