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'We're very close to having the first virtual reality death'
'We're very close to having the first virtual reality death'

An Oculus Rift developer believes the device’s immersion paired with frightening games will result in fatal heart attacks…

Lindsay Lohan sued us for attention, says GTA creators

The makers of the Grand Theft Auto video games say Lindsay Lohan sued to get attention when she asserted the games' latest…

Game review: Infamous: First light

As the gaming world rages over the lack of playable female characters, Sucker Punch has quietly gone about finding its own…

Amazon buys gamer site for $1b, beats Google

Amazon.com is buying video service Twitch Interactive for about $1 billion in its biggest acquisition ever.

Technology

Apple's iWatch: Here's what we know Apple's iWatch: Here's what we know

We've only rumours and reports to go on, but expect…

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Should video games get government funding?
Should video games get government funding?

The election campaign is in full swing, and you'd think that wouldn't have much to do with video games.

'World of Warcraft' to create Robin Williams character
'World of Warcraft' to create Robin Williams character

Robin Williams' spirit will live on in the virtual world of Azeroth. After thousands of fans petitioned the developers…

Hackers' 'disturbing' virtual rape trend
Hackers' 'disturbing' virtual rape trend

As Grand Theft Auto V Online hackers get better at modifying the game's code to do their bidding, instances of nude avatars…

How they ported The Last of Us onto PS4 (+competition)
How they ported The Last of Us onto PS4 (+competition)

One of the best games on the Playstation 3 has been transported onto the PS4. Chris Schulz asks Naughty Dog programmer Jason…

Games

Walking Dead star to front Silent Hill game
Walking Dead star to front Silent Hill game

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima and Pacific Rim director Guillermo del Toro and joining forces…

'Slap in the face' for gamers

Gaming fans have lashed out at the decision to release Rise of the Tomb Raider exclusively on Xbox in 2015.

Minecraft: Blocked only by imagination

The worldwide domination of a building blocks game is a triumph for the power of human imagination. John Naughton looks…

Gaming is getting sneakier

Why are so many games online only? Siobhan Keogh investigates.

Computer games could ease elderly depression
Computer games could ease elderly depression

Brain-boosting computer games may be as effective as drugs in treating severe depression in some elderly…

Game review: The Last of Us Remastered

One of the Playstation 3's best games has been transported onto the PS4. Is it worth playing again? Chris Schulz evaluates…

Siobhan Keogh: The music and the memories

How much impact does music make on a game? Siobhan Keogh takes a look at some success stories - and some failures.

Five hot upcoming games

Destiny isn't the only big title due out before the end of the year. Chris Schulz wraps up the best of the rest.

Destiny's beta is live - and it's amazing

The creators of Halo are back with a new first-person shooter that was unveiled over the weekend. Siobhan Keogh makes her…

Game review: Ratchet and Clank
Game review: Ratchet and Clank

The portable Vita gets another console port, and this one is louder and prouder than the rest. Ratchet…

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