Activision Grabs Shrek 2 Game Rights

Activision Inc. will work directly with DreamWorks to develop and publish video games based on the upcoming sequel to the Oscar-winning 2001 animated smash hit Shrek. Under the terms ... Continue Reading →

Konami Game For Shaman King

Konami Digital Ent. Inc. has signed a licensing agreement with 4Kids Ent. Inc. to develop video games based on the anime series Shaman King. The show airs on 4Kids’ Saturday morning ... Continue Reading →

Game Initiative Breaks Into Video Game Industry

The Game Initiative has announced a new conference designed for students and professionals seeking careers in the computer and video game industry. The "How To Break Into Video ... Continue Reading →

Independent Games Festival Finalists Announced

The Independent Games Festival has named the finalists for its sixth annual competition. Selected by a panel of game industry professionals, game development teams will compete for ... Continue Reading →

THQ, Relic Take Warhammer from Tabletop to PC

Fans of Games Workshop’s tabletop game Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War will be happy to learn that THQ Inc. and Relic Ent. are developing a PC title based on the popular tactical ... Continue Reading →

Mario Immortalized in Wax

It’s a sign of the times when a video game character is inducted into an exclusive club populated by the biggest Hollywood legends of all time. Nintendo’s Mario has joined ... Continue Reading →

Punisher Set to Dole Out Justice on PS 2, Xbox

As Artisan gets set to release its big-screen take on Marvel Comics’ The Punisher this April, THQ Inc. has announced plans to bring the popular vigilante property to PlayStation ... Continue Reading →

Sammy Grabs Stake in Sega

Major data-processing firm CSK Corp. has sold all of its shares of Sega Corp. to Tokyo-based entertainment conglom Sammy Corp. The investment gives Sammy 39,148,600 additional shares, ... Continue Reading →

Spike TV Airs First Annual Video Game Awards

Spike TV’s first annual Video Game Awards, which took place Tuesday night in Las Vegas, will air tonight at 9:00 p.m. A list of winners has already been released, so if you’re ... Continue Reading →

Hollywood Heavies Driven to DRIV3R

The third installment of Atari’s gritty, crime-fighting Driver video game series will feature some high-octane voice talent from the film industry. Michael Madsen (Kill Bill, ... Continue Reading →