Tuesday, May 30, 2017

HOLLYWOOD

HOLLYWOOD
Hollywood, behind the scenes of "Pretend and Make-Believe". Technology's role in Hollywood was apparent at the dawn of silent pictures, Disney, and today's visual effects.

by Cliff Edwards (courtesy Bloomber) Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), the second- largest video-game publisher, reached a multiyear agreement with Walt Disney Co. (DIS) to create games based on “Star Wars” characters after Disney said it...

When you avoid a taboo, that increases the attraction of violent video games. by Art Markman, Ph.D. in Ulterior Motives (courtesy Psychology Today) If you talk to people who enjoy violent video games, they give...

courtesy PCGamesN via The Daily Dot Sports Entertainment (ESEA) runs competitive video game leagues and tournaments. That’s tremendous. They also sometimes bury Bitcoin mining software in their anti-cheating client without telling gamers. That’s less tremendous....

by Pamela McClintock (credit The Hollywood Reporter) The summer spectacle has begun! Kicking off the season with the pedal to the metal, Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron Man 3 made the record books as it opened to...

By Brian X Chen (courtesy NYMag) On her talk show, Ellen DeGeneres plays a game with celebrity guests where she holds a card up to her forehead showing a word or name, like “Justin Bieber.”...

20-year industry veteran video game developer releases humorous game for iPhone and iPad, Zoombies: Animales de la Muerte, and is awarded a featured spot in the New and Noteworthy section of the iTunes App...

Teen-focuses YouTube network AwesomenessTV is being acquired by DreamWorks, as the studio extends its reach into online content. AwesomenessTV features talk shows, scripted and reality programs and sketch comedy. The company has released a...

Weekend could total up to $650 million worldwide Pat Saperstein (courtesy Variety) ‘Iron Man 3′ is on its way to a giant weekend at the domestic box office, adding $15.6 million in Thursday evening preview ticket sales...

by Raymond Wong (courtesy dvice), There were two games that stood out at last year's Electronic Entertainment Expo: Ubisoft's Watch Dogs and LucasArts' Star Wars 1313. Naturally, given our affinity for Star Wars, the game's...

(courtesy dvice) Over the last couple of weeks, reports of people picking up their Glass devices from Google have been trickling in. But for some reason, there hasn't been much seen regarding the actual process....

If it’s anything we’re willing to compromise in a New York apartment, views would be on the top of that list. A thousand bucks a month for a tiny studio in a great neighborhood...

FYI, you have to be physically present within the state of Nevada to play. (courtesy Arstechnica) On Tuesday, UltimatePoker.com is expected to launch what will become the country’s first fully legal online poker site—with one major...