Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft think that connecting their gaming consoles to the Internet should boost future revenues, but the trio have at least one serious obstacle to overcome first -- an apparent…
The entertainment industry's legal assault on Kazaa, the Dutch firm that runs one of the most popular online file-sharing networks, may have worked a little too well.
With a horror franchise in mind, DreamWorks has picked up exclusive film rights to horror vidgame "Fatal Frame" from Japanese game publisher Tecmo.
An antitrust suit that charges several Hollywood majors with conspiring with Blockbuster against indie vidtailers and fixing wholesale vid rental prices is going to trial.
Warner Home Video prexy Warren Lieberfarb received the inaugural Wharton Infosys Business Transformation Award, in the technology change leader category, for driving the adoption of DVD technology.
With a booming business as backdrop, the head of the vidgame industry's trade group said the biggest challenge ahead lies more with straitjacketed creativity than such problems as piracy and…
MGM, which acquired a 20% stake in Rainbow Media's cable networks last year, has struck an output deal to distribute selected indie films on VHS and DVD from IFC Entertainment, a unit of Rainbow's…
The fledgling studio consortium on digital cinema is close to announcing a name for the group, as well as a leasing agreement for space opposite the USC campus -- where the nonprofit Entertainment…
Hoping to capitalize on the continued popularity of online music, Vivendi Universal Net USA has partnered with Internet technology developer CenterSpan Communications to launch an online service this…
It's that time of year again where gameplay gets serious. Price wars, hot titles and Internet offerings dominated presentations by the Big Three makers of vidgame consoles -- Sony, Nintendo and…
In a cliffhanger, U.S. Librarian of Congress James Billington on Tuesday rejected a proposed royalty rate for streaming music on the Internet, saying he will come up with his own figure, prolonging a…