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Roku 3, a product for streaming popular video services, apps and games in high-definition.

A Closer Look: Stream-Box Gaming is a Mixed Bag

VIDEO GAMES | By Ron Harris | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
As gaming consoles such as the Xbox and the PlayStation diversify into video, social media and other non-gaming apps, it seems only fair that streaming TV devices start nudging into gaming territory.

Gay Matchmaking Game 'Dandy' Comes to US Market

VIDEO GAMES | By EDGE | Sep 12
Online Buddies, parent company of the world's leading gay dating site, Manhunt.net, and Jack'd, the most popular social dating app among young gay men, today announced the acquisition of the gay mobile app Dandy.

'The Sims 4'

Video Game Company to Fix Anti-Gay 'Glitch' in 'Sims 4'

VIDEO GAMES | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 9
Officials from video game company Electronic Arts announced this week that it would fix an anti-gay "glitch" in its newly released computer game "The Sims 4."

Hack Attack on PlayStation: Work of Spoilsports or Cyber-Terrorists?

VIDEO GAMES | By Rhuaridh Marr | Aug 30
When you think of terrorism, images of terrific damage, large-scale loss of life, tragedy and destruction come to mind. But an interruption of multiplayer gaming?

Video Games Come of Age as Spectator Sport

VIDEO GAMES | By Barbara Ortutay, Ken Sweet | Aug 28
Twitch is an online network that attracts visitors who watch live and recorded footage of other people playing video games-in much the same way that football fans tune in to ESPN. You think that's weird? Twitch has 55 million monthly users.

Amazon to Buy Video Game Streaming Platform Twitch

VIDEO GAMES | By Mae Anderson | Aug 27
Amazon is buying video game streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to expand its presence in gaming. As video gaming grows into an online spectator sport, gameplay video feeds are becoming increasingly lucrative.

The Top iPhone and iPad Apps on App Store

VIDEO GAMES | Aug 15
App Store Official Charts for the week ending August 11, 2014 -- Top iPhone Apps and Top iPad Apps.

"Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare"

'Advanced Warfare' Jumps Past Predecessors

VIDEO GAMES | By Derrik J. Lang | Aug 12
As players snipe opponents and meet goals in multiplayer match-ups, they could end up with three different pieces of loot each round. While virtual booty is hardly an original idea in gaming, co-founders expect their new swag system to make a big impact.

The 'Gaystation'

'GayStation' Sells for More Than 10 Times PS4 Price

VIDEO GAMES | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 5
Attention gaymers: The "GayStation" was sold for more than $4,000.

Scrabblers Rejoice: 5,000 New Words are on the Way

VIDEO GAMES | By Leanne Italie | Aug 5
To Scrabble fanatics, big gifts sometimes come in small packages. The word "te" as a variant of "ti," the seventh tone on the musical scale, is a hardworking little gem among 5,000 words added to "The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary."

The 'Gaystation'

PS4 'Gaystation' to Be Auctioned to Benefit LGBT Refugees

VIDEO GAMES | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 29
Gaymers rejoice: there is now a new rainbow colored Playstation 4 called the "Gaystation."