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  • IndyCar racer Josef Newgarden has game off the track

    GamerHub.tv IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden has worked with Microsoft to promote its "Forza 5" game. Now the 23-year-old is helping to raise money for Teen Cancer America by playing the "Forza 5" game against fans as part of a Tiltify.com charity...
  • It's Official: Amazon Acquires Twitch for $970 Million

    Months after multiple reports suggesting Google was closing in on a deal to acquire Twitch, Amazon has snuck in to steal away the burgeoning streaming service dedicated to watching videogamers play, the companies announced Monday. The deal is for a...
  • Who Really Attacked Sony and Microsoft's Networks?

    Multiple groups are taking credit for attacking Sony's PlayStation Network and Microsoft's Xbox Live starting on Sunday that still limited access to the services Monday afternoon. Groups operating under the names Lizard Squad and FamedGod have been...
  • ‘Destiny’ review: Mars is lovely; too bad about the war

     
    THE PLAYER The opening moments of “Destiny” are mesmerizing. It’s a Mars landing, complete with sparkling views of our galaxy […]...
  • Microsoft agrees to $2.5-billion deal to purchase 'Minecraft'

    Microsoft Corp. plans to spend $2.5 billion to buy what it called the most popular online game on Xbox, the building adventure title "Minecraft." “Minecraft is more than a great game franchise – it is an open world platform, driven by a...
  • Switch to New Consoles Hurts Game Sales in August

    The video game industry finds itself in an interesting holding pattern as consumers make the switch to new consoles from Sony and Microsoft. The good new is that consoles continue to sell at a brisk pace, with the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One boosting...
  • Hallmark Cards' Family-Oriented SVOD Service SpiritClips Renamed 'Feeln'

    SpiritClips, an Internet subscription video-on-demand service owned by Hallmark Cards targeting the kids-and-family demo, has renamed itself "Feeln" as the company expands its content lineup and tries to carve out a niche against the likes of Netflix,...
  • USA, Syfy Launch Xbox Apps with Access Restricted to Pay-TV Customers

    "Sharknado 2" is coming to Microsoft's Xbox One gaming console -- but you have to subscribe to a participating cable, satellite or telco TV service to gain access to it. NBCUniversal has launched apps for cablers USA Network and Syfy on Xbox One, the...
  • Microsoft Slashing Up to 18,000 Jobs, Its Biggest Layoff Ever

    Microsoft said it will eliminate up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, with the bulk of the cuts coming from its acquisition of mobile-devices maker Nokia. The technology giant said the layoffs -- representing about 14% of its workforce, the largest...
  • Microsoft to wind down Hollywood operations

    Microsoft is shutting down the bulk of its Hollywood unit as part of a broader restructuring at the software giant that will result in 14,000 jobs being cut. Launched in 2012 with big expectations, Xbox Entertainment Studios will wind down operations in...
  • Microsoft to Curtail Original Series Programming for Xbox

    Microsoft is said to be reconsidering its strategy of developing original series for its Xbox platform. The tech giant made headlines Thursday with plans to layoff as many as 18,000 employees following its recent $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia's...