| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Tom Clancy didn't realize he was forever changing the spy novel back in 1982, while working in obscurity on his first book, a Cold War thriller centering on the defection of a Soviet naval captain and the technologically advanced submarine he includes...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:37 PM
When I last spoke with Michael Mendheim, he was promoting his newest graphic novel "The Four Horsemen", a story that he had adapted from a proposed video game and published under the Heavy Metal imprint. Since then, he's returned to producing video...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:15 PM
The Delaware Supreme Court has overturned a ruling that halted video game publisher Activision Blizzard and a group of investors from buying most of Vivendi's majority stake in the company.
The unanimous Thursday decision clears the way for Santa...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:02 PM
"Grand Theft Auto V" delivered an adrenaline shot to the heart of the video game industry.
The hotly anticipated title fueled a 27% boost in overall industry sales in September, across hardware, software and accessories, as compared to the same time a...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:38 PM
In a move straight out of the tech start-up handbook, Machinima co-founder Allen DeBevoise has decided to step down as chief executive of the gamer-focused YouTube channel he helped launch.
DeBevoise said he is looking for a professional manager who can...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 2:06 PM
While the state of the economy remains debatable, shoppers will continue to be conservative with their Christmas budgets, retail analysts say. And that means more bargain hunting.
Here are some tips from deal-finding experts and local savvy shoppers...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:12 PM
International stars in sports such as baseball, hockey and basketball have long been afforded special immigration status to play on U.S. teams. Think David Beckham, the former Los Angeles Galaxy soccer player from Britain, or Dodgers rookie phenom Hyun-...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:30 AM
In a bombed-out section of a futuristic downtown Los Angeles, a man sits on a tire next to an overturned car, staring at a computer-controlled screen fastened to his wrist, oblivious to the machine gun fire and bomb blasts around him.
The camera pans...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Shares of social video game company Zynga Inc. fell more than 14% in after-hours trading after the company on Thursday gave revenue and earnings guidance that fell short of analysts' expectations.
The San Francisco company said revenue for the third...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 10:25 PM
Activision Blizzard, the world's largest video game publisher, will separate from its French media parent to become an independent, publicly traded company.
The company's managers orchestrated a complex transaction to buy back shares from French parent...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Investors reacted positively Friday morning to news that Activision Blizzard Inc. would buy back $5.8 billion in shares from its French parent company Vivendi and become an independent video game publisher.
Santa Monica-based Activision said it would...