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  • Ex-dictator Manuel Noriega sues Activision over 'Call of Duty'

    Ex-dictator Manuel Noriega sues Activision over 'Call of Duty'
    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...
  • 'Video Games' just plays at seriously examining the industry

    'Video Games' just plays at seriously examining the industry
    That video games — a technology-driven mix of art, commerce and competition — are here to stay is undisputed. It's now the biggest entertainment industry and an influential culture. So why does Jeremy Snead's "Video Games: The Movie," an...
  • World Cup Fever Boosts 'FIFA' Game Sales in June

    Ubisoft's "Watch Dogs" may have been the top selling video game in June, but Electronic Arts may have seen the biggest sales bump thanks to the World Cup. The company's "FIFA" soccer franchise ranked in the top 10 for the first time this year because...
  • Why Xbox Was Always Going to Struggle Making Original Shows

    Xbox Entertainment Studios, we hardly knew ya. The decision by Microsoft to pull the plug on its in-house division to produce a slate of original shows for the Xbox platform on Thursday didn't come as much of a surprise as new CEO Satya Nadella wants the...
  • Deeper, please: We want and expect more from video game documentaries

    Deeper, please: We want and expect more from video game documentaries
    There seems to be a point in every video game documentary in which someone bellyaches about video games not being taken seriously, that they're seen as the sort of thing kids play in a basement. We do need to get over that image. Video games are a $93-...
  • Jailed ex-strongman Noriega says damaged by video game portrayal

    (Reuters) - Former dictator Manuel Noriega may be serving time in a Panamanian prison for the killing of political opponents, but that doesn't mean he likes being portrayed in a video game as a murderer. Noriega, 80, has filed a lawsuit against video...
  • Activision CEO faced firing during Vivendi buyout talks

    Activision CEO faced firing during Vivendi buyout talks
    Bobby Kotick, chief executive at video game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc. (think "Call of Duty" and "World of Warcraft"), saw his job threatened last year when he refused to accept the sale of some of Activision's shares to anyone but a group he...
  • Celebrity Reflection introduces new video game technology at sea

    GamerHub.tv For those who are familiar with the cruise industry, the Celebrity Cruises brand of ships from Royal Caribbean Cruise Line is known for its luxury at sea. Celebrity also tends to attract an older demographic than Royal Caribbean and other...
  • Mobile developers embrace Android TV and big screen gaming

    GamerHub.tv Android TV is set to change the game, literally, when it launches this fall. The new micro-console from Google will allow game developers to bring new console-style gameplay experiences to the big screen, thanks to the enhanced processing...
  • 'Gears of War' Designer Cliff Bleszinski Looks to Launch Next Game Franchise With Nexon

    Game designer Cliff Bleszinski, whose work on Epic's "Unreal" and "Gears of War" franchises made him a household name in the videogame biz, has launched Boss Key Productions and announced "BlueStreak" as the code name for the studio's first title....
  • Blockbuster Games to Battle Big-Budget Movies for Fans' Dollars

    If marketers didn't have enough to worry about as they start to position movies against sequels in the "Star Wars," "The Avengers" and "Jurassic Park" franchises, the videogame industry has some serious competition of its own coming out in 2015. The next...