Category: Video Games

PETA wants Nintendo to add its video game character to Smash Ultimate

September 17, 2021

The animal protection organization makes a strange request of Nintendo It’s not uncommon to see different game companies looking to see their star characters and mascots have a part in Super Smash Bros. However, PETA is now demanding that Nintendo add its bizarre “Not a Nugget” chicken to the game as DLC (downloadable content). PETA […]

Video game spending reached a new high in August

September 16, 2021

August set a new record for sales in the video game industry August was a record month for consumer spending on video game content, accessories, and hardware, which puts to rest many concerns related to the pandemic’s rise and decline in the economic reopening of video games for the time being. Some large video game […]

Activision Blizzard employees are suing the company for unfair labor practices

September 15, 2021

Ongoing frustrations are culminating in a legal attack against the video game company The controversy and drama within Activision Blizzard’s labor environment have not yet ceased, as the company is now being sued by its own employees and the Communications Workers of America (CWA), a major media union, for unfair labor practices. They are accusing […]

Sony has a plan to change video game violence forever

September 14, 2021

A new Sony patent reveals how the company envisions creating future violence in video games The controversy and debate generated around violence in video games have always prevailed over the years. Intense supernatural deaths in the “Mortal Kombat” series are just one of the clear examples of this type of violence that has left a […]

Yesterday was the official National Video Games Day

September 13, 2021

Gamers around the US celebrated their favorite games on the annual holiday National Video Game Day is celebrated annually on September 12 in the US to encourage all video game lovers to enjoy a good video game challenge. The day provides an opportunity to grab a game console and solve digital quests and challenging tasks. […]

Poker player Shaun Deeb wants to set a record with a vintage video game

September 10, 2021

Deeb wants to set the high score in the Contra video game One of Shaun Deeb’s most relevant characteristics is being a master of mixed games. During his career, the poker pro has been able to win four World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets in four different categories. However, his passion seems to be going […]

Sony Interactive buys Liverpool video game studio

September 9, 2021

The PlayStation creator is expanding its video game development capabilities Liverpool, the game studio behind major titles such as The Player VR, The Persistence and The Playroom, will now be owned by Sony Interactive Entertainment, as the company said it has plans to acquire it. This would be one more game studio that would join […]

CEO of video game developer Tripwire steps down over Texas abortion law comments

September 8, 2021

Showing support for the controversial new law has gotten the now-former CEO in hot water Swimming against the tide of the ideals of millions of people can sometimes turn out to be a bad decision. John Gibson, the now-former CEO of video games at Tripwire, learned this the hard way, after creating a firestorm for […]

New Infamous game could be revealed by Sony at this week’s PlayStation Showcase

September 7, 2021

The Showcase is coming this Thursday, and Sony is reportedly dropping some big news The highly anticipated PlayStation Showcase event will be held by Sony this Thursday, and it is expected that different games for both PS4 and PS5 will be revealed. With just a couple of days to go before the event takes place, […]

The FDA has approved a video game to fight ADHD

September 6, 2021

Anyone who thinks video games aren’t healthy won’t find support in the FDA It goes without saying that medicines are the products essentially used to treat different types of diseases. Different people turn to them every time they have a problem that, in one way or another, affects their health. However, not everything has to […]

Sony invites gamers to PlayStation Showcase 2021 on September 9th

September 6, 2021

While summer is mostly over, gamers have something to look forward to next week. Sony announced today that it will be hosting the PS5 PlayStation Showcase on Thursday, September 9th at 4pm ET or 1pm PT. This annual event is expected to reveal what the company has been up to and where it’s headed. In […]

DDoS attacks are on the rise in video games

September 3, 2021

An increase in streaming video games is leading to more issues for gamers The idea of being able to play a video game for many is to escape from reality for a moment and spend a pleasant time, either alone or with friends. However, goals like these are sometimes thwarted by distributed denial of service […]

Seattle-based video game developer completes major funding round

September 2, 2021

ProbablyMonsters picks up $200 million to expand its video game development A Series A funding round turned out to be quite successful for ProbablyMonsters, a Seattle-based video game company, after announcing two days ago that it raised a total of $200 million. Now with this money, the company intends to make big changes and improvements, […]

City of Montreal using video games to boost youth vaccination rates

September 2, 2021

Montreal is rolling out a new incentive to encourage eligible tweens and teens to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The city’s department of public health is hosting a small gaming convention on September 11th and 12th. The convention, which will be held at the Palais des congres de Montreal will also be home to a vaccine […]

Montreal is using video games to raise COVID-19 vaccination levels

September 1, 2021

Canadian gamers could earn cash for spreading the word on the COVID-19 vaccine The vaccination process is a key part of reducing the spread of the pandemic caused by COVID-19. In Montreal, in what appears to be a clever strategy, the public health department is using the wider community of video gamers to encourage them […]

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