Gaming News

Microsoft Producing TV Shows for Xbox Live (April 7, 2014): Microsoft is producing TV shows for the Xbox Live. It already has six shows in production.

Chad E. Gutstein Named CEO of Machinima (April 2, 2014): Chad E. Gutstein has been named the CEO of Machinima. He was formerly COO of the Ovation television network.

GamePro Print Magazine Ends, Website Forwards to PCWorld (December 17, 2011): GamePro magazine is no more.

Media Companies Using Games to Boost Traffic (April 23, 2007): The Wall Street Journal reports that media companies are using online games to draw visitors to their websites.

Nickelodeon Launches Nicktropolis (January 30, 2007): Nickelodeon has announced the launch of Nicktropolis, a virtual web community for kids.

Shawn Fanning Launches Social Network for Gamers (December 1, 2006): Heather Green at Blogspotting reports that Napster creator Shawn Fanning is going to launch a virtual social nework for gamers called Rupture.

AOL Buys GamesDaily Website (August 21, 2006): AOL has acquired the GameDaily website and newsletter from Gigex.

MTV Buys Atom Entertainment (August 11, 2006): MTV Networks has acquired Atom Entertainment, a publisher of web games, films and funny video clips for $200 million.

Can You Get Hired for Gaming? (March 28, 2006): Wired reports that Stephen Gillett landed a senior director job at Yahoo partly because of his World of Warcraft skills.

Enoble Media Launches Portable Gaming Magazine (November 25, 2005): Enoble Media has announced the launch of the 132-page digital-only Portable Gaming & Entertainment Magazine.

GameTap Launched With Over 300 Games (November 17, 2005): TBS, Inc.

Stuart Snyder Named General Manager of GameTap (November 14, 2005): Dennis Quinn, executive vice president of business development for TBS, Inc.

Playlogic Acquires Captain Blood (October 26, 2005): Playlogic Entertainment, Inc.

Blogging Vs. Gaming Comparison (October 19, 2005): What's bigger and generates more money: blogging or gaming? Answer: gaming.

TBS to Launch GameTap Entertainment (September 30, 2005): Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

Atari Sells Humongous to Infrogrames (September 30, 2005): Atari, Inc.

G4TV Acquires Three Anime Series (September 23, 2005): G4TV has acquired three anime series, RahXephon, Cromartie High School and Colorful, from ADV Films.

Pamela Hugill Named Publisher of Ascend Media (September 16, 2005): Ascend Media Gaming Group has promoted Pamela Hugill to the position of Publisher.

Playlogic Acquires Age of Pirates RPG (September 15, 2005): Playlogic Entertainment, Inc.

VU Games to Publish Games Based on Ludlum's Novels (September 7, 2005): Vivendi Universal Games (VU Games) has announced that it has inked an agreement to publish games based on the literary works of Robert Ludlum, the bestselling international thriller author whose books included The Bourne Identity and The Bourne Supremacy.