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  • Hiroshi Yamauchi dies at 85; chief of Nintendo

    Hiroshi Yamauchi dies at 85; chief of Nintendo
    Donkey Kong, Super Mario Brothers, Legend of Zelda: For Hiroshi Yamauchi, the hits kept coming — but he enjoyed none of them. "I have better things to do" than play video games, he told interviewers. Yamauchi, a gruff and uncompromising...
  • Talking to the "Show Off" WWE Superstar Dolph Ziggler

    Talking to the "Show Off" WWE Superstar Dolph Ziggler
    When the WWE returns to Chicago tonight for another broadcast of "RAW", superstar Dolph Ziggler will be in the house at the Allstate Arena. I spoke with the self-proclaimed "show-off" by phone prior to the show. We spoke about how social media has...
  • Online game League of Legends star gets U.S. visa as pro athlete

    Online game League of Legends star gets U.S. visa as pro athlete
    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-...
  • Visual-effects firms get a boost from video games

    Visual-effects firms get a boost from video games
    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...
  • Zynga shares fall on outlook as Don Mattrick takes over as CEO

    Zynga shares fall on outlook as Don Mattrick takes over as CEO
    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...
  • Activision Blizzard becomes independent in $5.8-billion transaction

    Activision Blizzard becomes independent in $5.8-billion transaction
    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...
  • Activision Blizzard shares rise in response to Vivendi buy-back news

    Activision Blizzard shares rise in response to Vivendi buy-back news
    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...
  • Activision, investors to buy back most of Vivendi's stake

    Activision, investors to buy back most of Vivendi's stake
    Activision Blizzard Inc. and a group of investors led by its top executives are buying most of Vivendi's stake in the world's largest video game publisher in an $8.2-billion transaction. The deal would free the Santa Monica company from the financial...
  • Zynga files suit against casual-sex app maker

    Zynga files suit against casual-sex app maker
    In this legal battle, it's casual gaming vs. casual sex.  Zynga Inc., the social video games maker known for "Words With Friends" and "Scramble With Friends," has sued Bang With Friends Inc., a service that facilitates casual sex encounters, claiming...
  • List of tax-exempt items for the sales tax holiday

    List of tax-exempt items for the sales tax holiday
    2013 Sales Tax Holiday: List of taxable and tax-exempt items August 2 through August 4, 2013 The 2013 Florida Legislature passed and the Governor approved a tax-free period that states: No sales tax shall be collected on the sale of clothing, wallets,...
  • Locally created mobile game gets high scores

    Locally created  mobile game gets high scores
    It's flesh-eating action in "GraveStompers: Zombie vs. Zombie," the first game released by the Huntington Beach-based independent video game developer Mad Menace Entertainment. The game, which was originally available on smartphones and tablets only,...