Study finds gaming augments players’ social lives

New research finds that online social behavior isn’t replacing offline social behavior in the gaming community. Instead, online gaming is expanding players’ social lives. The study was done by researchers at North Carolina State University, York University and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

Xbox 360 owners excel in bed

XBox 360 owners are the the best in bed, a survey has found.

Why Japanese gamers are angry about Halo 4

There's a big gaming season coming up in the next four months, especially with the highly anticipated Halo 4 and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. 

Tough times for geeks and gamers

Even though this was an incredible summer for geeks with The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises, lately there’s been tough times with geek media, which is unsurprising, especially given the current state of print.

Will Kinect ever appeal to core gamers?

Microsoft's Kinect platform has managed to successfully attract casual gamers and significantly extend the Xbox 360 life cycle.

Gamers think they're better drivers - but they're not

Video gamers make rubbish drivers, according to a study by Continental Tyres - though they think they're the bee's knees.

Origin debuts PC-Xbox 360 hybrid

Origin has debuted the ultimate PC-Xbox 360 hybrid rig for hardcore gamers. 

The system - which is appropriately dubbed "The Big O" - features Intel Xeon X5680 processors overclocked to 4.3GHz, (up to) 24GBs of Corsair GT 2000MHz memory and multiple GeForce GTX 480 GPUs.

Kingston debuts water-cooled DDR3 memory kits

Kingston has debuted a number of water-cooled, DDR3 dual and triple-channel memory kits for harcore gamers building custom, high-end rigs.

Pax East 2010: Where geeks meet the gaming Gods

Excitement was high this afternoon at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, with long lines of hyped, hard-core gamers snaking around several blocks.