August 14, 2010
However, if sales of PC game "StarCraft II" were included, overall sales would have jumped 4 percent.
August 13, 2010
Merscom, which is now part of social game developer Playdom, teams up with pet food giant for Facebook simulation game. It’s for people who love VIPs (very important pets.)
VIPs - very important pets - feted at Pet Resort
August 4, 2010
Video game publisher attributes strong results from slimming down the company’s overall portfolio, solid sales of new games, and pushing aggressively into new revenue streams.
August 3, 2010
The highly-anticipated video game hit computers across the world last week and sold more than 1.5 million copies in the first 48 hours, according to Blizzard Entertainment. At $60 per game, that’s about $90 million in sales.
Updated July 29, 2010
Most social networking or gaming sites are making a mint off of virtual goods, but many VCs are banking that advertising will become a greater part of their revenue stream.
July 28, 2010
Wall Street Journal says the search engine giant is talking with several social game makers to be part of a new service.
July 27, 2010
The venture capital-backed social gaming company is sold to the entertainment giant in a deal worth $563 million. Playdom bought N.C.-based Merscom in April.
Updated July 23, 2010
The creator of the "Gears of War" and "Unreal Tournament" franchises opens the doors for the Governor and other visitors. It's a fortress - with lots of amenities.
You shall not pass - A massive trade show giant from Unreal Tournament
Updated July 23, 2010
Gov. Bev Perdue signs legislation providing tax credits for digital media production at fast-growing Epic Games’ newly expanded headquarters in Cary. The bill makes the state “competitive” in recruitment for new companies, Epic’s president says.
Gov. Bev Perdue talks "digital economy" at Epic games
July 20, 2010
The motion-sensing game controller for Xbox 360 goes on sale Nov. 4.
Updated July 6, 2010
“Moonbase Alpha,” a 3-D immersive internet game co-developed by the space agency and the Raleigh-based virtual reality training arm Applied Research Associates, launches on Tuesday.
July 2, 2010
Led by “Red Dead Redemption,” game sales increase 4 percent over a year ago.
Updated July 1, 2010
Check out the latest video news from the "Lord of the Rings" and "King Kong" director as well as updates about the Twilight series and Glee.
Peter Jackson talks about 3D
Updated June 29, 2010
Veteran videogame and tech journalist John Gaudiosi and the team of GamerLive.TV add the latest news, videos and game trailers to LTW’s daily lineup.
Stephen Curry talks with GamerLive
Updated June 25, 2010
The California-based company operates a studio in Chapel Hill after acquiring Merscom in April. In latest deal, Playdom buys California startup Hive7.