ARTICLES RELATING TO GAMES

Tencent buys stake in maker of Kim Kardashian game

2015-04-30 11:39

Chinese internet company Tencent has bought a 14.6% stake in mobile game developer Glu Mobile - the maker of hit application ‘Kim Kardashian: Hollywood’

Flappy Zuma dodging showerheads

2014-04-29 14:14

South African mobile technology company Go Life has created an app based on the same premise as the uber popular bird games, only replacing it with Number One.

Game on for SA's mobile gaming

2013-09-20 18:03

The outlook for South Africa’s entertainment and media industry looks positive with fast growth expected for the video games segment - driven largely by mobile gaming.

Game on for Star Wars and Disney

2013-05-07 19:08

Disney is not giving up on Star Wars video games after all, entering a multi-year deal with Electronic Arts to develop new Star Wars video games.

'BioShock Infinite': 5 ways it's different

2012-12-07 16:33

Fans clamouring for the video game "BioShock Infinite", the highly anticipated spiritual successor to the legendary "BioShock”, will have to wait a bit longer, but it should be worth the wait.

Sony PS Vita launches in Japan

2011-12-17 12:36

Technology giant Sony has held the world launch of its next-generation PlayStation Vita handheld console in Japan, as the company aims to take a bite out of the growing smartphone games market.

Zynga builds social network

2011-10-12 16:31

Zynga is building a game-themed social network in a move that promises to reduce its dependence on Facebook as it prepares for a billion-dollar debut in the stock market.

Sony probes PlayStation outage

2011-04-23 07:51

Sony Corporation is investigating the outage of its PlayStation Network, a system that links gamers in live play worldwide.

Axl Rose sues Guitar Hero III

2010-11-24 14:45

Axl Rose is suing a computer games company Activision for $20m for including ex-band mate Slash in Guitar Hero III .

Locnville on Singstar

2010-09-27 11:48

Cape Town band Locnville are to feature on Sony's new edition of popular video game Singstar.

 

Can you guess who said this?

2014-12-03 13:23

“I make Jessica Simpson look like a rock scientist.”

NY man's 10 607 video games secure Guinness title

2013-12-24 14:32

A New York man is the newly crowned world record holder for having the largest collection of video games.

Angry Birds film coming in 2016

2013-05-16 20:57

Sony has won the global distribution rights to an animated film based on the hit game Angry Birds , establishing an animation studio to rival Walt Disney.

Star Wars studio lays off games staff

2013-04-04 08:43

Star Wars studio Lucasfilm is laying off all but a few staff at its video games division LucasArts, and cancelling two projects it was working on, the company has said.

Australia police chief slams video games

2012-08-06 14:36

One of Australia's top police officers has criticised violent video games that glorify rape and murder, after a spate of high-profile knifings by young people.

The Hoff wants his own video game

2011-10-13 13:20

David Hasselhoff wants to stay "hip and current with the kids" - so he's getting beat up in cheerleader outfits and chicken suits in an ad campaign for a video game.

Sega becomes latest hacking victim

2011-06-18 22:30

Video game developer Sega says it has been hacked, making it the latest in a string of games companies to be attacked.

Best games of the year announced

2010-12-12 23:02

The video game of the year is Red Dead Redemption but Mass effect 2, God of War III were also big winners.

New Call of Duty in 3D

2010-10-06 11:33

Activision Blizzard Inc has announced that the latest entry in its successful first-person-shooter Call of Duty will be in 3D.

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