Nintendo is reaping the benefits of Pokémon Go, a surprise hit that sent the company's stock into the stratosphere. But as fans of FarmVille and Candy Crush Saga know, Pokémon Go is not the first…
Mobile-game sidekick apps have become a standard element of tentpole movie releases. And while such games can generate a nice chunk of change in their own right, a prime directive for studios is…
“Ted,” the 2012 comedy from Seth MacFarlane about a raunchy, beer-swilling teddy bear, has landed in a virtual casino. Social-games developer Zynga has licensed the “Ted” character to be part of…
Microsoft will pull the plug on MSN TV, the service based on the early Internet-device startup WebTV it bought 16 years ago, effective Sept. 30. It will surely surprise some that the Son of WebTV was…
Online game developer Zynga extended newly hired CEO Don Mattrick, previously head of Microsoft’s Xbox biz, a compensation package potentially worth more than $50 million in cash and stock over the…
With the Xbox One revealed and ready to launch this fall, Don Mattrick, president of Microsoft's Interactive Entertainment Business, has left the company to become CEO of social gaming company Zynga…
Sorry, Time Warner Cable customers, you can't throw out your cable box yet: You'll still need to rent at least one set-top or DVR from the operator to receive live TV through the Xbox 360 game…
A gameshow based on the app Draw Something, originally developed for CBS, has migrated across the Pond to Channel 4. Channel 4 has invested significantly in the gameshow, ordering 40 episodes of…
Aimed squarely at auds seeking family-friendly, holiday-themed entertainment, "When Angels Sing" is an innocuously pleasant trifle that likely would be more at home in the Hallmark Movie Channel…
CBS has emerged the winner of a bidding war for the pilot of a primetime gameshow based on the Zynga mobile game "Draw Something" from Sony Pictures Television, Ryan Seacrest Prods. and Embassy Row.
Production company Stone Village ("The Lincoln Lawyer") has formed a new-media arm and tapped former Zynga exec Andy Kleinman to head up the operation with Stone Village topper Scott Steindorff.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Playback: Jordan Peele on ‘Get Out’ and Art’s Role Under a Trump Regime
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
- Final Oscar Predictions as the Season Hits the Home Stretch