With the Xbox One dropping in China in September and the PlayStation 4 dropping some time later, Chinese news portal NetEase took the chance to survey netizens on their preferences. Turns out, Chinese users are more interested in the PS4.
Now that Ubisoft has made not one but two pirate-themed games in the Assassin's Creed universe, a survey being sent out to fans (and through them to IGN) wonders if players wouldn't just be fine with a straight-up pirate game.
It seems a few players were a little upset with the way the most recent installment of SimCity turned out. Today a survey is making the rounds suggesting several potential features and expansions that might transform Maxis' train-wreck into the game we wanted in the first place.
Ubisoft's critically acclaimed platformer Rayman Origins is going to get a sequel; it's pretty much inevitable. What form that sequel will take might be hinted at in these screens taken from a marketing survey by one of our readers, hinting at a world filled with dragons, ghosts and Greek gods.
This week, Weekly Famitsu asked its readers about their gaming habits and brought back some interesting results.
I was under the impression that it took a creative person to fully appreciate everything video games have to offer. According to recent research conducted at Michigan State University, I may have had that backwards. Does playing video games make you more creative?
Huntington, New Yorkers spend more than four times the average amount of video games, according to a recent study by credit card spending tracker Bundle.
With Nintendo placing emphasis on delivering strong gaming experiences to their latest handheld. just how important is the 3D in the 3DS? According to a recent survey, more than 28 percent of 3DS owners feel the special effect takes away from gameplay.
A study found that whites and, by a slighter margin, blacks were more likely to account for purchases of in-game items from mobile games, in a study that examined purchasing habits by ethnicity. What it seeks to prove, I have no idea, but the mobile entertainment portal MocoSpace sounds pretty smug that it'll change…
My 13-year-old sister visited recently and the first thing she did was ask for the wireless password. So what? She's a forward thinking kid keeping up with the times. According to a new study, however, she's part of a larger trend.
Just 10 percent of gamers actually finish a game, an industry veteran told CNN in a recent feature, and his colleagues and other figures back him up. "Ninety percent of players who start your game will never see the end of it unless they watch a clip on YouTube," says Keith Fuller.
In May, we learned that Netflix's console traffic—just movies streaming to consoles now—accounted for 20 percent of Internet bandwidth usage in the United States. We have more data backing up the phenomenon: Half of all the service's users watch movies on a games console, says Nielsen.
A promotional survey taken by a video game price comparison site turns up an interesting stat: The average gamer will spend just under two years of his or her life, in combined time, playing video games.
Tablet devices are on the rise, giving tech savvy consumers a convenient way to check their email, search the web, read the news, and shop online, after they've finished playing games. A recent survey shows tablet owners are using their high-tech toys to play games more than any other activity.
There are 16 games available when the Nintendo 3DS launches in North America tomorrow. Now, the 3DS itself does come with a lot of fun stuff in the box - augmented reality games, 3D video, etc. But this is a games console. Games are sold separately. Which ones do you plan on buying?
I don't know this means the ban on scantily-clad booth babes at the Penny Arcade Expos necessarily gets any stricter, but the policy - put to a poll of Penny Arcade's community last week - is definitely getting more descriptive.
Booth babes are a staple of many games expositions, but not Penny Arcade's. Still, Some scanty-pants booth reps have made it into recent shows and caught PAX organizers' attentions. Before they put their foot down, they want some community feedback.