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  • Activision quarterly revenue tops forecasts ahead of new game releases

    Activision quarterly revenue tops forecasts ahead of new game releases
    Strong online sales of "World of Warcraft" and "Hearthstone" pushed Activision Blizzard Inc. past revenue forecasts, the video game publisher said Tuesday. The Santa Monica game developer posted a profit of $204 million in the second quarter, down 37%...
  • Why Google Won't Buy Time Warner -- And Shouldn't

    Google can swoop in and buy Time Warner, but why bother? The tech giant is doing just fine, thank you very much. With $61.2 billion in cash and a market cap of $397.62 billion, it could blow 21st Century Fox out of the water if it were to enter what is...
  • Dish Deal with A+E Includes Over-the-Top Streaming Rights

    Dish Network has officially added A+E Networks to its over-the-top lineup: Under the companies' multiyear contract renewal, the satcaster has secured rights to stream the cabler's live and on-demand programming over Internet. Dish announced an OTT deal...
  • Pandora turns up new audience for James Brown biopic

    Universal Pictures' new biopic "Get on Up" about the influential performer James Brown has a clear target audience: fans of the Godfather of Soul. But the studio ran into the problem of how to broaden the audience and lure younger people with more...
  • Latest 'Rurouni Kenshin' Topples 'Godzilla' at Japan Box Office

    TOKYO - "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno," the first of a two-part sequel to a 2012 hit about a pacifist swordsman in early-modern-era Japan, enjoyed the biggest opening weekend of any live-action Japanese film this year. Produced by Warner Entertainment...
  • Thailand Bans 'Tropico 5′ Computer Game

    HONG KONG - The Thai government confirmed Tuesday that it had banned popular computer game "Tropico 5." News of the ban first emerged on the Facebook page of the game's local distributor New Era Interactive Media. Confirmation came from the state-...
  • New video game releases

    These games are scheduled for release this week, according to Gamestop.com. Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed (PlayStation 3, PS Vita, rated M). Sacred 3 (Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, rated M). Ultra Street Fighter 4 (Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, rated T)....
  • A filmmaker wants to turn the 20th century's greatest novel into a virtual reality game

    An award-winning Irish filmmaker and animator just received crowd-sourced funding to kickstart his work turning James Joyce's Ulysses into a virtual reality video game. The concept is to immerse players in Joyce's stream of consciousness by dropping them...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1982 [videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1982 [videos]
    This week, 32 years ago, gamers were enjoying the first month of the release of Nintendo's "Donkey Kong Jr.," MLB pitcher Gaylord Perry was ejected from a game for throwing a spitball and the following songs were the most popular in the United States,...
  • The game is electric

    The game is electric
    It's a tense moment in the Xanadu game store in Arbutus. The grand finals of the weekly tournament for Super Smash Bros. “Project M” have just begun. The room is crammed with players, televisions and Wii game systems, but everyone's...
  • Setting Times stories to music: From Radiohead to Frank Sinatra

    Setting Times stories to music: From Radiohead to Frank Sinatra
    The soundtrack to Friday’s Great Read is from Frank Sinatra’s wonderful “concept” album, “September of My Years.” I’m pretty sure I was the only kid in my junior high who had a thing for Sinatra, who wasn’...