Satoru Iwata

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Dies at 55

Nintendo has confirmed the death of company president Satoru Iwata, who passed July 11 at age 55. His death is linked to a growth in his bile duct, a condition which he last year underwent ... Continue Reading →

Toonami Asia Picks Up ‘Yo-Kai Watch’

Toonami will be bringing No. 1 rating Japanese cartoon Yo-Kai Watch to South and Southeast Asia later this month. The kids’ network acquired 65 half-hour episodes from producer Dentsu, ... Continue Reading →

E3 2015: The Excitement is Back!

Long ago, in ancient history (about 2005), E3 was the hottest show of the year, with more than 70,000 attendees, giant industry “islands” and lots of buzz and press coverage. Sometime ... Continue Reading →

At the Game Developers Conference 2015

The Game Developers Conference this year proved to be bigger and badder than ever. What started as an intimate gathering of U.S. game developers is now a mega-event, with more than ... Continue Reading →

‘Big Hero 6′ Opens Strong in Japan

Disney’s feature-film adaptation of Marvel’s superhero property Big Hero 6 posted the studio’s second-biggest box office opening weekend of the year in Japan — second ... Continue Reading →

Game Awards Honor ‘Dragon Age,’ Nintendo

The 2014 Game Awards were celebrated in Las Vegas on Friday,and BioWare/EA’s Dragon Age: Inquisition took home the Game of the Year honor, while the legendary Nintendo was named ... Continue Reading →

WWE Characters Get Animated

Fans of burly spandex clad macho men will have an all-new way to celebrate their favorite wrestling superstars thanks to a new venture from WWE and Mattel. The kids’ property, ... Continue Reading →

Sega Revitalizes Game Franchise with ‘Sonic Boom’

Sonic Boom, a new CG-animated series starring video-game icon Sonic the Hedgehog, is being coproduced by Sega of America and OuiDO! Productions as part of broad initiative to revitalize ... Continue Reading →

‘Adventure Time’ Game Arrives for Holiday Shoppers

D3Publisher and Cartoon Network Enterprises’ new game Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON’T KNOW! is now available for the Wii U system from Nintendo, Xbox ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network and D3P Announce Three New Titles

D3Publisher and Cartoon Network Enterprises announced the development of three new video games based on popular Cartoon Network animated shows. This fall, fans will be able to enjoy ... Continue Reading →