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Call Of Duty: WWII is the CoD to own (your gaming library will thank you)

Get ready to immerse yourself in World War 2. Call of Duty: WWII (available now) lives up to all of its expectations. Getting back to the clean gameplay of the Call of Duty franchise without having to battle evil robots and futuristic guns is an absolute joy. During this iteration of...

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 7:01pm

The future of Madden, EA sports video games: cloud based subscriptions

The current model was never a gamers favorite. Dolling out $60 a year for essentially a roster update and occasionally upgraded graphics. Anyone who is a Madden devotee, an annual player of the most popular sports game out there, knows how it goes. Every summer a new disk makes your current disk...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 5:05pm

Red Bull is bringing an epic 'Street Fighter V' tournament to Boston

Championships are pretty common here in Titletown, but now it's time for esports athletes to shine in Boston. After bringing their popular flugtag event to the Hub last year, Red Bull is heading back to the city with an epic "Street Fighter V" video game tournament. That's right...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 3:10pm

When does FIFA 18 come out?

With Real Madrid and Portuguese legend Cristiano Ronaldo adorning the front cover of one of the world's most popular video games, FIFA 18 is set to be released worldwide this week.  The soccer game that has become a phenomenon in the United States continues to grow and gives its...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 11:46am

Retro games making a comeback with AtGames

“Pac-Man,” “Mortal Kombat” and “Tetris” aren’t just for old heads anymore. The classic video games of the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s are making a comeback as AtGames announced the launch of the Atari Flashback Portable Game Player, the Sega...

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 10:48am

A massive video game tournament is coming to Boston this weekend

Thanks to the winning ways of the Bruins and Celtics, the TD Garden has hosted its fair share of championship moments over years. Now it's time for esports stars to shine at the beloved Boston venue. Four of the continent’s best “League of Legends” teams are set to throw down...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 12:40pm

Play 100+ video games on every platform at indie game con Play NYC

With all the nerds in New York City — our Comic Con has been bigger than San Diego’s for years now — you know they're doing more than just playing video games.  Find out about all the cool new titles being made by small studios right here in the tri-state area this...

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 1:31pm

Joel Embiid an 86, Markelle Fultz an 80 in NBA2k18

Sixers fans who are impatient to wait for "The Process" to reach its apex can turn to NBA2k18 when it it drops on September, 19 as the game is finally giving Philadelphia some respect. After last year's No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons was rated as a 79 overall by the basketball...

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 12:40pm

Madden 18 top offensive player ratings: Tom Brady is a 99

Madden 18 drops in less than a month and more and more information is starting to drop regarding player ratings. A few weeks ago EA Sports released a full list of rankings for first round picks and this week they dropped the top 5 players at each offensive position. Surprisingly, Tom Brady is the...

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 2:44pm

Rookie ratings for every first rounder in Madden '18

If you're anything like us, the first thing you do when you fire up a new version of Madden is do a fantasy draft and start a franchise. And if you're building for the long haul, you're wanting to snatch young players with high potential at the right time.  Madden recently...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 3:27pm

Kill zombies at the country's largest virtual reality arena in Massachusetts

If you're sick of smashing buttons on your controller for hours while making an indent on your couch, head to Woburn this summer for a more active video game experience. Mindtrek is set to debut a free-roaming, virtual reality arena on Aug. 1 that will fully immerse gamers into a digital...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 10:15am

New seasons of ‘Batman,’ ‘The Walking Dead’ and more are coming from Telltale Games

Rejoice, video gamers! Telltale Games has released a summer 2017 video update announcing new seasons for three of their hit series: “Batman,” “The Walking Dead” and “The Wolf Among Us.” Smart move, considering there are mere days before the start of San Diego...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 4:29pm

Play real-world Angry Birds at the New York Hall of Science

If your kids love raining down digital destruction in “Angry Birds,” they can try their skills in real life at the New York Hall of Science's summer exhibit.  “Angry Birds Universe: The Art and Science of a Global Phenomenon” arrives for its first U.S. stop at...

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 4:06pm

Microsoft uses artificial intelligence to beat 'Ms. Pac-Man'

Microsoft created an artificial intelligence-based computer system that just shattered the record for the highest score in "Ms. Pac-Man" by achieving the highest score possible. A team of researchers from Maluuba — an AI research company recently acquired by Microsoft — used...

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 2:39pm

Geek Girl in Hollywood: In praise of kids' video games

E3 has been going on for days and I’ve been caught up in a sea of game trailers. It’s hard to believe how far we’ve come since I played Atari in my basement as a tot. I’ve been loving everything from “God of War” to “Skyrim,” but a tweet really struck...

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 12:08pm

The 'FIFA 18' trailer is out and it looks amazing

Gamers, rejoice. The world's favorite sports video game franchise released the trailer to its newest installment, "FIFA 18," and it looks downright ridiculous. The EA Sports staple is featuring a new cover athlete this year, Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, and his...

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 11:42am

Geek Girl in Hollywood: The pros and cons of Nintendo's DLC packs

So, I just got my Nintendo Switch today. (Don’t judge — it was hard to find.) I’m freaking out at the chance to play “Zelda: Breath of the Wild” tonight. I’ve heard about the incredible amount of hours you can spend on this game, and as someone who’s...

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 10:57am

Game over! Nintendo discontinues NES Classic Edition

Nintendo has announced it will discontinue its NES Classic Edition. The final shipments will be sent to retailers throughout April. A representative from Nintendo released a statement to IGN: Throughout April, NOA territories will receive the last shipments of Nintendo Entertainment System:...

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 6:33pm

Rachel DeMita hot, sexy new Instagram pics (NBA2k TV host)

Rachel DeMita is known among video game nerds as the host of the first ever regularly broadcast studio show in gaming for NBA2k17 where she interviews NBA stars and takes a look at some of the best players in the online basketball gaming world.But few know that this eye-catching host was once a D-I...

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 1:11pm

Geek Girl in Hollywood: Xbox Game Pass may be a game-changer

In case you need a break from the endless Oscar news and the Amazon outage, I’m here to distract you. On Tuesday, Microsoft announced a new subscription service for Xbox called Xbox Game Pass. For $9.99 a month, gamers can download over 100 Xbox games and backwards-compatible titles, with discounts...

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 9:56am