South Park Parodies EA Sports, Peter Moore, and 1UP

Last night's episode of South Park featured a number of videogame references. After the kids develop a sport where crack babies fight for drugs, EA Sports begins producing games based on the sport and, ultimately, obtains the rights to the sport through some legal trickery. EA Sports boss Peter Moore ...

Looking at the Future of Video Games

The 2012 Game Developers Conference is in full swing this week, sprawling across all three buildings of San Francisco's Moscone Center. While lots of interesting things happen each year at GDC, we realize they're often very dry and technical GDC is an swap meet where the people who make the ...

Words With Friends Can Soon Be Played on Facebook

Zynga, the king of Facebook games, is bringing one of its most popular mobile games to the social network. Words With Friends, the multiplayer-only Scrabble-style word game is 'coming soon' with all the features of the mobile version and more. The announcement today notes this is the first mobile game Zynga ...

Aiding Japan: 1UP Auctioning Rare Videogame Items

Update 3/29/11: Earforce PX5 bundles, Stacking dolls auctions added. We've highlighted a number of ways for gamers to support Japan since the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the country just over a week ago. 1UP and many others in the industry are now supporting Play For Japan, a videogame industry initiative ...