Console Companies Continue to Keep Inspectors Out of Factories

We've written many times before about the working conditions at Foxconn and other Chinese plants at which nearly all of the electronics used for gaming are manufactured. The short version is, its not great. Factory workers manage extraordinary hours for very little pay, living in cramped conditions. Following a spate… » 3/09/12 4:30pm 3/09/12 4:30pm

Pregnant Mom Fends Off Labor Long Enough to See Skyrim Demo [Updated]

About six months ago, Bethesda Softworks' Pete Hines figured Feb. 18 was the perfect day to conceive a child, as the baby would be due on Nov. 11, the ship date for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. One couple conceived well early of that, but their baby's birth will still forever be associated with the game. » 8/07/11 4:00pm 8/07/11 4:00pm