Monthly Archives: January 2005

Activision Acquires Vicarious Visions

Activision Inc., the nation’s second-largest video game publisher, said Thursday it acquired game developer Vicarious Visions, the studio developing the Nintendo DS title, Spider-Man 2. Financial terms weren’t disclosed. Activision said Vicarious Visions has developed five games that have sold … Continue reading

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CES 2005

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is now over, and aside from a lot of interest in hand-held devices (MP3 players, phones, etc.) there’s not a lot new in the graphics area. NVIDIA showed its mobile chipsets … Continue reading

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Infinium to Demo at CES, teams up with NVIDIA and Microsoft

Infinium will supposedly be showing the Phantom Game Service at both the Emerging Technology and New Form Factor areas of NVIDIA’s booth, South Hall #35311, and in the Microsoft Corp. booth in the Central Hall, #7145. Details about the Phantom … Continue reading

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Think you want to work in the game industry? Think again…

It’s not just the game industry that does this, but the game industry in particular is rife with under-30 “managers” and “producers” who just can’t understand why employees don’t do what they are told or who can’t keep to a … Continue reading

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