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Experience the future of reality simulations at Disrupt SF 2017 with Unity and Improbable

Video games have never been just games, but as developers grow their ambitions, thanks to evolving, powerful game development tools, the line between real life and simulation has been growing much mur

OpenAI’s Universe is the fun parent every artificial intelligence deserves

Every parent’s worst nightmare is a student spending more time playing video games and surfing the web than studying for school. But the team over at OpenAI believes that a “fun parent&#8

Forge locks down $4.5M Series A to help gamers capture awesomeness

Sometimes entrepreneurship is about starting battles and other times it's about finishing them. Jared Kim has been on a mission to cut the frustration out of sharing gameplay with friends since he was

Xbox Live now supports cross-platform multiplayer with PS4

At this point, there's very little difference between the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/topic/product/xbox-one/">Xbox One</a> and the PlayStation 4. But there was one key differentiating p

The History Of Gaming: An Evolving Community

Since its commercial birth in the 1950s as a technological oddity at a science fair, gaming has blossomed into one of the most profitable entertainment industries in the world. The mobile technology b

The Mobile Gaming Business Model For Freedom And Fantasy

Mobile gaming has by far made the greatest impact on -- and effected the most change overall in -- the gaming industry. From a dollars and cents perspective, mobile gaming revenue is projected to surp

Shenmue 3 Raises More Than $1M On Kickstarter In Less Than Three Hours

Fans let out a collective squeal of joy when Shenmue 3 was announced at Sony’s E3 conference and then rushed to pledge their support on Kickstarter. In just three hours, the campaign has raised more

Watch Dogs Launch Day Uplay Disaster Is A Reminder That PC Game Sales Are Broken

Today I made a mistake: I bought a PC game. I’ve been good – I haven’t bought one in a while, since Just Cause 2 probably. But I was looking at graphics comparisons of Watch Dogs on Xbox

Bizarre trailer for Japanese erotic video game features Obama

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/boyfriend_president-620x371.png" /> The market for video and computer games featuring erotic content, the so-called <a href="http://en.w

Alice and Kev, the homeless Sims

In what may be one of the most heart-breaking Sims-related experiments in a long time, Robin Burkinshaw created two Sims, Kev and his daughter Alice. They live in a house that looks like a park and li

Batman: Arkham Asylum Collector's Edition detailed, again

About three weeks ago, Gamestop detailed the contents of the Collector’s Edition Batman: Arkham Asylum, but it was quickly pulled down and the mention of a Batarang was forever seared into my memory

Hands-on: Sega's new RAMBO Arcade game (It's so bad, it's awesome)

My favorite game center in Tokyo got the new Sega arcade game “Rambo” (obviously based on the movies of the same name) in this week. It runs on Sega’s Lindbergh system board. And the

The Futurist: How The PS3 Could Sink Blu-ray, And Blu-ray Could Sink the PS3

If Sony is to be believed, the verdict is already in: HD-DVD is a non-starter, and their cross-Japanese Toshibian rivals are toast. They may very well be right: Blu-ray is certainly outperforming HD-D