Want to learn Java? Play this game

Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, have developed an immersive, first-person player video game designed to teach students in elementary and high schools how to program in Java.

Shooting themselves in the foot?

In what would be a masterly stroke of self-parody, if it weren't all too true, the National Rifle Association has launched a shoot-em-up game aimed at children as young as four, exactly one month after the Newtown school massacre.

Supercell rakes in $10 million a month from the App Store

Game developer rakes in a cool $350,000 per day after Apple takes its cut.

On LOTR, LEGO games and Middle Earth

LEGO has taken the wraps off an upcoming Lord of the Rings (LOTR) video game that crosses the Tolkien-inspired movie trilogy with the toy series.

The Diablo III hacking mystery

The launch of the long-delayed and much-anticipated Diablo III has been plagued by various issues in recent days.

Toyota turns Nintendo DS into nav system remote

The Nintendo DS may be one of the most popular portable gaming systems on the market, but one auto manufacturer has taken the device a step further.

Video: Angry Birds Space teased with NASA tie in

Angry Birds has turned out to be one of the most popular titles in the history of video games.

Pee-controlled video game debuts

A south London bar has installed a hands-free video game in its urinals, controlled by the player's stream of pee.

The Godfather is back... on Facebook?!

With so many movies being remade and rebooted, I guess it makes sense that games based on films are coming back for a second try as well.

No, I will not play Halo Kinect

Yes, Microsoft may have purchased the KinectHalo.com domain, but I can tell you right now I will never, ever play a Kinect-based version of the game - if there is one.

Are cell phones replacing handheld gaming consoles?

The video game industry is currently experiencing a paradigm shift as attention turns away from consoles and handhelds towards the rapidly growing cell phone market.

Microsoft offers cash for Windows Phone 7 game ports

Microsoft is reportedly contacting iPhone developers and offering them cash to port their games to the new Windows Phone 7 platform.

Desperate Housewives game released

Buena Vista Games (BVG) today announced Desperate Housewives: The Game. Based on the Sunday night ABC series, the game puts players in the shoes of a new Wisteria Lane resident in a "lifestyle simulation" environment much like The Sims. Images from Desperate Housewives: The Game ...