Posts tagged “Video game industry”
The American Heart Association and Nintendo announced Monday that they are teaming up to promote the Wii video game console, amid growing concern about obesity among kids who spend much of their time watching television and playing video games.
Videogame review: The latest Battlefield series title is packed with as much replay ability as you can hope for with engaging single-player, and engrossing multi-player. It’s a smash -- the most polished Battlefield game yet.
Wake Forest University demonstrated “CellCraft” last week at the White House during the inaugural National Lab Day celebration. The game developers intend to roll out the game to other schools, at no charge, in early summer.
The Cary-based company that developed the online game “Fallen Earth” remains alive, but many employees have been let go. Marketing becomes reality. The game’s slogan: “Welcome to the Apocalypse.”
Chapel Hill firm’s top executives and developers will join Playdom, which says it plans to “leverage” game development talent in Triangle.
First 3-D games conference shows opportunities and obstacles in taking video games to a new dimension of play and experience.
After an ad about Gears 3 appears at an Xbox site and a magazine reports about a new first-person shooter for EA, Cliff Bleszinski says he will announce two games on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Magazine breaks news about “Bulletstorm,” Epic’s new game for Electronic Arts.
Two studio executives recently fired by Activision and accused of inappropriately meeting with a rival company said Monday that they will create games to be distributed exclusively by one such competitor, Electronic Arts Inc.
A pair of former Virtual Heroes veterans launch Threshold Games, creating two games in just six months. They encourage “crowdsourcing” for ideas and feedback, and so far business is good.
Pop sensation Justin Bieber takes Bleszinki’s spot on Jimmy Fallon show. Tweeted Cliffy B: “ … the truth of the matter is that we wanted to take a couple more days to polish what we're showing.”
Take note - This event is about much more than games and Cliffy B, the creative guru from Epic Games who will tout the company’s next likely megahit on Jimmy Fallon’s show this week.