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  • ‘Halo 5: Guardians’: Microsoft targets fall 2015 release

     
    Master Chief is returning, and he's more conflicted than ever. “Halo 5: Guardians” will be coming to Microsoft's Xbox One […]...
  • 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...
  • Oak Park police blotter: iPhone taken from Blue Line rider, battery against jogger, and more

    Oak Park police blotter: iPhone taken from Blue Line rider, battery against jogger, and more
    The following items were taken from police reports: Five boys ages 16 to 20 stole a iPhone 5C with blue-and-gray cell phone case, valued at $425, from the hand of a Round Lake resident sitting on the CTA Blue Line train at 11:35 p.m. May 20. The five...
  • 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...
  • Xbox 'Halo 5' and Steven Spielberg's 'Halo' TV Series to Launch Fall 2015

    Microsoft will release "Halo 5: Guardians" for the Xbox One and the "Halo" original series from Steven Spielberg in fall 2015, the company announced Friday. The "Halo" sci-fi shooter, Xbox's biggest videogame franchise that debuted in 2001, is produced...
  • Console Sales Hot in April for Videogame Biz

    Consumers snatched up videogame consoles and accessories in April, but bought fewer games than they did a year ago, according to a new report released by NPG Group. Hardware sales increased 76% to $192.8 million during the month, while accessories rose...
  • Netflix Remains King of Bandwidth Usage, While YouTube Declines

    Netflix, already the biggest single driver of Internet bandwidth, boosted its share of peak broadband traffic on North American broadband networks in March 2014, according to a new report. The No. 1 subscription VOD service accounted for 34.2% of all...
  • 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...