| May 25, 2012
| 6:29 PM
About 100 employees of Big Huge Games, a Timonium-based maker of video games, lost their jobs this week as the studio and its Rhode Island-based parent company abruptly shut down because of financial problems.
The 12-year-old company was one of the...
| May 29, 2012
| 9:32 AM
•••• The granddaddy of gaming conventions, E3, kicks off next week in Los Angeles. The Game Hunters have put together a pretty comprehensive guide of all the major possible announcements and unveilings that we may see....
| Oct 16, 2012
| 2:26 PM
Hundreds of computers, monitors, office furniture and digital design tools were auctioned Tuesday in Timonium to raise money for creditors of defunct Big Huge Games and its Rhode Island parent company, 38 Studios LLC.
Traces of a one-time creative...
| Oct 17, 2012
With dozens of new apps launching every day it is difficult to find the best ones. But with this premier edition of Apps to Know we’ll show you the latest and greatest the app world has to offer.
Forgetting the dates of new releases is now a thing...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 11:25 AM
•••• Bethesda released their trailer for the “Dawnguard” expansion to “Skyrim,” and like everything in the last three years, it’s about vampires. Anything that breathes new life into...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 10:20 AM
With the sale of packaged video games in decline, one may wonder whether a convention like E3, which opened Monday to begin its annual celebration of the spectacle of big-budget titles, is still needed.
For the last 18 years, E3 has served as the...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 1:14 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — How young is too young to join Facebook?
The Menlo Park, Calif., company currently bans anyone under age 13 from joining the world's most popular social network. Yet an estimated 7.5 million preteens — most of them under age...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Zynga's shares hit an all-time low after an analyst at Pacific Crest Securities lowered his estimates for the company, citing a steep decline in the social game company's traffic.
The San Francisco firm's shares traded at $4.88 early Thursday, down 7...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:20 PM
For a day, a Baltimore company had IPO fever.
Fast-growing Millennial Media Inc., a Baltimore-based mobile advertising company, sold shares to the public Thursday, breaking a years-long IPO drought in the city's technology sector. It ended the day valued...
| Jul 25, 2011
Zynga "friends" Tencent in China in a deal to distribute CityVille to the Chinese Internet giant's social networks, Pengyou and Q Zone....
| Jul 22, 2011
Google, whose recently launched social network Google+ has amassed 20 million users in three weeks, is planning to launch a platform for social games that would compete with the offerings on Facebook....