Video Games

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.

09/10/2014

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Video Games Being Developed To Target Depression, Anxiety

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

08/13/2014

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.

06/09/2014

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.

04/26/2014

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.

09/27/2013

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.

08/29/2013

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.

01/07/2013

Still from a Twisted Metal promotional video (Credit http://shootmytruck.com)

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,” […]

02/13/2012

More Americans Worried About Video Games

As video game makers continue to roll out military-inspired titles, the public remains concerned about their effect on society. 

11/15/2010

New Research Reveals Tetris Could Help Soldiers

The popular video game “Tetris” shows promise in helping soldiers fight post-traumatic stress disorder.

11/12/2010

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