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Australian electronics retailer Dick Smith sold for $20 million

The Australian electronics retailer, Dick Smith, was sold by its parent company, Woolworths, to private equity group, Anchorage Capital Partners, it was announced today. The ABC reports that...

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Scientists program AI to be more human than humans

Scientists at the University of Texas at Austin have created an artificial intelligence (AI) virtual gamer whose actions convinced a panel of judges that it was more human-like than half the humans...

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Razer Arcade Stick hands-on: a better joystick, even in beta

Gaming hardware maker Razer, known for its keyboard, mice, and headphones, is releasing its own arcade stick built with fighting game aficionados in mind. The Razer Arcade Stick, currently in a...

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'Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2' delivers faster kicks, all-too-familiar punch

There's an understandable sense of sameness when it comes to Tecmo Koei's musou series of action games (Dynasty Warriors, Warriors Orochi, et al.). To the outside observer, these are video games...

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3DS firmware update blocks flash carts

A firmware update released last week for Nintendo's handheld 3DS console has blocked flash carts on the system, according to a forum post on a device manufacturer's website. In a forum post from...

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'Halo 4' multiplayer lets you play as the Flood

Halo 4 offers a multiplayer mode in which you can play as the Flood, franchise director Frank O'Connor confirmed today. According to CVG, the aliens will only show up in a specific game type...

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Nintendo details the 23 games launching with Wii U on Nov. 18

Nintendo today confirmed that there will be 23 games hitting stores the day their new Wii U console goes on sale in North America. Among the titles hitting on Nov. 18 are Nintendo Land, New Super...

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Film Victoria launches new programs to support local games industry

Film Victoria – the government body that supports the film, television, and digital media sectors in the Australian state of Victoria – launched two new programs today to support local game...

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Students help design game for Department of Energy

A mobile game for the Department of Energy is on its way A group of students from around the U.S. are teaming up to create a mobile game for the U.S. Department of Energy that will encourage...

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Humble Indie Bundle 6 adds four bonus games

The Humble Indie Bundle 6, a compilation of games sold at a price of your choosing, has added four bonus games and their soundtracks to the mix. Purchasers who pay more than the average selling...