Nat Geo Launches Game Unit

National Geographic has created National Geographic Games (NGG), a new division dedicated to developing and publishing video games across major gaming consoles, handheld devices, online ... Continue Reading →

Brash Ent. Lays Off Employees

Brash Ent., a video game publisher that specializes in licensed movie properties, has reportedly fallen on hard times. Daily Variety reports that the company has laid off 20 employees ... Continue Reading →

Midway Welcomes New Chairman

Peter C. Brown has been named chairman of the board of directors at Midway Games Inc. following the resignation of Shari E. Redstone. Brown joined Midway’s board in 2005, and ... Continue Reading →

D3Publisher Gets Astro Boy

D3Publisher (D3P) and animation house Imagi Studios have entered into a worldwide publishing agreement that will yield video games based on Imagi’s upcoming animated Astro Boy ... Continue Reading →

Hollywood Pics Keep Digital Domain Busy

A host of major motion pictures in production will bear the stamp of Academy Award-winning digital production studio Digital Domain. The vfx house today announced that it is working ... Continue Reading →

Afro Samurai Game Gets Release Date

We’ve been informed that the video game based on the popular Spike TV animated series Afro Samurai will be available for Xbox360 and PlayStation 3 on Jan. 27, 2009. The title ... Continue Reading →

Atari Brings Back Riddick

It’s likely that we’ll never again see actor Vin Diesel as futuristic anti-hero Richard B. Riddick on the big screen, but the character is far from dead. Atari announced ... Continue Reading →

Legendary Pictures Looks to Buy Epic Games

Legendary Pictures, the Warner Bros.’based film financing company behind such blockbusters as The Dark Knight and 300, may be poised to launch into the games businesss in a big ... Continue Reading →

Lucas Arts, BioWare Prep New Star Wars MMOG

Gamers can look forward to picking up their virtual lightsabers and blasters to battle the evil Sith forces once again. LucasArts and BioWare, a division of Electronic Arts, have announced ... Continue Reading →

Release Date for Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe

Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Joker and other comic-book staples will soon go up against such video-game favorites as Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Liu Kang and Sonya. Midway Games Inc. ... Continue Reading →