23 April 2014

Video Game Ratings Enforcement Act

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 8 MAY 2008 by Scott Parrino

Congress is considering the Video Game Ratings Enforcement Act, a law which would require an ID to buy games of an M rating.

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DOOM 4 Announced

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 7 MAY 2008 by Scott Parrino

id Software has announced the next version of the DOOM franchise is a go.

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Midway Releases Q1 Financials

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 6 MAY 2008 by Scott Parrino

Midway Games has announced the financial results of its first quarter.

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Koch Media Opens LA Office

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 30 APR 2008 by Scott Parrino

Koch Media has announced the opening of an office in Los Angeles.

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Win XP Might Live On

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 24 APR 2008 by Scott Parrino

Rumors of the death of Windows XP may be exagerated.

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Nintendo Has Record Profits

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 24 APR 2008 by Scott Parrino

Record profits, attributed to Wii sales, have been announced by Nintendo.

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EA Still Woos Take-Two

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 19 APR 2008 by Scott Parrino

EA has extended an offer to buy Take-Two, but lowered its bid in the wake of increased executive bonuses.

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Results of Take-Two's Stockholders' Meeting Announced

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 18 APR 2008 by Scott Parrino

Stockholders Re-elect Board of Directors and Vote in Favor of all Other Proposals.

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Lawsuit Over Take-Two's Denial Of EA Purchase

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 17 APR 2008 by Scott Parrino

Apparently a shareholder has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of Take-Two shareholders regarding the recent refusal of EA's bid to by the company.

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EU Clears Activision-Blizzard Merger

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 16 APR 2008 by Scott Parrino

The European Union has given a green light for the purchase of Activision by Vivendi.

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Take-Two To Expand Focus on Asia

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 14 APR 2008 by Scott Parrino

Focusing on broadening distribution and launching online game offerings in high growth Asia Pacific markets, Take-Two appoints Hubert Larenaudie to head its efforts in Singapore.

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Nintendo DS Pirates Busted

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 10 APR 2008 by Scott Parrino

Illegally copied Nintendo DS games stored on discs marked ‘Volume 9 DS Games’ (the disc) were recovered as part of an 85,000 disc haul at an East Yorkshire.

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Developing Games That Influence Crime Illegal?

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 7 APR 2008 by Scott Parrino

The Arizona House is contemplating a bill which would hold game developer and publishers liable for illegal acts committed under the influence of a game.

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Xbox To Have Wii-Style Motion Controller

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 7 APR 2008 by Scott Parrino

It appears Microsoft is working on a Wii-style motion-sensitive controller for its Xbox.

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World of Warcraft Gold-Farmers Lawsuit

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 7 APR 2008 by Scott Parrino

A class-action lawsuit has been filed to stop gold farmers from disrupting the World of Warcraft economy.

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Xbox 360 Won't Have Blu-Ray

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 7 APR 2008 by Scott Parrino

Microsoft is snubbing Blu-Ray in favor of digital delivery.

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Microsoft Hints At Next Version Of Windows

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 7 APR 2008 by Scott Parrino

Microsoft is already dropping hints about its successor to Vista.

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Survey: 72% Of Americans Play Games

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 7 APR 2008 by Scott Parrino

A new report indicates that 72% of Americans play games.

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Q Middleware Available For Wii Devs

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 7 APR 2008 by Scott Parrino

Qube Software’s‘future generation’ game middleware‘Q’ is now available for the Wii™ console from Nintendo.

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Game Addicts Share Some Signs Of Aspergers Syndrome

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 3 APR 2008 by Scott Parrino

People who are addicted to playing computer games show some of the same personality traits as people with Aspergers syndrome.

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