Games

Super Mario to Go Mobile as Nintendo Ventures Into Smartphone Games
Nintendo

Super Mario to Go Mobile as Nintendo Ventures Into Smartphone Games

The move comes as investors call for the Japanese video game maker to boost revenue by taking iconic characters to players who are increasingly shunning its consoles.
Many, Many More Kim Kardashian Apps Are Coming
Kim Kardashian

Many, Many More Kim Kardashian Apps Are Coming

Her mobile game made $74 million last year.
Benjamin Snyder
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Playing Pinball
Lessons

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Playing Pinball

Video games? Pfffft. Playing old-fashioned pinball can make you a better business owner.
Carol Roth
5 Ways Mobile Web Games Can Amp Up Your Marketing
Mobile Marketing

5 Ways Mobile Web Games Can Amp Up Your Marketing

If you really want to engage potential customers, get them into the game.
Rob Grossberg
Unstoppable Nostalgia: Netflix Said to Be Developing a 'Legend of Zelda' Series
News and trends

Unstoppable Nostalgia: Netflix Said to Be Developing a 'Legend of Zelda' Series

Netflix and Nintendo are reportedly working together to develop the game into a show.
Nina Zipkin
Katy Perry Strikes Mobile Game Deal With Maker of Kim Kardashian's App
Games

Katy Perry Strikes Mobile Game Deal With Maker of Kim Kardashian's App

The game will feature Perry's voice, likeness and personality, and is slated to launch before the end of the year.
Geoff Weiss
Marketing Magic: Monopoly Maker Hides Real Money in Game's Special Edition
Marketing

Marketing Magic: Monopoly Maker Hides Real Money in Game's Special Edition

For its 80th anniversary, 80 winners will find real cash when they buy the board game in France.
Nina Zipkin
How 'Exploding Kittens' Became the Most-Backed Kickstarter Project
Kickstarter

How 'Exploding Kittens' Became the Most-Backed Kickstarter Project

The card game broke the record previously held by the Reading Rainbow campaign.
Carly Okyle
This 'Exploding Kittens' Card Game Is Blowing Up on Kickstarter
Games

This 'Exploding Kittens' Card Game Is Blowing Up on Kickstarter

The makers of a new card game were aiming to raise $10,000 in 30 days. They hit that goal in less than 30 minutes, and have gone on to raise more than $2.5 million.
Carly Okyle
'Game Guru' of Candy Crush Saga Leaves King Digital to Found New Gaming Startup
Candy Crush

'Game Guru' of Candy Crush Saga Leaves King Digital to Found New Gaming Startup

King's social games and mobile lead developer is parting ways with the company to launch a startup focused on virtual reality.
Laura Entis
This Company Sold $180,000 Worth of Actual B.S. on Black Friday
Publicity Stunts

This Company Sold $180,000 Worth of Actual B.S. on Black Friday

While many doubted that Cards Against Humanity would post real bull feces in the mail, shoppers opened their packages this week with a mix of disgusted delight.
Geoff Weiss
Ralph Baer, Video-Game Pioneer, Dies at 92
Innovation

Ralph Baer, Video-Game Pioneer, Dies at 92

The man known as the 'father of video games' never stopped inventing.
Nina Zipkin
Across the U.S., Bars Are Letting You Play Your Favorite Childhood Video Games
Business Unusual

Across the U.S., Bars Are Letting You Play Your Favorite Childhood Video Games

Cocktails mix with vintage video games at the newest arcades.
Google Launches Interactive Games on Times Square's Biggest Billboard Ever
Outdoor advertising

Google Launches Interactive Games on Times Square's Biggest Billboard Ever

The search giant is the first company in the world to rent out the football field-sized screen -- with a tenure that will last throughout the ever-critical holiday shopping season.
Geoff Weiss
The multibillion dollar games industry has various user interfaces, such as mobile apps, servers and consoles. It remains a dynamic and profitable sector of the tech industry. Some games that have achieved widespread recognition include Minecraft, Angry Birds and Candy Crush.
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