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  • Game sales slide 23% in August

     
    Console game sales slipped 34% in August, while sales of console hardware dipped 12%, according to NPD Group....
  • Disney Interactive Media Group executive leaves for rival Zynga

     
    Disney Interactive Media Group's senior vice president of publishing, Adam Sussman, has left the company to join social games rival Zynga....
  • The Sims Social bests FarmVille as the second-largest Facebook game

     
    The Sims Social edges out FarmVille as No. 2 game on Facebook based on daily players, according to AppData.com....
  • YouTube plays nice with video games

     
    Game-related content thrives on YouTube as younger viewers who are more versed in games spend increasing amounts of time on the online video site....
  • Electronic Arts buying Seattle-based PopCap Games for up to $1.3 billion

    Electronic Arts buying Seattle-based PopCap Games for up to $1.3 billion
    Electronic Arts Inc., the video game publisher, is buying Seattle-based PopCap Games in a deal worth up to $1.3 billion as it tries to ramp up its social and casual games portfolio and better compete with Zynga Inc. As part of the deal, EA said it will...
  • Curt Schilling shutters his game studios, lays off entire staff

    Curt Schilling shutters his game studios, lays off entire staff
    Just three months after shipping his first game, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling has reportedly laid off the entire staff of his two development studios, Big Huge Games and 38 Studios, and shut down the...
  • Sony buys Bellevue-based video game studio

    Sony buys Bellevue-based video game studio
    Sony Computer Entertainment said on Tuesday it was buying Sucker Punch Productions, the studio behind the "inFamous" franchise, as Sony Corp's unit tries to expand its portfolio of original video games. Sucker Punch, based in Bellevue, has 75 employees,...
  • Take-Two expects a U-turn

    Take-Two expects a U-turn
    Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., the target of an unsolicited $2-billion buyout offer, on Tuesday posted higher losses for its first quarter, but raised its full-year financial outlook because of strong demand for its upcoming "Grand Theft Auto IV"...
  • Six Degrees Games hopes to become a heavy hitter in the virtual world

    Six Degrees Games hopes to become a heavy hitter in the virtual world
    Virtual worlds, once a niche market within the video game industry, are heading to the big leagues. Six Degrees Games Inc., a Marina del Rey company, is planning this fall to launch a sports-based virtual world for kids called ActionAllStars.com....
  • EA's bid to acquire Take-Two gets closer scrutiny

    EA's bid to acquire Take-Two gets closer scrutiny
    Federal regulators have escalated their antitrust inquiry into Electronic Arts Inc.'s hostile bid to acquire Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., the video game publishers said Thursday. The disclosure came on the same day that Take-Two shareholders...
  • Video game sales slip 6th month in a row

     
    Video game sales slipped for the sixth month in a row, according to NPD....
  • Electronic Arts lowers guidance for fiscal year after disappointing December

     
    In a sign that financial woes for traditional video game makers may have worsened over the holidays, Electronic Arts Inc. today lowered its revenue and earnings expectations for the fiscal year, sending its stock down 7%. The publisher of game......