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‘Star Wars’ Virtual Reality Experiences One Step Closer
/ June 12, 2015 11:29 am
‘Star Wars’ Virtual Reality Experiences One Step Closer

The Hollywood Reporter reports "Industrial Light & Magic and parent company Lucasfilm have formed the ILM Experience Lab (ILMxLAB) to create immersive content -- notably, including experiences based on its Star Warsfranchise. This will include virtual reality, augmented reality, real-time cinema, theme park entertainment and future platforms.". Read More

Pocket Gems Reviving ‘Mean Girls’ With New Mobile Game
/ June 11, 2015 1:28 pm
Pocket Gems Reviving ‘Mean Girls’ With New Mobile Game

The Hollywood Reporter reports "The free-to-play game, which will be released later this year, will combine Pocket Gems' animated interactive storytelling platform with original plots based on the 2004 comedy to create a choose-your-own-adventure gaming experience.". Read More

This new studio wants to be the Criterion Collection for games, starting with Mega Man
/ June 8, 2015 2:08 pm
This new studio wants to be the Criterion Collection for games, starting with Mega Man

The Verge reports ""Movies have the Criterion Collection, but there hasn't been anything like that for games," Frank Cifaldi, head of restoration at Digital Eclipse, says in a statement. "We're living in the golden age of a brand new form of artistic expression, and we're not doing a very good job of making sure our games will be available five years from now, let alone 50. The more we can do right now to take video game preservation seriously, the safer our history will be.". Read More

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VR Watch: Theme-park company Landmark expands into virtual reality
/ June 8, 2015 1:32 pm

The LA Times reports "Run by the theme-park veteran Tony Christopher, Landmark (no relation to the theater chain) announced Monday that it will use VR at a series of new locations in China. These venues will, as a release put it, mix 'art, culture and retail with virtual reality, augmented reality and themed architecture and design.'" . Read More

LA Games Conference 2015 Coverage
/ May 11, 2015 12:21 pm
LA Games Conference 2015 Coverage

Last week's LA Games Conference on May 6th featured a number of game world powerhouses and notable media executives gathered at the W Hollywood to discuss the future of the gaming industry. Check out LAGC15 press coverage below! . Read More

Digital Entertainment World 2015 Wrap Up Report
/ February 18, 2015 4:29 pm
Digital Entertainment World 2015 Wrap Up Report

Hundreds of C-Level thought-leaders the digital and entertainment worlds attended the unique three-day Digital Entertainment World (DEW) conference in Los Angeles last week, engaging in networking, deal-making and headline-generating discussions. Read More

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Sony Puts Film Unit, Music, Games at Center of Growth Strategy
/ February 18, 2015 11:05 am
Sony Puts Film Unit, Music, Games at Center of Growth Strategy

The Hollywood Reporter reports "Sony Corp. said Wednesday that its film unit, music, games and devices businesses will be key drivers of its profitability for the next three years. The focus on the entertainment businesses to drive financial growth was among the announcements as the conglomerate unveiled its strategy over the next three years in Tokyo." . Read More

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