Various Lowlights From Curt Schilling's Failed 38 Studios [UPDATED]

Documents from the lawsuit over Curt Schilling’s failed attempt to launch his own video game company—dubbed 38 Studios—have been released today in Rhode Island. If you don’t recall 38 Studios, it’s because the company laid off its entire staff and went bankrupt in 2012, despite getting a $75 million loan from the… »9/24/15 5:51pm9/24/15 5:51pm

A Clash Of Clans Addiction Nearly Sank The Royals' Season

A baseball season is long enough that any successful team will invariably slump, break out of it, and with hindsight be able to point to the year's largely symbolic turning point. For the Royals' narrative, that turning point was the clubhouse valiantly overcoming its crippling addiction to mobile gaming. »10/21/14 2:04pm10/21/14 2:04pm

As Time Runs Out on the Xbox 360, Look For a Conservative Gameplan from Sports Video Games

Army, Navy, Air Force, I haven't played with or against a service academy in years in NCAA Football »10/21/12 4:30pm10/21/12 4:30pm. This year, the game added parachutists to deliver the ball to the 50-yard line at Michie Stadium—and I'm told play-by-play man Brad Nessler now pronounces Michie Stadium correctly (it's MIKE-ey, not "Mitchie"). All…

The Average Xbox User Is Online For 84 Hours Per Month, Gaming For About Half Of It

The Xbox 360 is perhaps the country's most beloved current generation gaming console, with millions of units sitting in millions of living rooms entertaining millions of gamers. But for all that the 360 is the platform of choice for players to devour blockbuster and indie game titles alike, its biggest draw may be… »3/27/12 2:30pm3/27/12 2:30pm

2K Sports Opens Doors on MLB 2K12 Million-Dollar Challenge

2K Sports is offering a cool million to the winner of a public, 8-person Major League Baseball 2K12 tournament… this April. From the MLB's Opening Day on April 4th (definitely learned something just now) to the end of that cheerfully prank-filled month, athletes (read: gamers) will be clawing their way to the top of… »1/12/12 4:30pm1/12/12 4:30pm

This Gaming Geek Shall Inherit MLB 2K11's Million-Dollar Prize

Before setting off to claim a million-dollar bounty offered by MLB 2K11, Brian Kingrey did an analysis. He pored over batting averages, compared pitcher strengths and tendencies, examined the probable starters for the contest's opening day and the batting orders they faced, to determine what hurler had the best chance… »5/26/11 6:00pm5/26/11 6:00pm

EA Sports is Working on a Baseball Game — Probably for Facebook

EA Sports, whose beloved MVP Baseball series went into exile when 2K Sports won an exclusive contract back in 2005, is working on a Major League Baseball-licensed property, according to ESPN's Jon Robinson. Before you get all giddy, a close reading of contracts leaves the impression this will be another Facebook game. »3/23/11 9:30pm3/23/11 9:30pm