Image Metrics, the leading provider of facial animation technology and services for the entertainment industry, has utilized its proprietary rig transfer technology on nearly one thousand faces for 2K Sports' highly anticipated NBA 2K10.
The OIAF, which runs from October 14-18, welcomes several animation legends including Pixar’s Ronnie del Carmen (UP), Henry Selick (CORALINE), David Silverman (THE SIMPSONS), along with retrospective screenings of award-winning animators Don Hertzfeldt, Stan VanDerBeek, Suzan Pitt, Jim Blashfield, and Studio Film Bilder.
Primus Productions, a new publisher of applications for all mobile devices, officially launched today. Primus, headquartered in Dallas, will be debuting its first three titles for the iPhone and other mobile devices within the next few weeks.
Sega of America, Inc. and Sega Europe Ltd. today announced that VALKYRIA CHRONICLES 2, is coming exclusively to the PSP system.
Video game developer and publisher Tecmo today announced that the Wii -- exclusive FAMILY FUN FOOTBALL has gone gold and will be launching in North America on September 29, 2009.
G5 Entertainment, known for its best-selling iPhone games like STAND O'FOOD and SUPERMARKET MANIA, announced today that YUMSTERS! 2, the colorful, musical puzzler from award-winning studio KranX Productions that has charmed millions of players on PC, is now available for iPhone and iPod Touch.
Leading video game accessory manufacturers Blaze has announced they have limited stock of their Wireless Guitar controller for both the Nintendo Wii and the Playstation 3.
Fans can immerse themselves inside the world of DC Super Heroes and villains in the next DC Universe Animated Original Movie by participating in the Superman/Batman: Public Enemies Virtual Collector Card Sweepstakes.
Both the writer and producer of SILENT HILL are coming back for more. Roger Avary and Samuel Hadida (Davis Films) plan to shoot the sequel next year.
The videogame industry is still feeling the effects of the global recession, posting its sixth straight month of slumping sales, reports VARIETY.
LucasArts today announced LUCIDITY, a new game under development from the LucasArts team that re-imagined THE SECRET OF MONKEY ISLAND.
Disney Interactive Studios announced today it has agreed to acquire Wideload Games Inc., a Chicago-based producer and developer of original interactive entertainment.
Ryan Lesser of Harmonix takes us on a magical mystery tour through the making of The Beatles: Rock Band.
With the DC Comics sale firmly in place, WB has created a new company known as DC Entertainment, notes the Hollywood Reporter.
Joystiq.com reports that Activision has officially announced that DJ HERO will hit stores on Oct. 27 in the U.S. and "late October" elsewhere. Activision still hasn't confirmed whether the price rumors of $120 for the standard version and $200 for the Renegade Edition are true.
As game players grow more sophisticated, plotlines are becoming increasingly vital for success. Key game developers are recruiting Hollywood screenwriters and established authors to perform such duties.
Variety reports Chris Morgan (WANTED, THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS: Tokyo Drift) is the latest scribe to make the shift, signing with Red Eagle Games, as the story director for a series of upcoming games based on Robert Jordan's THE WHEEL OF TIME books.
Alright Naruto fans, get ready to put your jutsu to work. TOMY is due to release two titles that you cannot miss: Naruto Shippuden: Clash of Ninja Revolution 3 (Wii) and Naruto Shippuden: Ninja Destiny 2 (DS).
Press Release by Warner Premiere
Burbank, CA (August 10, 2009) -- GRAPHIC STORY FEATURING THE MUSIC OF EMERGING BAND "ONE ESKIMO."
Videos Feature Animation from Award-Winning Passion Films Best Known for Animating the Gorillaz Music Videos 10 Episode Video Series Debuts August 31 via iTunes and other Digital Channels Cutting Edge Viral Campaign FindLittleFeather.com Launches Giving Fans a Chance to Help the Character from the Visual Album in his Search For His True Love One eskimO Band Currently on Tour with Tori Amos in the U.S. Through August.
Press Release by Activision
Santa Monica, California (Aug 05, 2009) -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. today announced better-than-expected financial results for the second quarter 2009.
For the quarter ended June 30, 2009, Activision Blizzard’s GAAP net revenues were $1,038 million, and its non-GAAP net revenues were $801 million. The company’s prior GAAP net revenue outlook for the quarter was $1 billion. On a non-GAAP basis, the company’s net revenue outlook was $775 million.
On Pangya Island you’re not just playing an ordinary round of 18 holes. This hidden treasure offers inter-dimensional golf. Whether you want to play the back 9 on a wave-washed course, or test your skills on ice, Pangya has a course for you.
Press release from ACM SIGGRAPH (New Orleans, LA) - Winners of FJORG!, the third annual "iron-animator" style competition and GameJam!, the first videogame competition were announced during SIGGRAPH 2009, the 36th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques taking place this week in New Orleans.
Kotaku reports that DDM.tv in Japan will begin streaming HD-quality adult flicks to PlayStation 3 consoles. Consumers in Japan will need a broadband connection and an HDMI cable to download the Blu-ray quality content. Users can log onto the DMM.tv website and search through the available titles, which will be available on the PS3 as an on-demand service.