New Naruto Game Set for DS

The fourth edition of the popular video game Naruto Shippuden: Ninja Council is being developed exclusively for the Nintendo DS. Based on the popular VIZ animated series, the game series ... Continue Reading →

WB Seeks Ideas for New Batman Game

Warner Bros., Mochi Media and DC Comics have issued an open call for developers to submit ideas for a new Flash game based on the Cartoon Network series Batman: The Brave and the Bold. Game ... Continue Reading →

U.K. Game Industry Protests Change 4 Life Ad

Video game makers in the United Kingdom are strongly objecting to a government healthy-living ad campaign that they say unfairly portrays playing games as hazardous to children’s ... Continue Reading →

The Beatles Join the Rock Band Revolution

The Beatles are coming to Rock Band. Management for the Fab Four announced a special Beatles version of the popular music videogame will be released Sept. 9, the Associated Press reports. Titled ... Continue Reading →

Spore’s Will Wright to Deliver SIGGRAPH Keynote

Will Wright, the renowned designer of such games as SimCity and Spore, will give a keynote address at the 2009 SIGGRAPH conference. Wright’s SimCity franchise, which includes ... Continue Reading →

Ex-Food Exec to Run Activision Blizzard’s Europe Arm

Thibaud De Saint-Quentin will take over as senior VP and managing director of Activision Blizzard’s European publishing effort, effective March 9, reports the U.K. website MCV. De ... Continue Reading →

Bakugan Fever Coming to Video Games

The popular animated TV series Bakugan is coming to videogame consoles, thanks to a deal struck between game maker Activision and Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Enterprises. The ... Continue Reading →

Nintendo DSi Coming to U.S. April 5

Nintendo will release the newest version of its popular DS portable gaming system, the Nintendo DSi, in the United States on April 5. The device, released in Japan in December, features ... Continue Reading →

Littleloud Delivers Watchmen Flash Game

Littleloud Studios has delivered a classic-style web-based Flash game based on the upcoming movie Watchmen. The studio built the game from scratch in six weeks, and it is made to resemble ... Continue Reading →

Midway Files Chapter 11

Financial changes continue in the gaming industry, as Midway Games files for Chapter 11. Midway Games, makers of the Mortal Combat franchise, made the filing because it doubted its ... Continue Reading →