Weekly News

News by games

June 28,2017 17:00
games

11 Games a Nintendo 64 Classic Edition Would Need to Include

Just in time for this year's holiday season, Nintendo announced that the Super Nintendo Classic Edition, a follow-up to last year's NES Classic, will be available starting in September. It doesn't take Sherlock Holmes to realize that there's a trend starting to form here: First it was the NES, then the SNES... is the Nintendo 64 going to get the Classic Edition treatment next?...
June 27,2017 20:00
games

Prospect Roundup: Games of June 26

Royals prospect Chase Vallot notched his first career multi-homer game for Class A Advanced Wilmington while Yankees righty Domingo Acevedo tossed seven strong innings for Double-A Trenton.
June 27,2017 11:20
games

Video Games Aren't Good for You

For most of their history, video games were a fringe pastime, the loser kid brother to traditional entertainments like sports. Gamers were doughy nerds who subsisted on Doritos and Mountain Dew and feared women and sunshine. But over the past decade, video games have achieved something of a societal coup. Piggybacking off the rise of smartphones and social media, gaming has swung with lightning sp...
June 26,2017 09:00
games

The Week In Games: Back To The Wild

Did you hear? The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is getting its first DLC this week, in case you already didn’t have enough to catch up on in that game.
June 26,2017 09:00
games

Giants lose 12th in 13 games — worst stretch in 25 years

Moore’s ERA rose to a National League-worst 6.04 after he was hammered for five runs over 42/3 innings an 8-2 loss that completed a three-game Mets sweep at AT&T Park. In authoring the Giants’ 12th loss in 13 games, their first 1-12 stretch since 1992, Moore allowed two homers to backup catcher René Rivera, the eighth-place hitter who over a scattershot big-league career that began in 20...
June 25,2017 19:20
games

Georgette Braun: Retired women relish playing cards and other games at Benson Stone in Rockford

Tuesday is the big game day at Benson Stone Co., 1100 11th St.Four friends who play bridge there once a month sit by a wall of windows in the upscale retailer's HearthRock Cafe.Also on the first floor of the four-story building, a group dressed in look-alike T-shirts plays Sequence at a table tucked among jewelry and clothing displays next to a glass elevator. As many as six of the board-and-card...
June 25,2017 19:20
games

Marvel Games Exec Talks Batman: Arkham's Lasting Influence

Marvel Games vice president and executive producer Mike Jones discusses his philosophy towards creating and managing the production of superhero games and how the success of Rocksteady's Batman: Arkham series affected his approach.
June 25,2017 06:00
games

Constable: Naperville Navy captain leads Warrior Games

Led by Navy Capt. Brent Breining, who grew up in Naperville, the Warrior Games, running June 30 through July 8 in Chicago, are hosted by Jon Stewart, feature concerts by Blake Shelton and Kelly Clarkson and showcase about 265 wounded, injured or ill military members competing in adaptive Olympic sports.
June 24,2017 16:20
games

Between Canadian Championship games, "a gutsy performance'' by Toronto FC

TORONTO – They can't all be pretty. Toronto FC extended their home winning streak to six matches and ensured they would remain top of the league for another weekend with a 2-0 win over the New England Revolution on Friday night at BMO Field. Playing on short rest, the side flew out the gates,
June 23,2017 23:20
games

Prospect Roundup: Games of June 22

Dodgers prospects Willie Calhoun and Edwin Rios both teed off at the upper levels, while Kansas City Royals prospect Scott Blewett struck out 12 for Class A Advanced Wilmington.
June 23,2017 11:00
games

How I Cut Back on Playing Video Games

As you get older and assume more responsibility in your life, your gaming time might need to adjust. It doesn’t have to be game over, but if gaming is getting in the way of real life, it’s time to push pause. Here’s what worked well for me.
June 23,2017 03:40
games

10 must-see NHL games in 2017-18

The NHL will welcome a new team, the Vegas Golden Knights, for the 2017-18 season, and their opening game is among one of the highlights of the League schedule.
June 22,2017 14:00
games

In Astros' clubhouse, it's all fun and games

Cards still are a standard in major league clubhouses, but video games stimulate an Astros team that in 2017 competes at everything with boyish enthusiasm.. A round of Pepper — tapping brisk grounders on the grass to fielders at close range — is a charming relic of the sport like nickel tickets and fedoras. Cards still are a standard in major league clubhouses, but video games stimulate an A...
June 21,2017 18:20
games

Swampland Baseball League games washed out

All Swampland Baseball League games set for today were washed out because of Tropical Storm Cindy. The H.L. Bourgeois (Praxair) at Thibodaux (REECO Rental and Supply) game will attempt to be played at 7 p.m. Friday. The South Terrebonne (South Louisiana Bank) at Ellender (Phillies) game has been moved to 2 p .m. on June 28 and there is no makeup date set for the Berwick (Taco Bell) at Houma Chri...
June 20,2017 19:40
games

Prospect Roundup: Games of June 19

Twins prospect Zack Granite pushed his IL-leading average to .349 for Rochester, while Red Sox prospect Jay Groome rehabbed successfully with Lowell.
June 20,2017 19:40
games

Why You Should Play Video Games

We live in a world of endless pressing concerns with so many competing avenues of being productive. A good game makes no demands. All that matters is the enjoyment of the doing, says Adam Frank.
June 20,2017 05:40
games

The Creator Of Metroid II Fan Game AM2R Isn't Mad About Nintendo

DoctorM64 spent over ten years remaking Metroid II: Samus Return in his free time, only to have Nintendo send him a DMCA and have to take the project down. Now that Nintendo has announced their own reimagining of the same game, he’s just as pumped as everyone else is.
June 18,2017 13:20
games

Just admit it, we love game sequels

The video game industry hasn't run out of ideas or gotten lazy. It’s just following the money, because we’re still buying those sequels.
June 17,2017 18:20
games

The top 10 games of E3 2017

The greatest video game show on Earth has ended, but the hype is just heating up. Nearly 70,000 gamers flooded an overpacked Los Angeles Convention Center for three straight days (not counting a few days of fancy media briefings) of digital insanity, and game makers of all shapes and sizes delivered