Casinos have come a long way in terms of tech. Facilities that used to have a retro vibe à la Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas experienced a complete tech turnaround, updating both their games and other gadgets for the 21st century. In fact, casinos use some of the most high-tech tools around to defraud… Continue reading 5 technologies that casinos use to operate
Is Hollywood too old to grasp what video games represent? As graphics improve and storylines become more complex, the nature of the gaming industry is becoming much more like Hollywood than the old school entertainers my want to believe. It isn’t just the graphics. In fact, according to David Cage, the graphics aren’t nearly as… Continue reading #Video: The Hollywood versus gaming industry generation gap
Up until now, Zynga has been a company that I have not paid much mind to. It’s not like it has a small audience, though; this social gaming company has done well in bringing users together in order to gamble real money, letting them scratch an itch that would otherwise be satisfied through an actual… Continue reading Can Zynga get a spark through Facebook?
As gaming giant IGN switches directions and consolidates properties, layoffs have hit the gaming industry in the wrong places: blogging. Two of the gaming network’s biggest properties, GameSpy and 1UP, and entertainment upstart Ugo.com, are being shut down. This news comes after the big sale earlier this month when IGN became part of the Ziff… Continue reading IGN to shutter 1UP and Gamespy, announces layoffs
We’ve all seen the casino movies where the cheaters come up these elaborate plans to rob the casinos of millions of dollars. Not to mention they always use the coolest gadgets to do so. Well, for those of you that thought that was only something that happened in the movies, you’re wrong. Casino cheaters have… Continue reading Bringing down the house