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Review: Nintendo Switch is Impressive, but Needs More Games

Review: Nintendo Switch is Impressive, but Needs More Games

By Lou Kesten | Mar 1
When you're deep in a video game, the last thing you want to do is leave home. If only you could take the game with you for your commute to work or your bus ride to school, or to liven up your lunch hour.

Appealing to Millennials, Las Vegas Gets E-Sports Arena

Appealing to Millennials, Las Vegas Gets E-Sports Arena

By Regina Garcia Cano | Feb 28
The arena has all the features that a professional sports venue needs: Stands, warm-up areas for teams, massive screens for spectators and a broadcast platform for commentators... and dozens of video game consoles.

Milwaukee to 'Pokemon' Monsters: Get a Permit to Enter Parks

Milwaukee to 'Pokemon' Monsters: Get a Permit to Enter Parks

By Ivan Moreno | Feb 20
"Pokemon Go" monsters can roam virtually wherever they please, but they'll need a permit to get into Milwaukee County parks.

Nintendo: Nintendo Switch Game Console to Launch in March

Nintendo: Nintendo Switch Game Console to Launch in March

By Yuri Kageyama | Jan 15
The Nintendo Switch video game console will sell for 29,980 yen (about $260) in Japan, starting March 3, the same date as its global rollout in the U.S. and Europe.

No Smooching Allowed: Russia Blocks Video Game Comic Featuring Same-Sex Kiss

No Smooching Allowed: Russia Blocks Video Game Comic Featuring Same-Sex Kiss

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jan 7
Overwatch blew up the internet last month when their holiday-themed online comic "Overwatch: Reflections" featured a same-sex kiss. However, some users pointed out the comic is unreadable on the site's Russian version.

7-Year-Old Ohio Girl Finds Porn Inside Her Video Game Xmas Present

7-Year-Old Ohio Girl Finds Porn Inside Her Video Game Xmas Present

Jan 5
Children know if they are naughty throughout the year, Santa won't be kind to them on Christmas Day. But the big red man's definition of naughty apparently changed for one 7-year-old Ohio girl.

CONFIRMED: Overwatch's Tracer is a Lesbian

CONFIRMED: Overwatch's Tracer is a Lesbian

By Brittany Ferrendi | Dec 24
Many thought the androgynous muscled pink-haired character Zarya would be Overwatch's hinted-at LGBT character, but the truth comes as much more of a surprise to gamers.

After Online Threats, Gaming Engineer Plans Run for Congress

After Online Threats, Gaming Engineer Plans Run for Congress

By Steve LeBlanc | Dec 24
In the gaming world, Brianna Wu has earned a reputation battling the online harassment campaign known as Gamergate. Now she's setting her sights on another male-dominated institution: Congress.

Gamers Convention to Stay in Indianapolis Despite LGBT Rights Flack

Gamers Convention to Stay in Indianapolis Despite LGBT Rights Flack

By Brian Slodysko | Dec 7
A massive video game convention that once threatened to leave Indianapolis during an intense public debate over LGBT rights announced Tuesday that it has signed a contract that will keep the event in the city through 2021.

6 Affordable Virtual Reality Experiences

6 Affordable Virtual Reality Experiences

Nov 19
If you are curious about this highly buzzed high-tech form of entertainment but don't feel like plunking down $1,000 or more on sophisticated hardware, just visit one of a slew of amusement-park-type rides popping up around the world.

Review: 'Imaginators' Lets Kids Build Their Own Skylanders

By Lou Kesten | Oct 22
If classic Skylanders like the pirate octopus Wash Buckler and the reptilian Rattle Shake give you nightmares, wait 'til you see what the kids come up with.

Facebook's Oculus to Start Selling Hand Controllers

By Brandon Bailey | Oct 10
Facebook says it's working to make virtual reality more social as the industry gets more crowded.

Batman, 'Battlezone' and Brainteasers Lead Sony VR Lineup

By Lou Kesten | Oct 8
Sony's new virtual-reality system, PlayStation VR, is more focused on games than its competitors. The company says there will be 30 titles at launch and 50 by year's end --?? impressive for a new technology.

A Look at Video Game "Fight Nights"

A Look at Video Game "Fight Nights"

Sep 23
Gamers are paying a fee to enter tournaments and go head-to-head with other players. CNET senior editor Ashley Esqueda joins CBSN with more.

Schilling Agrees to Settlement in Failed Video Game Venture

By Michelle R. Smith | Sep 19
Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling and others agreed to a $2.5 million settlement to end their part of a lawsuit brought over Rhode Island's disastrous $75 million deal with 38 Studios, his failed video game company.

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