Ms. Pac-Man clears path to World Video Game Hall of Fame | Entertainment

ROCHESTER, NY — More than 40 years after blazing a trail for female video game characters, “Ms. Pac-Man” was inducted May 5 into the World Video Game Hall of Fame, along with “Dance Dance Revolution,” “The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time” and Sid Meier’s “Civilization.” The Hall of Fame considers electronic games of all … Read more

Ms. Pac-Man clears path to World Video Game Hall of Fame

ROCHESTER, NY (AP) — More than 40 years after blazing a trail for female video game characters, Ms. Pac-Man was inducted Thursday into the World Video Game Hall of Fame, along with Dance Dance Revolution, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and Sid Meier’s Civilization. The Hall of Fame considers electronic games of all … Read more

Elden Ring Tool Helps You Choose The Best Gear For Magic Builds

Screenshot: FromSoftware A new, player-created Elden Ring calculator allows you to easily figure out Which seal or staff you should be using to sling magic, providing you with an optimum catalyst for your incantations and sorceries by simplifying one of the game’s most daunting math problems. While sometimes Elden Ring‘s perplexities add to the experience, … Read more

In Microsoft’s Activision deal, a future world is at stake

A crowd waits for a video presentation at the Activision booth during the Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, in Los Angeles, California. Jonathan Alcorn | Reuters There was some head-scratching across the big tech and gaming worlds in January when Microsoft announced an agreement to buy Activision Blizzard, a leading videogame publisher, for $68.7 … Read more

Ms. Pac-Man Clears Path to World Video Game Hall of Fame | Entertainment News

ROCHESTER, NY (AP) — More than 40 years after blazing a trail for female video game characters, Ms. Pac-Man was inducted Thursday into the World Video Game Hall of Fame, along with Dance Dance Revolution, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and Sid Meier’s Civilization. The Hall of Fame considers electronic games of all … Read more

Experts warn about rising extremism in gaming

Far-right extremists are a growing presence in gaming, researchers have found, while the industry’s hidden metrics, lackluster content moderation and head-in-the-sand attitudes get in the way of assessing and combatting the problem. Why it matters: Gaming and game-adjacent platforms have grown into some of the largest entertainment industries in the world, leading to massive for … Read more

Sail seas, hunt monsters: Best co-op games to enjoy with friends

Midterms are about to finish at most universities, there is the Ramadan Feast holiday in many countries, the COVID-19 is not over yet and work-from-home continues for many businesses and schools, so it’s the perfect time to pick up a cooperative video game. Plus, saving the world on your own is a lonely business, so … Read more

The best minigames inside video games

If video games are essentially a diversion from the trials and pressures of life, then minigames are a diversion from the trials and pressures of the pretend life you’re living within a game to escape the real ones. Quite profound, when you think about it. Some just serve to tell you a bit more about … Read more

Moving iMage Technologies and SNDBX Announce Strategic Partnership for Gaming and e-Sports | Business

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. & VERO BEACH, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 21, 2022– Moving iMage Technologies (NYSE American: MITQ) (“MiT”)a leading digital cinema technology company, and SNDBXa leading promoter and manager of amateur gaming and e-Sports leagues hosted in cinema auditoriums, today announced a strategic partnership to bring the full theater experience to the gaming and e-Sports market. … Read more

Gaming platform GOG now offering employees menstrual leave

Digital Distribution platform GOG, headquartered in Poland, is now providing its employees with menstrual leave, a policy unheard of in the game industry, and even many countries. Why it matters: It’s considered a controversial policy, one that some say respects the physical toll of menstruation but risks making employees who take advantage of the time … Read more