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  • Videogame Composer Blasts Musicians Union for Rule-Violation Charges Amid Contract Strife

    Videogame composer Austin Wintory has been charged by the American Federation of Musicians with violating musicians-union rules for recording a game score in Texas. Wintory faces a maximum $50,000 fine and possible expulsion from the union. He was...
  • 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...
  • Activision Blizzard CEO must face lawsuit over $8.2-billion buyout

    Activision Blizzard CEO must face lawsuit over $8.2-billion buyout
    Activision Blizzard Inc. failed to persuade a judge to toss out a lawsuit that claims the company's board improperly let its chief executive take part in a group that bought a large chunk of the Santa Monica-based video game company. On Thursday, a...
  • UCF unveils new downtown video game incubator

    UCF unveils new downtown video game incubator
    UCF graduate students pursuing video game development careers will soon have an incubator to work in, located in downtown Orlando at 500 W. Livingston St. University officials said Friday morning that its new incubator will open this fall at UCF’s...
  • Is 'Rabbids Invasion' a TV Show or Game? Why Not Both?

    Ubisoft's bug-eyed Rabbids are about to tell TV producers in Hollywood a lot without being able to say much at all. The animated characters that communicate in gibberish and a lot of shouting are the stars of "Rabbids Invasion," a series that has...
  • 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 —...
  • eSports viewership rivals traditional TV

    GamerHub.tv The global market for video game competitions known as eSports is booming, with viewership rivaling traditional sports in some regards. Viewers watched 2.4 billion hours of eSports video in 2013, according to a new study from IHS Technology....
  • Twitter Takeover Coming to Xbox One as Microsoft Adds 45 New Apps to Console

    Twitter will be hard to miss on the Xbox One when Microsoft integrates the social media platform on the videogame console's TV listings. Twitter will be one of 45 new entertainment apps that will be added to the Xbox One and Xbox 360 around the world....
  • 'Watch Dogs' Breaks Sales Records for Ubisoft, Provides Bright Future For Original Games

    Ubisoft is proving that the video game industry doesn't need to rely on sequels to sell software, with "Watch Dogs." The game, which was released last week, has sold more than 4 million copies, setting a new record for the company. In addition to...
  • 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...