The Next Big Thing In Video Games Might Be Fear Of Embarrassment

It's a terrible thought to ponder. But it could explain why other people play video games you are certain stink: Maybe fun isn't the key ingredient that makes people love video games anymore. Let's hear it for... shame? » 3/01/10 3:00pm 3/01/10 3:00pm

We all know our strings are being pulled when we play game, right? We are being manipulated,…

Watch The Video Game Industry's "Oscars" Online Right Now

Couldn't make it this year's DICE Summit, but still want to bask in Jay Mohr jokes and watch Interactive Achievement Awards handed out to gaming luminaries? You can do so right now, as the awards show is now streaming online. » 2/18/10 10:00pm 2/18/10 10:00pm

Activision Chief Regrets Not Making Guitar Hero With Harmonix

In 2006, Activision bought Red Octane, publisher of Guitar Hero, resulting in series developer Harmonix launching the rival game Rock Band and starting one of the uglier public feuds in gaming. Today, Activision's CEO said shunning Harmonix was a mistake. » 2/18/10 4:20pm 2/18/10 4:20pm