Paramount Backs HD-DVD Format
AUG. 19, 2007 • Paramount Home Video Home Video joined Universal Studios Home Video in backing the HD-DVD format exclusively. The Blu-ray format promoted by Sony Electronics has won exclusives with Fox Home Video, Lions Gate Entertainment, MGM Home Video,
Wii A Boon to Chip Makers
AUG. 15, 2007 • The Wii is proving to be a boon to the motion-sensing component segment. Japanese newspaper Nikkei reports that Mitsumi Electric, which supplies Wi-Fi components and power chips to Nintendo Co. Ltd for use in the Wii,
Blizzard Sued In China
AUG. 15, 2007 • Blizzard Entertainment is being sued in the Beijing High People's Court by Founder Electronics Co Ltd. The latter alleges that Blizzard is infringing on its copyrighted fonts. Founder is China largest font supplier with hundreds of
SCEA’s Jack Tretton
[caption id="attachment_11375" align="alignleft" width="275"] SCEA president Jack Tretton.[/caption] AUG. 14, 2007 • These are momentous days for Sony Computer Entertainment of America. In what is arguably the PlayStation 3’s largest market, the system has trolled in third place far behind
Widmann Leads Vivendi in Europe
AUG. 10, 2007 • Vivendi Games promoted Xochilt Balzola-Widmann lead its European retail business as executive VP and general manager. She will be responsible for expanding Vivendi's retail footprint in all European regions. Balzola-Widmann had previously been responsible for Central
360 Gets New Pricing
AUG. 7, 2007 • Although it had been expected that Microsoft Games would announce a price reduction for the Xbox 360 at E3 in July, the decision was finally made nearly a month later. Effective immediately, the Xbox 360 Pro


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