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YouTube to buy streaming-video site Twitch for $1 billion: Variety

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 00:58

Google Inc`s YouTube unit has reached a deal to acquire videogame-streaming service Twitch for more than USD 1 billion, according to a report in Variety, the entertainment news publication.

Feelings of failure drive aggression in video gamers

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 15:17

Researchers found that failure to master a game and its controls led to frustration and aggression, regardless of whether the game was violent or not.

Violent video games do fuel racial aggression

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 18:37

What happens when white video game players see themselves as black characters in a violent game?

Wal-Mart to let shoppers exchange used videogames

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 11:45

The trade-in service will accept games for popular consoles like the Sony PlayStation3 and Microsoft Xbox 360, and customers can in return buy anything at Walmart and Sam`s Club, both in stores and online, Wal-Mart said.

This YouTube gamer has more subscribers than pop icon Justin Bieber

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 11:12

A YouTube gamer reportedly has more subscribers than pop sensation Justin Beiber.

Minecraft set to be made into movie

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 18:12

Warner Bros. has picked up the movie rights to Minecraft, one of the biggest video games currently out there.

Now, headset that beams video directly into your eyes

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 16:45

A new headset that beams movies, video games or even video calls directly into your eyeballs - even in 3D - has been developed.

Coming, a battery that runs on sugar

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 19:34

Cell phones, tablets, video games and electronic gadgets to run on sugar in next three years? Sweet on ears, truly.

Playing video games for long could make you `hallucinate`

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 12:42

Researchers have suggested that some gamers may be prone to experiencing "altered visual perceptions" of reality, which is very similar to hallucinations, after playing for hours at one time.

Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan defeated by kids at games

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 14:37

Amitabh Bachchan aren`t as competent when it comes to competing with their grandchildren and children at video games and adventure sports.

NY man`s 10,607 video games secure Guinness title

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 15:53

Maybe it was getting his first video game, Cosmic Avenger, for Christmas at the age of 12, and then having to wait an entire year for the hard-to-land Colecovision console to play it on that made Michael Thomasson so determined to get his hands on every video game and system he could find.

Google likely to launch Android-based `Nexus TV`

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 16:34

Google is speculated to be working on a Nexus TV that with run on Android and stream videos from YouTube along with offering a selection of video games.