| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Jordan Levin, who helped launch the WB network nearly two decades ago, is ready to help launch Microsoft's first foray into original programming, Variety has confirmed.
Levin is in final talks to join Xbox Entertainment Studios as executive VP and second...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"Gears of War" will remain an exclusive title to the Xbox platform with Microsoft announcing Monday that it has acquired the video game franchise from Epic Games.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but as Microsoft and Sony compete for...
| 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...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 8:43 AM
If you have used the Google Maps app on your smartphone recently, you might have noticed a new feature.
Just in time for April Fools' Day, the company has launched the Google Maps Pokemon Challenge, where anyone with the app can catch Pokemon in...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:06 PM
The Friday before April 15 rolls around offers something a lot less taxing. In fact, the North American release of Nintendo’s “Disney Magical World” on April 11 might be a fun pre-tax-refund purchase for many gaming fans – or maybe...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 10:02 AM
The following items were taken from police reports.
A Chicago woman, 28, was stopped at Lake Cook and Wilmot Roads at 3:28 p.m. on Feb. 28 and charged with driving while license suspended and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:27 PM
The creator of Flappy Bird, the extremely popular mobile game that was surprisingly and suddenly removed from app stores last month, said he is considering re-releasing the game.
Speaking with Rolling Stone, Vietnamese independent developer Dong...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Flaunting its bargain-basement budget for maximum grunge and weirdness, Joel Potrykus' "Buzzard" stars his regular collaborator, the inimitable Joshua Burge, this time as a disaffected temp -- an angry member of the 99% bent on scamming corporations for...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Aaron Paul burns some serious rubber in the new action flick Need For Speed, which hits theaters nationwide March 14. Inspired by the insanely popular 1994 video game, Need For Speed, the eponymous film by Dreamworks Pictures is an homage to the legendary...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:44 AM
The book "Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation" by Blake Harris will be published in May. And it's already headed to the big screen, thanks to Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg.
Variety reports that Rogen and Goldberg are...