Plans to turn Epic Games' "Gears of War" into a film franchise are being revived.
Mass Effect 3
Despite declining sales so far this year, videogame publishers have eked out gains during recent quarters, with digital dollars boosting bottom lines.
Microsoft is closer to turning Xbox into the everything box.
Lots of videogames promise, choice, but none have ever offered it at such a deep level as "Mass Effect." Microsoft's new sci-fi title can be played as a stats-laden role-playing game, a story-driven…