News tagged with game console

Disney lays off staff at game developer LucasArts

(AP)—Four months after acquiring "Star Wars" maker Lucasfilm, The Walt Disney Co. is shutting down video game production at subsidiary LucasArts and laying off staff as it focuses on the less-risky, less-expensive path ...

dateApr 03, 2013 in Business
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Mobile shines in exploding world of games

The booming popularity of play on smartphones or tablet computers in a realm once dominated by videogame consoles was a hot theme at the major Game Developers Conference that ended on Friday.

dateMar 30, 2013 in Software
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Harder and harder to measure TV viewership (Update)

Every Tuesday, the Nielsen company publishes a popularity ranking of broadcast television programs that has served as the industry's report card dating back to when most people had only three networks to choose from.

dateFeb 25, 2013 in Telecom
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Nintendo chief rules out price cuts for Wii U

Nintendo's president Thursday ruled out price cuts for its new Wii U home console as a way to boost sales, vowing to become profitable again in its core businesses as smartphones and tablets increasingly threaten specialized ...

dateJan 31, 2013 in Business
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