| Apr 7, 2010
| 4:21 PM
Nike aired a new TV commercial Wednesday featuring Tiger Woods and the voice of his late father, an edgy move that calls out his personal problems on the eve of his return to competitive golf.
In the stark, black-and-white ad, a solemn Woods looks...
| Dec 31, 2009
| 4:40 PM
NEW YORK -- AT&T Inc. said Thursday it would no longer sponsor Tiger Woods, joining Accenture in dropping support for the world's top golfer, who's taking a break from the sport to focus on his marriage after his admitted infidelity.
The phone company...
| Feb 26, 2010
| 3:47 PM
NEW YORK - Add Gatorade to the list of endorsement deals that Tiger Woods has lost.
A spokesperson for the drink, sold by PepsiCo Inc., confirmed late Friday that it had ended its relationship with the golfer.
"We no longer see a role for Tiger in our...
| Feb 26, 2010
| 4:09 PM
Add Gatorade to the list of endorsement deals that Tiger Woods has lost.
A representative for the drink, sold by PepsiCo Inc., confirmed late Friday that it had ended its relationship with the golfer, who made a lengthy public apology last week for his...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 9:09 PM
Electronic Arts Inc., the video game publisher, is buying Seattle-based PopCap Games in a deal worth up to $1.3 billion as it tries to ramp up its social and casual games portfolio and better compete with Zynga Inc.
As part of the deal, EA said it will...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 6:05 AM
Sony Computer Entertainment said on Tuesday it was buying Sucker Punch Productions, the studio behind the "inFamous" franchise, as Sony Corp's unit tries to expand its portfolio of original video games.
Sucker Punch, based in Bellevue, has 75 employees,...
| Sep 17, 2009
| 8:54 AM
Video game sales slipped for the sixth month in a row, according to NPD....
| Mar 12, 2008
Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., the target of an unsolicited $2-billion buyout offer, on Tuesday posted higher losses for its first quarter, but raised its full-year financial outlook because of strong demand for its upcoming "Grand Theft Auto IV"...
| Dec 3, 2008
A year ago, newly minted lawyer Shawn Foust approached a senior partner at his Century City firm with an idea: dedicate an entire practice to the video game industry.
Today, the 26-year-old coordinates a team of 20 lawyers at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter...
| Sep 12, 2008
Virtual worlds, once a niche market within the video game industry, are heading to the big leagues.
Six Degrees Games Inc., a Marina del Rey company, is planning this fall to launch a sports-based virtual world for kids called ActionAllStars.com....
| Apr 18, 2008
Federal regulators have escalated their antitrust inquiry into Electronic Arts Inc.'s hostile bid to acquire Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., the video game publishers said Thursday.
The disclosure came on the same day that Take-Two shareholders...