| May 18, 2012
| 2:08 PM
It may be a financial bonanza for investors riding on the coattails of Facebook's grand initial public offering today, but in social gaming land, few are celebrating.
Facebook, whose popularity among its nearly 1 billion users has been partly fueled by...
| May 18, 2012
| 5:30 PM
T. Rowe Price Group's stake in Facebook Inc. more than tripled in value as the social networking giant went public Friday.
At the close of the market Friday, T. Rowe's investment in Facebook was valued at $695.8 million. The Baltimore-based mutual fund...
| May 25, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Big Huge Games, a studio in Timonium that designed rich, immersive video games, has closed its office and only a skeleton crew of employees remained as its parent company in Rhode Island appears to have gone out of business, according to online reports. ...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....