Lisa Baertlein

Recent articles by Lisa Baertlein

US computer video game cos. try online distribution

US computer video game cos. try online distribution

SAN FRANCISCO - Video game maker S2 Games plans sell its new title "Savage 2: A Tortured Soul" exclusively through web downloads this October testing a new delivery system that both independent computer game makers and industry behemoths are trying.
Lisa Baertlein Mar 3 2006, 9:32AM Collaboration
Microsoft launches Xbox 360 console in Japan

Microsoft launches Xbox 360 console in Japan

Microsoft is counting on the online gaming capability and high-definition graphics of its Xbox 360 console to win a new following in Japan.
Lisa Baertlein Dec 12 2005, 8:23AM Hardware
Microsoft in video game market for long haul: Gates

Microsoft in video game market for long haul: Gates

Microsoft will not back down even if the launch of its Xbox 360 video game console fails to propel it to first place in the US$25 billion global market, chairman Bill Gates said this week.
Lisa Baertlein Nov 22 2005, 10:00AM Software
Apple hits new high, on video, PC expectations

Apple hits new high, on video, PC expectations

Shares of Apple Computer Inc. on Wednesday jumped to a record high as investors made bets on growth in its digital music and video businesses, analysts said.
Lisa Baertlein Nov 3 2005, 3:00PM Hardware
Microsoft, film studios tap Jackson for 'Halo'

Microsoft, film studios tap Jackson for 'Halo'

The Oscar-winning creative team behind the "The Lord of the Rings" films, including director Peter Jackson, has been named to run the production of the upcoming film based on Microsoft's blockbuster "Halo" video game.
Lisa Baertlein Oct 5 2005, 9:02AM Sales & Marketing
PluggedIn: Online games spawn own economy, society

PluggedIn: Online games spawn own economy, society

Emerson Larkin, 23, just reaped US$400 selling two characters for Blizzard Entertainment's "World of Warcraft" after investing nearly 75 online gaming hours creating them.
Lisa Baertlein Oct 4 2005, 12:00PM Strategy

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