EA Increases Layoff Figures

Video game developer/publisher Electronic Arts Inc. today announced further details on a restructuring plan, which will include consolidating facilities and reducing the work force ... Continue Reading →

Take-Two Shares Profits with Rockstar Games

Under new management, Take-Two Interactive Software has established an incentive compensation program for the Rockstar Games label that is primarily based on a profit-sharing arrangement. ... Continue Reading →

Wii, DS Set Sales Records

Nintendo announced that its Wii console and handheld DS system sold more than 3.6 million units combined in the U.S. in November, setting new hardware sales records. According NPD Group, ... Continue Reading →

SURGE is working for NAMCO BANDAI

Video-game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today announced the formation of SURGE, a new studio and publishing label dedicated to cutting-edge games for western ... Continue Reading →

Atari Telling Tale of Despereaux

With the folding of Brash Ent., Atari has picked up North American publishing rights to the video game based on Universal’s CG-animated family film The Tale of Despreaux. The ... Continue Reading →

Glu to Publish Watchmen Mobile Game

Glu Mobile Inc. will publish a mobile video game based on Warner Bros. Pictures’ upcoming superhero flick Watchmen. The title will launch worldwide in conjunction with the March ... Continue Reading →

Street Date for Resident Evil: Degeneration

The war against the zombies is on again, and this time it’s animated. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment announced that it will release the direct-to-video toon feature Resident ... Continue Reading →

NetDragon Developing Disney Fantasy Online

Online game developer NetDragon Websoft Inc. in China has teamed with the Walt Disney Co.’s Interactive Media Group for the first time to create Disney Fantasy Online, a massively ... Continue Reading →

Space Invaders Get Even on WiiWare

TAITO Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co. Ltd., today announced that Space Invaders Get Even is now available via WiiWare, Nintendo’s downloadable games ... Continue Reading →

Warcraft Expansion Sees Record Sales

Blizzard Ent. has announced that World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King, the second expansion pack for the hugely successful game franchise, sold more than 2.8 million copies in ... Continue Reading →