| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:28 PM
You walk into a job interview prepared to be grilled about your skills and what you can bring to the position. Instead, the interviewer throws a curveball:
"If you were a box of cereal, what would you be?"
That's an actual question Wegmans posed to a...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:55 AM
Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo should consider themselves “on notice.” Making a gaming console is not an act of magic or divine intervention. The old paradigm is about to be shaken up by OUYA (pronounced OOH-Yah), a free-spirited Android-powered...
| May 11, 2012
| 11:10 AM
•••• "Minecraft's" release on Xbox Live has gone about as well as anyone could have hoped. Early sales figures project that the game sold over 400,000 copies in the first day it was available. [Major Nelson]
| May 14, 2012
| 5:53 AM
•••• "Tomb Raider," a reboot of the classic series, has been delayed until Q1 of 2013. Darrell Gallagher, head of Crystal Dynamics (who is developing the game), announced the news via a post on the Eidos forums....
| Apr 6, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Few nonfiction writers think bigger than Walter Isaacson, who has taken on subjects like Henry Kissinger, Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein. But when Apple founder Steve Jobs invited him in 2004 to write a complete and frank biography, Isaacson held...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:59 AM
In its own special way, my Xbox 360 let me know it was time for some spring cleaning this week. I could've danced with Bill Gates' minions and mailed in my system for service.
Instead, like Sarah Palin, I went rogue.
Before we begin, let's get...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:00 AM
•••• The PAX East gaming convention kicks off today in Boston, with the fans and journalists eager to get a hands-on look at titles like Harmonix’s newest offering, “Rock Band Blitz.” It’s...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Apple has gone on a very public tax strike. Months after reporting the second-highest quarterly profits in U.S. history, America's favorite company is refusing to bring home more than $60 billion of offshore funds in protest of the taxes it would have...
| May 21, 2012
| 11:53 AM
•••• Just when you thought it was safe to think about football again, “Madden” confirms that “Tebowing” will be included in this August’s release of the game. Look, this is getting out of...
| May 30, 2012
| 8:19 AM
Last week Steve Buttry posted an article at The Buttry Diary on the ways in which copy editing, if it is to survive, must change from copy editors' accustomed attitudes and practices. I urge you to read it; no, I implore you to read it. Mr. Buttry, though...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Microsoft led off the lineup of developers and publishers who will be showcasing everything new in digital entertainment at this week’s E3expo in Los Angeles.
While the news out of Redmond was very heavy on the Xbox’s capabilities as a...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Microsoft thinks consumers aren’t viewing their favorite games, movies and television shows on enough screens.
That’s the premise behind “SmartGlass,” a feature debuting later this year that is designed to enhance the...