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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Epic Games/NVIDIA Tour Takes Gamers to Unreal School

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 ... Continue Reading →

Big Idea Peels Off New VeggieTales PC Game

Big Idea Prods., creators of the popular VeggieTales direct-to-video and feature film franchise, have teamed up with ValuSoft, a division of THQ Inc., to release a PC game featuring ... Continue Reading →