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Kids Spent More than $1.5 Billion on Digital Gaming in 2012

In the first half of 2012, kids in the US, UK, France, Germany, Australia, South Korea, and Japan spent more than $750 million on different digital gaming activities, including downloading mobile gaming apps, purchasing virtual items in free-to-play computer and mobile games, subscribing to premium memberships, and acquiring digital games and DLC content for console […]

Study on Cartoon-Watching Reveals Positive Impact on Bonding and Overall Well-Being

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A national survey commissioned by classic cartoon network TELETOON Retro and conducted by market research firm, The Strategic Counsel, shows that Canadians view cartoon-watching as a positive experience that facilitates family bonding, fosters well-being and builds memories between kids and parents. These findings counter the common misconception that television is mostly used as babysitting tool […]

Crystal Dynamics & Dark Horse Bring Lara Croft Back to Comic Books

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Crystal Dynamics, a Square Enix  studio, and Dark Horse Comics, today revealed they have partnered to bring the re-imagined Lara Croft back to print in the world of comics. The new series will be available following the release of the  origin story for Lara Croft, available March 5, 2013. “TOMB RAIDER: The Beginning.” This will […]

Star Trek Online Celebrates Three-year Anniversary

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Perfect World Entertainment Inc announced today that celebrations for the Three-year Anniversary of Star Trek Online have officially begun. Starting today, “Captains” are invited to experience “Temporal Ambassador,” a special Anniversary Episode starring Denise Crosby who will be reprising her role as Lieutenant Tasha Yar from Star Trek: The Next Generation]. Players can also look […]

SOE Released Pack that Allows DC Universe Online players to Settle into Lairs

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Heroes and villains must prepare to defend their territory today as Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) released Home Turf, the sixth downloadable content (DLC) pack for DC Universe™ Online (DCUO). Available now for download on the PC and PlayStation 3, Home Turf introduces a customizable Base system for the first time to the massively multiplayer online (MMO) game.  Players […]

Sentai Filmworks Licenses Okamikakushi ~ Masque of the Wolf

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Sentai Filmworks announced today that it acquired Okamikakushi ~ Masque of the Wolf.  Based on the Konami game of the same name by Ryukishi07 (Higurashi: When They Cry).  this 12 episode series is directed by Nobuhiro Takamoto (07-Ghost) and features series composition by Touko Machida (AMNESIA), character designs by Atsuko Watanabe (Place to Place), sound […]

Norah Jones to Perform Nominated Song from "Ted" at the Oscars

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GrammyAward-winning singer-songwriter Norah Jones will perform the Oscar nominated song: “Everybody Needs a Best Friend” from the motion picture “Ted,” telecast producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. “ Everybody Needs a Best Friend,” with music by Walter Murphy and lyrics by Seth MacFarlane, is nominated for an Original Song Oscar. This will be […]

First film of the "Twilight Saga" to air on ABC Family

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ABC Family Channel will air “Twilight,” the first film in the worldwide series based on the novels by Stephenie Meyer and starring Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner. The film will premiere on Saturday, February 9 at 7 PM ET/PT, with encores airing Saturday, February 9 at 9:30PM ET/PT and Sunday, February 10 at […]

Nickelodeon Releases Limited Edition Sneakers Inspired on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series

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Nickelodeon and Fila today announced a collaboration to create limited-edition sneaker styles inspired by the Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series, one representing the Turtles and the other representing Shredder. The Turtles sneaker, Fila Fx-100, features interchangeable ankle straps representing each Turtle’s mask color – blue, red, purple and orange. The straps also have each […]

Beeline Interactive and Sony Pictures Consumer Products launch GhostBusters game for Apple Smartphones.

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Beeline Interactive, Inc, a developer and publisher of social smartphone games, and Sony Pictures Consumer Products announced today their “Ghostbusters” App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch is now available for purchase at the app store. Based on the Ghostbusters film series, the game puts players in charge of their own Ghostbusters franchise.   From their […]

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