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.
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.”
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.
Audiokinetic and iZotope announce a partnership for Audiokinetic to distribute iZotope effects adapted for Audiokinetic’s Wwise product.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this second episode in our sit down with voice over actor Nolan North, we find out how voice acting for video games may differ from other projects.
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.
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.
Dimensional Branding Group (DBG) announced today that its client Jenga, one of the world’s most popular and recognizable board games, has been licensed to International Game Technology.
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.
It’s that time of year, when I speculate as to what the big technology announcements and impacts are going to be for the next year. For 2012, I looked for things that will in some way have a profound short- or long-term impact on the various gaming ecosystems.
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.
Activision's Call of Duty continues its hot streak with the new campaign by 72andSunny for the game's Elite downloadable content subscription service.
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!
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.
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.
THQ announced its updated business strategy as the company exits traditional kids’ licensed video games and focuses on its core video game franchises and digital initiatives for the future.
Wwe talk to Michael Mateas, associate professor of computer science at University of California, Santa Cruz, about the intersection of artificial intelligence, art and design -- and its impact on the future of technology.
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.