Square Enix Acquires UIEvolution

Square Enix Co. Ltd., the Tokyo-based developer of such popular video game franchises as Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest, has acquired wireless software company UIEvolution Inc. of Bellevue, ... Continue Reading →

Xbox Price Cut Coming

Microsoft plans to lower the price of its Xbox game console in coming weeks, according to The Dow Jones Business News. The move is intended help the company compete better with Sony ... Continue Reading →

Atari, Stormfront Studios Bring D&D to PS2

Atari and developer Stormfront Studios have announced plans to develop Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone, an action-adventure PlayStation 2 game set in the popular Dungeons & Dragons ... Continue Reading →

Pandemic Pipeline Pushes Softimage|XSI

Softimage, the Avid subsid, says that Los Angeles-based Pandemic Studios–creators of the upcoming console titles Full Spectrum Warrior, Mercenaries and Star Wars Battlefront–is ... Continue Reading →

Filmmakers Put Secret Game Code in Scooby-Doo 2

The Warner Bros. sequel Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed will reveal a secret code that unlocks special features in THQ’s Game Boy Advance and PC games based on the live-action/CG ... Continue Reading →

QuakeCon 2004 Details Announced

Gamers can start making travel plans for their annual pilgrimage to the "Woodstock of gaming." The 9th annual QuakeCon video game festival and tournament will be held August ... Continue Reading →

Splinter Cell Sequel Goes Big-Screen

No, it’s not yet another announcement of a feature film deal based on a popular video game. The long-awaited Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow is going to theaters ... Continue Reading →

UPN Offers Free Game Over PC Game

If you enjoyed the premiere of UPN’s new CG-animated series, Game Over, last night, you can now get into the action with a free downloadable PC game based on the half-hour comedy. ... Continue Reading →

BAM! to "Do It" with Starsky & Hutch Game

Bam! Ent. Inc. has signed on as the exclusive North American distributor of the video game based on the Starsky & Hutch big-screen comic redo starring Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson. ... Continue Reading →

American McGee Joins Enlight

Parkville, Md.-based entertainment software developer/publisher Enlight Interactive Inc. has hired renowned artist and video game visionary American McGee as creative director. Founder ... Continue Reading →