Google updates its Play Store so parents and others can require that a password be entered every time someone wants to buy virtual goods while in a mobile game or other app.
The San Francisco conference may well be the world's largest gathering of game developers, the place to keep an ear to the ground and to get business done.
You can now buy pets and mounts with real money in-game as well as through the external webstore on Battle.net.
New gaming industry report from iSuppli suggests microtransactions will drive the growth of massively multiplayer online games and standard MOGs in years to come.
The award-winning (and hyper-addictive) mobile game gets a special update for its Korean fans, with 10 new characters including the famous rapper.
Can't get enough "Game of Thrones"? Here's what to devour once you've finished every episode of HBO's show and the books it's based on.
At the year's biggest video game confab, Microsoft positions its Xbox One console as a device capable of stretching across multiple screens and reaching new audiences.
The first game has launched for the Facebook Messenger app -- a game similar to Draw Something, where players take turns guessing what the other has drawn.
Microsoft will kick off the year's biggest video-game conference at 9:30 a.m. PT Monday. Here's what to watch for.
The newest installment of the popular video game franchise that mixes real-world toys with a video game will include a new vehicle lineup when it releases this fall.
The resilience of physical video game sales highlights one of the industry's rarer roadblocks to an all-digital future.