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  1. Google's new Stadia service will let you play video games without downloading  Chicago Tribune

    Google's approach with its upcoming streaming games *service*, called Stadia, closely mirrors that of Netflix and on-demand video.

  2. Google's new gaming service will let game makers use rival clouds, executive says  KFGO News

    By Paresh Dave SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A Google executive offered new details on Wednesday about the company's upcoming video game streaming...

  3. What If Instead of Taking the SAT You Got to Play a Video Game?  Bloomberg

    L.A.-based startup Imbellus plans to upset the SAT and ACT's monopoly with a test it says accurately gauges critical thinking.

  4. Officials consider Vermont as video game industry hub  Biloxi Sun Herald

    Officials, college students consider possibility of Vermont serving as a hub of the video gaming industry.

  5. DealBook Briefing: C.E.O.s Vote Republican With Their Wallets  The New York Times

    Nearly 58 percent of C.E.O.s gave over two thirds of their political donations to Republicans.

  6. Racing Against China, U.S. Reveals Details of $500 Million Supercomputer  The New York Times

    Lab officials predict it will be the first American machine to reach a milestone called “exascale” performance, surpassing a quintillion calculations per second.

  7. Salting Out the Genius - Daybreak's Jennifer Chan on Production in EverQuest  Shacknews

    Author's Note: In celebration of EverQuest's 20th anniversary, I'm preparing a Shacknews Long Read that looks back on the game's creation, evolution, and...

  8. Global VFX: State of the Industry 2019  VFX Voice

    By DEBRA KAUFMAN. Though the last five to 10 years have been disruptive in the visual effects universe, the industry is currently quite robust. Movies...

  9. What Instagram Shopping App Test Means For Shopify Stock, PayPal  Investor's Business Daily

    Instagram, the photo-sharing app of Facebook, is testing a shopping feature called Checkout. Shopify stock fell on the news.

  10. Need help winning at video games? This Philly start-up sells strategy  Philly.com

    The University City start-up has created a platform to simplify the development and sale of gaming tools. It also wants to teach aspiring engineers coding through...

  11. Seattle's Multibillion Dollar Gaming Industry - News  TheStranger.com

    How did the Pacific Northwest become the center of video-game creation in the first place?

  12. Is a gaming industry in viable in Vermont? The community weighs in.  BurlingtonFreePress.com

    A game design industry in Burlington is growing legs, but each cohort of designers at Champlain College leave Vermont for top-paying industry jobs.

  13. Ready Camper One  Richmond magazine

    Summer camps meet the demand for video game creation and programming classes.

  14. How eSports became a big business for Razer  CNN

    When Min-Liang Tan started a business 13 years ago to make gear for playing video games, he faced a lot of doubters.

  15. Crypto country: Ex-Soviet state Belarus uses bitcoin bubble to boost its tech sector  ZDNet

    Europe's last dictatorship wants to promote itself as a forward-thinking technology-powered nation.

  16. Google Streaming Game Platform Expected At Conference Next Week  Investor's Business Daily

    Alphabet-unit (GOOGL) Google will roll out a cloud-based, video game-streaming *service* next week, reports say. The platform is expected to be announced at...

  17. US reveals $500m supercomputer in high-tech race  The Business Times

    In its race against rival China, the US has confirmed that it has built a machine which performs seven times the speed rating of the most powerful system built to...

  18. With streaming move, Google eyes future of gaming  ABS-CBN News

    Google is looking to transform internet-age game play, with an expected launch of a streaming *service* which uses the tech giant's power in the internet cloud.

  19. Adaptive Video Game Controllers Open Worlds for Gamers With Disabilities  The New York Times

    An industrious community has for years devised workarounds to play video games. Microsoft's new adaptive controller may allow even more people to play with...

  20. A Harvard Dropout’s Plan to Fix College Admissions With Video Games  BloombergQuint

    In statistical terms, this is the golden age of American higher education. More than 1 in 3 Americans has at least a bachelor's degree, the most ever.

  21. HoloLens 2 gives Microsoft the edge in next generation of computing  Microsoft

    How businesses are using interactive holograms and perception tools of the new HoloLens 2, Dynamics 365 Guides, and Azure Kinect.

  22. Beto O'Rourke's secret membership in America's oldest hacking group  CNBC

    U.S. presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke acknowledged he belonged to the Cult of the Dead Cow as a teenager.

  23. Are ROMs Legal In Australia?  Kotaku Australia

    There is a swathe of video game ROMs and emulators floating around on the internet that can be readily downloaded. There are also people who convert their...

  24. Beto O’Rourke’s secret membership in a legendary hacking group  The Mercury News

    By Joseph Menn | Reuters. (This article is adapted from a forthcoming book by Reuters reporter Joseph Menn: “Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking...

  25. The rise and fall of the company behind 'Reader Rabbit' and all your favorite educational games  The Outline

    Inside the collapse of a once-robust industry, and the 'Shark Tank' star who abetted the process.

  26. 2019 Video Game Software: Global Market Trends, Drivers, Opportunities and Challenges - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Associated Press

    This *content* is a press release from our partner Business Wire. The AP newsroom and editorial departments were not involved in its creation.

  27. Video game revenue tops $43 billion in 2018, an 18% jump from 2017  TechCrunch

    Video game revenue in 2018 reached a new peak of $43.8 billion, up 18 percent from the previous years, surpassing the projected total global box office for the...

  28. How to Find the Video Games of Your Youth  The New York Times

    The classics can take you back in time — and are probably easier to recapture than you think.

  29. You've Never Heard of This 27-Year-Old Company--but It Created the Biggest Video Game of 2018  Inc.

    Could a video game inspire the next generation of entertainment companies?

  30. Creating video games could be your next job. Villa Maria College will provide the degree.  WKBW-TV

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Video games have been around for 40-years and are as popular as ever. With the new developments in technology, Chris Langford,...

  31. Why Did Microsoft Enter The Video Game Space?  Forbes

    Why is Microsoft in the video game space? This question was originally answered on Quora by John Byrd.

  32. The 33 hottest video games you shouldn't miss in 2019  Business Insider

    The new year is upon us, and with it comes the next wave of major video games.

  33. Google's ambitious new project could fundamentally change the way we play video games  Business Insider

    Google this week unveiled "Project Stream," a new *service* that lets you stream video games to your Google Chrome web browser. Project Stream, like Nvidia's...

  34. One cheap software is making indie video games weirder  Quartz

    Unity, a free tool for making video games, is helping all sorts of people make beautiful, experimental games.

  35. 5 Exciting Innovations in Gaming That Entrepreneurs Absolutely Should Know About  Entrepreneur

    The gaming industry has come a long way since its inception in the 1940s, and it's important that entrepreneurs and developers in that field make themselves...

  36. Why Microsoft is well-poised to be the Netflix of gaming  Fast Company

    Traditional consoles won't go anywhere without big investments in streaming. One company is well-positioned to make it happen.

  37. The three things that video games do to your brain  Quartz

    Given the immense power that games have to alter our consciousness, it's natural to wonder what long-term effects they might have on our brains.

  38. Doom, the game that kicked off a video game revolution, turns 25 today  Quartz

    This story was adapted from an Obsession email sent February 12, 2018. Subscribe here and receive a daily deep dive into the overlooked crannies of the...

  39. Americans spent a record $36 billion on video games last year, and demographics show that number is expected to go up in 2018  INSIDER

    This week, thousands of video and computer game enthusiasts are going to the Electronic Entertainment Expo to see what's new in gaming — an industry that...

  40. 5 Trends Explain the Growth of the Video-Game Industry  The Motley Fool

    Video games are extending their reach to every corner of the globe.

  41. Amazon reportedly developing a subscription video game streaming service  Washington Post

    Amazon is planning to use its massive cloud computing *service* to jump into the streaming market for video game play, according to a new report from the...

  42. New technology could upend the video-game market  Yahoo Finance

    Cloud gaming could revolutionize the way you pay for and play video games.

  43. Global Video Games Markets, 2016-2018 & 2024: Serious' Gamers - The Only Saving Grace for Boxed & Digital Download Console Gaming Software  PRNewswire

    DUBLIN, Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Video Games - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's...

  44. The 7 Best Video Game Stocks to Power Up Your Portfolio!  Investorplace.com

    While competitive pressures have pushed video game stocks down, fundamental strengths imply a resurgence in the sector.

  45. Will the gaming industry clutch up in 2019?  TechCrunch

    2019 promises to be a great year in games. Innovation and competition will elevate the industry's offerings and drive more inclusivity among a broader range of...

  46. Stocks How The Cloud May Boost Video Game Stocks  Investopedia

    Leading video gaming stocks have had a spectacular 5-year run, but cloud computing may propel them to even greater heights.

  47. How to Play Games on an Old, Low-End PC  PCMag

    Are you a gamer but have a low-spec PC on your hands? There are ways to tweak settings so that you can actually play modern games on your old, crappy...

  48. Video game industry is booming with continued revenue  CNBC

    The video game industry is growing with new products and technology and could be worth nearly $138 billion by the end of the year.

  49. 7 Video Game Stocks on Steep Discount  Investorplace.com

    [Editor's note: This story was originally published in November 2018. It has since been updated and republished to coincide with today's rout in video game...

  50. Global Animation, VFX & Games Markets, 2018-2020: Total Value of Global Animation Industry is Projected to Reach US$ 270 Billion  PRNewswire

    DUBLIN, Jan 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Animation, VFX & Games Industry: Strategies, Trends & Opportunities, 2019" report has been added to...

  51. Pennsylvania might slap a 10% tax on violent video games, but the industry says the proposed law is fundamentally flawed  Business Insider

    A proposed bill would introduce a 10% tax on Mature and Adult Only video games, but some argue it could infringe on the first amendment.

  52. Who will be the first Netflix for video games?  Engadget

    Now, it's video games' turn. The idea of a "Netflix for games" *service* has been floating around since long before video-streaming became a thing, but it hasn't...

  53. Could a tax on video games help prevent school shootings? One Pa. lawmaker hopes so.  Philly.com

    Seeking funding for school safety measures to prevent shootings, a Pennsylvania state lawmaker is proposing a 10 percent sales tax on violent video games.

  54. 'Fortnite' launched battle royale a year ago today — here's how the company behind the billion-dollar game was founded by a college kid  CNBC

    "Fortnite" debuted its popular battle royale mode on September 26, 2017. The game is on pace to bring in over $2 billion this year for Epic Games, which CEO...

  55. Games group Improbable falls out with largest partner platform  Financial Times

    UK software company's SpatialOS blocked by Unity following change in terms of *service*.

  56. How to Buy Video Games for Cheap  PCMag.com

    Gaming is expensive, but here's how to get the best video game deals on Steam, through streaming ser.

  57. TIGA Announces Winners of the TIGA Games Industry Awards 2018  PR Newswire

    LONDON, November 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- TIGA, the network for games developers and digital publishers and the trade association representing the video...

  58. Kids in China are trying every trick in the book to beat the facial recognition software that puts a mandatory time limit on popular video games  Business Insider

    Chinese video game publisher Tencent recently implemented facial recognition software to verify the ages of the people playing its games in China.

  59. New video gaming center opens in West Chester  Daily Local News

    WEST CHESTER—The U.S. video game industry generated more than $30 billion in revenue last year, according to the Entertainment Software Association,...

  60. Myst, one of the most influential games ever, turns 25  Fast Company

    In 1993, the atmospheric CD-ROM game became a beloved megahit–but not everybody was happy with its influence on the game industry.

  61. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella just laid out the company's vision for its 'Netflix for games'  Business Insider

    Microsoft is building a *service* that intends to be the "Netflix for games." The goal of the *service*, named " Project xCloud," is to stream high-end video games to...

  62. Collaborative video games could increase office productivity: Team video gaming increased effectiveness of newly-formed teams by 20 percent  Science Daily

    Move over trust falls and ropes courses, turns out playing video games with coworkers is the real path to better performance at the office. A new study by...

  63. The next big risk to your privacy: Your child’s video-game habit  MarketWatch

    Hackers are increasingly targeting video games, new report finds.

  64. 5G could change the video game industry forever  CNBC

    A look at the potential impact of 5G on the future of video games.

  65. The Business Of Video Games: A Multi Billion Dollar Industry [Infographic]  Forbes Now

    Video games are a multi-billion dollar industry in the United States. There are thousands of companies developing and publishing games in all 50 states. As the...

  66. After a hit with 23 million downloads, Syracuse game studio shoots for next level  syracuse.com

    Lake Effect Applications tries again with new mobile game.

  67. Happy 60th birthday, video games. Thank William Higinbotham for your misspent evenings  The Register

    The forerunner of today's video games celebrated its 60th birthday last week as the anniversary of William Higinbotham's Tennis for Two rolled around.

  68. Gear Envy: My Collection of 500+ Pieces of Computer and Gaming Hardware  PCMag

    With the help of supportive family, I have amassed nearly 300 computers, 150 game consoles, and tons.

  69. Video Game Software Global Market Report 2018  PR Newswire

    NEW YORK, May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Executive Summary Video Game Software includes companies that are involved in design, documentation,...

  70. 12 Best Free Screen Recorder Software for Recording and Streaming in 2019  G2 Crowd

    Whether you're trying to start a streaming channel or run webinars and other online courses, free screen recording software can help you get started quickly.

  71. Activision Video Games Set To Storm Prime Time TV  Forbes Now

    Gaming is a lot bigger than you think. No, I'm not talking about slot machines and blackjack. Video gaming. And thanks to a partnership between Activision...

  72. The Computers That Changed the World | Innovation  Smithsonian.com

    A Seattle museum keeps its vintage computers in working order, so that visitors can experience the evolution of the machine.

  73. Microsoft Is Becoming A Netflix Of Video Games, And That's Good News  Seeking Alpha

    The video games industry is rapidly shifting toward the game-as-a-*service* business model, as development costs are growing. Although Microsoft has lost the...

  74. Island game developer's archive now in museum  Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

    We are capturing and archiving an intersection of personal and professional history.”

  75. Asian Animation, VFX & Games Markets Trends & Opportunities, 2019 - Asian Animation Industries are Growing at the Rate of 23% YoY  PRNewswire

    DUBLIN, Jan. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The " Asian Animation, VFX & Games Industry: Strategies, Trends & Opportunities, 2019" report has been added to...

  76. Hands On With Google's Project Stream Game Streaming  PCMag

    How good is Google's new game-streaming *service*? Imagine not owning a gaming PC or a video game console. All you have is a 6-year-old laptop running a...

  77. Video game soundtracks introduced a generation to electronic music  Quartzy

    As with the best film scores, the best video-game soundtracks can be easy to overlook until you hear them again. But whether it's a melody from the Final...

  78. Are Software Businesses Missing Out on UK R&D Tax Credits?  Computer Business Review

    Your businesses could, if it's involved in software development, be benefitting significantly from the government's long-established incentives for research and...

  79. Nvidia, Sony, and Others Promise a New Era of Cloud Gaming. Here's What Their Services Are Like  Fortune

    Fortune tested a few cloud gaming services from Nvidia, Sony, and others to learn if video game streaming has progressed.

  80. Amazon's Rumored Streaming Video Game Service Holds Potential, but Faces Hurdles  The Motley Fool

    It will take more than the massive cloud computing muscle of AWS to grab a significant share of the fast-growing video game market.

  81. Video-game technology improving accessibility for the blind  Quartz

    Visuals are a core part of video-game design. They can enhance gameplay and make a narrative more immersive—or, done poorly, ruin an experience...

  82. Why Epic’s new PC game store is the Steam competitor the industry needed  The Verge

    Epic Games' new digital game marketplace has raised a lot of eyebrows in the industry. With its favorable 88 / 12 percent revenue split, many in the industry are...

  83. “Netflix of gaming”? Microsoft might finally crack the code  Fast Company

    Many companies have tried to offer a Netflix-style instant streaming *service* for video games, but they all share the same problem: There's a noticeable delay...

  84. The Best Cloud Gaming Services for Streaming Video Games  How-To Geek

    Around 2015, a few companies started to pop up that offer “cloud gaming,” a *service* promising to turn your cheap laptop into a high powered gaming rig through...

  85. Best of 2018: Video games save lives  Today's Motor Vehicles

    Hardware and software technologies developed to destroy animated aliens in computer games are protecting drivers and speeding automotive development.

  86. Microsoft holiday ad captures joy of video games and inclusion as boy uses Xbox Adaptive Controller  GeekWire

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v70Fu2WU8-w When Microsoft created the Xbox Adaptive Controller, it set out to bring all the joy of video games to those...

  87. The Epic Games Store is the best thing that could happen to Steam  Engadget

    This is a fundamental shift for the PC gaming ecosystem, which, for more than a decade, has been dominated by Steam, Valve's digital distribution hub.

  88. Nvidia aims to woo business analysts with new software  Reuters

    Graphics chipmaker Nvidia Corp is trying to grab a bigger slice of the business computing market from dominant rival Intel Corp with a new set of software tools...

  89. Artificial Intelligence: The Clever Ways Video Games Are Used To Train AIs  Forbes Now

    Video games are an incredibly powerful training ground for AI algorithms. They are flexible and customizable while providing a safe place for training and...

  90. How Google's DeepMind will train its AI inside Unity's video game worlds  Fast Company

    Unity's AI boss Danny Lange explains how the Google sibling will use reinforcement learning and virtual worlds to “evolve” smarter algorithms.

  91. This $47 wearable device tracks your head movements to help you move in video games  Business Insider

    Tilted, a wearable device that mounts on a headset, tracks your head movements and translates them to in-game actions. It's intended to make gaming easier...

  92. How BioWare’s ‘Baldur’s Gate’ Saved the Computer RPG  The Ringer

    The genre-stretching game broke new narrative, technical, and gameplay ground and established the identity of one of the past two decades' most storied video...

  93. Galactic Dungeon Studios: Galactic dreams  Spokane Journal of Business

    Galactic Dungeon Studios LLC's 750-square-foot tiered space at 7 S. Stevens downtown would indeed have a dungeon vibe, if it weren't for the large windows,...

  94. After battling Microsoft in video games for years, Valve’s Steam is on a collision course with Apple  GeekWire

    COMMENTARY: If you play games on your PC at all, you likely have a somewhat complex relationship with the Bellevue-based Valve Software's online...

  95. A Bot Backed by Elon Musk Has Made an AI Breakthrough in Video Game World  Bloomberg

    Artificial-intelligence research group OpenAI said it created software capable of beating teams of five skilled human players in the video game Dota 2,...

  96. Nearly 70% of Americans Play Video Games, Mostly on Smartphones (Study)  Variety

    About 67% of Americans, or roughly 211 million people, play video games on at least one type of device, with more than half of those who game, playing on...

  97. Geek of the Week: Yi Yang’s love for video games taught him English, so he wrote a book about it  GeekWire

    Students in China who wish to study in the U.S. can often find the advanced vocabulary English tests to be the biggest hurdle. Yi Yang learned how to clear his...

  98. The Best Board Game Apps for 2019  PCMag.com

    Boards, counters, tokens, dice, and cards are great, but these top-notch game titles for Android and.

  99. Shell, Bluware Team up on Seismic With Video Game Tech  Journal of Petroleum Technology

    Trent Jacobs, JPT Digital Editor | 27 August 2018. Topics: Continued *service* of fields Data and information management Offshore Reservoir characterization...