Category Archive: Variety – Technotainment

CES: All eyes on Google at CES this year

Without Microsoft presenting its keynote or hosting a booth at CES for the first time in 14 years, the door is left wide open for another major consumer electronics player to cast a… Continue reading

Gamemaker THQ gets delisting notice from Nasdaq

Video game publisher THQ, which has worked closely with several Hollywood studios throughout the years, is facing a delisting on the Nasdaq stock exchange. The company, which has partnered with many Hollywood studios,… Continue reading

‘Indie Game – The Movie’ to highlight Game Developer’s Conference

Typically, the entertainment highlight of the annual Game Developers Conference in San Francisco is the Game Developer’s Choice Awards – one of the video game industry’s more prestigious award ceremonies. Those will still… Continue reading

Google Music adds key backup feature

Google Music hasn’t been making a lot of noise lately and is, in some ways, in danger of being overshadowed by other cloud music sites. But the Internet giant has roared back with… Continue reading

Nintendo braces for first corporate loss, Wii-U confirmed for this year

Nintendo’s financial year won’t end until the end of March, but the company is bracing investors for its first-ever financial loss – and it’s going to be a massive one. By the time… Continue reading

Mixed news on Netflix earnings

While Netflix saw its net income take a hit in the fourth quarter, the news wasn’t all-bad. The company beat estimates and more importantly saw its streaming business grow, despite a series of… Continue reading

Apple’s play for the schoolyard

Apple’s latest announcement may have nothing to do with the entertainment industry, but it’s a clear signal that this tech giant is interested in branching out far beyond its current fields of interest.… Continue reading

Changes coming to LED TVs?

While LED TVs provide a brighter (and arguably better) picture than their LCD counterparts, consumers aren’t embracing them at a pace the industry or analysts have been expecting. That’s likely to result in… Continue reading

Max Payne 3 delayed – again. Take-Two earnings to suffer

The oft-delayed Max Payne 3 has hit another roadblock and been pushed back again – and the delay is going to push publisher Take-Two Interactive Software into the red. The company’s Rockstar Games… Continue reading

As CES opens, what are the most wanted gadgets?

With the Consumer Electronics Show now in full swing, the amount of gadget and gizmo information coming out of Las Vegas is staggering. And given that there are 3,100 companies showcasing more than… Continue reading