'Intelligent design' theme of Art of Science exhibit
Research images from Princeton University's fifth "Art of Science" competition whose theme is "intelligent design" -- are now available for viewing in an online gallery: http://www.princeton.edu/artofscience/gallery2011/
Research shows art imitates life -- the 'hard' life, that is
New research from the University of Cincinnati brings into focus the connection between routine, police station mug shots and the marketing-savvy snapshots captured by the fashion police.
NPD: October video game sales rise 1 percent
(AP) -- U.S. retail sales of video game hardware, software and accessories rose 1 percent to $1.08 billion in October, helped by sales of "Battlefield 3," market researcher NPD Group said Friday.
Battlefield 3 videogame sales blow away EA record
Electronic Arts (EA) announced that Battlefield 3 has become its fastest selling video game ever, with players snapping up more than five million copies since it launched last week.
Electronic Arts 2Q loss expands; raises forecast
(AP) -- Video game maker Electronic Arts Inc. said Thursday that its second-quarter loss expanded from a year ago due to higher costs, even as revenue grew.
Video game makers ready barrage of blockbusters
Video game makers are breaking out the big guns and hitting players with a barrage of dynamite titles that will compete for their devotion and entertainment dollars this holiday season.
NPD: US retail video game sales fell in September
(AP) -- U.S. retail sales of video game hardware, software and accessories dipped 4 percent to $1.13 billion in September, according to market researcher NPD Group. Sales of the games themselves grew somewhat, but this was ...
Fine art in advertising can backfire
Throughout the ages, fine art has been accorded a special significance and recognized as a powerful communication tool. Art has been used to sell everything from products to politics to religion.
Archaeologist’s chance discovery may be Britain's earliest example of rock art
(PhysOrg.com) -- An archaeologist at the University of Bristol believes he may have discovered Britain's oldest example of rock art.
Apple's got its eye on mobile games
In the eye of the typical beholder, Apple's iPhone is simply a popular device, great for fun, on-the-go applications-and phone calls.
EA to pay $750M for PopCap Games
Electronic Arts Inc. said Tuesday that it will buy PopCap Games for at least $750 million in a bid to snag a larger piece of the rapidly growing market for games on cell phones and social networks.
EA Scrabble lets iPhone play with Android
US videogame titan Electronic Arts (EA) on Monday released a version of word game Scrabble that people can play together whether they are using Apple devices, Android gadgets, or Facebook.
Clinic tries to wean addicts off Internet fix
Choi Hyun-Min loses all track of time when he sits down to play computer games, but the sessions usually last at least 10 hours.