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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
After $2.3 Billion Facebook Buy, Oculus's 22-Year-Old Founder Allowed Himself This Single Splurge
Spending

After $2.3 Billion Facebook Buy, Oculus's 22-Year-Old Founder Allowed Himself This Single Splurge

Palmer Luckey seems largely disinterested in materialism, but he did buy himself this one very expensive thing.
Geoff Weiss
The Innovation Challenge Facing Startups in Crowded Industries
Startups

The Innovation Challenge Facing Startups in Crowded Industries

A startup has to rewrite the rules to thrive in fiercely competitive, established markets.
Yoav Vilner
Is the Best-Selling Video Game Losing Steam?
Video Games

Is the Best-Selling Video Game Losing Steam?

Sales numbers for the latest version of this popular game are down significantly year-over-year. Did investors see this drop coming?
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.
From Grand Theft Auto to Halo, Hot Video Games to Shine This Holiday Season
Video Games

From Grand Theft Auto to Halo, Hot Video Games to Shine This Holiday Season

New consoles are great, but the real fun usually doesn't start until a year or so after when new games hit store shelves.
What Minecraft Is Teaching Your Kids About Money
Money Management

What Minecraft Is Teaching Your Kids About Money

If your kids are chattering non-stop about things like emeralds, pickaxes and creepers, you may have a unique opportunity to turn a video game addiction into a life lesson about money.
Beyond Gaming: Oculus Rift Founder's Predictions for Virtual Reality's Future
Virtual Reality

Beyond Gaming: Oculus Rift Founder's Predictions for Virtual Reality's Future

The budding technology can have applications for business meetings, medicine, education and more.
Gabrielle Karol
How Android TV Is a (Video) Game Changer
Video Games

How Android TV Is a (Video) Game Changer

The man behind Google's first foray into the set-top business discusses how gaming will evolve.
John Gaudiosi
Angry Birds Maker Rovio to Cut Up to 130 Jobs
Layoffs

Angry Birds Maker Rovio to Cut Up to 130 Jobs

Company CEO: 'We have been building our team on assumptions of faster growth than have materialized.'
Long-Buried Atari Cartridges Are Being Offered Up for Public Auction
Video Games

Long-Buried Atari Cartridges Are Being Offered Up for Public Auction

After being exhumed from a New Mexico landfill earlier this year, copies of the world's worst video game will now be up for auction.
Geoff Weiss
Microsoft's Rumored $2 Billion Bid for Minecraft: Smart Move or Epic Fail?
Acquisitions

Microsoft's Rumored $2 Billion Bid for Minecraft: Smart Move or Epic Fail?

Microsoft is reportedly nearing a deal to buy the maker of the wildly popular video game, but at least one analyst calls the move a 'real head scratcher.'
Laura Entis
Welcome to the Weird World of Mixed-Reality Gaming
Innovators

Welcome to the Weird World of Mixed-Reality Gaming

Where the gap between the digital and the real starts to blur.
Jason Ankeny