It’s a match made in 1980s pop-culture heaven: Legendary video-game gobbler Pac-Man is teaming up with the superlovable cat-like Hello Kitty character in a limited-time mobile-game collaboration — as…
Masaya Nakamura, the arcade entertainment pioneer who pioneered smash-hit video game “Pac-Man,” has died at the age of 91. He founded the giant gaming company Namco, which for 10 years was also owner…
Disney has its “Wreck-It Ralph,” now Sony has “Pixels,” a family feature that includes characters from popular video games. Just days before it presents the film at San Diego Comic-Con, Sony has…
It's been another strong year for toon features, both creatively and at the box office. The Globes can nominate five and here are the HFPA's short list of 12 contenders.
With plenty to appeal to boys and girls, old and young, Walt Disney Animation Studios has a high-scoring hit on its hands in this brilliantly conceived, gorgeously executed toon.
Avid Arad is taking over Sony's adaptation of Konami's hit videogame franchise "Metal Gear Solid."
This is Superman's Comic-Con to lose.
Sony Pictures has never had a problem attracting men to its Spider-Man franchise. But as the studio reboots the franchise with the bow of "The Amazing Spider-Man" on July 3, the studio is weaving an…
Hollywood can turn comicbooks, action figures, even theme park rides into billion dollar franchises, but has yet to prove it can do the same for vidgames.
When people hear the word “preservation,” they typically think of film. But Weekly Variety’s special themed issue carries more than a dozen stories, included on this page, spotlighting the work being…
Avi Arad wants to bring Pac-Man back to television -- and he wants to do it in 3D.