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Headline News Richard Jacques Receives Top Honors at Music + Sound Awards

Richard Jacques' original music score for JAMES BOND 007: BLOOD STONE (Bizarre Creations/Activision) has been awarded "Best Original Composition" (Video Games) at The Music and Sound Awards 2012.

Headline News FMX 2012 Highlights Announced

Highlights for FMX 2012 include Martin Scorsese's 3D adventure “Hugo,” TV series “Game of Thrones” and “Bones,” and games such as “Mass Effect 3” and “The Witcher 2.”

Headline News SpeedTree v6.1.1 Provides Support for Cinema 4D

Interactive Data Visualization announced that new versions of its flagship line of vegetation generating products — SpeedTree® Studio 6.1.1 and SpeedTree® Cinema 6.1.1 — now offer direct support for CINEMA 4D, the industry-leading 3D motion graphics, visual effects, painting, and rendering software application.

Headline News Independent Creates Epic Game Trailer for Sony PS Vita

Award-winning director at Independent, Cary Fukunaga, has created the epic new trailer for 180 Amsterdam and the European launch of the Sony PS Vita console.

Headline News Warner Bros. Launches 'Gotham City Imposters'

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment announced the launch of Gotham City Impostors, an original, download only, multiplayer first-person shooter from Monolith Productions for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC.

Headline News Hasbro Partners with Zynga

Hasbro and Zynga announced a comprehensive partnership that grants Hasbro the rights to develop a wide range of toy and gaming experiences based across Zynga's popular social games and brands.

Headline News Mortal Kombat Arkade Kollection Launches for PC

The Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection is available for digital download for PC gamers, offering the original Mortal Kombat arcade trilogy -- Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat 2 and Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 -- in a single collection.

Blogs Crystal Ball: What’s the Future of Mobile?

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 12:43pm

For a technology company to be successful, it must be able to not only deliver cutting-edge products, but also tailor those products for a marketplace and consumer demand that doesn’t yet necessarily exist. It’s enough to make you want to break out the crystal ball.

Headline News 'Rango' and 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' Take Top VES Honors

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 7:29am

Rango, recognized with awards in four categories, is the night's most honored project A surprise appearance by Martin Scorsese is one of evening's highlights.

Headline News Singapore Selects Autodesk as Technology Partner

Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, is collaborating with Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) as the technology partner for its new Games Solution Centre.

Headline News Soundelux’s Per Hallberg Heeds 'Call of Duty'

A new trailer for the Activision record-setting game, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, has the look and feel of a blockbuster movie with spectacular action, an all-star cast and a big screen soundtrack created by two-time Academy Award-winner and Soundelux Supervising Sound Editor, Per Hallberg.

Blogs First Confirmed Speakers for FMX 2012

By Dan Sarto | Monday, January 30, 2012 at 6:06pm

While winter continues to freeze our feet, the FMX program is already beginning to blossom. New speakers confirm their attendance, and further exciting presentations and screenings fill desks and desktops at our FMX house.

Blogs Become a SIGGRAPH 2012 Student Volunteer

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 1:34pm

Are you science? Are you art? Do you daydream of computations or calculate in creativity? Are you a student? If so, you will find yourself right at home at SIGGRAPH 2012. Science and art will come together in one outstanding international conference to explore computer graphics and interactive techniques from both points of view, and YOU can be a part of it!

Blogs The New Mobile Landscape

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 11:44am

The word “convergence” won’t mean quite the same thing to the next generation as it does to us. That’s because kids today will come of age in a time when phones were used to play video games, computers could double as a private movie house, and televisions were flipped on to browse the Web. Unlike us, they’ll be living in a world where “ubiquity” is the word -- surrounded by devices.

Blogs FMX 2012 Transmedia, Cloud Computing and Further Highlights

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 9:47am

The new subtitle "Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia" sums up the essence of the 17th edition of Europe’s largest conference on the creation, production and distribution of Digital Entertainment. In 2012, FMX focuses on new Animated Features, Visual Effects and Games as well as specific topics such as Virtual Production, Previs, Digital Worldbuilding, Lighting und Rendering, Cloud Computing, Industrial CG and Transmedia.

Blogs Nolan North – The Leading Man of Voice Over

The gaming industry is creating its own stars as they come even closer to motion pictures. Most notably known for his portrayal of Drake in the Uncharted franchise, North is the closest the gaming industry can come to a leading man. His resume is extensive having appeared in Batman: Arkham City as The Penguin, Assassin’s Creed as Desmond Miles, Prince Of Persia (as The Prince), & And Then There Were None as Patrick Narracott.

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