Developers Choice Awards Nominations Open

Nominations are open for the 4th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards, to be presented on March 24 at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Jose, Calif. All those directly involved ... Continue Reading →

Activision Grabs Shrek 2 Game Rights

Activision Inc. will work directly with DreamWorks to develop and publish video games based on the upcoming sequel to the Oscar-winning 2001 animated smash hit Shrek. Under the terms ... Continue Reading →

Konami Game For Shaman King

Konami Digital Ent. Inc. has signed a licensing agreement with 4Kids Ent. Inc. to develop video games based on the anime series Shaman King. The show airs on 4Kids’ Saturday morning ... Continue Reading →

Game Initiative Breaks Into Video Game Industry

The Game Initiative has announced a new conference designed for students and professionals seeking careers in the computer and video game industry. The "How To Break Into Video ... Continue Reading →

Independent Games Festival Finalists Announced

The Independent Games Festival has named the finalists for its sixth annual competition. Selected by a panel of game industry professionals, game development teams will compete for ... Continue Reading →

THQ, Relic Take Warhammer from Tabletop to PC

Fans of Games Workshop’s tabletop game Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War will be happy to learn that THQ Inc. and Relic Ent. are developing a PC title based on the popular tactical ... Continue Reading →

Mario Immortalized in Wax

It’s a sign of the times when a video game character is inducted into an exclusive club populated by the biggest Hollywood legends of all time. Nintendo’s Mario has joined ... Continue Reading →

Punisher Set to Dole Out Justice on PS 2, Xbox

As Artisan gets set to release its big-screen take on Marvel Comics’ The Punisher this April, THQ Inc. has announced plans to bring the popular vigilante property to PlayStation ... Continue Reading →

Sammy Grabs Stake in Sega

Major data-processing firm CSK Corp. has sold all of its shares of Sega Corp. to Tokyo-based entertainment conglom Sammy Corp. The investment gives Sammy 39,148,600 additional shares, ... Continue Reading →

Spike TV Airs First Annual Video Game Awards

Spike TV’s first annual Video Game Awards, which took place Tuesday night in Las Vegas, will air tonight at 9:00 p.m. A list of winners has already been released, so if you’re ... Continue Reading →