Video Games Industry News

A collection of Video Games latest news, analysis and best practices from top business influencers and the world's most trustworthy sources.

independent.co.uk - Adam Smith - New virtual reality boots let gamers walk around video games
New virtual reality boots let gamers walk around video games
The Independent

An American company has developed a pair of boots that it claims can let you walk in virtual reality. Called the Ecto One, developed by Ekto VR, the boots have two rotating plates which can twist to the direction that the wearer is walking in. When…

medicalxpress.com - Hayley Jarvis - Playing video games helps stroke recovery
Playing video games helps stroke recovery
Medical Xpress

by Hayley Jarvis, Brunel University A genius game controller helping stroke patients get back hand and arm movement by playing on the computer is set to start tests in a stroke unit. 1.5 million Brits have a stroke and 70 percent of them get…

gameranx.com - Dennis Patrick - PlayStation Plus October 2020 Video Games Revealed
PlayStation Plus October 2020 Video Games Revealed
Gameranx

If you're unfamiliar with PlayStation Plus, this is a subscription service that allows players access to online multiplayer gameplay features, special discounts, and free video games each and every month. The service grants players with a couple of…

gameranx.com - Dennis Patrick - Best Story-driven Video Games For Xbox One
Best Story-driven Video Games For Xbox One
Gameranx

Want to dive into a story-driven video game? These titles are full of adventure as it puts you into the shoes of a protagonist in a grand journey. We're going to showcase some of the best story-driven video games on the Xbox One platform. With that…

techtimes.com - Giuliano De Leon - WATCH: These VR Boots Allow Gamers to Walk in Half-Life: Alyx and Other Video Games
WATCH: These VR Boots Allow Gamers to Walk in Half-Life: Alyx and Other Video Games
Tech Times

A pair of VR boots was developed, which an American company claims to allow players to walk in video games' virtual reality. Ekto VR developed the device called Ecto One, the new boots with two rotating plates, which can twist to the wearer's…

medium.com - Marguerite deCourcelle - The Cyberpunk Future of COIN: You Might Want to Sit Down For This
The Cyberpunk Future of COIN: You Might Want to Sit Down For This
Medium

The Announcement of our first Community Managers The Puzzle Development Strategy Guide The Forked Gitcoin System for Game Developers Neon District Releases Character Crafting today Coin's E-Den is a social experiment in tokenizing the personal…

adage.com - The technologies forging the future of immersive entertainment
The technologies forging the future of immersive entertainment
Ad Age

Immersive experiences are shifting from en vogue to in demand. Hollywood's first experiment with 4D featured 3D screens, haptics, smells and simulated weather. But these flashy gimmicks aren't enough. I believe audiences are craving immersive…

nytimes.com - Joe Coscarelli - The Only Music Critic Who Matters (if You're Under 25)
The Only Music Critic Who Matters (if You're Under 25)
The New York Times

A few years ago, the Rhode Island noise rock band Daughters had an unlikely breakthrough, thanks in no small part to a goofy, baldheaded online enthusiast. The group had just released its first new album in eight years, and although the music's…

ft.com - Leo Lewis and Kana Inagaki in Tokyo, Arash Massoudi in London - SoftBank: technology evangelist or hedge fund?
SoftBank: technology evangelist or hedge fund?
Financial Times

In fairy tales, a crystal ball can be many things: it can reveal the future, but it can also be a malevolent charm that drives peaceful villagers insane with greed. The former rather than the latter is what Masayoshi Son had in mind in 2016 when…

capsulecomputers.com.au - New Assassin's Creed® Valhalla Story Trailer Gives First Look at Eivor's Legendary Viking Saga
New Assassin's Creed® Valhalla Story Trailer Gives First Look at Eivor's Legendary Viking Saga
Capsule Computers

New Assassin's Creed Valhalla Story Trailer Gives First Look at Eivor's Legendary Viking Saga New podcast series Echoes of Valhalla explores Viking History and Stories Sydney, Australia — September 30, 2020 – Today, Ubisoft released a…

gamesindustry.biz - Brian Henry - Analysts and publishers say the boom in game sales is here to stay
Analysts and publishers say the boom in game sales is here to stay
GamesIndustry.biz

January and February started off 2020 as you would have expected in the US, with games sales down, console sales down, and everyone waiting for the new shiny consoles later in the year. Then the video game boom began. With people stuck at home…

gamasutra.com - Alissa McAloon - Steam's next digital game festival takes aim at a single genre: digital tabletop games
Steam's next digital game festival takes aim at a single genre: digital tabletop games
Gamasutra

Valve has announced its latest digital event: a week-long celebration of digital tabletop games and the developers that make them. The Steam team has launched several digital events this year, but this latest iteration notably takes a more focused…

gamereactor.eu - Jonas Mäki - Take-Two and WWE sued by tattoo artist
Take-Two and WWE sued by tattoo artist
Gamereactor

If you love your pro-wrestling, you are surely familiar with the talented Randy Orton and his arms covered in tattoos. They have been inked by the artist Catherine Alexander between 2003 and 2009, and now she would like to cash in on them, as they…

gamespot.com - Chris E. Hayner - How Console Wars Directors Are Turning The Nintendo Vs. Sega Battle Into A TV Show
How Console Wars Directors Are Turning The Nintendo Vs. Sega Battle Into A TV Show
GameSpot

If you're a child of the '80s or '90s, chances are you know about the video game console wars. Before the era of PlayStations and Xboxes, many of that era grew up as either Nintendo kids or Sega kids. Of course, the war between the two video game…

wired.com - Julie Muncy - The Best Trick in 'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2'? Double Nostalgia
The Best Trick in 'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2'? Double Nostalgia
WIRED

Skating through a hi-def recreation of the late-1990s shopping mall in Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 is, uh, strange. Everything is right where you left it 20 years ago: the smash-able glass, the empty storefronts, the bizarre nouveau-art display…

Receive a Daily briefing on Video Games Industry News