By JANET McCONNAUGHEYAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Nasty weather, including a chance of strong tornadoes and howling thunderstorms, could be on the way for Christmas Day along the Gulf Coast from east Texas to north Florida.
The storms will hold off long enough to let Christmas Eve bonfires
By SARA BURNETTAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Travelers facing canceled flights and closed roads were hoping to finally head to their holiday destinations Friday as a widespread snowstorm that dumped more than a foot of snow in parts of the Midwest moved across the Great Lakes toward Canada.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Struggling video game company THQ Inc. said Wednesday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and is selling its business.
The Agoura Hills, Calif., company said investment firm Clearlake Capital Group has put in a $60 million "stalking horse" bid for its
By BRADY McCOMBSAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A winter snow storm moved through the Rocky Mountain region Tuesday as many people prepared for the start of their holiday travels.
The storm could cause travel delays on major highways such as Interstate 40 in Arizona, Interstate 15 in Utah,
By By JEFF BAENENAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - After enduring last year's snowless winter, skiers and snowmobilers may have despaired of ever seeing a decent snowfall again.
But fans of the wintry outdoors got their wish this weekend when a slow-moving storm dumped up to 16 inches of
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) - "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" crossed the $1 billion mark in worldwide retail sales 15 days after its Nov. 13 release, Activision Blizzard Inc., the video game's publisher, said Wednesday.
Last year's "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" hit the $1 billion sales mark
By FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
OCEAN BEACH, N.Y. (AP) - New Yorkers who cherish Fire Island as an idyllic summertime getaway feared the worst when the 32-mile-long barrier island took a direct hit from Superstorm Sandy's powerful surge. The wall of water swamped nearly the entire island,
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. retail sales of new video game hardware, software and accessories fell 25 percent in October, marking the 11th straight month of declining sales for physical game products, according to a report from NPD Group.
Many gamers are waiting for big holiday releases such as Activision
By The Associated Press
Companies in the video games industry have released earnings reports for the latest quarter. Here's a look at selected companies that make or sell video games or machines.
- Oct. 18: Microsoft Corp. says Xbox 360 platform revenue fell 24 percent, or $418 million,
NEW YORK (AP) - A research firm says U.S. retail sales of new video game hardware, software and accessories fell 25 percent in October.
The drop marks the 11th straight month of declining sales for physical game products. Many gamers are waiting for big holiday releases such as Activision Blizzard