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Redwood City, Calif.-based Electronic Arts today announced the creation of EA Partners, a new business unit dedicated to managing the company’s worldwide distribution and co-publishing relationships of third-party products. The unit was previously known as EA Distribution. EA, which markets its products under the brand names EA SPORTS, EA GAMES [...]
Reuters reports that Viacom book publishing unit Simon & Schuster has begun selling off its video game division. A spokesperson is quoted saying the company is in discussions with potential buyers after deciding that interactive entertainment wasn’t a core business. Two games are still in development at Simon & Schuster, [...]
A licensing deal struck with Microsoft Game Studios will make Atari Inc. the exclusive U.S. jewel case distributor for select Windows titles. Atari’s widespread distribution is expected to extend the lifecycle of Microsoft Game Studios releases. Under the terms of the agreement, which extends through June 2006, Atari will republish [...]
Marked by violent action titles and sports-related time-killers, the world of video games has long been dominated by young men, both in front of the TV and behind the scenes. Today, more and more women are picking up game controllers and taking control of the development tools. A recent poll [...]
Ubi Soft Entertainment joins with Mattel Inc., DC Comics, and Warner Bros. Consumer Products to commemorate the launch of a new villain in the Batman universe by creating special collector’s items exclusively for the Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu video game. Developed and published by Ubi Soft Entertainment, the game [...]
With more than 50 companies making major contributions to the game industry, Austin, Texas is the No.3 location in the U.S. for game development. That’s why more than 600 individuals representing more than 300 companies will be saddling up and heading down to the lone star state to participate in [...]
The company that asked “Wouldn’t you like to be a Pepper, too?” is now asking “Who wants to be a video game character?” By entering its holiday “Be You. Be in the Game” promotion, one lucky winner will have the opportunity to do just that. During November and December, Dr [...]
Computer gaming desktop and mobile systems manufacturer Alienware has launched its redesigned Area-51m mobile gaming system. The new system features user upgradeable graphics modules, exclusive magnesium alloy case design and available 7200RPM mobile hard drives with 8MB Cache. “Since we unveiled the new Area-51m at E3, its exclusive design and [...]
With the game industry getting bigger than the film biz, it’s about time the stars of the interactive world had a place to leave their handprints. San Francisco’s Metreon, a Sony Entertainment Center, today announced plans to launch the video game industry’s version of Hollywood’s walk of fame to commemorate [...]
Epic Games, co-creator of the popular Unreal game franchise, and NVIDIA Corp. will hit the road with the $1,000,000 NVIDIA Make Something Unreal Buzz Tour, a nationwide educational tour for would-be game developers interested in getting a head start on their first million. NVIDIA is hosting a year-long contest that [...]