Activision Acquires Call of Duty Developer Infinity Ward

Santa Monica, Calif.-based Activision Inc. has exercised its option to acquire the remaining 70% of outstanding common stock in Infinity Ward, the developer of Activision’s upcoming ... Continue Reading →

Intel, Square Enix Team to Improve PC, Mobile Gaming

Intel Corp. and Japanese game developer/publisher Square Enix Co. Ltd. announced that they will work together to improve online and offline gaming experiences on PCs, mobile phones ... Continue Reading →

Nintendo Buys Piece of Bandai

The Associated Press reports that Japan’s Nintendo Co. has purchased a 2.6% stake in toy maker and rival video game developer Bandai Co. Both companies reportedly deny speculation ... Continue Reading →

Double Up on Grand Theft Auto for PS2

Get ready! The limitless delights of Liberty City’s underworld and the hedonism of Vice City will now be available in a single package. Today the best-selling, multi-award-winning ... Continue Reading →

FUNimation Helps with Game Strategy

FUNimation Prods. Ltd, the brand management company behind such kids anime hits as Dragon Ball Z, Yu-Gi-Oh! and Yu Yu Hakusho, is making an unexpected move into the video game industry. ... Continue Reading →

Super Duper Sumos Enter GBA Ring

When you think of video game heroes, fat guys in diapers don’t usually come to mind. Midway Games hopes to change all that as it brings a popular DIC Kids’ Network cartoon ... Continue Reading →

Atari’s Sinbad PC Game Sets Sail

Adventure on the high seas comes home as Atari’s Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas game for PC ships to retail stores nationwide. Based on DreamWorks’ latest animated feature, ... Continue Reading →

Tak Release First in THQ/Nick Publishing Deal

Game publisher THQ Inc. and kids’ entertainment juggernaut Nickelodeon today began shipping Tak and the Power of Juju for the PlayStation 2, Gamecube and Game Boy Advance. Developed ... Continue Reading →

Rise to Honor Jet Li

Hong Kong action sensation Jet Li (Cradle 2 The Grave, The One, Kiss of the Dragon) is famous for feats of athleticism that even some video game characters would have a hard time pulling ... Continue Reading →

GameCube Sales Spike with Price Cut

Nintendo’s aggressive move to better position its home video game console in the holiday market is apparently paying off. Since the company dropped the price if its GameCube to ... Continue Reading →