CNN used an image from the popular game series known as Fallout, a game where the player is in a post-apocalyptic world after nuclear war hits the United States homeland. That’s embarrassing, CNN: In a video from December 30, 2016, CNN used footage from Fallout’s hacking mini-game as B-roll to illustrate reports of recent, real-life hacks […]
It’s unclear if the driver was charged, but the driver did sideswipe the squad car and stopped his car down the block. He blamed the smartphone video game upon exiting the vehicle and showing the police officers the smartphone game. Just glad that there were no fatalities or injuries.
The wildly-popular ‘Pokemon Go’ smartphone game has paid big dividends for Nintendo’s share prices: Shares in the Japanese game maker closed up 14 percent at 31,700 yen ($300) on the Tokyo Stock exchange Tuesday and have more than doubled in value since the wildly popular augmented-reality game was launched on July 6. Nintendo accounted for […]
WASHINGTON — Microsoft’s newest gaming console platform, Xbox One, will go to China sooner rather than later. Reuters reported that the much-anticipated games console will debut in China on September 29th, 2014. It is the first launch since the end of a 14-year ban on foreign gaming consoles, which ban was lifted this year. The […]
WASHINGTON — Hackers tried to overrun Sony Entertainment’s popular PlayStation gaming platform to gain access and steal user’s information, but was stopped by security measures. Reuters reported that the PlayStation platform went back online this past Monday after the hacking attack, which frightened consumers whose information could have been stolen. Some 53 million users could have […]
WASHINGTON — Nintendo’s Wii U game console has cost the company millions and may force the longtime video-game developer to reconsider its hard-line stance of keeping games on its gaming consoles. Reuters reported that Nintendo is unlike Microsoft and Sony, whose Xbox One and PlayStation 4 saw strong sales. But, critics say that Nintendo should […]
WASHINGTON — To try to dampen the excitement about their chief video game competitor, Microsoft, Sony announced their launch date for their newest video game console PlayStation 4. Reuters reported that their impending battle with Microsoft’s Xbox One could make or break the Japanese company’s struggle to make profit as smartphones and tablets have hurt […]
WASHINGTON — Gamers and the gaming industry have finally learned about one of the biggest announcements of the latter half of the 2013 year: the launch of Xbox One. Reuters reported that the pre-order sales have sold out for the next generation gaming console for Microsoft, which is due for launch on November 22nd, the […]
1/4/2017 - Oops: CNN Used Video Game Footage in Segment about Hacking
7/20/2016 - Distracted ‘Pokemon Go’ Driver Crashes into Parked Police Squad Car
7/19/2016 - ‘Pokemon Go’ has led to Doubling of Nintendo’s Share Value since Its Release
9/28/2014 - Microsoft’s Xbox One to debut in China on September 29
8/29/2014 - Hacker’s Delight: Sony’s Playstation Hacked Last Weekend, Service Restored
1/25/2014 - Nintendo, with struggling Wii U, unsure of what to do
9/11/2013 - Sony to launch PS4 Video Game Console in February
9/5/2013 - Microsoft’s Xbox One Pre-Sales Supply…Sold Out!