With the success of reality programs on television, it was only a matter of time before a video game designer would take that premise and create a game full of excitement, explosions and deep TV announcer voices.
The uncertainty that confronts consumers and investors in the U.S. is staggering. There's the price of gasoline, which creeps higher almost daily; a housing market that month after month gets gloomier and gloomier; and the conflict in Iraq that has cost the U.S. an estimated $3 trillion.
The stench in the back of the Longhorn Exhibit Hall at the Gaylord Texan hotel is already getting a mite strong -- and by Sunday morning, it will scorch your nose hairs -- but no one seems to care too much.
NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - The ongoing restructuring at Vivendi Universal Games has claimed the jobs of 350 employees - nearly 40 percent of its U.S. workforce - as the French media company shut down its third division in two months.
NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - In a gaming world increasingly dominated by Hollywood licenses, it's easy to believe innovation is dying. But with the price of making video games regularly topping $10 million, it's hard to blame publishers for putting out titles that appeal to an already established audience.