Video Gaming

How ‘World of Warcraft’ made Native Commerce’s Keren Kang a better CEO

Walking into Native Commerce CEO Keren Kang’s office, at a South Austin space the company has occupied since September, is a study in contrasts. The chairs that face her desk are adorned with comfy-looking white feather cushions and the office space...

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Before you play that new ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ PS4 game, you might want to check your console for roaches

Before you fire up that PlayStation 4 this week to play the new “Guardians of the Galaxy” Telltale series, you might want to make sure that your PS4 console isn’t home to some creepy critters that Star-Lord himself would want to vanquish. A new blog...

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ gets the Telltale treatment; Austin-made ‘Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality’ arrives this week

New video games out this week: “Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series.” The popular Marvel franchise heads down the dialogue-tree/episodic path of other Telltale game series such as “The Walking Dead” and “Batman” with a new adventure...

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A hands-on first look at Arkane Studios’ upcoming space thriller, ‘Prey’

May 5th may be a day marked on your calendar to celebrate Mexican-American culture (or at the very least queso and margaritas at a Mexican restaurant of your choosing), but for Austin’s Arkane Studios, it’s the day their ambitious new game “Prey”...

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'Banjo-Kazooie’-inspired game ‘Yooka-Laylee’ has arrived

New video games out this week “Yooka-Laylee.” Billed as a spiritual successor to the wildly popular “Banjo-Kazooie” and built by former employees of the company that made it, this game is about a chameleon and a bat getting into imaginative scrapes...

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‘Persona 5’ and ‘Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3’ lead week’s new games

New video games out this week: “Persona 5.” The popular role-playing series about Japanese high school students continues in this new game featuring anime-style cutscenes, stylized characters and a new acid jazz soundtrack from Shoji Meguro. Rated...

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‘Uncharted 4,’ ‘Overwatch’ win big at 2017 SXSW Gaming Awards

The SXSW Gaming Awards capped off three days of gaming’s contribution to the famous festival, with a pair of hosts up to the challenge and some of the biggest games of 2016 taking home multiple awards. Related: WWE Superstar Xavier Woods on YouTube...

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WWE Superstar Xavier Woods on YouTube success, unicorn horns and co-hosting the SXSW Gaming Awards 

Whether it's in the squared circle or the realm of YouTube, World Wrestling Entertainment Superstar Xavier Woods is no stranger to success.  As part of the tag team The New Day, Woods held the WWE Tag Team Championship a record-setting 483 days, leaving...

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Esports steps into SXSW Gaming Expo’s spotlight

Competitive gaming is perhaps the biggest cultural phenomenon of our time that the average person knows nothing about. The scope of esports is larger than ever before, as games like “League of Legends,” “DOTA 2” and “Street Fighter V” pull in millions...

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