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Train driver caught playing FarmVille on iPad

An outraged passenger on a Mexico City train films as a train driver plays with his cows.

By July 17, 2014


FarmVille 2: Country Escape crops up on iOS, Android

The free game is available now in Apple's App Store and the Google Play marketplace.

By April 17, 2014


Stephen Colbert and Liam Neeson star in Candy Crush movie parody

Stephen Colbert imagines what we can only hope is Activision's next project, a movie based on the popular Candy Crush game.

By November 11, 2015


Candy Crush creator gets gobbled by Activision for $5.9B

The game hooked you on Facebook, then reeled you in again on your smartphone. Now its maker, King Digital, has fetched itself a multibillion-dollar buyout.

By November 2, 2015


Jimmy Kimmel shows how scary virtual-reality Facebook might be

On Monday's episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Jimmy took an Oculus Rift VR headset prototype for a spin, showing off what social networking might look like in virtual reality. Shudder.

By August 25, 2015


How Electronic Arts stopped being the worst company in America

Being named the worst company in America two years in a row was a wake-up call for the video game maker. Interviews with current and former executives, employees and partners show how EA changed the way it worked as it tries to redeem itself.

By June 2, 2015


Zynga CEO Mattrick leaves abruptly, replaced by founder Pincus

Don Mattrick, Zynga's current CEO, will depart the company immediately after less than two years on the job. He had previously run Microsoft's Xbox business.

By April 8, 2015


More Kabam employees sell stock

The San Francisco game maker for the second time has allowed employees to sell their stock. Kabam says it did not raise any money for itself.

By December 10, 2014


Train-mounted lasers blast tracks clean

Trains in the Netherlands are getting armed with lasers as part of a test to see if they can burn away dangerous material on the tracks, including autumn leaves.

By December 6, 2014


Candy Crush is taking over your Facebook feed -- again

The latest puzzle game from King.com is making waves on mobile devices, and its advertising campaign on Facebook has reached millions of people.

By November 21, 2014