Online Games

  • New Xbox more than a game console for Microsoft 19-05-2013 12:13 AM

    Seattle: Microsoft Corp is set to make a splash this week with the eagerly awaited unveiling of its new Xbox game console, eight years after the last version, as it seeks a larger share of the $65 billion a year global computer gaming industry. But the small device faces some...
  • Google adds games in another move on Facebook 12-08-2011 09:37 AM

    San Francisco: Internet search leader Google Inc is bringing a little more gamesmanship to its duel with Facebook. Just like they have been doing for years on Facebook's website, Web surfers will now be able to play games with their friends and family on Google's blossoming social networking service. Google's...
  • No sexy girls please, China tells online game fair 29-07-2011 12:35 PM

    Shanghai: Hemlines are a little longer at this year's annual online gaming fair in Shanghai, as companies take to heart a government directive against "vulgarity," a Chinese newspaper reported on Friday. The ChinaJoy Expo, an annual online game showcase, is well-known for its "spicy girls" who dress up in hot...
  • Facebook set for $1 bn in social-gaming revenue 02-07-2011 08:53 AM

    San Francisco: Facebook Inc is on course to generate $1 billion in revenue this year from social gaming, according to Kevin Ryan, a leading Internet entrepreneur and former chief executive of online advertising giant DoubleClick. Most of that revenue will come from advertising, Ryan estimated in an interview with Reuters...
  • Zynga files for IPO, surfs Facebook wave 02-07-2011 07:52 AM

    New York: Zynga Inc, developer of popular Facebook games such as FarmVille and Mafia Wars, could be the best proxy for investing in Facebook until the world's largest social network goes public itself. Zynga filed with regulators on Friday for an initial public offering of up to $1 billion, emphasising...
  • Court rejects woman's claim to virtual assets 29-12-2010 11:36 AM

    Beijing: A court in China has dismissed a woman's claim to virtual assets she had earned while playing online games with her husband whom she was divorcing, a media report said. The couple had married at the end of 2008. They had got to know each other through an online...
  • Woman's online game obsession kills pets 13-09-2010 11:08 AM

    London: A British woman, who was hooked to an online game, neglected her three children and allowed her two dogs to starve to death. The kids had no hot food to eat and when the dogs died, their bodies were left rotting in the dining room. The 33-year-old widow became...
  • Now, PlayStation-3 price cut hits India 19-08-2009 04:12 PM

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  • Get some laugh, play 'Whack a Kitty' 30-05-2009 11:47 AM

    Whack a Kitty has gone viral with hundreds of thousands of views. ...
  • Tech2: Top 5 Flash Gaming Websites 19-01-2009 09:46 AM

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  • Want to play God? play it with Spore 01-10-2008 12:02 AM

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  • Sony plans online game studio in India 29-11-2007 01:47 PM

    Dubai: With little more than a month to go for the ICC Cricket World Cup, England middle-order batsman Paul Collingwood has predicted that India, South Africa, Australia and his native country will make it to the semi-finals of the mega-event starting February 19 in Dhaka. "On current form I'd hope...
  • Are you addicted to online gaming? 19-06-2007 09:08 PM

    Now online virtual worlds allow you to adventure with friends and create your own virtual city in second life. ...
  • Bips ready to play games with you 05-01-2007 01:02 AM

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