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  • 'Tomb Raider' Versus 'Uncharted:' Consoles Bet on Exclusive Action Heroes

    Microsoft's Xbox is putting its money behind "Tomb Raider" to compete against Sony's similar globe-trotting adventure franchise "Uncharted," both of which have ambitious new cinematic sequels launching in 2015. "Rise of the Tomb Raider" will be...
  • Robin Williams and His Longtime Love of Videogames

    In between filming his movies, television shows and doing stand-up comedy, Robin Williams would spend countless hours playing videogames -- in fact he considered himself a "huge" gamer, even naming his only daughter after the princess in Nintendo's "The...
  • YouTube Overhauls Connected-TV Interface, Starting with Xbox One

    Google's YouTube, eager to get more play on the biggest screen in the house, is rolling out an upgraded interface for connected-TV devices designed to provide even faster access to videos. The new look has arrived first on Microsoft's Xbox One...
  • Sony Sells its 10 Millionth PlayStation 4 as Hardware Drives Video Game Sales in July

    Sony reached a milestone with its PlayStation 4 in July, selling the 10 million of the video game console worldwide, the company said. Microsoft has yet to disclose updated numbers for its Xbox One, but hardware drove much of the sales generated by the...
  • Jumping into streaming TV

    Jumping into streaming TV
    More TV viewers are picking up so-called streaming media boxes in the hope of fulfilling a simple wish: Let me watch what I want when I want. Basically, the devices, some as small as a thumb drive, link the TV to the Internet so users can watch...
  • NFL Launches 'NFL Now' Internet-Video Service on Apple TV, Xbox, Roku and Other Devices

    The National Football League has taken to the digital field with the kickoff of NFL Now, an Internet-video service offering gridiron fans hundreds of hours of free content and a $1.99-per-month premium package with access to even more. But while NFL...
  • Why Google Won't Buy Time Warner -- And Shouldn't

    Google can swoop in and buy Time Warner, but why bother? The tech giant is doing just fine, thank you very much. With $61.2 billion in cash and a market cap of $397.62 billion, it could blow 21st Century Fox out of the water if it were to enter what is...
  • 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...