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Kelly Tyko
Updated 9 hours ago - Technology

Today’s Wordle is ending winning streaks

Wordle game on a smartphone
Wordle was acquired by the New York Times earlier this year. Photo: Getty Images
Stephen Totilo
9 hours ago - Technology

Report: Mobile game players don't mind playable ads

A prompt to watch an in-game video ad to receive a reward in FarmVille 3. Screenshot: Zynga
Stephen Totilo
May 23, 2022 - Technology

A video game from Mexico imagines a different kind of future

Video game screenshot of a woman flying toward the camera, with a futuristic Aztec pyramid in the background
Screenshot: Lienzo

New Jersey launches probe into Twitch, Discord after Buffalo shooting

Photo showing a black gaming console set in front of a large screen with the purple Twitch logo
Photo: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP via Getty Images
Stephen Totilo
May 23, 2022 - Technology

Activision workers vote to form industry's first big union in U.S.

Illustration of a gaming controller with different fist icons on the buttons.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios
Stephen Totilo
May 20, 2022 - Technology

Gender discrimination lawsuit against PlayStation returns

PlayStation logo and the silhouette of a woman holding a phone
Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
Stephen Totilo
May 20, 2022 - Technology

Video game studios are speaking out on abortion

Illustration of Halo hero Master Chief standing in front of a field
Halo Infinite, one of several games worked on by Certain Affinity. Image: Microsoft
Stephen Totilo
May 16, 2022 - Technology

Activision's video game diversity tool draws backlash

Composite image showing three characters from Overwatch and a graph with axes used to plot how diverse they are in terms of ethnicity, culture and more
An image of Activision's diversity tool from the company's Thursday announcement. It was removed from the post Friday night. (An earlier version, shown at a conference in 2017, gave character 2, Lucio, a greater rating for ethnicity.) Image: Activision Blizzard
Stephen Totilo
May 13, 2022 - Technology

Unity has goals far beyond gaming

Photo illustration of Marc Whitten and a pattern of Unity logos.
Photo illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios. Photo: Unity