Video Games Releasing In October (2017)

We’re treading deeper and deeper into the video game industry’s busy season. As the holidays approach, the release schedule becomes increasingly chaotic. September was a huge month for video game releases, but October promises an even more hectic flood of major releases. — October 5, 2017  Here’s the full list of October releases: Battle Chasers: Nightwar (PS4, Xbox One, PC)

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Video Games May Be a Part of the 2024 Olympics

Tony Estanguet, co-president of the Paris Olympic committee, says he plans to hold talks with eSports’ officials and the International Olympic Committee about adding competitive video games to the Games. — September 26, 2017  It’s not as unusual as it might sound. Esports are big money events (the ongoing International Dota 2 Championships have a prize pool of $24 million)

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How The Video Universe Took Over Our Lives

“From Arcade Games to Nintendo Switch,” Newsweek published this story under the headline of “Zip! Zap! Video Games are back!” on March 14, 1988. In light of Nintendo’s release of the Nintendo Switch earlier this year, Newsweek is republishing the story. — August 25, 2017  Beware. You are about to enter the murderous Battlezone . . . The maddening Pac-Man maze . .

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