News and Articles About Games
Don Mattrick's abrupt departure and a possible impending reorganization are among the challenges facing Microsoft's entertainment division.
Here's a look at several businesses forced to cut back after a period of hyper-growth.
The video game of the future just might remind you of toys of the past. Sifteo cubes give tactile appeal to technology.
Coming up with business ideas should be fun. Here are three games you can play anywhere -- whether walking through store aisles or out for a jog -- that will turn your mind into an idea factory.
The video-game pioneer recounts his startup story, pointing out common pitfalls of aspiring entrepreneurs.
With 1.7 billion downloads, 'Angry Birds' appears to be an unstoppable force. A timeline of the series, from inception to the new cartoon that is launching this month.
Expert Gabe Zichermann on using gamification to hire, innovate, recruit and create performance among your team.
Don't think gamification is right for you? Expert Gabe Zichermann says using online and offline gaming elements can improve engagement for all types of businesses.
Think badges and contests are all you need to create long-term engagement? Gamification expert Gabe Zichermann says think again.
Unless your business involves some type of real-life gaming, you might not want to invest your time and money trying to create the next viral game for your startup.
Local Bigwig's Ray Madronio turned to big players in his industry to get free marketing help for his startup. Hear how he did it, plus expert tips.
A look at three tools that can help you harness the power of gamification for your business.
Think you need to be a tech whiz to add game mechanics to your site? Think again. Here are five resources to consider.
When winning isn't enough, Kiip offers mobile gamers real-world rewards for virtual triumphs--a win-win for developers and advertisers
Here's a look at how major brands have found success implementing online games and the lessons they learned along the way.
Mind Candy's Michael Acton Smith offers his three biggest lessons before striking gold with one of the fastest-growing online children's games.
A Princeton dropout makes waves with mobile gaming and payment services.
Starting up a gaming company can be complex. Here are some tips that Row Sham Bow CEO learned to stay focused.
Savvy business owners are figuring out ways to use game platforms and social media tools to generate longstanding customer loyalty, engagement and, ultimately, revenue.
Play up your company's website with rewards and motivate visitors to keep coming back.
Forget Monopoly. A new board game trades Marvin Gardens for Saudi cattle farms.
Despite the latest Halo hype, an army of entrepreneurs is aiming to take over the video-game industry. Some leading startups share their tips for surviving any high-tech market reinvention.
The Netflix of the gaming world aquires gaming journalism site Shacknews, adding media to its list of specialties.
Interactive websites help sell classic dolls and toys to a new generation.
At Digital Life 2006, this small-business expert got a look at some of the new tech products you'll be hearing about in coming months.