| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:02 AM
“Go ahead,” the screen on Microsoft’s Xbox One will tell you, “say ‘Xbox.’” “No,” you may very well think, “I […]...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The economic contributions of U.S. copyright industries reached new heights last year, for the first time contributing more than $1 trillion to the gross domestic product and accounting for 6.5% of the nation's economy, according to a new report.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Just last week, the Conference Board, which tracks consumer confidence, offered a gloomy forecast for the coming year.
Apparently, gamers neglected to check out the key economic indicators before rushing stores to buy the $400 PlayStation 4.
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:02 AM
After thousands of gamers waited in line for the midnight release of PlayStation 4, Sony's next-generation video game console is […]...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:04 AM
The PlayStation 4 debuts today, sparking a new round in the battle over your attention span, thumb endurance and, ultimately, checkbook. But despite all the fanfare over Sony’s latest release, the PS4 will only enjoy a week alone in the spotlight,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:34 PM
As electronic titans Microsoft Corp. and Sony Corp. spend billions of dollars redesigning the video game console, the next leap forward in digital games may come from the unlikeliest of places.
In what could transform the video game industry, Web...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"Console Wars, the Sequel" is coming to a retail outlet near you.
On Friday, Sony Corp.'s new PlayStation 4 video game system arrives.
A week later, Microsoft Corp. launches the competing Xbox One, its successor to the Xbox 360 console.
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When the first "Die Hard" and "Terminator" movies landed in theaters in the 1980s, both were rated R. But their sequels arrived with PG-13 marks — even though the level of violence had actually escalated.
Critics have blasted Hollywood's movie...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Disney Interactive Co-President John Pleasants is leaving the company, giving control of the Walt Disney Co. video game and digital media subsidiary to Jimmy Pitaro, the unit's other co-president.
Burbank-based Disney said Monday that Pleasants would...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
León Krauze grew up in a household of Mexico City intellectuals, where soccer, pop music, literature and politics were vigorously debated and it wasn't unusual to see a Nobel Prize winner seated at the family dinner table.
As a youth he visited...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:02 AM
The first Neil Gaiman-authored video game may not have many words from the celebrated fantasy writer. But that's exactly the way […]...