Articles in Games

Taking laps with the Thrustmaster T300RS racing wheel

by Timothy J. Seppala on

Let's get this out of the way up front: The market for the Thrustmaster T300RS is incredibly narrow. At $400 (the price of a PlayStation 4!) it's far beyond an impulse buy and demands you're taking every aspect of your living room racing experience V... Read full article

Wearable banana shows your heart rate and is still edible (sort of)

by Mat Smith on

Cleverly folding in this weekend's Tokyo Marathon with the current appetite for fruit-named wearables, here's some advertising silliness from fruit moguls Dole: the wearable banana. Underneath the skin, ... Read full article

Watch what castAR's projected augmented reality can do

by Nicole Lee on

In November last year, former Valve engineer Jeri Ellsworth and her team over at Technical Illusions finally shipped their first ever castAR headset... Read full article

A video game for the socially anxious

by Jessica Conditt on

Italian developers Sebastiano Morando and Francesco Lanciai didn't set out to make a game about social anxiety disorder when they created Sym. That idea spawned from the drawing of a character, a black figure with one eye disintegrating into a stark ... Read full article

Jerry Lawson, a self-taught engineer, gave us video game cartridges

by Devindra Hardawar on

If you've got fond memories of blowing into video game cartridges, you've got Gerald "Jerry" Lawson to thank. As the head of engineering and marketing for Fairchild Semiconductor's gaming outfit in the mid-'70s, Lawson developed the first home gaming... Read full article

Movie News Still Rules Comic-Con. Here's What You'll See This Year


SAN DIEGO — It's been said that TV is taking over Comic-Con — that the movie studios that shoved comic books out of the spotlight years ago are losing their grip, as shows like Game of Thrones absorb attention and set up shop in Hall H.... Read full article

Pinterest Makes It Easier to Find What Just What You're Looking For


The San Francisco-based virtual scrapbooking site announced on Thursday that you can now follow specific interests in addition to following other users.... Read full article