Nintendo Plans Pokemon Reboot

For fourteen years, Pokemon has been one of the most reliable brands in the world, succeeding in video games, card games, anime TV and feature films, print and merchandising. But in ... Continue Reading →

WGA Nominates Five Games for Writing Honor

The Writers Guild of America has nominated five titles for its outstanding writing in a videogame award. The nominees, chosen from a record field of submissions that more than doubled ... Continue Reading →

Number of Gaming Jobs Holds Steady

The number of people working in the North American video game industry remained essentially flat compared with 2008, according to Game Developer Research’s third annual census. The ... Continue Reading →

Florin Leaves EA Publishing Post

Gerhard Florin is leaving his post as executive VP of Western world publishing at video game giant Electronic Arts effective in March. Florin is a 15-year veteran of the company and ... Continue Reading →

Emergent Adds Evolver to Gamebryo Lightspeed

Emergent Game Technologies has added support for Evolver’s web-based 3D character and modeling technology to its Gambryo Lightspeed video game development system. Evolver’s ... Continue Reading →

Won Il Sue Returns to Nexon as VP

Former Nexon Corp. CEO Won Il Sue is returning to the company as VP of business development for Nexon America. Sue will be charged with handling strategic partnerships and expanding ... Continue Reading →

Dragon’s Lair Comes to iPod Touch, iPhone

Dragon’s Lair, the classic animated video game created by Don Bluth, has arrived in the Apple App Store for iPhone and iPod Touch. The game features video transferred directly ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Taps THQ for Three Franchise Games

THQ has signed a multi-year deal with DreamWorks Animation to be the exclusive maker of video games based on several of the studio’s top franchises. The game developer had already ... Continue Reading →

ESRB Offers Ratings Info in iPhone App

The Entertainment Software Ratings Board, which rates video games as a guide to parents, has developed a free iPhone app that provides instant access to ratings information. The app ... Continue Reading →

Image Metrics Animates Faces for Assassin’s Creed II

Image Metrics provided facial animation for many of the cut scenes in the current hit video game Assassin’s Creed II, developed by Ubisoft Montreal. The game was the first collaboration ... Continue Reading →