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Activision Blizzard Further Accelerates Global Growth Strategy with Launch of New Consumer Products Division

Activision Blizzard Further Accelerates Global Growth Strategy with Launch of New Consumer Products Division

Names Veteran Mattel and Disney Executive Tim Kilpin Division CEO and PresidentSANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) today announced the launch of a newly created Consumer Products division and the appointment...
Nintendo’s First-Ever Super Bowl Ad Features Nintendo Switch, The Legend of Zelda

Nintendo’s First-Ever Super Bowl Ad Features Nintendo Switch, The Legend of Zelda

For the first time ever, Nintendo will run an ad during the Super Bowl.The 30-second spot, which along with an extended 90-second version can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/nintendo, builds on the worldwide excitement...
New England Patriots Win in Official Madden NFL 17 Super Bowl LI Prediction

New England Patriots Win in Official Madden NFL 17 Super Bowl LI Prediction

According to the official EA SPORTS Madden NFL 17 Super Bowl LI Game Simulation, Tom Brady will soon stand alone as the only quarterback to ever win five Super Bowls, as the prediction calls...
HyperX Commitment to ELEAGUE and eSports Community Continues as Official Headset Sponsor of ELEAGUE Season 2017

HyperX Commitment to ELEAGUE and eSports Community Continues as Official Headset Sponsor of ELEAGUE...

HyperX Sponsors ELEAGUE CS:GO Major in Atlanta, with One Million Dollar Prize PoolFOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#AlloyFPS--HyperX®, the high-performance gaming division of Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., today announced continued support of the eSports community by sponsoring...
New Immersive Reality Finalists Announced for 20th D.I.C.E. Awards

New Immersive Reality Finalists Announced for 20th D.I.C.E. Awards

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) is  pleased to announce the nominees for its two new categories: Immersive Reality Game of the Year and Immersive Reality Technical Achievement. These new categories reflect...
U.S. Video Game Industry Generates $30.4 Billion in Revenue for 2016

U.S. Video Game Industry Generates $30.4 Billion in Revenue for 2016

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. computer and video game industry generated $30.4 billion in revenue in 2016, according to new data released today by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and the NPD Group. This total consumer...
Netmarble to Acquire Kabam’s Vancouver Studio

Netmarble to Acquire Kabam’s Vancouver Studio

New Transformers game to debut in 2Q of 2017 as MARVEL Contest of Champions continues its Top 10 streakNetmarble to include Customer Support and other teams in acquisitionSAN FRANCISCO & SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS...
Amazon Original Movie Gleason Will Premiere on Amazon Prime Video on December 29

Amazon Original Movie Gleason Will Premiere on Amazon Prime Video on December 29

Amazon Studios today announced that the Amazon Original Movie Gleason will be available through Amazon Prime Video at no additional cost to Prime members on December 29. The acclaimed film is among 15 documentaries shortlisted...
Halfbrick Ends iDreamsky Partnership, Seeks New Licensing and Distribution Partners in China

Halfbrick Ends iDreamsky Partnership, Seeks New Licensing and Distribution Partners in China

Halfbrick Studios, creator of Fruit Ninja™, Jetpack Joyride™ and worldwide smash hit Dan The Man, is terminating its distribution agreement with iDreamsky Technology LTD (NASDAQ: DSKY). iDreamsky had the exclusive rights to distribute a...
No.1 Dating Simulation Game Company NTT Solmare Releases Moe! Ninja Girls, A Long-Awaited Title for Men!

No.1 Dating Simulation Game Company NTT Solmare Releases Moe! Ninja Girls, A Long-Awaited Title...

NTT Solmare Corporation (hereafter referred to as NTT Solmare), a high-praised dating sim game company from Osaka, Japan, has released a new game, “Moe! Ninja Girls” for iTunes App Store, Google Play, and Facebook....
Twitch Brings Gaming to the White House to Build Awareness of Health Coverage Options

Twitch Brings Gaming to the White House to Build Awareness of Health Coverage Options

Live streamed Competitive Gaming broadcast with more than a dozen streaming personalities marks White House’s first-of-its-kind gaming eventSAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Twitch, the world’s leading social video platform and community for gamers, today announced it is heading...

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Colin Trevorrow’s The Book of Henry Does Not Mean Star Wars...

All right my fellow nerds. This week I’m skipping the usual film review to take a different approach to this week’s big release. The...