Rainmaker Entertainment, the multifaceted animation studio and one of Canada’s largest producers of CG animation, is joining forces with Jane Startz, the distinguished producer of family entertainment, on the development and production of two family-oriented feature films.
The wait is finally over for fans to don the Batsuit again! Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced that Batman: Arkham City, the critically acclaimed and highly anticipated videogame developed by Rocksteady Studios, is now available at retailers in North America for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system.
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood announces today that tickets for the 39th Annual Annie Awards are now on sale.
HIT Entertainment, one of the world's leading independent children's entertainment producers and rights-owners, is set to ramp up its digital portfolio with a host of brand-new apps which will launch Autumn/Winter 2011 across some of its most popular pre-school brands.
Leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today announced NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja Impact for the PSP (PlayStation Portable) system is now available in stores across North America.
Digital Harmony Games, a new interactive entertainment developer of social, casual games and developer of B2B real-time cross-platform connective technology, today announced it has launched the registration for the beta for its cross-platform technology development engine, Harmony Tech.
Cartoon Network's Ben 10 needs your help! Through a first-of-its-kind program for the brand announced today, Cartoon Network Enterprises, the licensing and merchandising arm of the network, has partnered with Bandai America Incorporated and D3Publisher to create a promotion so big, it needs to enlist the help of all Ben 10 fans: the Ben 10: Become a Plumber, Save the Universe sweepstakes.
The High Court in London issued an injunction against Moshi Monsters' cartoon character Lady Goo Goo, a parody of Lady Gaga, writes the Hollywood Reporter.
Esteemed French auction house Cornette de Saint Cyr will hold its much-anticipated sale of contemporary art to collectors from around the world on October 23, 2011 in Druot-Montaigne during the FIAC festival of modern art in Paris.
Activision Publishing, Inc., in partnership with Columbia Pictures, today announced an all-new Men In Black video game, launching as a standalone title to coincide with the global theatrical release of Men in Black III in Spring 2012.
Leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today announced that Dragon Ball Z Ultimate Tenkaichi has been approved for production for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, releasing in North America on October 25 2011.
Join Casper the Friendly Ghost and his friends as they dress up and get ready for Halloween in Casper’s Scare School: Costume Closet, the latest app by Mindshapes, developer and publisher of interactive and fun educational apps.
With over 11 million subscribers worldwide, Blizzard Entertainment keeps online gamers coming back for more World of Warcraft (WoW) by consistently adding to the virtual world of Azeroth. Cataclysm is the most ambitious expansion to date for the massively multiplayer online (MMO) fantasy role-playing game. While most of the attention has been focused on the new 3D facelift that the game has undergone, Cataclysm is pushing the linear aspect of interactive entertainment forward with its Hollywood-inspired, in-game cinematics.
Zynga showcased new play today at Zynga Unleashed, a game event hosted by CEO and Founder Mark Pincus and held at its new San Francisco headquarters.
Vicon House of Moves (HOM), a leading motion capture and animation service company, contributed to the cinematic animation and facial keyframing on the recently released video game, Gears of War 3.
To create a spectacular conclusion for the "Gears of War" trilogy, Epic Games extended its creative pipeline with a range of middleware and creative tools from Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK).
What began six years ago as simply a “creative outlet” for rising filmmaker/animator Ian Chisholm, Clear Skies III, the third film in the machinima series about the space adventures of the crew aboard the battleship Clear Skies, has steadily built a huge online audience thanks to its memorable storyline and characters, and creative use of the iPi Soft’s Desktop Motion Capture system, which played an integral role in bringing Chisholm’s vision to life.
In my last blog, I talked about some of the biggest factors impacting the gaming ecosystems today. In part one, I discussed the impacts of mobile form factors; this time, I’ll discuss the biggest implications occurring in the formats and business models. So, in no particular order, here are some of the biggest format and business-model evolutions I see taking place in the video game industry.
Technicolor (Euronext Paris: TCH) today announces the addition of three key staff to strengthen its animated content development and production team.
Today, Ubisoft announced a licensing agreement with Nickelodeon to bring a new television series based on Ubisoft's world-renowned Rabbids brand to audiences around the world.
Within 24 hours of its debut, Disney's WHERE'S MY WATER? has unseated ANGRY BIRDS as the top selling paid app on Apple's App Store.
Here’s how I view and summarize the biggest macro-shifts impacting the games industries. There are four big standouts for me: mobile, format and business model evolutions, globalization, and innovation game-changers. We’ll start with the largest macro-shifts occurring on devices, and in subsequent blogs I’ll cover the rest of the list.
The designers of id Software's eagerly anticipated game title Rage populated their post-apocalyptic game with incredibly realistic objects, textures and environments through the innovative and time-saving employment of Luxology's modo.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and RockYou will integrate the world of Zookeeper as part of the all-new Zoo World 2.