You had to know that "e-sports" were big when Amazon and Google were both vying to buy video-game streaming service Twitch.tv for $1 billion each. But if you want further evidence, consider the latest event announced Tuesday for the SAP Read More →
Forget 3D. Are you ready for virtual reality movies?
Facebook is having exploratory talks with Hollywood executives about the possibility of creating immersive content – including full-length movies – for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, according to a Read More →
There’s still no official word, but here’s another stick to throw on the fire of speculation that Twitch, the popular video-game streaming service, is about to be acquired by Google.
In a blog post Tuesday, the pioneering video-streaming service Read More →
Has Google’s YouTube division sealed a deal to buy Twitch, the live video-game streaming service? VentureBeat’s Dean Takahashi is reporting that he’s confirmed it with his sources, who say the deal is worth $1 billion.
Takahashi is a veteran Silicon Valley Read More →
Mired in a six-year-long slump, the traditional video game industry is making a modest comeback this year.
Through the first half of 2014, physical sales of video game products in the United States are actually up on an annual basis, thanks Read More →