Peter Vesterbacka

Rovio seeks to rebound with 'Angry Birds 2' by tailoring an Asian fit game

After a decline in earnings last year, Angry Birds creator Rovio Entertainment plans to rebound and expand in Asia by developing its game to fit local consumers' preferences.

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Maria Sharapova

American Express can make you play tennis with Maria Sharapova thru game-changing virtual reality tech

American Express redefines gaming experience as it launches a new virtual-reality action where tennis fans can play with Maria Sharapova at the 2015 US Open, which starts on August 31.

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Video games on smartphones

Clash of Kings Reaches 65M Downloads in Just a Year

After just a year in the mobile game market, Elex's Clash of Kings announced to have reached 65 million downloads. The number of downloads includes on both Android and iOS platforms. The success was announced Monday in a company press release.

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Sesame Street

Sesame Street turns exclusive; Airs on HBO Starting this Fall

Sesame Street is coming to HBO this fall. According to the announcement, HBO will air the next five seasons of the iconic children's show and can be streamed on HBO's partner stations and streaming outlets.

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Farmville 2

Zynga finds refuge from slots with 30 percent revenue growth

Zynga continues to lose more players as internet users switch to mobile devices. The Farmville creator continues to cope by investing more in slot games which helped the company slash its losses from $62.5 million to $26.9 million.

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Killer whale 'Tilikum'

'Blackfish' caused SeaWorld profit to dive by 84%

SeaWorld, the pioneer and most sought-after refuge when it comes to entertainment and family entertainment, reported on Thursday an 84% drop in net income for its second quarter performance.

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Mark Pincus

Zynga increases profits but loses users; Plans to launch new game

Two of Zynga's games have improved by 274% compared to last year's bookings, which made the company soar in terms of profits and bookings. Plus the company is currently brewing a new game.

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Julius Randle

Activision Blizzard surprises Wall Street with better-than-expected profits, earnings

Game developer Activision Blizzard pulled off a surprise when it announced earnings that topped expectations from Wall Street analysts.

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Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit

Original Content is King to Netflix's 'World Domination' Strategy

On-demand streaming media giant Netflix has a very simple long-term plan: world domination. If the California company has its way, it will happen by the end of 2016, and it will come by way of original content.

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Kumail Nanjiani

Batman saves the day for Warner Bros: Q2 game revenue 135% higher

Thanks to Batman: Arkham City and Mortal Kombat X as game revenues for Warner Bros. goes up by 135% in the year's second quarter. These two video games provided huge returns for Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

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UK Telco BT

BT launches Ultra HD subscription package

UK telecommunications provider BT has launched an all-new premium entertainment package using the telco's new set-top box.

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Nvidia's Shield Portable Console

Nvidia Shield Portable Console gets Android Lollipop 5.1 update

Nvidia has announced that a major update is now available for their Android-based Shield Portable Handheld Console. This new update follows last February's release, which featured system stability fixes and improvements to how the console's system runs and handles emulators.

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Lebron James

LeBron James' SpringHill Entertainment teams up with Warner Bros. to produce TV, film and digital content

NBA superstar LeBron James announced on Wednesday he is teaming up with Warner Bros. through his entertainment company, Springhill Entertainment, to produce and co-own TV programs, movies and digital contents.

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Sony Project Morpheus VR headset

Sony will demo Project Morpheus VR headset at GameStop Expo 2015 for the first time

When Sony unveiled the Project Morpheus VR headset at E3, IT enthusiasts and gamers are keeping their eyes on it, particularly when they announced that it will be getting its way on 2016. Now Sony will allow the public to experience the most awaited VR headset on GameStop Expo 2015 for the first time.

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From 'Minions' to millions: the animated film beats Toy Story 3 for biggest opening weekend

Universal and Illumination Entertainment's Minions had made it as the second biggest animated movie when it was first shown in cinemas on July 12, ending the week with $115.2M next to Shrek the Third ($121.6M) in 2007 and beating Toy Story 3 ($110.3M) in 2010.

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