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Old-School Games Get New Life
Games

Old-School Games Get New Life

Board games, role-playing games and other offline diversions are having a renaissance.
Jason Ankeny
5 Lessons That Prove True In Games and Life, Too
Lessons

5 Lessons That Prove True In Games and Life, Too

Whether it's mastering a game or succeeding in your life's calling, there is a short list of what works.
Warren Cassell, Jr.
The Formula for a Thriving Product Business
Starting a Business

The Formula for a Thriving Product Business

There are four factors successful entrepreneurs have in common. The man behind a recent Kickstarter campaign for a new set of games provides a great example.
Stephen Key
The Finns Are Coming, and They Mean Business
Startups

The Finns Are Coming, and They Mean Business

Check out these three cool, innovative Nordic startups that are seeking to expand to the U.S.
Adam Callinan
'Parks & Rec' Fans, Rejoice: How Cones of Dunshire Became a Real Game
Games

'Parks & Rec' Fans, Rejoice: How Cones of Dunshire Became a Real Game

You might soon be able to own a tangible piece of NBC's ‘Parks and Recreation.'
Carly Okyle
Flappy Bird Creator Is Back With a New Game
Flappy Bird

Flappy Bird Creator Is Back With a New Game

It's called Swing Copters, and it looks just as frustratingly difficult to play as Flappy Bird.
Laura Entis
Xiaomi, the 'Apple of the East,' Surpasses Samsung as China's Top Smartphone Seller
China

Xiaomi, the 'Apple of the East,' Surpasses Samsung as China's Top Smartphone Seller

In China's mobile market -- the largest on earth -- there's a brand new leader in town.
Geoff Weiss
Laugh All You Want: Sales of Kim Kardashian's Much-Mocked App Are Astronomic
Mobile Apps

Laugh All You Want: Sales of Kim Kardashian's Much-Mocked App Are Astronomic

The game, in which players climb the Los Angeles social ladder, is on track to earn $200 million dollars annually, according to analysts.
Geoff Weiss
Do Pass Go: Business Lessons From Monopoly
Lessons

Do Pass Go: Business Lessons From Monopoly

The game we all grew up playing actually provides great advice for entrepreneurs trying to figure out the startup world.
George Deeb
Candy Crush CEO: If You Don't Get Why We Are Worth $7.6 Billion, Then Play Our Game
Valuations

Candy Crush CEO: If You Don't Get Why We Are Worth $7.6 Billion, Then Play Our Game

King Digital Entertainment, the maker of hit games to play on your smartphone, filed documents with the SEC today outlining the terms of its upcoming IPO.
Catherine Clifford
Maker of Video Game 'BioShock' to Shed All But 15 Employees
Growth Strategies

Maker of Video Game 'BioShock' to Shed All But 15 Employees

Creator Ken Levine's decision to cut the studio down to a 'smaller, more entrepreneurial endeavor' comes as something of a shock.
Laura Entis
In Going Public, Candy Crush Maker Hopes Investors Have a Sweet Tooth
Finance

In Going Public, Candy Crush Maker Hopes Investors Have a Sweet Tooth

Dublin-based King Media Entertainment filed for an initial public offering early this morning, as investors questioned the company's long-term prospects.
Geoff Weiss
Playing to Win: How Gamification Helped Boost This Company's Sales
Growth Strategies

Playing to Win: How Gamification Helped Boost This Company's Sales

The term may get a bad rap, but stoking employees' competitive fire helped this company dramatically increase its sales.
Following Takedown, Flappy Bird Hatches Anew on eBay for $100,000
Technology

Following Takedown, Flappy Bird Hatches Anew on eBay for $100,000

After Flappy Bird was inexplicably removed from app stores by its developer over the weekend, the free game has now resurfaced on eBay to the tune of $99,900.
Geoff Weiss