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  • NCAA awaits possible verdict hit, shifts stance

    NCAA awaits possible verdict hit, shifts stance
    It's easy to forget that there is also some good news in the world. For one thing, the overlords of big-time college sports seem resigned to getting their comeuppance. Predicting the outcome of court cases is as fruitless as trying to fill out a...
  • '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-...
  • First Look at 'Halo: Nightfall' Series Hero (EXCLUSIVE)

    Xbox has provided the first look of Agent Locke, the lead character played Mike Colter in the upcoming digital series "Halo: Nightfall," who also will be prominently featured in next year's "Halo 5: Guardians" video game. Colter (see above) may be best...
  • CEO pay in Silicon Valley varies widely, for many reasons

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Pay for performance. It's typically what companies say about how they decide to pay their top executives. It sounds simple in theory, but it gets hard to understand when you look at the numbers. Take, for example, San Francisco game...
  • Florida candidate responds to reported links to vampire role-playing society

    Florida candidate responds to reported links to vampire role-playing society
    For some, Florida congressional candidate Jake Rush is better known as Chazz Darling, a character within the vampire role-playing group Mind's Eye Society. Rush has had to defend his role-playing past after Florida-based SaintPetersBlog.com published an...
  • E.T., other Atari games unearthed at N.M. landfill

    A video game based on “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial” that was so bad that unsold copies were buried in the New Mexico desert? The rumors were true. On Saturday, the Atari graveyard was unearthed, reports pcmag.com For decades, an "Atari Dump"...
  • Microsoft to Relaunch 'Halo' Franchise to Build Audience for Web Series, TV Shows

    With the second game in Microsoft's hit "Halo" franchise celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, Xbox will release the four games in the series as "Halo: The Master Chief Collection" this fall visually updated specifically for the Xbox One. The...
  • Microsoft Focuses on Games to Boost Interest in the Xbox One

    Oh yeah, we have games, too. After spending much of its resources launching the Xbox One videogame console last year, Microsoft turned the spotlight away from hardware and all on games that will become available on the next-generation system later this...