Ditch Your Jetpack, It's Time to Ride the Psychedelic Whale Trail

I've associated flying whales with music for a long time. I'd say that this has everything to do with the second sequence in Fantasia 2000, in which a family of whales takes to the air accompanied by Respighi's The Pines of Rome. What sounds like a goofy idea on paper becomes uniquely beautiful onscreen—the improbable… » 11/02/11 2:20pm 11/02/11 2:20pm

Zynga Files $1 Billion IPO Fueled By Virtual Farms, Mob Wars and…

The game makers behind mega Facebook games Farmville, CityVille and Mafia Wars today filed papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission to take Zynga public in hopes of raising $1 billion. » 7/01/11 12:28pm 7/01/11 12:28pm

First Hands On With Nintendo's New Wii U, the Next-Generation of Play

I played Nintendo's Wii U earlier this week, the exciting successor to the Wii that not only plays a lot like the Wii—now with a new, unique twist—but a console that plays nicely with the Wii controllers and accessories you already have. » 6/07/11 1:00pm 6/07/11 1:00pm

Sony Doesn't Know Yet If Your Credit Card Number Was Stolen

Sony has not yet determined if the personal information or credit card numbers of users on the still-offline Playstation Network have been stolen, according to a Sony spokesman. » 4/25/11 11:15am 4/25/11 11:15am

12 Ways Consoles Are Hurting PC Gaming

It's happened to everyone at one point or another. You're playing your favorite FPS and minding your own business when your character finally succumbs to that pesky stream of bullets that's been bouncing off his face for the past two minutes. "Aw man," you say aloud while a big, ominous Game Over screen stares you down.… » 4/01/11 5:00pm 4/01/11 5:00pm