Airport Freeway in Bedford is not a likely source of breakthroughs in consumer electronics and medical technology. But there, in a nondescript office building overlooking a Twin Peaks and Super 8 motel, is the world headquarters of iLife Technologies and Solutions. So far, the company has solved sle ... More >>
Rock Band is over. Well--kind of over. It's been "over" in the people-who-wouldn't-otherwise-touch-a-Playstation-caring-about-it sense since a few months after Beatles Rock Band came out, but now it's "over" inasmuch as after April 2, when "American Pie" will be released (nice timing), developer Har ... More >>
As YouTube becomes increasingly wealthy, its stars and the networks that contract with them battle for money and creative control.
Hard to believe it's been almost two years since we posted that item about the two local companies to rise from the ashes of Ensemble Studios -- Robot Entertainment and Bonfire Studios, each consisting of ex-Microsofties scattered to the virtual winds after Ensemble's September '08 demise. Robot' ... More >>
SpyHunter007Back in 1982, Ben Gold was the greatest Stargate player of all time, setting the world record in Richardson.Thanks to this brief heads-up on the NBC5 Web site, I just spent the last little while researching Ben Gold, the local man set to be inducted into the brand-spankin'-new Interna ... More >>
First off: Happy birthday, Kirk Cameron. Hope you got something nice for your birthday -- maybe a copy of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species? Or, perhaps, a video game based on a movie in which you appeared. How about ... let's see ... Left Behind: Tribulation Forces. I know where you can ... More >>
Patrick Michels About a forward: Dirk Nowitzki, kinda channeling Kurt Cobain Dirk Nowitzki faced a difficult choice last night, a dilemma many of us have grappled with before: what song to play on Guitar Hero. Course, since he's Dirk Nowitzki, he made his decision flanked by three Mavs Dancers and ... More >>
The snarky Comic returns to Big D
This LEGO has proved a rather remarkable educational tool in at least one household I know of. Something to keep an ear out for today: In a couple of hours, National Public Radio will post to its Web site the audio for a story titled "Using Video Games to Get Kids Excited About Science." Among the f ... More >>
Grapevine-based GameStop, branded damned near recession-proof only last month, gets a lengthy looking-over from Fortune this week in a piece not online. And while the joint's making money thumb over fist -- it's expected to move one out of every five copies of Grand Theft Auto IV sold in the U.S. an ... More >>
The Tipp goes Wii...bowling
It's always dead at The Club
Indy Legends brings Brickyard history to life.
How yesterday's games spawned today's best-sellers.
It's never been easier to start your own (fake) band.
The Revolution will be televised — and plenty addictive too.
Jackass presents the world's biggest waste of time
The Wii's latest pool game is a cue stick in the mud
Lair's fire-breathing dragon is just a big turkey
Shadowrun is fresh and exciting--and on its way to being obsolete
Marble Mania rolls out a winner for the Wii
Cooking Mama for the Wii looks good enough to eat
Wing Island might make you cry fowl
Wow, so this is cool. I just got my copy of Halo Effect: An Unauthorized Look at the Most Successful Video Game of All Time, an anthology published by Dallas-based BenBella Books. Editor Glenn Yeffeth has pulled together 13 essays on the video game Halo. Yeffeth calls it the "first-person shooter th ... More >>
It's just the only standout in an otherwise shameful launch
Final Fantasy XII: Role-playing on autopilot.
Just Cause features acres and acres of . . . foliage.
Just looking at a screenshot of Luxor makes us want to play it. If games like Grand Theft Auto are the gansta rap of videogame genres and Quake the death metal, then Luxor would fit, ahem, squarely in the niche for adult contemporary music--polite, nonviolent, familiar and comforting. Sorta like th ... More >>
Like the real thing, Table Tennis shouldn't be played alone
Dwyane Wade looks really neat in NBA Live 06. Too bad even the videogame version's gonna get spanked. Screw Vegas. Put your money on the $7-plus billion per annum videogame industry. EA Sports, publishers of NBA LIVE 06, ran a videogame simulation of the NBA Finals and concluded that Dallas would gr ... More >>
Nerd alert: I'm a huge Guitar Hero fan. To the uninitiated, it's a video game similar to Dance Dance Revolution, in that you hit buttons to correspond to the beat of a song...but instead of hopping on a dance pad to play, you flick a full-sized guitar-shaped controller to copy the guitar riffs in cl ... More >>
Indie rock teams up with a baseball videogame. Really.
A Resident Evil remake captures all the creepy fun of the original.
Dead or Alive 4 finally gets hardcore.
Nintendogs' charm will win over the most jaded of gamers.
Old Ataris playing music? Singing with a dot-matrix printer? For this duo, it's all perfectly natural.
Want to design video games? SMU's Guildhall can show you how, if you're willing to work like a dog.
It's man vs. machinima when video games become, ahem, movies
For an up-and-coming Dallas multimedia company with a hot lawyer game, life imitates CD-ROM