Tag archive for ‘video games’
Jewish Business News On Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

What’s the best time to launch a video game?

The video game industry is a massive one, with some $93 billion in annual sales. Budgets for major titles rival those for major motion pictures. This fall’s 800-pound gorillas include Halo 5 and Star More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, October 4th, 2015

What types of video games improve brain function?

  From “brain games” designed to enhance mental fitness, to games used to improve real-world problems, to games created purely to entertain, today’s video games can have a variety More...

Eli Horn On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Justice Elena Kagan Admits Being Haunted by Decision on Violent Video Games

Back in 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a momentous decision enshrining video games as speech with full First Amendment protections, invalidating a number of attempts by states to ban sales and More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Shawn Levy, Writers, Quit Warner Brothers’ Video Game-Based ‘Minecraft’

Director Shawn Levy has dropped out of Warner Brothers’ project to bring the popular video game Minecraft to the screen. Writers Kieran Mulroney and Michele Mulroney have also dropped out of the movie. First More...

Reuters On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Inventor of Home Video Games Ralph Baer Dead at 92

The man credited with inventing the first home video games, Ralph Baer, died on Saturday at age 92 at his home in Manchester, New Hampshire, a director at the Goodwin Funeral Home said on Monday. Baer, More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, December 8th, 2014

Watch David Jaffe’s Pre-Alpha ‘Drawn to Death’

Sony and David Jaffe have announced the future release of a new game for its Play Station to be called Drawn to Death. While the game is still in development, this marks some badly needed good news for Sony More...

Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Neil Diamond’s ‘Melody Road’ Brings Back Sentimentality, If Not the Sequins

After his rather punchy (if perhaps punch drunk, who knows?) acceptance speech at the Rock n’Roll Hall of Fame two years ago, following a makeover by  producer Rick Rubin resulting in two highly-acclaimed More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Samsung Picks Israeli SideKick to Produce GearVR Games

Samsung unveiled its new virtual reality headset called GearVR which can be attached to mobile devices, and has chosen Israeli games company SideKick as one of only 20 companies worldwide to produce new games More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, September 1st, 2014

Extreme Reality Launches DanceWall 3D Dance Program

Israel’s Extreme Reality, which offers full-body, 3D, motion controlled gaming on any device via a standard 2D camera, launched DanceWall Remix, an interactive motion controlled PC game available More...

Avner Meyrav On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Israeli gaming industry : Who’s Playing The Game

– The Israeli high-tech industry is not all fun and games. Or is it? When it comes to gaming, that is exactly what it is. While there are no major studios producing “triple A” console games in Israel More...

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