Virtual Reality Roller Coaster Lets You Ride the Internet

Folks are using the Oculus Rift for all sorts of interesting things. You name it, and there's probably a Rift demo for it. But this has to be the first Rift-enabled rollercoaster simulator for the internet that I've ever seen. » 9/12/14 7:50am 9/12/14 7:50am

Every Dorm Room Should Come With an Inflatable Pool

NBA 2K11 Records A Dominating Performance — On Twitter

Few video games reach trending topic status on Twitter. It's the sort of thing normally accorded to disasters, celebrities, and global news. NBA 2K11 has been a trending topic every day since Monday, for 57 hours straight at one point. » 10/08/10 7:20pm 10/08/10 7:20pm

Fewer Major Games For PSP This Fall, A Sign Of Decline

Fall is usually the busy season for video games, when most games — and many of the year's biggest — are released for each gaming console. But the fall of 2010 may leave American PSP fans feeling like they're getting the short shrift. » 8/11/10 10:00am 8/11/10 10:00am

Trendy Mario Bros.

Half of this seems about as hamfistedly hip as a Mentos ad, but a team of design students at a Milan university identified five top global trends - guerrilla gardening, couch-surfing, carpooling - and used Mario to illustrate them. » 1/18/10 9:30pm 1/18/10 9:30pm

"News Gaming:" Lots of Buzz but No Breakout

Dad, a newspaper publisher, always told me, "the news is what people are talking about." Video games can be that, too, as we've seen lately with mobile or flash games based on much-discussed current events. » 6/27/09 2:00pm 6/27/09 2:00pm

Four Future Trends of Entertainment

Jane Pinckard of game girl advance has come up with four future trends of entertainment, and they all apply to gaming — while her ideas aren't necessarily 'new,' she does really boil down some of the tensions and innovations facing the industry right now. She points to four trends — tension between immersion and… » 11/16/08 4:30pm 11/16/08 4:30pm