Scott Roxborough


Videogames Come of Age

COLOGNE, GERMANY It’s an adolescent boy’s dream. In hall after hall at the videogames trade fair GamesCom here, you can slay dragons, score tournament-winning goals and blast the hell out […]

Why Are Games Based on Hit Films So Lame?

COLOGNE, GERMANY Films and videogames would seem a match made in heaven, so why are games based on hit movies so bad? Despite sharing the same demographic of devoted fans, […]

Videogames Come of Age

It’s an adolescent boy’s dream. In hall after hall at the videogames trade fair GamesCom in Cologne, Germany, you can slay dragons, score tournament-winning goals and blast the hell out […]

Why Are Games Based on Films So Lame?

Films and videogames would seem a match made in heaven, so why are games based on hit movies so bad? Despite sharing the same demographic of devoted fans, action, sci-fi […]

Swedish File Sharers Get Jail Time

COLOGNE, GERMANY The founders of infamous file-sharing site The Pirate Bay have been found guilty of assisting copyright theft and been sentenced to prison time in a landmark decision announced […]

Euro Broadcasters Feel the Sting

LONDON Regardless of whether the U.S. passes the $700 billion bailout the second time around, the impact of chronically tightening financial markets and nearly 12 months of economic jitters are […]

PwC: Global Media Gains Will Be Built by BRIC

COLOGNE, GERMANY The worldwide media industry will grow an average of 6.6 percent annually to reach $2.2 trillion by 2012, according to a new five-year outlook published Wednesday by PricewaterhouseCoopers. […]

Social Nets Engage in Global Struggle

PARIS News this week that social networking site Facebook is preparing to translate its service into non-English languages highlights what arguably is the key strategic challenge facing all Web 2.0 […]

German YouTube Hits Copyright Snag

COLOGNE, GERMANY Legal issues could hold up the launch of a German version of YouTube.The video site, which recently added a slew of local-language offerings including regional versions for Brazil, […]