Technology :: Video Games

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'Advanced Warfare' Jumps Past Predecessors

By Derrik J. Lang | Aug 12
As players snipe opponents and meet goals in multiplayer match-ups, they could end up with three different pieces of loot each round. While virtual booty is hardly an original idea in gaming, co-founders expect their new swag system to make a big impact.

'GayStation' Sells for More Than 10 Times PS4 Price

By Jason St. Amand | Aug 5
Attention gaymers: The "GayStation" was sold for more than $4,000.

Scrabblers Rejoice: 5,000 New Words are on the Way

By Leanne Italie | Aug 5
To Scrabble fanatics, big gifts sometimes come in small packages. The word "te" as a variant of "ti," the seventh tone on the musical scale, is a hardworking little gem among 5,000 words added to "The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary."

PS4 'Gaystation' to Be Auctioned to Benefit LGBT Refugees

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 29
Gaymers rejoice: there is now a new rainbow colored Playstation 4 called the "Gaystation."

"Coming Out Simulator 2014? Smart, Heartfelt Game

By Rhuaridh Marr | Jul 19
Coming out is tough. Enter, then, "Coming Out Simulator 2014," which not only takes you back to that first time but hands you the keys to someone else's coming out tale.

Lohan Sues Over ’Grand Theft Auto V’ Game

Jul 2
Lindsay Lohan is suing the makers of the "Grand Theft Auto" video games. The actress says the latest installment used her image and created a character based on her without her permission.

’Final Fantasy’ Video Game Update Allows Same-Sex Marriages

By Jason St. Amand | Jun 17
An upcoming update for the popular PlayStation and PC game, "Final Fantasy XIV," will allow players to enter into same-sex marriages after the game’s officials initially decided to exclude gay marriage.

Home Invasion Watched Through Online Game

Jun 11
A video feed of a woman playing an online game resulted in authorities learning of a home invasion taking place in the woman’s apartment, police said.

Sony in China Joint Venture to Sell PlayStations

May 27
Sony is joining forces with a state-owned Chinese company to make and sell PlayStations and games in China after the country dropped a longstanding ban on video game consoles.

Nintendo Apologizes for Lack of Virtual Equality

By Derrik J. Lang | May 10
Nintendo is apologizing and pledging to be more inclusive after being criticized for not recognizing same-sex relationships in English editions of a life-simulator video game. But the publisher said it was too late to change the game.

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