| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:13 AM
After the coffee. Before seeing if 'Bonnie & Clyde' ratings held up.
The Skinny: I was watching "Sideways" on HBO last night and remembering that when it first came out I thought it was a compelling story about two friends at the crossroads of their...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:26 AM
If you’ve made a Christmas gift list that includes online gaming this year, you may want to be checking that twice. Intelligence agencies in both Britain and the U.S. have been paying attention to how you play games online — not for the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Telltale Games will in 2014 release an episodic video game inspired by HBO's “Game of Thrones,” the hit series based […]...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Mozilla unveiled an early version of "Monster Madness Online," a 3-D multiplayer zombie-shooting video game built to run on Web browsers such as Firefox and Chrome.
It's the latest move that could upend the multibillion-dollar video game industry. Web...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Activision Blizzard Inc. is one of the world's largest publishers of video games.
The Santa Monica company produces games that are used on PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, personal computers, mobile phones and other hand-held devices. Two of its most...
| 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...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:32 AM
This weekend more than 120 games will be playable on the streets of Culver City as part of IndieCade, a […]...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:15 PM
The Delaware Supreme Court has overturned a ruling that halted video game publisher Activision Blizzard and a group of investors from buying most of Vivendi's majority stake in the company.
The unanimous Thursday decision clears the way for Santa...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 10:25 PM
Activision Blizzard, the world's largest video game publisher, will separate from its French media parent to become an independent, publicly traded company.
The company's managers orchestrated a complex transaction to buy back shares from French parent...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Investors reacted positively Friday morning to news that Activision Blizzard Inc. would buy back $5.8 billion in shares from its French parent company Vivendi and become an independent video game publisher.
Santa Monica-based Activision said it would...