Norrath Ships in Time For Valentines Day

Sony Online Entertainment’s PS2 version of Champions of Norrath will ship to U.S. and Canadian retail stores on Feb. 11, 2004. “With five playable characters, randomly generated ... Continue Reading →

Electronic Arts Achieves Record, Then Gets Punched by Stock Geeks

As a sign that vid game giant Electronic Arts is a major player in investor’s minds, Wall Street punished the company’s stock price yesterday even as EA announced record ... Continue Reading →

Acclaim Signs on with Avalon

Acclaim Entertainment Ltd. has signed a distribution agreement with Avalon Interactive for the upcoming release of Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance II in the U.K., France, Benelux ... Continue Reading →

Game-Maker Gets Real With Web Streamer

RealNetworks Inc. is entering into a definitive agreement to acquire Seattle-based GameHouse, Inc. a top developer, publisher and distributor of downloadable PC games, it was announced ... Continue Reading →

Game Creator to Become Latest Trilogy King

A new vid game version of The Wizard of Oz from noted artist and twisted toy maker American McGee should be coming to the big screen soon. McGee tells Animation Magazine Online that ... Continue Reading →

Sony Games Has Big Year

One of the reasons the travel industry had such a tough time last year might have been all those computer games consumers were buying. Who can leave home with all that new technology ... Continue Reading →

Game Developers 2004 Confab To See Doom, Matrix

The 18th annual Game Developers Conference has named the creator of Doom, the Matrix films’ visual effects supervisor and The Lord of the Rings game developer as its 2004 keynoters ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Spins Vid Game Group

Following its huge success with the Spider-Man video game, comic empire Marvel Enterprises is forming its own stand-alone video game group. While many content providers once just licensed ... Continue Reading →

Warner Bros. Got Game

In the better-late-than-never category, Hollywood studios seem to be finally waking up and smelling the profits when it comes to video games. For over five years now, revenues from ... Continue Reading →

Can You Play Me Now? More Vid Games Phone Home

Adding to the growing list of entertainment producers climbing on the mobile phone bandwagon, Universal Studios has inked a deal with wireless content company Mforma Group. Under the ... Continue Reading →