I know we're supposed to be all done talking about Flappy Bird, but I think it's justified to bring it up when it appears in a research paper about why games like Flappy Bird are so hard — and so fr
YouTube Gaming, the video network’s dedicated application for streaming and recorded game videos, and competitor to Amazon-owned Twitch, this morning announced an expansion into several more m
Pornhub, an internet web portal site for videos of people that are naked doing things, which I have never ever visited, ever, shared some interesting traffic. Speaking of things I don't do, a game cal
Google is doubling down on its investment in its Twitch competitor, YouTube Gaming, with today’s launch of a new feature in its Google Play Games app that will allow users to record and share t
OK, I’m old. You’re probably feeling old. Let’s get that out of the way. Done. The NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) turns 30 today, as it was officially launched in North American
Disney knows a it has a good thing going with its Infinity line of interactive toys, which is way it wasted little time integrating Star Wars into the franchise. The new Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition a
This week Darrell Etherington, Ed Zitron, and I spent most of the podcast talking about the Oculus Rift, with a slight detour into the world of consoles in the latter half.
After taking a break for the holidays and CES, the TC GameCast returns with an episode about getting your money's worth in gaming.
The gaming industry appears to be in strong shape, according to a recent survey of 2,000 North American developers. The study, conducted by the Game Developers Conference, states that 41 percent of
This week we've got a very special, very delayed episode of the TechCrunch GameCast. Darrell Etherington, Ed Zitron, and myself chatted about open-world games, noting the best of side quests, getting
Telltale Games has announced on its blog that it's working with Minecraft developer Mojang to create a series of games set in the world of the blocky hit franchise.
Last week, I got an early look at first-person zombie-survival game Dying Light, which arrives on PC and consoles in February. This wasn't your run-of-the-mill demo, however — Techland, the studio b
Last week on the TechCrunch GameCast, Darrell Etherington, Ed Zitron, and myself discussed storytelling in gaming, using recent releases as lenses to look at different approaches in vogue today.
Mobile video game recording service Kamcord has raised a $15 million Series B round of funding from GungHo, Tencent, Wargaming, and several other investors. This follows a $7.1 million Series A in May
MediaSpike, a startup that helps developers place products in broadly popular games for iOS and Android, thinks that virtual reality is going to have a broad audience across these different use cases.
The wonderful Charli XCX stopped by TechCrunch HQ this morning for a quick interview and a round of Just Dance 2015.
On our premiere episode of the TechCrunch GameCast, I was joined by PR guy (and former games journalist) Ed Zitron to talk about two of our favorite games that came out in November: World of Warcraft:
Launching today, Far Cry 4 is the latest in Ubisoft's franchise of first-person shooters set in exotic locales. It takes place in a big, beautiful open world roughly based the area around the Himalaya
Later this week, Nintendo launches Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, the fifth game in the wildly popular fighting game franchise that brings together all the company's biggest characters. We've had a chan
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