Category Archive: Variety – The Cut Scene

What the…? Martha Stewart: The video game

That headline wasn’t a typo. Martha Stewart Omnimedia and Majesco Entertainment have partnered up to bring the doyenne of domestic duties to the video game space. “Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia offers a vast… Continue reading

Atari founder returns to his roots

Nolan Bushnell, the man who founded Atari in 1972 and was booted from it six years later, is back again. Atari has named Bushnell to its board of directors and said it hopes… Continue reading

Virtual horse nets Blizzard potential $3.5 million (or more) – in 24 hours

When Blizzard Entertainment put the “Celestian Steed” mount up for sale in its “World of Warcraft” store Thursday, it was quite clear: The virtual horse wouldn’t give players any new abilities; it would… Continue reading

Will the last person at Infinity War please turn out the lights?

We’ve covered the problems at Activision since the abrupt firing of Jason West and Vince Zampella fairly regularly. And since Monday’s news that the duo had started a new development house and aligned themselves… Continue reading

Video game sales turn the corner in March

Finally! After a year that has seen only one sales-positive month, video games rebounded in March, with a 10 percent jump in software sales. Hardware sales were a less happy story, in part… Continue reading