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Google Said To Be Close To Buying Twitch For $1 Billion

Google Said To Be Close To Buying Twitch For $1 Billion

By Chris Crum May 19, 2014

Google is reportedly in talks to acquire video game streaming company Twitch. Variety reports that it’s an all-cash offer, and is expected to be announced imminently. The Wall Street Journal is also reporting that the companies are in talks, but …

Video Games Don't Turn Your Brain To Mush Video Games Don't Turn Your Brain To Mush

I, like many children who grew up in the 80s and 90s, spent a lot of time playing video games. We could have spent those hours outside, but we instead chose to stay inside trying to save the princess or …

Britain's Gaming Addiction Gets The NMA Treatment Britain's Gaming Addiction Gets The NMA Treatment

Are you addicted to video games? You probably want to say no, but you realize that spending 40 or more hours a week in front of a screen might not be all that healthy. Well, rest easy knowing that you’re …

Resolution Satisfies Only Some  Consumers Resolution Satisfies Only Some Consumers

While many are enjoying their brand new Xbox One with all its bells and whistles, some are having mixed feelings about their faulty gifts and Microsoft’s solution. In the past week it has become extremely clear that a fair share …

Video Games Could Increase Health, Social Skills Video Games Could Increase Health, Social Skills

A new study has shown that playing video games could increase the health and social skills of children. The research is set to be published in the journal American Psychologist. The study was a review of research into the possible …

GameStop Reveals Its Black Friday Deals, Bundles GameStop Reveals Its Black Friday Deals, Bundles

Over the past few days, Sony and Nintendo have both unveiled their hands for Black Friday. From the looks of it, gamers looking to save on Sony and Nintendo hardware will be in for a treat, but what about those …

NCAA Suing EA Sports: End Of College Sports Games? NCAA Suing EA Sports: End Of College Sports Games?

The NCAA has had a long history with EA Sports, and the production of NCAA football video-games. However, recently reports have surfaced saying that the NCAA is suing EA Sports for a number of issues that have arisen during the …

Did the Kinect Just Un-Jump The Shark? Did the Kinect Just Un-Jump The Shark?

When people bring up Kinect it’s generally met with semi-disgust as it was just a gimmicky thing to try and compete with the Nintendo Wii, right? Well now it seems that Microsoft is taking cool factor of the Kinect up …

Xbox One and Playstation 4 Sold Out Xbox One and Playstation 4 Sold Out
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It’s almost Christmas time again and for gamers that means going to great lengths to get their hands on one of the new must-have, next-gen video game consoles. On Nov. 15, Sony will release the PS4 while Microsoft will release …

Assassin’s Creed IV Expected To Sell 8 Million Assassin’s Creed IV Expected To Sell 8 Million
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Fortune video game writer John Gaudiosi reported today that the latest Assassin’s Creed franchise entry, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, is expected to sell 8 million copies. The number comes from video game analyst for Wedbush Securities Michael Pachter, who …

Video Game Sales to Hit $111 Billion in 2015 Video Game Sales to Hit $111 Billion in 2015

For years now, sales of video game consoles and games have been declining due to a stagnating console generation filled with sequels. Though some market watchers have predicted that the coming console generation will not rise to the levels of …

Games Industry Could Be Headed Towards A Crash Games Industry Could Be Headed Towards A Crash
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Many gamers today don’t know it, but the games industry almost died in 1983 thanks to a variety of issues, including market saturation. Nintendo pretty much single-handedly saved the industry a year later with the launch of the NES in …

Console Digital Revenue Set to Overtake PC This Year Console Digital Revenue Set to Overtake PC This Year

With the coming next-generation video game consoles from Microsoft and Sony, both companies are looking toward a future where much of the industry’s sales come via online stores. Though Microsoft’s scheme to lock down the Xbox One with DRM and …

NBA 2K14 Is Even Better Than Last Year NBA 2K14 Is Even Better Than Last Year
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NBA 2K14 was released just in time for the start of the NBA season. The latest version of the popular series hit stores today to the delight of many eager fans. At the moment, 2K14 is only available for the …

Man Violently Re-Enacts Grand Theft Auto Man Violently Re-Enacts Grand Theft Auto

This writer is pretty firm in the belief that video games and their sensationalized violence do not incite children and teenagers to murder, slaughter, and kill. Other media, such as movies, television, books, and even the evening news incorporate sensationalized …

Car Thief Says He Was Just GTA'in IRL Car Thief Says He Was Just GTA'in IRL

I’m sure you think that the reason some talking facelifts on CNN continues to blame much of our nation’s violent steak on video games is that they are idiots. I bet you think that every time someone proceeds to word …

Grand Theft Auto Five Sales Exceed $1 Billion Grand Theft Auto Five Sales Exceed $1 Billion
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The Grand Theft Auto games by Rockstar have always been popular, and for anyone doubting how strong the gaming industry is, they need to look no further than Grand Theft Auto Five’s record-setting sales. The new Grand Theft Auto game …