Meet a 35-year-old teaching tech skills to low-income youth through video games

As tech talent remains in high demand, Damon Packwood, founder and executive director of Gameheads, a nonprofit teaching tech and video game design skills, is making sure that underserved youth has the tools necessary to get jobs in the field. From a “working-class, low-income community” in San Francisco, Packwood, 35, worked hard to become the … Read more

Microsoft will bring Xbox games to Nvidia’s cloud gaming service

Microsoft logo is seen on a smartphone placed on displayed Activision Blizzard logo in this illustration taken January 18, 2022. Dado Ruvic | Reuters BRUSSELS — Microsoft said Tuesday it will bring its Xbox PC games to Nvidia’s cloud gaming service. The announcement comes after Microsoft President Brad Smith met with European Union officials on … Read more

Nintendo cuts sales forecast for its ageing Switch console after disappointing holiday season

Nintendo said its Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet games for the Nintendo Switch hit an all-times sales record for the company. Pokémon is one of Nintendo’s longest-running and most popular franchises. Guillaume Payen | Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Nintendo on Tuesday cut the outlook for its Nintendo Switch console and games sales … Read more