| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Hiroshi Yamauchi, who ran Nintendo for more than 50 years and led the Japanese company's transition from traditional playing-card maker to video-game giant, has died. He was 85.
Kyoto-based Nintendo said Yamauchi, who was also known for owning the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:06 PM
Donkey Kong, Super Mario Brothers, Legend of Zelda: For Hiroshi Yamauchi, the hits kept coming — but he enjoyed none of them.
"I have better things to do" than play video games, he told interviewers.
Yamauchi, a gruff and uncompromising...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Universal Pictures will release "Warcraft," a film from Legendary Pictures based on the best-selling video game franchise of the same name, on Dec. 18, 2015, the studio announced Tuesday afternoon.
"Warcraft," to be directed by "Source Code's" Duncan...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Tom Clancy, the prolific thriller author who died Tuesday at age 66, leaves behind a wide-ranging legacy in entertainment.
His wildly successful books -- many of which centered on Jack Ryan, Clancy's fictional CIA agent -- had several spheres of...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:38 PM
In a move straight out of the tech start-up handbook, Machinima co-founder Allen DeBevoise has decided to step down as chief executive of the gamer-focused YouTube channel he helped launch.
DeBevoise said he is looking for a professional manager who can...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:28 PM
The maker of the international online video game hit "League of Legends" will move to a five-building office campus in West Los Angeles after signing what was described as the biggest new office lease in Southern California in five years.
| Nov 8, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Microsoft Corp., looking to build anticipation for the new Xbox One video game console, emphasized the entertainment features of the device.
The struggling Seattle technology giant has been positioning the successor to its Xbox 360 as an all-in-one...
| 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...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Despite the growth of Netflix, Amazon.com and other legal channels for watching entertainment online, the volume of pirated movies, TV shows, music, books and video games online continues to grow at a rapid pace.
The amount of bandwidth used for...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Ubisoft writer Jill Murray has a simple piece of advice for game designers who are struggling to find compelling female […]...
| 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...