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  • YouTube to Acquire Videogame-Streaming Service Twitch for $1 Billion: Sources

    Google's YouTube has reached a deal to buy Twitch, a popular videogame-streaming company, for more than $1 billion, according to sources familiar with the pact. The deal, in an all-cash offer, is expected to be announced imminently, sources said. If...
  • Smart Promo: Why Ubisoft's 'Watch Dogs' Campaign is the Right Way to Launch a New Game Franchise

    Has the videogame industry finally figured out how to promote its tentpole titles to the masses? Publishers have long known how to court hardcore gamers with new releases -- hyping them through publications and blogs like Game Informer and Kotaku,...
  • DreamWorks Animation Plays in 'Skylanders' Territory with Morpho Pods

    With "How to Train Your Dragon 2" out in theaters, DreamWorks Animation has launched Morpho Pods, a new toy based game property that gets the toon studio into the same play space that Activision launched with "Skylanders" and Disney has followed with...
  • For Aaron Paul, seeking good after 'Bad'

    Playing the morally compromised Jesse Pinkman on “Breaking Bad” for nearly six years, Aaron Paul became accustomed to intense fan reactions, particularly online. But he's been eliciting a different kind of response when he logs in lately&...
  • Xbox Embraces World Cup Fever with 'Every Street United'

    Xbox Original Studios will launch its street soccer-themed "Every Street United" series on June 15, as a way to tap into the buzz surrounding the World Cup in Brazil. The reality show revolves around iconic soccer players Thierry Henry and Edgar Davids...
  • What's coming from the Big 3 in gaming?

    Games, games and even more video games. That was the overwhelming theme of last week’s Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles—the three-day megaconference headlined by tech giants Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo. For video-game makers...
  • Gamers Flock to New Titles in May

    Videogame publishers scored with new game launches in May, with software sales up an impressive 57% during the month, driven by blockbuster launches of Ubisoft's "Watch Dogs," Nintendo's "Mario Kart 8" and Bethesda's "Wolfenstein: The New Order." New...
  • Lionsgate Elevates Thomas Hughes to EVP Worldwide Digital Distribution

    Lionsgate upped Thomas Hughes to exec VP of worldwide digital distribution, a promotion the studio said underscores the growth in its licensing business to digital and on-demand providers. Hughes, previously SVP of worldwide digital, played a key role in...
  • 'Sailor Moon Crystal' Anime Series Coming to Hulu (VIDEO)

    The new "Sailor Moon Crystal" series, the latest installment of the classic anime franchise, will be available on Hulu and Hulu Plus starting July 5. The Internet TV site has rights to "Sailor Moon" under a pact with Viz Media, which also is streaming...
  • ESPN Video Apps Now Streaming to Google Chromecast

    ESPN has updated the WatchESPN video-streaming apps for Android and Apple's iOS to connect to Google's Chromecast HDTV adapter, but you'll still need a pay-TV subscription to watch live sports. In addition, ABC's Watch ABC and video apps for Disney's...
  • 'Watch Dogs' Breaks Sales Records for Ubisoft, Provides Bright Future For Original Games

    Ubisoft is proving that the video game industry doesn't need to rely on sequels to sell software, with "Watch Dogs." The game, which was released last week, has sold more than 4 million copies, setting a new record for the company. In addition to...