| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Zynga, the maker of games like Words With Friends and Farmville, will develop a golf game at its new Orlando studio. The company has signed Tiger Woods as a partner to endorse the new mobile game.
Called Zynga Sports 365, the new arm of the company will...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In the latest video game sensation, the player encounters an attractive stranger at a bar and must make a difficult choice: flirt or network.
The goal: climb the Hollywood food chain and transform from a starving no-name to a rich-and-famous A-lister....
| Aug 11, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Altamonte Springs-based Knetik Media is expanding and hiring after closing a $1 million round of new financing.
The company may hire up to 15 people this year including software engineers, said Laura Boyette, executive assistant.
| Aug 13, 2014
Northwestern's first football game is more than two weeks away, but fans are already speculating on possible bowl destinations, including the Outback Bowl, the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl and the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.
Each bowl comes...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 7:16 PM
In a hurry on a sizzling July morning, Veronica Vallejos opted for the drive-through ATM at Visterra Credit Union in Moreno Valley. After pulling under a carport, she leaned out her window and found to her surprise, a screen lit up with Regina's smiling...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:30 AM
The awkwardly titled "Us and the Game Industry" is an otherwise accessible, engaging documentary spotlighting the vital world of independent computer game development. Produced and directed by Stephanie Beth, the film takes such an emotionally based, non-...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Think of Sony and games, and it's likely PlayStation that comes to mind. But the company has also had big success making online games for 18 years through its Sony Online Entertainment division.
Now, SOE has embarked on a fascinating experiment in...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Strong online sales of "World of Warcraft" and "Hearthstone" pushed Activision Blizzard Inc. past revenue forecasts, the video game publisher said Tuesday.
The Santa Monica game developer posted a profit of $204 million in the second quarter, down 37%...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega is suing the Santa Monica video game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc. for depicting him and using his name without his permission in one of the fastest-selling video games.
In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Zynga, the company behind such games as Farmville and Words With Friends, has signed a lease for office space in Maitland.
Real estate development company Emerson International confirmed the lease for Zynga, of 5,203 square feet at 2600 Maitland...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:35 PM
An entire Digital Savant column about one subject? There's too much going on for that! Instead, let's bounce around topics this week and see how much ground we can cover.
Hackathons. Just over a year ago, I wrote a piece about how hackathons gatherings...