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Two EA Vice Presidents Sell Significant Stock Holdings

Two EA Vice Presidents Sell Significant Stock Holdings

[Update] A second EA executive, senior vice president and general counsel Stephen Bene, has dropped a number of EA shares. Today, Bene sold derivative securities (vested options) for 25,000 shares at a value of...

Sony Posts Profits For The Year, But Not Because Of PlayStation

Sony Posts Profits For The Year, But Not Because Of PlayStation

In its 2012 fiscal year end report (ending on March 31, 2013), Sony reported a profit even though the PlayStation sector declined in both hardware and software sales. The company’s sales and operating revenue...

Another Ubisoft Creative Is Let Go

Another Ubisoft Creative Is Let Go

The casualties mount for those brought over from Ubisoft’s acquisition of THQ Montreal. Today Jean-Francois Bolvin, a producer on the Assassin’s Creed franchise before he moved over to THQ was let go. Bolvin’s departure...

NPD Report: Online Gaming Increasing

NPD Report: Online Gaming Increasing

According to a report entitled Online Gaming 2013 from industry data analysts The NPD Group, online gaming increased in size last year in terms of both the number of U.S. gamers playing online as...

Microsoft Registers Multiple Xbox Fusion Domains

Microsoft Registers Multiple Xbox Fusion Domains

While Microsoft won’t announce the official name for its next-generation Xbox console until a scheduled event on May 21, it has registered multiple Internet domains for the name “Xbox Fusion.” The website Fusible spotted...

80s and Dubstep Sound Packs Heading To Sound Shapes

80s and Dubstep Sound Packs Heading To Sound Shapes

Sounds Shapes is getting more DLC in the form of Sound Packs later this month. The official Sound Shapes Twitter account is teasing a May 14 release date for the Sound Packs. The nature...

Microsoft Hosting Free Xbox Live Gold Weekend

Microsoft Hosting Free Xbox Live Gold Weekend

Silver members may notice something screwy when they log in to Xbox Live today. Don’t panic – everyone’s getting the Gold treatment through the weekend, at no cost. The promotion began at 9 a.m....

EA Lays Off More Mobile Staff With Cuts At Playfish and EA Hyderabad (India)

EA Lays Off More Mobile Staff With Cuts At Playfish and EA Hyderabad (India)

The past seven days have already seen a major shakeup in EA’s mobile and social operations. Now, news of more layoffs has surfaced.   According to reports posted by Develop, EA has laid off...

Following Twitter Tirade, Creative Director Adam Orth No Longer With Microsoft

Following Twitter Tirade, Creative Director Adam Orth No Longer With Microsoft

If the first rule of public speaking is to know your audience, then the first rule of Twitter is to realize that you are speaking publicly. Last week, Game Informer shared a rumor that...

Defiance Developers Address Launch Issues, Patches On The Wa

Defiance Developers Address Launch Issues, Patches On The Wa

Defiance, the shooter MMO/SyFy television show hybrid released recently, and it has had some issues out of the gate, most notably the Xbox 360 version of the game. Nathan Richardsson, Defiance’s executive producer has...