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RetroEngine Sigma Let’s You Play All Your Favorite Old Video Games

By | Dec 19, 2016 at 4:30 pm

The holiday seasons is upon us, which means that gamers around the world are clambering to get the newest consoles, the hottest games, and the oddest controllers on their list. But while they battle over Xbox One S and PS4 Pro, most of us are…


Security Hole Is the Hacker Video Game Designed to Make You Think

By | Oct 18, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Steam is likely the biggest gaming platform on the market right now. It features thousands of games, some big and some small, which can be purchased and downloaded with ease, and they have been. But in some cases, quality games go unappreciated right when they…


With New League, eSports Takes Another Step Towards Legitimacy

By | Sep 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Just a few short years ago, video games were considered the play things of nerds and couch potatoes. But today, dozens of tournaments, competitions, and even television networks have provided gamers and viewers with an avenue to enjoy their favorite first-person shooters and …


KTplay’s Instant In-Game Communities for Developers Expands West

By | Aug 18, 2016 at 10:20 am

Developing a game is quite hard to do. Most developers tend to focus on making a great game, forgetting other important parts of the entire experience. Engagement and community, for example, are two essential but often overlooked aspects of this – either because …


Study: Video Games Increase School Scores, Social Media Sites Don’t

By | Aug 9, 2016 at 5:00 pm

For decades, video games have been the scapegoat for bad behavior. Whether it’s condemning them for creating the violent society we live in today, or banning them for being too politically charged, there’s rarely a good word to be said about gamers. However, in…


Pokémon Go Takes Players to Some Weird Places [Infographic]

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 12:15 pm

Since the release of Pokémon Go, fans have embraced the Pokémon trainer calling in droves. Sure, sometimes they walk into street lights by accident because they’re looking down at their phones, or they end up turning around in circles like spinning tops, but that…


Esports Are Finally Coming to Cable TV

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 6:00 pm

With the release of games like Rocket League and League of Legends, gamers and sports fans alike realized that watching can be as entertaining as playing. And while younger siblings were typically the only people willing to sit through a video game without playing,…


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Can Cooperative Video Games Help With World Peace?

By | Oct 13, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Recent research conducted by ScienceDaily shows that playing cooperative video games, as opposed to playing competitive or solo games, elicits a host of social benefits among players of different backgrounds. The evidence suggests that it encourages teammates to see helpful, …


I Got Chills Watching the Pokemon GO Trailer

By | Sep 10, 2015 at 6:00 pm

When it comes to covering the things of childhood nostalgia at Tech.Co, I’m obviously the guy to go to. Hence, when the Pokémon Company announced Pokémon GO – a smartphone game for both iOS and Android that mimics the old-school gaming styles of classic…


GGServers: How a Minecraft Addiction Led to Profit

By | May 12, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Minecraft is an exceptionally popular video game among people of all ages. Its influence reaches far and wide. But for one man in France, Minecraft was much more than just a fun distraction. In fact, it changed the trajectory of their business goals. They were able…


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Always Listen to User Feedback, Even When it’s From Kids

By | Aug 18, 2015 at 9:00 am

I don’t know if many of you play video games, but I’d bet you’ve heard of the free to play (F2P) monetization model. That is, the majority of games can be downloaded and played for free but revolve around purchasing in-game add-ons or currency…


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Which One of Your Friends Would Survive a Zombie Apocalypse?

By | Jul 16, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Cards Against Humanity might be one of my favorite games ever created. Sure, it’s insanely crude, and every time I play there’s at least one person who has strong reservations about it. However, once the game gets going those concerns melt away and people…


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Young Entrepreneur Merges Digital and Real Life Combat Gaming with Overwatch App

By | Dec 10, 2014 at 10:00 am

It’s ‘Game Time. For Real’ for Overwatch App. The guys behind the Overwatch real-life combat gaming app have their sights set on success and they are proving that they are in the game to win it! Last year, as a high school junior, Josh…


3 Ways To Get Your App Featured On The App Store

By | Nov 28, 2014 at 9:00 pm

The value of becoming featured on the App Store cannot be understated. For a startup company that is developing a smartphone or tablet app, receiving this kind of support from Apple is essentially the Holy Grail. It puts your product on the front page…