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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Oculus Rift carves out virtual-reality spot in entertainment world

    Palmer Luckey, the baby-faced founder of virtual-reality start-up Oculus VR, looked slightly perplexed when asked if he thought his ballyhooed headset, known as the Rift, could change cinema. "No, not 'if.' We will change it," he said after a pause,...
  • GoPro Sees Future as 'Content Company'

    GoPro, the maker of small mountable cameras that have been embraced by sports enthusiasts and filmmakers, said it's making moves to become a larger player in the entertainment industry and expand its brand beyond just hardware and more around the...
  • Machinima Ready to Battle with Live Action 'Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist' Series

    Machinima is putting up a fight for online viewers, launching the full 12-episodes of live action series "Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist" today in time for the Memorial Day weekend. The martial arts series, based on the popular Capcom arcade game, was...
  • Nintendo Plans to Give YouTube Users Cut of Ad Revenue from Videos Featuring Its Games

    Videogame company Nintendo said it's getting ready to launch a program for YouTube creators under which fans that use its copyrighted material in their videos will be eligible to receive a share of advertising revenue from that content in some...
  • 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...
  • Electronic Arts Shutters 'Warhammer Online' Producer Mythic Entertainment

    Electronic Arts has dropped the ax on Mythic Entertainment, the developer behind games like "Warhammer Online," "Dark Age of Camelot" and "Ultima Online." The publisher said it will concentrate development of future mobile games at its other studios, and...
  • 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...
  • Disney profit soars 27% off 'Frozen' success

    Disney profit soars 27% off 'Frozen' success
    Walt Disney Co. reported a 27% surge in second-quarter profit, lifted by the continued strong performance of its blockbuster animated film "Frozen." The world's largest entertainment and media company raked in nearly $2 billion in the three months...