Tag Archive: e3

Richard Branson gets into gaming

Billionaire business mogul Richard Branson blazed trails in the video game industry in the mid-1990s. Now he’s hoping to do it again. Virgin Gaming, the new video game unit of Virgin Holdings, begins… Continue reading

EA heads into E3 with guns blazing

Not too many years ago, Electronic Arts was a company that was avoiding the first-person shooter genre. These days, it’s counting heavily on it. The company showed a lineup that was bullet-heavy at… Continue reading

Microsoft dates Kinect – and launches a new console

The rumor mill might have ruined Microsoft’s announcement of a slim Xbox 360– but the company still had a surprise up its sleeve. The revamped console, which comes equipped with a 250 GB… Continue reading

Video Games Under The Gun, as Big Changes Loom

As the video game industry gathers at E3 to look forward to the holiday season and what it hopes are more prosperous times, storm clouds are gathering on the horizon that have the potential… Continue reading

Goodbye Natal, hello Kinect

And just like that, Microsoft’s Project Natal has a new name: Kinect The company unveiled the retail name of its gesture-recognition controller Sunday at an over-the-top event that featured everything from a performance… Continue reading

Video Game Mecca: What’s Hot and What’s Next

Best Buy has nothing on this geek squad. Los Angeles is under siege, with as many as 45,000 video game industry insiders and onlookers descending upon the Los Angeles Convention Center for E3—one… Continue reading

Game industry stressed to impress

The videogame industry has one mission in mind during next week’s Electronic Entertainment Expo: It needs to impress. Sales are down across the board for hardware and software so far this year, with… Continue reading

Do ‘Modern Warfare 2’ execs have an E3 surprise coming?

Jason West and Vince Zampella, whose abrupt dismissal from Activision earlier this year shocked the gaming world, are teasing an announcement next week – in the heart of E3 – that has both… Continue reading

This Year’s Video Game Summit: What to Expect

If the video game world were following its normal cycle, console makers would be revealing details of their next generation systems in less than two weeks. This cycle is anything but normal, though… Continue reading