Video game tech steers this roach

North Carolina State University researchers are using video game technology to remotely control cockroaches on autopilot, with a computer steering the cockroach through a controlled environment.

Report: Valve experiments with eye tracking and sweat response

Thinking about the staff roster at a major game developer such as Valve, I would expect to see computer programmers, graphic artists, and all sorts of other executives and workers on the list.

Video: Android-powered GameStick dev kit gets unboxed

PlayJam's Android-powered GameStick turned up on Kickstarter earlier this year, seeking money from the masses. 

Video: Duck Hunt pinball combines classic gaming with metal balls and flippers

Are you a gamer who grew up in the 80s? If so, you'll almost certainly remember Nintendo's Duck Hunt.

Microsoft exec sees nothing wrong with "always-connected" game consoles

I've always believed many hardware engineers and game devs simply don't understand that a huge amount of people in the United States live in rural areas.

AMD builds a game console monopoly

AMD has quietly gained control of the game consoles currently shipping (with the exception of the PS3), and the company recently confirmed it will be providing the core technology for Sony's upcoming PS4.

Old-school Donkey Kong mod puts Pauline front and center

Never underestimate the power of love and video games.

Claim: Microsoft Xbox 720 (Next) to block used video games

Reports and rumors about Microsoft's Xbox 720 (Next) console failing to support used video games have continued to circulate in recent weeks. 

Steam lands ArmA 3 exclusive

Bohemia Interactive's ArmA (2) FPS is typically associated with the incredibly popular DayZ  mod that brings zombie killing to the max.

PlayStation 4 may stream games over the web

Streaming is all very fine and good if you have the bandwidth to support it, but in many areas of the US broadband speeds are so slow that streaming content can be challenging at best - and impossible at worst.

Crysis (3) sets the standard yet again

One of the key features that gamers look forward to in terms of new consoles is raw graphics horsepower.

Video: DayZ devs showcase loot spawning system

DayZ developers have posted a video showcasing a number of features from the upcoming standalone zombie killing video game.

Dead Space 3 launches, "disturbing" DLC gets a March date

The long-anticipated Dead Space 3 video game officially launched today in the US.

Android-powered Ouya game console headed to Amazon and Gamestop

When the Ouya game consoles on Kickstarter first appeared, quite a number of us couldn't help but wonder when and where we would be able to purchase the consoles in the real world.

Arma Tactics targets Nvidia's Project Shield

One of the most important announcements of CES 2013 was probably made by Nvidia when the company introduced its Project Shield game console. 

Game of Thrones fans re-create King's Landing on Minecraft server

If you're a fan of the HBO television series Game of Thrones, you'll likely recognize King's Landing straightaway.

Aliens vs Predator Evolution stalks iOS and Android

I'm a huge fan of both the Aliens and Predator movie franchise, although I've always preferred the latter universe, especially the old movies with Arnold Schwarzenegger in them.

The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia hits #1 on Amazon

Have you every met any hard-core fans of The Legend of Zelda? I'm sure we all have, but I honestly never realized how many of them there were out there.

Android RetroArch emulates PlayStation, NES, Sega Genesis and more

If you are a retro-gaming enthusiast, you probably are quite familiar with various emulators, such as the aptly named PPSSPP, which runs PSP titles on Android and a number of other platforms.

Ouya tweaks console controller in redesign

Any experienced gamer can tell you that bad controls or a poorly designed controller destroys the overall experience.