Hardcore gamers might insist that nothing beats the experience of playing on a console or PC, but it seems that mobile gaming is here to stay. More people purchase gaming apps than any other and 64 percent of gamers use their favorites daily. But any growing industry can’t remain stagnant. Read on to discover the… Continue reading Mobile gaming development trends in 2013
Gamers, it’s time to mourn the loss of one of our oldest and most respected gaming icons. After 31 years, LucasArts has been shuttered by Disney. Around 150 employees were laid off. According to Kotaku: Publicly, Disney is saying their current games could be licensed out to a different publisher or developer, but according to… Continue reading LucasArts is gone
If the recent purchase of Lucasfilm by Disney changed the harsh way that the Star Wars company has always treated their intellectual property, then Best Buy may be in good shape. Otherwise, as this image continues to go viral, there’s a good chance that they may be hearing from lawyers some time soon. That’s not… Continue reading Well played, Best Buy. Well played, indeed.
It falls under the category of “don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone”. Disney‘s three-year-old experiment with streaming movies is coming to a close at the end of the year. We hardly knew you. “The digital environment is rapidly evolving and Disney Movies Online does not have the flexibility that many users today demand”,… Continue reading In case you didn’t know Disney had a movie streaming service, it’s shutting down at the end of the year
The science of entertainment is getting more complicated. Disney Research in Zurich and Walt Disney Imagineering at Cornell are working on Physical Face Cloning to be able to create animatronics characters that behave with the precision of a human face. First, they are designing a synthetic skin that can mimic the movements and tendencies of… Continue reading Disney is building creepy life-like human animatronics
When people talk about mega-deals in the tech industry, it usually involves hundreds of millions or even billions of dollars. On Monday, a deal will be announced for $10-$15 million dollars. The waves of this deal will likely be felt by a good portion of the world in the near future. According to the New… Continue reading The most important $15 million tech deal of 2011: Disney and YouTube
The wagons are circled at the Netflix camp as hundreds of thousands of subscribers cancelled in the last few months, but that doesn’t seem to scare the folks at Disney as they just renewed and expanded the contract between Netflix and ABC. Stocks have dropped by over 70% since the summer after recent debacles and… Continue reading Has Disney been watching the news? ABC renews Netflix contract.
Welp, Tron: Legacy is out on Friday, and if you currently exist, chances are you’re going to see it. In the event you don’t exist, there’s probably a hypothetical quantum world where your un-self will see it anyway. This movie’s moistening the loins of geeks the world over, and I’d be hard pressed to imagine… Continue reading Tron Legacy Keeps the Internet At Bay
I hang out with an awful lot of comic book dorks, and many of them have been cowering in fear since Disney’s fateful acquisition of Marvel, wondering what impact The Mouse will have on their favourite superheroes. Generally, I’ve told them not to worry – Warner Bros has owned DC for, what, like, thirty years,… Continue reading Marvel Heroes Get TRON’d The F*** Up
These ads were produced to publicize Disney Star Wars Weekends, which are taking place every Friday to Sunday from May 21 to June 13. The Star Wars weekends feature characters from the original epic Star Wars movie saga and the newer animated series, Clone Wars. There is a Jedi Training Academy, and a Star Tours… Continue reading May The Mouse Be With You – Star Wars Descends on Disney