| 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 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 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 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...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:30 PM
A week from today, WWE will release an important number: The first batch of subscribers who have paid $10 a month to watch its WWE Network.
It's a certainty that the figure -- no matter how big or small -- will be closely analyzed by Wall Street, the...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:38 AM
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,...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:30 AM
In a climactic car-chase scene in the new movie "Need for Speed," a race car barrels into the back of a police SUV, sending the truck flying through the air.
To put viewers in the drivers' seats, director Scott Waugh placed cameras inside the SUV so...
| 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 1, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Mobile games developer Industrial Toys has raised $5 million in a round of funding led by Accel Partners.
As part of the financing, the Pasadena company is also announcing the launch of its first title, "Midnight Star," which will be available this...
| 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....
| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:47 AM
For some, Florida congressional candidate Jake Rush is better known as Chazz Darling, a character within the vampire role-playing group Mind's Eye Society.
Rush has had to defend his role-playing past after Florida-based SaintPetersBlog.com published an...