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  • Local gamers share their curiosity about Xbox changes

    Local gamers share their curiosity about Xbox changes
    Check back on this slug frequently for updated details about the Xbox release. Microsoft today showcased details of its next-generation gaming platform, Xbox One, which will succeed the Xbox 360. The announcement at Microsoft's Redmond campus followed...
  • Defunct Big Huge Games goes on the auction block

    Defunct Big Huge Games goes on the auction block
    Hundreds of computers, monitors, office furniture and digital design tools were auctioned Tuesday in Timonium to raise money for creditors of defunct Big Huge Games and its Rhode Island parent company, 38 Studios LLC. Traces of a one-time creative...
  • Not all fun and (video) games

    Not all fun and (video) games
    Big Huge Games in Timonium closed last May, taking nearly 100 jobs with it. Nine months later, a local studio that was launched from the ashes of the video game-maker shut down, too. And Zynga, which created FarmVille and Words with Friends, closed its...
  • Zynga closes Timonium video game studio in broader consolidation

    Zynga closes Timonium video game studio in broader consolidation
    Zynga, the video game maker best known for FarmVille and Words With Friends, has closed its Timonium office as part of a broader corporate consolidation, company officials said Monday. The company also made changes at three other offices, closing and...
  • Friday Buffet: Bravo, 8-bit 'Community'

    Friday Buffet: Bravo, 8-bit 'Community'
    News Roundup •••• Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios, which released “Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning” in February, is in financial hot water with the state of Rhode Island. Taking cash from the...
  • T. Rowe Price sees Facebook investment more than triple in a year

    T. Rowe Price Group's stake in Facebook Inc. more than tripled in value as the social networking giant went public Friday. At the close of the market Friday, T. Rowe's investment in Facebook was valued at $695.8 million. The Baltimore-based mutual fund...
  • Skeleton crew cleans up at Big Huge Games in Timonium

    Skeleton crew cleans up at Big Huge Games in Timonium
    Big Huge Games, a studio in Timonium that designed rich, immersive video games, has closed its office and only a skeleton crew of employees remained as its parent company in Rhode Island appears to have gone out of business, according to online reports. ...
  • Timonium video game maker closes, lays off 100

    About 100 employees of Big Huge Games, a Timonium-based maker of video games, lost their jobs this week as the studio and its Rhode Island-based parent company abruptly shut down because of financial problems. The 12-year-old company was one of the...
  • Tuesday Meltdown: Changes coming to 'Diablo III,' E3 preparations and more 38 Studios nightmares

    Tuesday Meltdown: Changes coming to 'Diablo III,' E3 preparations and more 38 Studios nightmares
    News Roundup •••• The granddaddy of gaming conventions, E3, kicks off next week in Los Angeles. The Game Hunters have put together a pretty comprehensive guide of all the major possible announcements and unveilings that we may see....
  • Friday Buffet: New 'Skyrim' trailer and the 'Hitman: Absolution' clip that's too hot for the Internet

    Friday Buffet: New 'Skyrim' trailer and the 'Hitman: Absolution' clip that's too hot for the Internet
    News Roundup •••• Bethesda released their trailer for the “Dawnguard” expansion to “Skyrim,” and like everything in the last three years, it’s about vampires. Anything that breathes new life into...
  • Think tank: 10 Greediest Americans

    The Institute for Policy Studies has published its list of the 10 greediest Americans for 2011. "Unfortunately, it was very easy to choose 10," says Sam Pizzigati, editor of the think tank’s “Too Much” weekly newsletter. "That's the...
  • Facebook files to go public

    Facebook files to go public
    Facebook filed paperwork Wednesday to allow it to go public this spring, a deal being closely watched internationally — and especially at Baltimore's T. Rowe Price Group, which holds a stake of about $400 million in the social-networking behemoth...