This week in Jetsetter we sweep across the European continent to look at PlayStation 3 sales, look at a little Belarusian company's success in Russia with World of Tanks, and stop off in Japan to lament Zynga's fall in the country.
One of my most beloved holiday gifts was my Tamagotchi virtual pet. But 16 years later, are people still playing with the toys? In a word: holycrapyes. We found a Tamagotchi fan who not only plays with them; he has an arsenal of more than…
Thanks to a recent decision to expand the beta test for StarCraft II's Heart of the Swarm expansion, anyone who preordered the game prior to December 18 is now eligible to play the game prior to its official debut.
In reaction to widespread fan outcry, SimCity developer Maxis has offered up a litany of reasons why the game's digital rights management scheme, which requires players to be connected to the 'net to save the game, is actually beneficial to…
In its first official statement regarding the tragic December 14 shooting at Newtown, Connecticutt's Sandy Hook Elementary school, the National Rifle Association has pinned blamed for the incident on the influence of violent video games.
A portable version of Halo 4 that you can play on your iPhone seems to good to be true, and if you attempt to download the game via the iOS App Store, you'll quickly learn that this is, in fact, the case.
Take heart, suffering Earthbound fans. Your beloved role-playing series may yet be saved from the Nintendo archives. Iconic Japanese humorist Shigesato Itoi hints that his long lost series of games may finally be re-released.
Don't think free-to-play gaming is huge? Take a look at World of Tanks. The free MMO about tanks shooting each other has racked up 45 million players, close to four times the peak membership of World of Warcraft.
Bethesda finally published a hit outside The Elder Scrolls series this year when it released Dishonored. Now people are wondering what happened to its other promising original, Prey 2. Developer Human Head says to ask the publisher for…
Beleaguered video game publisher THQ found a buyer to carry it through bankruptcy proceedings this week, but that doesn't mean other companies won't make a bid. Word is that Ubisoft may buy THQ in 2013.