Posts Tagged ‘Activision’

Although GDC is up first, just a peek ahead shows that PAX East, C2E2 and SXSW Interactive overlap this year. PAX in particular looks amazing for the sheer number of high profile game bloggers that will take the stage including IGN, Destructoid, 1UP, Joystiq, Kotaku, Inside Gaming, GameLife, Kill Screen, The Escapist, GamePro, Critical-Hits, At-Will […]


With DICE behind us, #GDC around the corner, and fan fests galore coming up beginning with PAX East, SXSWi, C2E2, EVE and WonderCon, I compiled this game release calendar for the rest of the year to help us track fan wikis, developer diaries, previews and trailers.  Watch for updates and let’s see who will top the $1 […]


More than anything SF is a gaming town and as GDC approaches there’s a frenzy of activity building as the game companies get ready for their lavish press events.  Expected are debuts for Battlefield Heroes 3, Alice, Super Meat Boy Wii and more.  You can get up to speed with our 2011 Game Release Calendar with […]


Shocking news from the gaming world this week as Activision kills Guitar Hero and shutters Red Octane.  Although Viacom recently dumped Harmonix for less than the price of a Rock Band game, Harmonix swears the franchise is not dead riding high on a Metacritic rating of 93 for Rock Band 3.  Much higher than the Metacritic rating […]


For those of you jetting/not jetting off to Cannes for Midem, here’s a guide to follow #MIDEM. Top tweeps among the mix are @iancr, @spinaltap, @msutherlanduk, @amandapalmer, @hypebot, @petewentz, @ginab,@gleonhard, @lyricfind, @JeffreyHayzlett. Watch for brands (Converse, Kodak, Pepsi, Coke…), artists (Pete Wentz, Pharrell Williams, Adam Payne..) and unique opportunities like the Matching Room where bands are […]


Digital Hollywood, the standard by which all digital media conferences are measured, a gathering at the intersection of film tv music gaming social mobile, an intense, exhilarating, deliriously exhausting brain squeeze where the brightest in the business try to piece it together while moving faster than the speed of light.  On stage and off were blockbuster […]


Digital Hollywood, a must for content licensing professionals, lands at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel M 10/19-Th 10/22 and producer Victor Harwood didn’t miss a thing.  Action packed with the Variety/Content/CodeSpace/EPPS Summits, International Academy of Web Television meetup, WGA comedy writers boot camp, filmmaker screening, pitchfest, poolside cocktails, a social mobile gaming connected device multiplatform hackathon, […]


Everyone’s all a twitter about Digital Hollywoood.  Watch it live at http://live.scribemedia.org   If you’re in LA, stop by the Loews.  Here are the highlights: M 5/4   10-11:15 Money Media Entertainment & Technology  Seth Shapiro, New Amsterdam Media… 1-2:15 The New Hollywood – Content, Platforms, Agents & Commerce Carlson Choi, Activision, David Goodrich, Universal McCann… Hollywood 2.0 […]


Here are some of the great events that took place in the last week:   COMMONWEALTH CLUB:  ROCK STAR REVOLUTION (Th 2/5, SOLD OUT!) Last Thursday, got to schmooze with Tim Westergren, Founder, Pandora; Steve Jang, CMO, imeem; Nion McEvoy, CEO, Spin Magazine; and Dana LoPiccolo-Giles, Founder, CreateSpace at the Sheppard Mullin Digital Media Law […]


SD Forum is just that hidden gem of a speakers soapbox one is thrilled to have stumbled upon when in Silicon Valley.  Their games conference at Microsoft was packed with precious nuggets on shifts toward social gaming and use of Facebook Connect.  There was much excitement about iPhone and XBox revolutionizing indie game development and […]