In a potentially major shift in the vidgame firmament, Microsoft has acquired Nintendo's stake in Rare Ltd., the creative force behind "Donkey Kong" and other major franchises. Terms of the sale of…
Writer Michael Crichton is collaborating with Sega to create an original vidgame title.
Talk is cheap, unless you're in Hollywood, where converting a theatrical feature to something that can be broadcast on primetime TV, or heard in 40 other languages, can be a multimillion dollar…
It's still too early to call Walt Disney the Mouse that roared -- and to say that topper Michael Eisner's job is secure -- but it is fair to say the struggling entertainment company had one of its…
Americans who don't want to spend their holiday money on an expensive digital TV set will get more than just a little static when they tune in to watch New Year's festivities on Jan. 1, 2007 --they…
In one of the biggest licensing deals in Marvel's history, the comicbook king has licensed its entire 4,700-character library to Vivendi Universal's vidgame unit as the basis for a massively…
The Screen Actors Guild is launching an online submissions process for its ninth Annual SAG Awards and will begin accepting requests for consideration next week.
Digital-media specialist DMOD said it had used a first-ever end-to-end digital system to create and distribute two singles and a compilation album from "American Idol" for RCA Records and eight…
The Disney-Pixar collaboration "Monsters, Inc." proved to be the biggest opening day video monster of all time Tuesday, with consumers buying more first-day copies than any other title in history.
Vidgame giant Electronic Arts has signed multimillion-dollar placement deals with Intel and McDonald's to integrate their products into its upcom-ing massively multiplayer title "The Sims Online."