Final Fantasy IV hits iOS for $16

By: Eddie Makuch Square Enix role-playing game Final Fantasy IV is now available on iOS. The game launched today in the iTunes store for $16 with compatibility for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Final Fantasy IV originally launched in 1991 and has since been ported to a range of platforms, including a 2008 polygonal remake for the Nintendo DS. It was the first title to … Continue reading Final Fantasy IV hits iOS for $16

Why Ultraviolet Is Killing DVD And Blu-ray, Not Saving Them

By: Katey Rich We are moving constantly closer to a world in which movies are not a physical object. Most people lived in that world for decades, of course, as movies were limited to reels of film projected in a movie theater, and the idea of “owning” your favorite film was as crazy as the idea of “owning” the movie stars who acted in it. … Continue reading Why Ultraviolet Is Killing DVD And Blu-ray, Not Saving Them

Xbox Music to offer subscription-based streaming – Report

By: Eddie Makuch Bloomberg sources say Microsoft’s Xbox Music service will launch later this year with a subscription model similar to that of streaming giant Spotify. The service was formally announced with little detail last month at the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo. Microsoft is reportedly in talks with the “Big Four” major record firms to secure licensing rights–namely, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, Sony … Continue reading Xbox Music to offer subscription-based streaming – Report

Big Bang tops Taiwanese charts, “Overwhelming Popularity” [NEWS]

Big Bang has taken over the Taiwan music chart as well. Big Bang has topped Taiwan’s G-Music and Five Music weekly chart with fifth mini album ‘Alive.’ G-Music includes Korea and Japan music chart but also topped the chart with albums released in Taiwan as well. The share is almost 22.28%. The group topped the charts stepping over Taiwan’s popular singer Huang Xiaohu with an … Continue reading Big Bang tops Taiwanese charts, “Overwhelming Popularity” [NEWS]

Big Bang and 2NE1 are Oricon’s “Popular Artists of the Week” [NEWS]

Big Bang and 2NE1 are the “Popular Artists of the Week” on Oricon Japan. After releasing their new albums on March 28, Big Bang took the 2nd place in Oricon chart for ALIVE and 2NE1 got the 4th place for SCREAM. On the 29th, their albums have seized the 1st (BIGBANG) and 2nd (2NE1) places on Japan’s iTunes chart. Both groups are going scheduled to attend … Continue reading Big Bang and 2NE1 are Oricon’s “Popular Artists of the Week” [NEWS]

Billboard introduces Big Bang as ”The Leader of the new Korean Wave” [NEWS]

Recently, five men idol group Big Bang is attracting worldwide attention. Big Bang is attracting public gaze because they ranked the top of iTunes Chart in various countries including Britain, France, and Brazil. Not only that, many news regarding Big Bang were broadcast on America’s popular music shows and award ceremonies. On March 13, Big Bang has been introduced to world-famous music chart, Billboard. Billboard … Continue reading Billboard introduces Big Bang as ”The Leader of the new Korean Wave” [NEWS]