Video Games

drug testing

Professional Video Gaming League Bans Performance Enhancing Drugs

An electronic gaming league has announced it will start testing for performance enhancing drugs and other banned substances.


Photo credit  FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

Push To Add Arcade Style Video Games To Casinos

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The move to add arcade-style video games to Nevada’s casinos involves ensuring players know what they’re getting into and that rules don’t change mid-game. But at least one game developer hopes players […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/07/2015

An Albuquerque video game shop received over 200 copies of  the 1992 game "Night Trap" from a customer. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Video Game That Was Recalled Over 20 Years Ago Back On The Shelves

“Night Trap” was condemned by Congress and others for its graphic depiction of violence against women.


(Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Video Games Being Developed To Target Depression, Anxiety

Psychologists believe video games could be a new way to reach people who need help.


People watching a video feed of a woman playing an online game called police to report seeing a home invasion taking place in her apartment. (Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Arizona Police: Home Invasion Foiled By Online Gamers

People watching a video feed of a woman playing an online game called police to report seeing a home invasion taking place in her apartment.


According to video game lore, Atari's "E.T. The Extraterrestrial" game was so bad, the company buried a million unsold copies in the New Mexico desert in 1983. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Diggers Find Atari’s E.T. Games In Landfill 

Rumors have circulated for decades that Atari buried a million copies of what is considered the worst home video game ever made.


Casinos are looking to more skill based games to attract gamblers. (MIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images)

Newest Slot Machines Take Inspiration From Video Games

Atari’s 1981 hit Centipede is an antique in the video game world, but it’s the hottest new thing in the casino industry. Slot machine manufacturers are rolling out a raft of games inspired by the penny arcade, hoping to attract middle-aged gamblers with a dose of nostalgia and the promise of finally cashing in on all those hours spent in front of a screen.


File photo of iconic video game character Master Chief (Photo by Getty Images for Halo by Xbox 360)

GameStop Expo Offers Taste Of Next-Gen Games

Inside the massive complex on the Las Vegas Strip that houses the glitzy Venetian casino and Sands convention center, amid a soundscape of conflicting noises, thousands of players are mashing buttons while staring intently at flickering screens.


A young man plays Grand Theft Auto IV on the game's day of release (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

NV Officials Defend Incentives For Video Game Firm

Top Nevada economic development officials are defending a decision to offer incentives to a video game company under attack by the National Rifle Association.


Still from a Twisted Metal promotional video (Credit

Video Game Valentine’s Promotion Let’s You Shoot Ice Cream Truck From Home

LAS VEGAS (CBS Vegas) — Nothing says love on Valentine’s Day like shooting an ice cream truck from the comfort of your own home. As part of a promotion for upcoming video game “Twisted Metal,” […]