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Headline News EA Readies First Super Bowl Commercial Play With Dante's Inferno

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at 6:45am

As the New Orleans Saints make their Super Bowl debut, so does Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS). On Super Bowl Sunday, two days before the game hits store shelves, EA will introduce football fans to Dante’s Inferno, a third-person action-adventure videogame, with the company’s first-ever Super Bowl commercial.

Headline News Brosta TV & Rhythm & Hues Form Creative I.P. Partnership

Brosta TV LLC and Rhythm & Hues Studios have entered into a co-producing relationship with the goal of creating original intellectual properties for the global market.

Headline News Apple Launches iPad

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 12:52pm

Apple today introduced iPad, a revolutionary device for browsing the web, reading and sending email, enjoying photos, watching videos, listening to music, playing games, reading e-books and much more. iPad's responsive high-resolution Multi-Touch display lets users physically interact with applications and content.

Headline News David Crane to be Honored with First Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Pioneer Award

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 7:25am

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced its first Pioneer Award recipient, David Crane, one of the most successful designers of entertainment software.

Headline News Visiware Launches Game Services on Telus Satellite TV in Canada

By Matt Kapko | Monday, January 25, 2010 at 7:53am

Visiware, leading worldwide publisher of games for pay television, is glad to announce the availability of its interactive TV game services on TELUS Satellite TV, one of Canada’s leading telecommunication companies, in the provinces of British Columbia and Alberta.

Headline News Activision Blizzard Bobby Kotick to Keynote 2010 D.I.C.E. Summit Sessions

By Matt Kapko | Monday, January 25, 2010 at 7:25am

The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS) announced Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard, Inc. will open the 2010 D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) Summit Sessions on Thursday February 19, 2010 at Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas. Mr. Kotick will talk about how creative talent drives the video game industry.

Headline News Cerny To Be Inducted Into Academy Of Interactive Arts & Sciences' Hall Of Fame

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced that Mark Cerny will be the 13th inductee into the Academy's Hall of Fame, which is bestowed upon individuals who've contributed a significant advancement within the industry while demonstrating proven success and leadership.

Headline News Independent Games Festival Announces 2010 Finalists

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at 9:50am

The Independent Games Festival, the popular industry event highlighting and awarding the talents of independent game developers, has announced the winners of the 2010 IGF Student Showcase, which recognizes outstanding indie game development taking place on school and university campuses around the world.

Headline News Reports of Overworked Animation Crew at Rockstar San Diego

By Matt Kapko | Monday, January 18, 2010 at 10:24am

CARTOON BREW is reporting that a group of spouses married to animators working at Rockstar San Diego are going public with claims of poor working conditions, which include "mandatory to work close to twelve hours a day including Saturdays."

Headline News Telltale Offers Episode of Strong Bad for Free

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 2:20pm

Telltale is giving away the fifth chapter of STRONG BAD'S COOL GAME FOR ATTRACTIVE PEOPLE titled 8-BIT IS ENOUGH, JOYSTIQ.COM reports.

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