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  • 'Skylanders Swap Force' brings game characters into the real world

    GamerHub.tv Activision and Toys for Bob will unleash the fourth installment of the bestselling Skylanders franchise October 5 with "Skylanders Trap Team." The new video game and toy hybrid will allow kids to pull characters out of the digital world and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • China's Enlight Media Makes Games Acquisition

    HONG KONG -- Beijing Enlight Media, the Chinese production and distribution company behind last year's "Lost In Thailand" (pictured) sensation, is to buy a stake in privately held Guangzhou Xianhai Internet Technology, an online games developer....
  • 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...
  • Disney Interactive expected to begin layoffs

    Disney Interactive expected to begin layoffs
    Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of the Walt Disney Co., is expected to begin a round of layoffs, according to a source with knowledge of the matter. The cuts could come as soon as this week. Disney...
  • Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Palatine police blotter: Feb. 4

    Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Palatine police blotter: Feb. 4
    The following items were taken from police reports. ARLINGTON HEIGHTS A man wearing a ski mask entered the Jewel Food Store, 440 E. Rand Road, at 3:10 p.m. Jan. 24, approached the TCF bank counter and demanded money from the teller. The offender...
  • MegaCon 2014 takes over Orange County Convention Center

    MegaCon 2014 takes over Orange County Convention Center
    MegaCon 2014 is officially open, so that means Lara Croft, Spider-Man and a gaggle of Minecraft characters are roaming around the Orange County Convention Center this afternoon.  Hundreds of costumed characters from the world of sci-fi, video games...
  • Facebook buys Oculus VR in major bet on virtual reality

    Facebook buys Oculus VR in major bet on virtual reality
    SAN FRANCISCO — A tiny Irvine company founded by a 21-year-old Cal State Long Beach drop-out may play a leading role in Facebook's next major bet on the future of the Internet: that virtual reality will change the way people experience the Web....
  • Disney Interactive cutting about 700 jobs

    Disney Interactive cutting about 700 jobs
    Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of Walt Disney Co., is cutting roughly 700 jobs worldwide, the company said Thursday. The division is closing offices in Chicago, New Jersey, Colorado, South Korea and Hyderabad,...