Dota Dispatch: Watching People Play Video Games For $1.6 Million

The crowd roars. It's thrilling. So are the gasps of disbelief, the sudden outbursts of raucous applause whenever someone does something extraordinary. Even when I can't tell why they're on their feet, I want to join in. The energy is infectious. » 9/04/12 9:00am 9/04/12 9:00am

Assassin's Creed Goes To Russia In Comic Book Mini-Series

Last month UbiWorkshop teased a secret project featuring the talents of acclaimed comic book illustrators Cameron Stewart and Karl Kerschl. Today that project stands revealed as an Assassin's Creed comic book mini-series set in Russia, introduced via old-timey film reel. » 7/15/10 1:20pm 7/15/10 1:20pm

'Crossing Boundaries': The International Flavor of Gaming

The transnational character of gaming is one that opens up a wide range of opportunities for the industry, but comes with a number of pitfalls as well — and, as Mathew McCurley argues at the Escapist » 11/08/08 3:30pm 11/08/08 3:30pm, has far-reaching negative consequences, especially in term of content. Trying to navigate the tricky waters of…