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  • 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...
  • If Clippers lose under Ballmer, will there be a blue screen of death?

    It figures that the guy who reportedly won the bidding war for the Los Angeles Clippers is the only Fortune 500 chief executive known for his vertical leap. Steve Ballmer was known for his, ahem, unbridled enthusiasm as chief executive of Microsoft. A...
  • 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...
  • Steve Ballmer 'personable,' 'intense,' but legacy at Microsoft mixed

    Steve Ballmer 'personable,' 'intense,' but legacy at Microsoft mixed
    That Steve Ballmer is buying a sports franchise is no surprise to anyone who worked with him over the many decades he was at Microsoft. As a boy, born and raised in Detroit, he badly wanted to play basketball, but ended up a manager for his high...
  • Nintendo Revs Up Much Needed Hit with 'Mario Kart 8′

    Nintendo has a much-needed hit with "Mario Kart 8," the latest installment in its racing franchise that lets players compete on a variety of tracks with the company's iconic characters. Released exclusively for the Wii U, the game sold more than 1.2...
  • Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: Charting the video game console evolution

     
    The world's largest annual video game trade show, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, kicks off in downtown Los Angeles this week, […]...
  • Wimbledon 2014 Tennis Live Video Clips Will Be Shareable on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter

    The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, which oversees the Wimbledon tennis tournament, will make real-time clips from the 2014 tourney's legendary grass courts available to share on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter instantly, under a new partnership....
  • E3: Cheaper Xbox, PlayStation TV, 'Halo' collection ... and dolls?

    Sure, piles of new games are being unveiled at the E3 video game show in Los Angeles -- “Call of Duty” (“Advanced Warfare”), “Grand Theft Auto” (“5”) and “Lara Croft” (“Rise of the Tomb...