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GameStop Is Launching Its Own Video Game
Video Games

GameStop Is Launching Its Own Video Game

'Song of the Deep' is the retailer's first original game.
John Gaudiosi
Cruise Lines Add Tech Upgrades to Appeal to Star Wars Fans and Gamers
Travel Industry

Cruise Lines Add Tech Upgrades to Appeal to Star Wars Fans and Gamers

The $30 billion cruise ship industry has been on a mission to update itself.
John Gaudiosi
'Candy Crush: The Movie' Isn't Real, But These 7 Game-Inspired Flicks Are
Movies

'Candy Crush: The Movie' Isn't Real, But These 7 Game-Inspired Flicks Are

On 'Late Show with Stephen Colbert,' the host and actor Liam Neeson starred in a Candy Crush movie parody, but the idea of making blockbusters out of classic games is not such an outlandish one.
Carly Okyle
Activision Blizzard to Buy 'Candy Crush' Maker for $5.9 Billion
Mergers and Acquisitions

Activision Blizzard to Buy 'Candy Crush' Maker for $5.9 Billion

Activision's CEO said buying King Digital will help the company expand into new demographics.
SXSW Apologizes for Canceling Two Gamer Panels, Will Create an Online Harassment Summit
Controversies

SXSW Apologizes for Canceling Two Gamer Panels, Will Create an Online Harassment Summit

"We made a mistake," SXSW Interactive's director said on the decision to cancel the panels after threats of violence.
Laura Entis
SXSW Festival Cancels Gamer Panels After Threats of Violence
Controversies

SXSW Festival Cancels Gamer Panels After Threats of Violence

'Maintaining civil and respectful dialogue within the big tent is more important than any particular session,' the event's director said in a statement.
Laura Entis
Mario, the World's Most Famous Video-Game Character, Is 30 Years Old
Video Games

Mario, the World's Most Famous Video-Game Character, Is 30 Years Old

The iconic Nintendo character debuted in Japan on Sept. 13, 1985.
This New Crowdfunding Startup Allows People to Buy Equity in Video Games
Ready To Launch

This New Crowdfunding Startup Allows People to Buy Equity in Video Games

The founder of Fig says the game industry is one of the strongest crowdfunding categories.
John Gaudiosi
Meet the Little-Known Entrepreneur Behind the $1 Billion Gaming Company You've Never Heard Of
Entrepreneurs

Meet the Little-Known Entrepreneur Behind the $1 Billion Gaming Company You've Never Heard Of

Min-Liang Tan is the CEO, creative director and co-founder of Razer, a gaming company that is part of the exclusive 'unicorn' club.
Laura Entis
Nintendo's Hottest Game in Years Is Saving the Company
Nintendo

Nintendo's Hottest Game in Years Is Saving the Company

The game turns players into squids.
How This Video Game Company Is Helping People Hear Better
Far Out Tech

How This Video Game Company Is Helping People Hear Better

Turtle Beach designed the technology for gamers, but soon realized people with hearing loss could benefit from it.
John Gaudiosi
Angry Birds 2 Announced by Rovio
Angry Birds

Angry Birds 2 Announced by Rovio

Here we go ... again.
Nintendo CEO Who Broadened Video Game Appeal Dies
Nintendo

Nintendo CEO Who Broadened Video Game Appeal Dies

Satoru Iwata's death comes months after he led the Japanese video-game maker's belated entry into mobile gaming following years of declining sales.