News tagged with game publishers

Zynga plants 'FarmVille' app

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus is expanding his farm. Zynga's ultrapopular Facebook game FarmVille, which has 70 million active monthly players, has launched a mobile app for Apple's iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad touch-screen tablet.

dateJul 05, 2010 in Software
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Game companies ready to show new ways to play

(AP) -- Video game makers are about to try to convince you that fancy 3-D screens, gesture-recognition cameras and ultra-sensitive motion controllers topped with brightly glowing spheres are what you need ...

dateJun 10, 2010 in Business
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Game sales strong for EA but outlook hurts shares

(AP) -- Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. said Tuesday that strong sales of games such as "Battlefield: Bad Company" and "Mass Effect 2" gave the company a quarterly profit above expectations. But its outlook fell ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Business
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Electronic Arts shares dive on weak outlook

(AP) -- A disappointing outlook from Electronic Arts Inc. sent shares of the video game publisher sharply lower Monday, a sign that significant cost-cuts and layoffs have not ended the company's slump.

dateFeb 08, 2010 in Business
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Take-Two posts larger 4Q loss on higher charges

(AP) -- Charges and expenses outweighed higher sales and drove video game publisher Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. to post a wider fourth-quarter loss on Thursday, as billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn reported ...

dateDec 18, 2009 in Business
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Video game group files lawsuit over CTA ad rule

(AP) -- A trade group that represents software and video game publishers sued the Chicago Transit Authority on Wednesday, saying a rule barring ads on trains and buses for "mature" and "adults only" games violates the right ...

dateJul 22, 2009 in Business
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Social network for gamers helps friends play

(AP) -- Raptr, a social network targeting gamers, is hoping to make it easier to see what your friends are currently playing on a broad range of platforms such as the Xbox 360 and personal computers.

dateJul 22, 2009 in Internet
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