ARTICLES RELATING TO GAMES

Adult video games encourage risky behaviour in kids

2014-08-08 14:36

A study suggests that teenagers who play risk-glorifying games created for mature players may develop values consistent with their deviant game characters.

Mentally stimulating games keep ageing minds sharp

2014-07-15 13:26

Researchers found that people who regularly played games like puzzles, crosswords, cards and checkers performed better on thinking tests than their peers.

Nissan reveals radical Gran Turismo concept

2014-06-17 10:15

Nissan will unwrap its new concept 2020 Vision concept for players to drive in Gran Turismo fans July 2014. Could this be what future high-performance Nissans will look like?

NY man's 10 607 video games secure Guinness title

2013-12-24 14:32

A New York man is the newly crowned world record holder for having the largest collection of video games.

Game on for SA's mobile gaming

2013-09-20 18:03

The outlook for South Africa’s entertainment and media industry looks positive with fast growth expected for the video games segment - driven largely by mobile gaming.

More clinics to treat internet addicts

2013-09-05 14:45

The latest clinic treating the growing number of Americans addicted to the internet will open next week in Bradford, Pennsylvania.

Up the hill and down again

2013-07-01 12:04

Up the hill and down again

Angry Birds film coming in 2016

2013-05-16 20:57

Sony has won the global distribution rights to an animated film based on the hit game Angry Birds, establishing an animation studio to rival Walt Disney.

Star Wars studio lays off games staff

2013-04-04 08:43

Star Wars studio Lucasfilm is laying off all but a few staff at its video games division LucasArts, and cancelling two projects it was working on, the company has said.

Australia police chief slams video games

2012-08-06 14:36

One of Australia's top police officers has criticised violent video games that glorify rape and murder, after a spate of high-profile knifings by young people.

Sony PS Vita launches in Japan

2011-12-17 12:36

Technology giant Sony has held the world launch of its next-generation PlayStation Vita handheld console in Japan, as the company aims to take a bite out of the growing smartphone games market.

Zynga builds social network

2011-10-12 16:31

Zynga is building a game-themed social network in a move that promises to reduce its dependence on Facebook as it prepares for a billion-dollar debut in the stock market.

Sony probes PlayStation outage

2011-04-23 07:51

Sony Corporation is investigating the outage of its PlayStation Network, a system that links gamers in live play worldwide.

Axl Rose sues Guitar Hero III

2010-11-24 14:45

Axl Rose is suing a computer games company Activision for $20m for including ex-band mate Slash in Guitar Hero III.

New Call of Duty in 3D

2010-10-06 11:33

Activision Blizzard Inc has announced that the latest entry in its successful first-person-shooter Call of Duty will be in 3D.

Locnville on Singstar

2010-09-27 11:48

Cape Town band Locnville are to feature on Sony's new edition of popular video game Singstar.

Which handheld games console?

2010-09-08 13:25

Handheld games are a great way to keep the kids entertained on those long car rides or rainy days. We review the console options.

Nintendo DS Lite

2010-09-08 13:01

Connect to other players where ever you are.

New iPod Touch

2010-09-08 13:01

The world’s most popular portable game player.

Videogames meet film noir

2010-02-22 11:25

Critics have said many Hollywood movies look like videogames but Heavy Rain, an interactive adventure game, plays like a classic film noir thriller.

Sony to launch cheaper PS3

2009-08-19 08:03

Sony Corp will soon launch a slimmer, cheaper version of its PlayStation 3 game console, hoping to win back market share from rivals Microsoft and Nintendo.

 

Tablet games may relax anxious kids before surgery

2014-08-07 14:34

Playing tablet-based games before undergoing surgery has shown to relax some children more effectively than a sedative.

Countdown for Nissan's Vision concept

2014-06-26 12:36

Nissan will remove the covers off its Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed. A glimpse, perhaps, of future performance Nissans?

Nissan reveals radical Gran Turismo concept

2014-06-17 15:00

Nissan will unwrap its new concept 2020 Vision concept for players to drive in Gran Turismo fans July 2014. Could this be what future high-performance Nissans will look like?

Flappy Zuma dodging showerheads

2014-04-29 14:14

South African mobile technology company Go Life has created an app based on the same premise as the uber popular bird games, only replacing it with Number One.

Let's play a love game

2013-10-25 12:39

Has your sex life become boring and predictable? There's nothing like some fun and games to help put the sizzle back.

More clinics to treat internet addicts

2013-09-06 09:36

The latest clinic treating the growing number of Americans addicted to the internet will open next week in Bradford, Pennsylvania.

Pirates Steakhouse and Pub (Hout Bay)

2013-08-02 13:50

Pirates Steakhouse is where you get more than just a meal in Hout Bay

Top 10 family board games

2013-06-24 15:50

In a world of Facebook and cellphone games, old favourites can still have a place in your home.

Game on for Star Wars and Disney

2013-05-07 19:08

Disney is not giving up on Star Wars video games after all, entering a multi-year deal with Electronic Arts to develop new Star Wars video games.

'BioShock Infinite': 5 ways it's different

2012-12-07 16:33

Fans clamouring for the video game "BioShock Infinite", the highly anticipated spiritual successor to the legendary "BioShock”, will have to wait a bit longer, but it should be worth the wait.

Gaming and the brain

2012-07-26 16:00

Here's what happens inside your head when you're playing games.

The Hoff wants his own video game

2011-10-13 13:20

David Hasselhoff wants to stay "hip and current with the kids" - so he's getting beat up in cheerleader outfits and chicken suits in an ad campaign for a video game.

Sega becomes latest hacking victim

2011-06-18 22:30

Video game developer Sega says it has been hacked, making it the latest in a string of games companies to be attacked.

Best games of the year announced

2010-12-12 23:02

The video game of the year is Red Dead Redemption but Mass effect 2, God of War IIIwere also big winners.

New Call of Duty in 3D

2010-10-06 11:33

Activision Blizzard Inc has announced that the latest entry in its successful first-person-shooter Call of Duty will be in 3D.

Fink Conversation Cards

2010-09-28 09:43

Draw a card to start a conversation. It works!

Locnville on Singstar

2010-09-27 11:48

Cape Town band Locnville are to feature on Sony's new edition of popular video game Singstar.

Sony PSP 3000 (PlayStation®Portable)

2010-09-08 13:01

It's all about the colours.

CASDON Electronic Backseat Driver

2010-09-08 13:01

A fun option for the youngest in the back seat.

'Assassin's Creed' book is out

2010-02-24 09:14

Ubisoft is merging the worlds of video games and literature with the US debut of a book based on its blockbuster Assassin's Creed franchise.

Are we there yet?

2009-12-15 14:10

Holidays are here and Tracy has ideas to help you survive the hell-drive with kids.

TV could make your kids fat

2008-12-03 10:14

Media minded kids are more likely to get fat, smoke or become sexually active earlier.

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