British vidgame publisher Sci, parent company of Eidos Interactive, is laying off 25% of its staff amid a major restructuring after negotiations to be acquired fell through.
The advantages of making videogames based on movies are obvious: instant audience awareness thanks to the marketing push of a major studio. TV shows, however, have a much more limited -- and mixed…
After the industry grew 43% last year, it's easy to understand why any media company, especially one focused on interactive media, would be salivating at the idea of getting into videogames.
Revenues from video-on-demand services look set to top $10 billion by 2012, according to research from the U.K.'s Informa Telecoms & Media.
Pakistan unleashed a digital butterfly effect last week when it blocked a trailer for Dutch politico Geert Wilders' anti-Islamic short on YouTube.
Feb. 25 was a big day for vidgame publisher THQ's stock, which rose by 10%. Ditto Sumner Redstone-controlled Midway, which went up 7%, and Atari, up 13%.
Vivendi is rocking, but not to the sound of music division Universal Music. Earnings at the French conglom are being driven by vidgame arm Vivendi Games, paybox Canal Plus and telco unit SFR.
London-listed Indian animation firm DQ Entertainment is to buy a 20% stake in Gaul's Method Films.
John Malone's Liberty Media Corp. reported lively subscriber growth at Starz and said a tracking stock called Liberty Entertainment will launch next week, folding in the pay TV biz and Liberty's…
"Spiderwick Chronicles" star Freddie Highmore is to voice the lead character in 3-D animation "Astro Boy."
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