For those of you who have spent the past week wondering why Jezebel has not yet published a review of the long-awaited PC/console game No Man’s Sky, allow us to explain ourselves: we find the name of this “first person space travel” game to be distasteful, offensive, and shamelessly anti-feminist.
Britney Jean Spears released her new Kim Kardashian: Hollywood-like mobile game this week, entitled Britney Spears: American Dream. Though I have not yet downloaded it, I can see myself playing for 20-30 minutes before ultimately forgetting that it’s on my phone.
Several extremely disturbing videos uploaded to YouTube Tuesday night and Wednesday morning purport to be audio of a user on the video game website Twitch beating a woman as she screams and pleads for him to stop. The videos are generating a fair amount of online outrage, including on Reddit and Twitter; in the…
Congresswoman Katherine Clark of Massachusetts, who’s called for better enforcement of laws against online harassment, says someone called police Sunday night to falsely report an active shooter at her home. Clark told the Boston Globe that officers descended on her front lawn, some armed with long guns.
The New York Times crossword puzzle is a hallowed institution of yesteryear, one that is useful in distinguishing normal people from people good at one very specific, generally useless skill. Apparently, its worldview (or its editor Will Shortz’s worldview) has not been updated for the modern puzzle aficionado.
Hey, geeks. Scrabble just added tons of new words to its official dictionary for the first time in four years. A lot of it is internet slang you’ve already been trying to pass off as actual words in heated Scrabble competitions.
Everybody knows that play-at-home award show games are kind of like winning, anyway. And unlike winning an Oscar, you can go right ahead and do this in sweatpants without being made into a Fashion Police laughingstock.
Kim Kardashian: Hollywood has expanded far outside the scope of Hollywood. As Kim told Kara Swisher at Re/Code's recent Code/Mobile conference, new versions of the game follow her around the world in real time. They also places she's been before, like Dubai. But the Dubai of Kim Kardashian: Hollywood doesn't quite…
Even if you're not a Kim Kardashian: Hollywood maniac like the rest of the world, you can appreciate the cold hard cash the game is making. Which is apparently a lot. A lot of cold hard cash.
Sometimes, while waiting for my energy to return so I can complete a high-profile national ad campaign at PopGlam, I wonder: How much does Kim Kardashian actually have to do with Kim Kardashian: Hollywood? Are we talking some straightforward licensing deal, or what?
Are you completely obsessed with Kim Kardashian's Hollywood mobile game to the point that you have shunned your career, close loved ones and the advice of medical professionals? It turns out, you're in good company!
King Digital Entertainment—the company behind the massively addictive mobile game Candy Crush Saga—went public today, pricing it's IPO at $22.50 per share. That means the company has been valued at $7.1 billion. Sweet!
The makers of the ultra-addictive hit game "Candy Crush" had a change of heart regarding their plans to trademark the word "candy," which is probably a very good thing.
Normally, the Olympics, with their feel good pageantry, would provide valuable respite from seasonal ennui. But this year, the Olympics are just making things worse.
Next year, the world's fanciest spandex and the statesmen who they may or may not have voted for will gather in Sochi, Russia to compete in and watch the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. But leaders of two historical Winter Olympian powerhouses won't be there — and they haven't specified why. Any chance it rhymes with…
Everyone takes their phones to the bathroom these days, so let's just get it out of the way: When I go, I usually play Candy Crush. I'm a quick pooper, but I still manage to fit in a game. As for those occasionally awful, oh-god-what-did-I-do-I'm-going-to-die dumps, they no longer cause me pain. I no longer feel…
This Christmas is the battle of the console gaming systems, as Xbox One and the PS4 duke it out for users. For its latest marketing effort, Microsoft decided to create a customizable form letter for those who'll have to convince mom, roommate or significant other before getting one of these $500 toys.