New Jimmy Neutron Game Jets to Stores

Jimmy Neutron: Jet Fusion, a collaboration between THQ Inc. and Nickelodeon, is now available for PlayStation 2 and GameCube at retail outlets throughout North America. In the game ... Continue Reading →

Simon & Shuster Close Book on Games Unit

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 ... Continue Reading →

Atari to Distribute Microsoft Titles

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 ... Continue Reading →

EA Launches New Division for Indie Development

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 ... Continue Reading →

Move Over Dudes, Chicks Wanna Play, Too!

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, ... Continue Reading →

New Batman Villain Rises in Commerative Edition Game

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 ... Continue Reading →

Austin Gears Up for Game Conference

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 ... Continue Reading →

Dr Pepper Contest Offers Role in Nintendo Game

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 ... Continue Reading →

Alienware’s Area-51m Offers User Upgradeable Graphics

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, ... Continue Reading →

Game Stars to Shine on “Walk of Game”

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, ... Continue Reading →