| Apr 23, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Zynga's Mark Pincus will no longer be involved with the day-to-day operations at the company he co-founded seven years ago.
The announcement came Wednesday morning along with the company's results for the first quarter.
Pincus led Zynga to fame and...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:05 AM
For one of the final scenes of the first season of the new HBO comedy series "Silicon Valley," creator Mike Judge and his production designers re-created TechCrunch Disrupt, the intense annual San Francisco conference where computer engineers,...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 4:12 PM
A tribe is preparing to invest more than $100 million in an expansion and upgrade of its Vegas-style casino in the Santa Ynez Valley, tripling the size of its hotel and opening the door to negotiations that could lead to a greater footprint in California'...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Michael Cera, Seth Green and Sarah Silverman are among the newest notable names Xbox Entertainment Studios is turning to as it fills out a slate of original series it will start releasing across Microsoft's video game platforms and mobile devices this...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 8:41 PM
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....
| Mar 26, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The 2014 Game Developers Conference (GDC), the world's largest and longest-running event serving professionals dedicated to the art and science of making games, set an attendance record with more than 24,000 industry professionals at last...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Oculus may be happy about its $2-billion deal to be acquired by Facebook, but the virtual reality start-up's supporters are definitely not.
The Irvine company gained a strong following in the worlds of tech and gaming after taking to Kickstarter in 2012...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Gail Gygax flipped open the blue binder she had been carrying under her arm. On its cover was a shield emblazoned with the words "Gygax Memorial." She was all business, pleasant but driven, barely allowing me time thank her for meeting with me. She turned...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:30 AM
More big-media money is flowing to a digital-entertainment venture: German broadcasting giant ProSiebenSat.1 is buying a 20% stake in Collective Digital Studio, the YouTube multichannel network company whose titles include Video Game High School and...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
It's long been the stuff of science fiction, the ability to wear a headset and feel as if you're in another world.
Creating an affordable virtual reality device for the mass market has been the holy grail of sorts for game developers and futurists....
| Mar 31, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Microsoft Game Studios chief Phil Spencer has been given oversight of Xbox and Xbox Live, which are combining under the games group.
In the new role, Spencer will oversee the designers behind the Xbox One video game console, its Xbox Live interface, as...