Sony says the PlayStation Store and other services that have been down since the April hacker attack will be online by the end of the week. Will you buy games and downloadable content through the Store?
Tracking the hot trend of gamification -- using game-like elements to boost engagement in everything from social games, such as Zynga's FarmVille, to losing weight and staying on top of your finances.
<p>Texas native Libe Goad resides in New York City and has spent the past decade covering technology and video games for publications including Blender, PC Magazine, Bust, Seventeen and Sync. <p> Libe is currently the Editor-in-Chief of AOL's award-winning Games.com group, covering the growing social and casual games industry. Previously, she reported on consumer technology news for PC Magazine and other Ziff Davis properties and was the Editor-at-Large for gaming enthusiast site HappyPuppy.com. In 1999, Goad founded the one of the first women-targeted gaming/technology websites, GameGal.com. <p> A semi-regular TV talking head on CNBC, Bloomberg News, ABC, CBS, NBC and others, Libe has been named one of the 50 Most Influential Games journalists by Next-Generation, and has served as a judge for Spike TV's VGA awards, the E3 Game Critics Awards, and Independent Games Festival Awards.
One of the biggest hassles of modern life (aside from keeping up with a constant barrage Facebook, Twitter and text messages) is making sure your email inbox as clean and as organized as possible. For me, this task generally falls on the same level of desirability as plunging the toilet, attending long-winded conference calls and cleaning the cat’s litter box.
Certain Asian countries including Japan are going to get PSN access over the weekend, more than a month after the service went down following a hacker attack.
PlayStation Network users on Wednesday reported getting e-mails from Sony with details on how to enroll in a promised free identity theft protection program with insurance of up to $1 million.
Looks like the first mobile users to get a crack at Minecraft will be owners of Sony Ericsson's Xperia Play, exclusively. Considering the phone runs Android, we have to ask ourselves why.
Sony said in a blog post that the PlayStation Store will be online by the end of the month. Are you looking forward to buying new downloadable games and content for your PS3?
We’ve been hearing talk about the Facebook game publisher’s plans to go public for a while now, and according to Kara Swisher at All Things D , Zynga might be filing for IPO as soon as this week.
A leaked Sony memo indicates that the PlayStation Store will finally come back online starting May 24. Will you buy games, or are you done giving Sony your credit card info?
Zynga is having a banner week. Not only has the house of FarmVille managed to pull off a pop culture coup by partnering with Lady...
Sony had to shut down access to the PSN password system after hackers uncovered yet another security exploit. Can this company ever again get its act together to the satisfaction of security-conscious gamers?
Sony is offering PlayStation Network users in North America free games to keep, free virtual items for PlayStation Home and other goodies. Is it enough to bring you back?
Sony has finally brought the PlayStation Network back online. PS3 users need to install new firmware and change passwords before they can access the service. But will they bother?
Sony's protracted PlayStation Network outage is making gamers trade in their PS3s, and is affecting some games' resale value. Can Sony fix this mess in time, or is it already too late?
Over the past few years, Zynga has worked with several big-name brands to create elaborate in-game promotions. 7-Eleven was one of the earliest, followed by McDonald’s, Dreamworks, American Express, as well as celebrities such as Snoop Dogg and Dr.
Sony's self-imposed deadline to get the PlayStation Network back up and running has passed and now the company is saying that further tests are necessary. Even when PSN is back, will gamers trust it?