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  • Golden Trailer Awards: Complete Winners List

    The 15th annual Golden Trailer Awards honored the best in motion picture marketing on Friday night at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills. Warner Bros. was the big winner of the night, taking home 15 awards including the best of show prize and best...
  • Video games are a big part of film incentive outlook

    Video games are a big part of film incentive outlook
    Filming in Florida produces jobs and economic impact, but incentives for the industry have dried up recently. Sentinel writer and television critic Hal Boedecker has an overview in the paper today on the situation. Miami is the biggest film center in...
  • Nintendo Revs Up Much Needed Hit with 'Mario Kart 8′

    Nintendo has a much-needed hit with "Mario Kart 8," the latest installment in its racing franchise that lets players compete on a variety of tracks with the company's iconic characters. Released exclusively for the Wii U, the game sold more than 1.2...
  • Ode to joysticks

    Ode to joysticks
    During his Video Games Live! concerts this weekend in South Florida, Tommy Tallarico says he'll invoke a classic that should unite two generations of video gamers: the arcade gem Space Invaders. On a vast projection screen suspended above a full orchestra...
  • Console Sales Hot in April for Videogame Biz

    Consumers snatched up videogame consoles and accessories in April, but bought fewer games than they did a year ago, according to a new report released by NPG Group. Hardware sales increased 76% to $192.8 million during the month, while accessories rose...
  • YouTube nearing a deal to buy video game streaming start-up Twitch

    YouTube nearing a deal to buy video game streaming start-up Twitch
    Gamers not only love to play video games — they also like to watch. YouTube is putting on its game face by reportedly making a play to acquire Twitch, a hugely popular platform for video gamers that specializes in online live streaming so...
  • Smart Promo: Why Ubisoft's 'Watch Dogs' Campaign is the Right Way to Launch a New Game Franchise

    Has the videogame industry finally figured out how to promote its tentpole titles to the masses? Publishers have long known how to court hardcore gamers with new releases -- hyping them through publications and blogs like Game Informer and Kotaku,...
  • LCAD graduates its largest class

    LCAD graduates its largest class
    Laguna College of Art + Design resounded with cheers and applause long after the graduation caps had been tossed and caught by their gleeful owners. At 89 students, the graduating class — including bachelor's and master's degree candidates —...
  • Vivendi Cuts Stake in 'Call of Duty' Maker Activision Blizzard

    Vivendi will cut its stake in Activision Blizzard, the video game company behind "World of Warcraft" and "Call of Duty," in a deal worth $850 million, the media company said Thursday. The French company's decision to divest itself of 41.5 million...
  • WWE Network Still Experiencing Technical Issues

    The good news is there's demand for the WWE Network. The bad news, there are still technical issues to be worked out with the over-the-top service that launched Monday. After WWE's tech partner MLBAM was overwhelmed by the number of subscribers wanting...
  • NCAA document shows push for college athletes' names in video games

    NCAA document shows push for college athletes' names in video games
    Electronic Arts Sports and the Collegiate Licensing Co. wanted to use the names and likenesses of college athletes in video games, according to an NCAA document unsealed in federal court Wednesday. The report was among hundreds of pages of documents...