| Sep 8, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Xbox Music, Microsoft Corp.'s entry into the ever-expanding music-streaming industry, will introduce applications for Android and iOS devices and allow free streaming on the Web, the company said Sunday.
Microsoft launched Xbox Music about a year ago,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Muggles rejoice. Warner Bros. is back in the J.K. Rowling business.
The studio is planning a film series that will once again be set in the world of witches and wizards, and is inspired by Harry Potter’s Hogwarts textbook “Fantastic Beasts...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:27 PM
A U.S. court has handed down a preliminary decision to temporarily halt video game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc. and a group of investors from buying back most of Vivendi SA's stake in the company.
The video game firm behind the "Call of Duty"...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Hip-hop acts and pop stars spend more time atop the music charts than heavy-metal rock bands in recent history, so Avenged Sevenfold is rightfully proud of "Hail to the King," their new chart-topping studio album.
"It's absolutely huge; it's...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:32 AM
This weekend more than 120 games will be playable on the streets of Culver City as part of IndieCade, a […]...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:07 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A man driving a dark-blue small older pickup truck tried to lure a 17-year-old River Forest girl into his vehicle on the 900 block of Lake Street at 9:33 a.m. Oct. 2. She kept...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:37 PM
When I last spoke with Michael Mendheim, he was promoting his newest graphic novel "The Four Horsemen", a story that he had adapted from a proposed video game and published under the Heavy Metal imprint. Since then, he's returned to producing video...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Activision Blizzard Inc. is one of the world's largest publishers of video games.
The Santa Monica company produces games that are used on PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, personal computers, mobile phones and other hand-held devices. Two of its most...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Tom Clancy didn't realize he was forever changing the spy novel back in 1982, while working in obscurity on his first book, a Cold War thriller centering on the defection of a Soviet naval captain and the technologically advanced submarine he includes...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:42 AM
Tom Clancy, the prolific Baltimore-born author whose novels "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games" inspired blockbuster movies and action-packed video games, earning him the nickname "king of the techno-thriller," died Tuesday at Johns Hopkins...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Tom Clancy, the prolific thriller author who died Tuesday at age 66, leaves behind a wide-ranging legacy in entertainment.
His wildly successful books -- many of which centered on Jack Ryan, Clancy's fictional CIA agent -- had several spheres of...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Universal Pictures will release "Warcraft," a film from Legendary Pictures based on the best-selling video game franchise of the same name, on Dec. 18, 2015, the studio announced Tuesday afternoon.
"Warcraft," to be directed by "Source Code's" Duncan...