Acclaim President Steps Aside

Greg Fishbach, co-founder and longtime CEO of struggling video game publisher Acclaim Entertainment, has resigned and will be replaced by Rodney Cousens. Fishbach, who helped start ... Continue Reading →

Vid Games Laws Ruled Unconstitutional

A federal appeals court late Tuesday threw out a Missouri county’s ban on the sale of video games to minors saying it violates the U.S. Constitution. It was a major victory for ... Continue Reading →

Spike vs. Spike TV

He must be thinking he’s “doing the right thing!” Bloomberg reported today that filmmaker Spike Lee has sued Viacom over its decision to rename its TNN cable TV network ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network’s Cartoon Bloopers Debuts Friday

Wilma! I forgot the @#%$&* Line! Did Fred Flintstone really say that? Well, not exactly. But he and many of his fellow Cartoon Network cohorts aren’t always word perfect. ... Continue Reading →

Vidgame Genius Signs with Fox

The creator of one of the world’s most famous and best-selling video games has signed a development deal with Fox Broadcasting. Will Wright, who created The Sims, has finalized ... Continue Reading →

Houdini Apprentice Challenge Announces Panelists

With just over seven weeks before the Houdini Apprentice Challenge 2003 winds up at SIGGRAPH in San Diego on July 27th, Side Effects Software has announced a judges panel that includes ... Continue Reading →

Top F/X House to Host Left Coast CGI-Fest

If you like a little more depth to your CGI explanations than the two-minute “How Did They Do That?” segments on Good Morning America, Dateline or Access Hollywood, Los ... Continue Reading →

Ultimate Gamers Expo Hosts Samsung World Cyber Games Finals

The inaugural Ultimate Gamers Expo to be held in Los Angeles in the third week of August will also be the site of the U.S. Finals of the Samsung World Cyber Games, the United Cyber ... Continue Reading →