• How Nintendo approached E3 2018: quality, esports, and immediate gratification

    3 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    It was time that Nintendo held a big show at the Electronic Entertainment Expo and revealed a lot of new games. But this year, the company decided once again to forego its in-person press event, and it chose to focus mostly on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the big fighting game coming out on the Nintendo Switch on December 7. That was a bit of a...
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  • The AT&T Deal Will Mean Even More Big-Budget HBO Shows Like ‘Game of Thrones'

    The AT&T Deal Will Mean Even More Big-Budget HBO Shows Like ‘Game of Thrones'

    3 monthes ago - By Fortune

    HBO's new owner is looking to devote more money to the network behind "Game of Thrones" and "Westworld."
    John Stankey, the incoming head of AT&T Inc.'s entertainment division, plans to boost HBO's original-programming budget to keep pace with deep-pocketed rivals like Netflix Inc. AT&T took over HBO and the rest of Time Warner Inc. on Thursday after overcoming an antitrust battle.
    "I fully expect we're going to be investing heavier in content development at HBO," Stankey said in an interview.
    Stankey, a phone-company veteran, will have to convince Hollywood that he can oversee a massive...
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