GDC Awards Names Pioneer, Ambassador Honorees

The 2009 Game Developers Choice Awards have announced the winners of its Pioneer and Ambassador honors, which will be presented in a ceremony at the Independent Games Festival on March ... Continue Reading →

Spielberg, EA Spin Boom Blox Sequel

Director Steven Spielberg and Electronic Arts are working on a new videogame called Boom Blox Bash Party, a sequel to their first videogame collaboration. The game, being developed ... Continue Reading →

Videogame Sales Outgross DVD for First Time in 2008

Worldwide retail sales of videogames for the first time outsold DVD and Blu-ray discs combined in 2008, according to a report from Media Control GfK International reported on While ... Continue Reading →

Jim Henson Co. Honors Nintendo’s Miyamoto

Video game legend Shigeru Miyamoto, general manager of Nintendo Ent., is the top recipient of this year’s Jim Henson Honors, which acknowledges organizations, individuals or products ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Debuts FusionFall

Cartoon Network New Media and development partner Grigon Ent. have launched the browser-based, massively multiplayer online game Cartoon Network Universe: FusionFall. The network’s ... Continue Reading →

SpongeBob’s Cook-Off Coming to DS

THQ Inc. announced that SpongeBob vs. The Big One: Beach Party Cook-Off for Nintendo DS is currently in development and scheduled to arrive at retail in March. Based on Nickelodeon’s ... Continue Reading →

Ghostbusters Game Set for June

The Ghostbusters are back with an all-new adventure in time for their 25th anniversary, and this time it’s an interactive spook hunt. Atari announced today that Ghostbusters: ... Continue Reading →

LEGO Batman Flies to iPhones/iPods

Just in time for the holidays, fans of LEGO Batman: Gotham City Games can enjoy their favorite caped crusader on iPhones and iPod Touch screens. The Warner Bros. Interactive game features ... Continue Reading →

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 →