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  • Xbox outages, IRS lawsuits, and other year-end drama

    One holiday-shortened week gone, another arrived. Here's a rundown of the Microsoft-flavored news you missed if you had the good fortune to unplug last week: The IRS has sued Steve Ballmer and a slate of other current and former Microsoft executives in...
  • Sony Pictures expands distribution of 'The Interview'

    Sony Pictures Entertainment announced Wednesday that it would continue its rollout of "The Interview" by adding new video-on-demand platforms, pay-per-view services and about 200 more theaters. The studio said the new platforms would include iN DEMAND...
  • Sony tries to make good after PlayStation network outage

    Sony tries to make good after PlayStation network outage
    Sony offered disgruntled gamers a “holiday thank you” to ring in the New Year, extending PlayStation Plus memberships and offering a one-time discount after a Christmastime cyber attack left its networks offline. The thank you includes...
  • Microsoft Cuts Price of Xbox One for Holidays

    Microsoft will reduce the price of its Xbox One videogame console by $50 on Nov. 2., in a move to sell more of the devices this holiday. The price cut will last through Jan. 3, 2015, the company said Monday. Microsoft is sweetening the deal even further...
  • Holiday gift guide: ‘Hobbit,’ Batman, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ more

     
    Ho, Ho, Ho(dor)! It's the time of year for geek-friendly holiday shopping. Whether you're shopping for fans of “Game of Thrones,” “Star […]...
  • Microsoft Lays Off 3,000 Employees, Ending Rounds of Cutbacks

    Another 3,000 employees have been handed pinkslips at Microsoft, the company said Wednesday, as it wraps up eliminating 14% of its workforce, or around 18,000 positions.Around 638 of the layoffs were made in the Seattle area, where Microsoft is based,...
  • Nancy Tellem, Jordan Levin Leave Xbox Entertainment Studios Amid Mass Microsoft Layoffs

    Xbox Entertainment Studios is officially no more. The last staffers of the production entity headed by Nancy Tellem were let go Wednesday as part of the broader layoffs of 3,000 people at the software giant. Tellem and her top lieutenant Jordan Levin...
  • ‘Sunset Overdrive’ delivers madness with an apocalyptic message

     
    THE PLAYER The ridiculousness in “Sunset Overdrive” borders on anarchic. There are rules, like any game, but long before players […]...
  • AFM: Can TV Save the Indie Film Business?

    As independent film producers gather at AFM, one of the biggest things on their minds isn't officially happening in the market: producing, financing and selling TV series. "In my Cannes meetings, people were talking through their film and television...
  • Machinima rebrands itself under tagline 'Heroes Rise'

    Machinima rebrands itself under tagline 'Heroes Rise'
    Machinima, a specialty YouTube network devoted mainly to gaming aficionados, announced Monday that it is rebranding under the tagline “Heroes Rise.” The network -- which offers game walk-throughs, gaming news, exclusive trailers and original...
  • Videogame Industry Rallies Around First 'Game Awards' (EXCLUSIVE)

    The videogame industry is ready to put on its own awards show. The three major console makers, Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, and the largest publishers that produce games for the systems, have paired up to back "The Game Awards," with the first event set...