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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,...
  • Why Google Wants to Hitch Twitch and YouTube

    Google is poised to get its mitts on Twitch. But the billion-dollar acquisition isn't just about live-streaming videogame play, as robust as Twitch's large and fast-growing audience is. In the long run, the deal would pave the way for YouTube to...
  • Former Xbox Exec Paul Davidson to Expand The Orchard into Film and TV

    The Orchard has turned to Paul Davidson to help the company grow its film and television distribution business. Davidson, a former executive at Microsoft's Xbox division as well as with traditional Hollywood ventures such as New Line Cinema, Fox, ABC,...
  • Fox Upgrades Video App to Add Personalized Show Recommendations

    Fox Broadcasting has released a new version of its Fox Now video app for Apple devices that suggests shows users might want to watch based on their preferences and viewing history -- a feature designed to keep people watching more video. The 2.0...
  • PBS Launching 4 New Digital Original Series

    PBS is expanding its digital-video footprint, announcing four new series bowing on YouTube and other platforms that will join its current lineup of 30-plus original shows. Two of the new shows are launching today on the PBS Digital Studios' YouTube...
  • GoPro Sees Future as 'Content Company'

    GoPro, the maker of small mountable cameras that have been embraced by sports enthusiasts and filmmakers, said it's making moves to become a larger player in the entertainment industry and expand its brand beyond just hardware and more around the...
  • Xbox One Drops to $399 in June, Gives Free Access to Netflix, HBO Go, Other Apps

    Microsoft said Tuesday it will offer a version of its Xbox One videogame console for $399 without the Kinect motion control sensor starting June 9 in all markets, and give Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners access to entertainment apps like Netflix and HBO Go...
  • Xbox gets into original content with Sarah Silverman, Steven Spielberg

    Xbox gets into original content with Sarah Silverman, Steven Spielberg
    Xbox is getting into the original content game, developing a dozen projects including a variety comedy show pilot hosted by Sarah Silverman, it was announced Monday.  Xbox users have been able to stream content from providers such as Netflix and Hulu on...
  • iOS7 and the tantalizing potential of Apple TV for gaming

    iOS7 and the tantalizing potential of Apple TV for gaming
    With Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference one month away, it's a good time to turn our attention to what the company has planned in terms of software and services.  With sales of iPads potentially flattening out, analysts have been itching for the...
  • Glam Media Rebrands, Launches 10 Web Series Out of New LA-Based Studio

    Glam Media is ramping up its original programming efforts under a rebranded identity, the company disclosed at its Digital Content NewFront presentation Tuesday. Now named Mode Media, the 10-year-old firm boasts 250 million unique visitors across its...