News tagged with art

Disney confirms layoffs at game division

(AP) -- The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday it is laying off employees and hiring an executive as it revamps its video game division to focus on mobile and social games and away from expensive-to-produce console games.

Jan 26, 2011
not rated yet 0

Online shopping reaches art world

The world's first international online art fair hits the Internet this Saturday, putting contemporary art pieces worth $1 million and more just a mouse click away.

Jan 20, 2011
2 / 5 (1) 0

Activision adds EA to suit against former execs

(AP) -- Activision Blizzard Inc. has added rival video game maker Electronic Arts Inc. to its $400 million countersuit against former executives at Infinity Ward, the studio that created the top-selling "Call of Duty" series.

Jan 20, 2011
not rated yet 1

Activision targets EA in $400 million lawsuit

(AP) -- Activision Blizzard Inc., the video game maker behind the smash-hit shooter "Call of Duty: Black Ops," on Tuesday added a new target in its lawsuit against two former executives: rival Electronic Arts Inc. Activision ...

Dec 22, 2010
not rated yet 0

Peak of popularity a wistful memory for Wii

At Next-Gen Video Games, it has been two months since a customer bought a Nintendo Wii, the console that became a sensation for letting players swing a virtual tennis racket or steer a virtual car with a flick ...

Dec 10, 2010
not rated yet 0

US videogame maker EA in deal with Facebook

Electronic Arts said Tuesday that it has reached a five-year agreement with Facebook that calls for the social network's virtual currency to be the exclusive payment method for EA games.

Nov 02, 2010
1 / 5 (1) 0

Why it's all a blur

Fake miniatures fool the brain, but only in photographs, say scientists. CSI and the BBC's new Sherlock Holmes have something in common, and it’s not crime-fighting. Both TV series have used camera trickery ...

Sep 27, 2010
4.8 / 5 (8) 0 | with audio podcast

Quick Hit football video game gets NFL makeover

(AP) -- Thursday marks the kickoff of the 2010 NFL season, and along with it, a renewed interest in fantasy leagues and video games that let Monday-morning quarterbacks feel as if they're part of the action.

Sep 09, 2010
not rated yet 0