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  • Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' maker for $2.5 billion

    Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' maker for $2.5 billion
    What started as a one-man project and quickly grew into a computer game phenomenon played by tens of millions of children and adults worldwide will be absorbed by Microsoft Corp. for $2.5 billion. Microsoft announced Monday that it will buy the maker of...
  • LSSC Foundation annual campaign underway

    The Lake-Sumter State College Foundation Inc., a nonprofit organization that administers private gifts, bequests and donations to LSSC students, has started its 2014 annual campaign: "Changing Lives and Building Futures," with a goal of raising $250,000....
  • Bungie's new video game 'Destiny' is pretty old hat

    Bungie's new video game 'Destiny' is pretty old hat
    “Destiny” PlayStation 3 & 4, Xbox 360 & One 3 stars out of 4 Bungie Studios has come a long, long way from its early days as a side project by former University of Chicago undergrad Alex Seropian. It made its first big splash with the...
  • 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,...
  • Microsoft nears deal to buy Minecraft maker Mojang: WSJ

    Microsoft nears deal to buy Minecraft maker Mojang: WSJ
    Microsoft Corp is in serious discussions to buy Mojang AB, the Swedish company behind the popular "Minecraft" video game, The Wall Street Journal said, citing a person with knowledge of the matter. The deal is be valued at more than $2 billion and...
  • Microsoft Close to Buying 'Minecraft' Maker for $2 Billion

    Microsoft is in talks to buy Swedish gamemaker Mojang AB, behind the wildly popular "Minecraft" games, for $2 billion. Should the deal occur, it would mark the largest acquisition for Satya Nadella since becoming CEO of Microsoft earlier this year....
  • NFL Now Adds 2 Shows, Expands to Yahoo and More Devices for Regular-Season Debut

    The National Football League is stocking its NFL Now online network with two new original series and has launched on five additional platforms leading up to the kickoff the 2014-15 regular season as the league hopes to super-serve fans -- and generate...
  • Will 'The Fault in Our Stars' Get More Teens Hooked on Digital?

    This week is going to be an important one for Hollywood's homevideo divisions. As studios look to get more consumers to buy movies on digital platforms, "The Fault in Our Stars" could be the first major title that entices younger moviegoers to embrace...
  • 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...