NEW YORK (AP) — The video game industry is entering new frontiers.
In the past, you plunked down $60 at GameStop for a copy of Grand Theft Auto or Madden NFL and played it out — after which...
New Mexico sues mobile app makers over kid privacy concerns
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is suing Google, Twitter and other companies that develop and market mobile gaming apps for children, saying the apps violate state and federal laws by collecting personal information that could compromise privacy.
The lawsuit filed in federal court late Tuesday comes as data-sharing concerns persist among users.
Texarkana gets mobile gaming trailer
TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) — If you see a blue trailer roll up with characters like Mario, Iron Man, LEGO Batman and Zelda all over the sides, you may be in for a treat with the electronics inside.
And when you do step inside, you won't see what's typically found in a trailer: yard tools or band gear. It's dark, sleek and stylish in there.
Churchill Downs selling mobile gaming company for almost $1B
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Churchill Downs Inc. has agreed to a $990 million deal to sell its mobile gaming subsidiary, Big Fish Games Inc.
The company said in a news release Wednesday that its board of directors approved the sale to Aristocrat Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Australian corporation Aristocrat Leisure Ltd. The agreement is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to close early next year.
Angry Birds maker Rovio plans initial public share offering
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Rovio Entertainment, the Finnish maker of "Angry Birds" and other popular mobile games, says it plans an initial public offering and a listing of its shares on the Helsinki stock exchange.
Chief Executive Kati Levoranta says the company "is stronger than ever" and well-positioned in the fast growing mobile gaming market with a diversified games portfolio.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jun Hyuk Bang founded Netmarble Games in 2000 and has grown it into a powerhouse mobile gaming company with nearly $1 billion in annual revenue. Its game, "Seven Knights," has broken into Japan's list of top 10 mobile games.
Now, the South Korean company has designs on the U.S. Last year, it invested $130 million in the California company SGN Games, becoming its largest shareholder. Netmarble plans an initial public offering of stock in the upcoming...
The creators of “Pokemon Go” say they’re working to remove real-world locations that don’t wish to be included in the mobile gaming sensation.
The Pokemon Co.’s consumer marketing director J.C. Smith said in an interview last week that they’re updating the augmented-reality game so it remains fun for players but respects the real world.
“When something is really popular, we have to figure out the most respectful way to deal with it and make sure that...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creators of "Pokemon Go" say they're working to remove real-world locations that don't wish to be included in the mobile gaming sensation.
The Pokemon Company's consumer marketing director J.C. Smith said in an interview this week that they're updating the augmented-reality game so it remains fun for players but respects the real world.
"When something is really popular, we have to figure out the most respectful way to deal with it and make...