| Sep 8, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Xbox Music, Microsoft Corp.'s entry into the ever-expanding music-streaming industry, will introduce applications for Android and iOS devices and allow free streaming on the Web, the company said Sunday.
Microsoft launched Xbox Music about a year ago,...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Clad cowl- to-boot in her handmade black and purple Batgirl suit, Briana Roecks arrives in the Gaslamp Quarter and pauses […]...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:30 AM
In a bombed-out section of a futuristic downtown Los Angeles, a man sits on a tire next to an overturned car, staring at a computer-controlled screen fastened to his wrist, oblivious to the machine gun fire and bomb blasts around him.
The camera pans...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 2:13 PM
The industry-only Electronics Entertainment Expo will carry on this June without the presence of publisher 2K Games. The company announced ......
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Shares of social video game company Zynga Inc. fell more than 14% in after-hours trading after the company on Thursday gave revenue and earnings guidance that fell short of analysts' expectations.
The San Francisco company said revenue for the third...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Activision Blizzard Inc. and a group of investors led by its top executives are buying most of Vivendi's stake in the world's largest video game publisher in an $8.2-billion transaction.
The deal would free the Santa Monica company from the financial...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:12 AM
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: —A team in a virtual studio at Digital Domain in Playa Vista demonstrates the use of a virtual camera to record action that will be used to create video games. Local visual effects companies are enjoying a surge in...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:14 PM
A database containing email addresses and passwords belonging to users of the website for Ubisoft, the video game developer behind the hit "Assassin’s Creed," was accessed illegally in a hack.
The French company said someone used "stolen...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Don Mattrick, who earlier this week was appointed to replace Zynga's founder Mark Pincus as CEO, has a tough task in front of him: turning around the struggling social video game maker.
But he will certainly be well-paid for his efforts. According to...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Mark Pincus is stepping down as chief executive of Zynga Inc., the social video game company he founded, and will be replaced by Don Mattrick, the head of Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox business, the company said Monday.
Zynga's stock surged on word of the...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
SHANGHAI — Basketball-crazed countries around the world tuned in to see the Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs in a tense Game 7 of the NBA Finals last week. Now, league officials are hoping audiences in China, its largest international market,...