QOTD: Call of Jury Duty

It is very difficult to make the difference between real footage and the footage you can get from video games, so we are arguing that we have to get even closer to reality, and we also have to include the rules of the law on conflict.

François Sénéchaud, head of the International Committee of the Red Cross’s Division for the Integration and Promotion of the Law, which aims to have the hyperrealistic violence depicted in war-oriented games like Call of Duty followed up by equally hyperrealistic punishment for war crimes, where applicable

Oculus Co-Founders Luckey and Mitchell on the Rift’s Progress, Price and Limitations (Q&A, Part One)

“You want to take it to the level where they’re not just looking around in the game, but they’re interacting in the same way that they would interact with real life.”

Xbox One Joins the Gamecasting Fray With Social Game DVR

Boom, headshot! Boom, my Xbox recorded a video of that headshot automatically!

Are Gamers Waiting for the New Consoles, or Have They Moved On?

Will it ever again be the right time to launch a videogame console?


Activision Powers Through the Holiday

Activision Blizzard Inc. had a merry holiday, with strong sales of its marquee war-simulation game as well as its new toy titles.

ATD Q&A: Zynga’s President of Games Steve Chiang

Here are some highlights from a recent interview with Steve Chiang, Zynga’s new president of games.

Halo 4 Day-One Sales Hit $220 Million, Outselling Box Office Titans

After a five-year hiatus, the Halo franchise comes out shooting.
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Activision’s New High Score Includes Record Revenue and Profit in Q3

As expected, Activision blew expectations out of the water in the third quarter.

Robert Downey Jr. Reports for Duty to Help Activision Sell More Black Ops II (Video)

Guess who brought a jet to a gunfight? Downey did!
Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops II featuring Robert Downey Jr.

What Happens After Angry Birds Is Played Out? Meet SkyVu’s Battle Bears.

SkyVu has raised a round of funding to make games for the mid-core market in a hybrid style that’s a cross between Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Call of Duty.