A federal appeals court tossed out a St. Louis County, Mo., law banning sales of violent vidgames to minors, ruling games are "analytically indistinguishable" from other kinds of entertainment…
Greg Fishbach, co-founder and longtime CEO of struggling vidgame publisher Acclaim Entertainment, has stepped down and will be replaced by Rodney Cousens.
LucasArts will turn part of it its official "Star Wars" Web site into a for-pay operation beginning next week, part of a revamp of the site just as shooting begins on the latest sequel in the sci-fi…
Cellphone maker Nokia has dialed up a deal with Warner Music Intl. to let owners of its phones download music from top Warner artists such as Madonna.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that 20th Century Fox could not use trademark law to bar a third party from distributing videos incorporating documentary footage from WWII that had fallen into the…
Less than six months after securing an option for the movie rights to Capcom's popular video game "Onimusha," Gaga Communications announced Monday that it has inked to turn another Capcom game…
Altnet, which uses the controversial Kazaa file-sharing network to legally distribute music and other copyrighted material, will launch an incentive program designed to encourage much wider use of…
Nintendo continues to sweeten the offerings on its struggling Game-Cube vidgame console to attract customers, announcing that it would bundle a new add-on that allows the machines to play cartridges…
Vivendi Universal Games division Blizzard Entertainment has said it already has 2.5 million orders for "The Frozen Throne," its expansion set to "Warcraft III."
A function that allowed users of the latest version of Apple Computer's iTunes software to play songs for others online has been disabled in a just-released update after it was being used to do…
The California Supreme Court is expected to rule within 90 days in a case that could determine the extent of the studios' legal arsenal in their battle against DVD hacking programs such as DeCSS.