This post is part of a series that addresses the needs of the parent who “just doesn’t get video games.” I’m here to catch you up, Clueless Parent!
If your kids are playing games on a computer, you may have heard them talking about mods. You may even have heard about some of the less kid-friendly mods that make characters naked or add other unsavory content. Besides all this, these mods have to be downloaded, which can be stressful for anyone, let alone a concerned parent. Here’s the scoop on mods. Read More
This weekend, a number of Steam accounts were compromised by what Steam says is a bug. Several people lost access to their accounts after others exploited a loophole in the password recovery system. Some prominent streamers were among those who had their accounts stolen. Read More
At the Microsoft press conference at this week’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, Xbox has announced some exciting new equipment and an unexpected partnership. Read More
Valve, the Bellevue company responsible for computer gaming platform Steam and for the excellent Portal game series, has just announced that they will be teaming up with HTC and releasing a virtual reality (VR) headset called Vive. It will be in stores in less than a year, but I got to try out a prototype of Steam’s VR technology a few months ago, and it was incredible. Check out the dramatic Vive trailer below.
Over the course of 2014, the Pixelkin staff has had the honor of meeting with a ton of awesome people in the gaming industry. We’ve spoken with game developers, voice actors, educational experts, musicians, psychologists, CEOs, and more.
We’ve pulled together a list of our favorite interviews from the year, both video and written. Leave a comment to let us know which was your favorite, and don’t forget to subscribe to our Youtube Channel just for interviews! Read More