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  1. Ocarina 2, Electric Boogaloo: Now It Teaches You To Play

    June 19, 2012 5:01 PM EDT First, apologies to the 90 percent of our readers who don't get the headline. You were either too old, young, remote, or oblivious to have been infatuated with the Breakin ' movies in the 80s. But it's true, Smule's Ocarina, on ...

  2. Music, Memories Mark Paul Kirby Memorial At The Basement

    October 10, 2011 4:35 PM EDT A memorial service last night at the Basement in Nashville for Paul Kirby, the late front man/guitarist for popular Nashville bands Walk The West and Cactus Brothers who died of cardiac arrest at 48 on Sept. 25, ended up as a reunion of sorts not ...

  3. Video, Computer Game Sales Drop 16% in March: Report

    April 15, 2011 7:54 AM EDT March wasn't a good month for the gaming industry. Sales of video and computer games dropped 16% last month to $735.4 million, according to NPD Group data, as reported by the Los Angeles Times. Hardware sales, meanwhile, were up 12%, to $494. ...

  4. Veteran Agent Dave Kirby Dies

    September 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Dave Kirby, veteran agent and chairman/founder of the Kirby Organization (TKO), passed away at his home in Manhattan Beach, Calif., Sept. 18 after a two year battle with prostate cancer. He was 56. To insure the company would move forward in Kirby ...

  5. @E3: Gaming Biz Embraces 3D

    June 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT On the official first day of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the number on everyone’s lips was three—as in 3D. Both Nintendo and Sony Computer Entertainment unveiled 3D gaming initiatives that raised the eyebrows and pulses of attendees, s ...

  6. Nintendo Q3 Profit Down 23%

    January 28, 2010 12:00 AM EST Nintendo Co Ltd posted a 23% fall in quarterly profit as software sales for its DS handheld game player slowed and it cut the price of its Wii console, keeping its forecast for the first annual profit decline in four years. Nintendo has ridden whi ...

  7. U.S. Video Game Sales Down 19%: NPD

    November 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST Sales of video game equipment and software in the United States tumbled 19% in October to $1.07 billion, research group NPD said, troubling figures as the industry heads into the most important selling weeks of the year. Once thought to be relativ ...

  8. Mario's Management Dispute Settled

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The litigation over multiplatinum recording artist Mario's former management relationship with Troy Patterson is over. All of the parties have settled their disputes or have been dismissed from the case, including managers Matthew Knowles, Ju ...

  9. Handleman Names New President

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Robert Kirby accepts role from Johnson & Johnson. Handleman Company has named Robert E. Kirby president and COO. Kirby, 50, joins Handleman with more than 28 years of management and executive responsibilities. For the past seven years Kirb ...

  10. Mario's Former Manager Files Countersuit

    March 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Artist sued Troy Patterson in February. Mario's former manager, Troy Patterson, and his Third Street Music have responded to the lawsuit filed by the multiplatinum artist in February. They countersued Mario today (March 30) for breach of cont ...

  11. Mario Sues Production Company To Void Contract

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Multi-platinum recording artist Mario filed a lawsuit today (Feb. 16) against Troy Patterson and Third Street Music Group to void his contract with the production company, which he entered as a minor. Multi-platinum recording artist Mario filed a ...

  12. Senior VP Departs Agency Group

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dave Kirby to start his own firm. Dave Kirby to start his own firm. News Dave Kirby ...

  13. 'Idiot' Won't Budge From Euro Throne

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST European sales surge for Ray Charles. European sales surge for Ray Charles. News Ray Charles ...

  14. Evolution's Kirby Joins WMA

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sam Kirby has joined the William Morris Agency as a VP in the contemporary music department, based in New York. Kirby, who was previously at Evolution Talent, reports to WMA Music head Peter Grossligh Sam Kirby has joined the William Morris Agency ...

  15. Modern Rockers Team For Nintendo Tour

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Story Of The Year will headline the second Nintendo Fusion Tour, which will also feature Lostprophets, My Chemical Romance, Letter Kills, Anberlin and Autopilot Off. The trek begins Sept. 18 in Phoeni Story Of The Year will headline the second Nin ...

  16. Nintendo's Profits Cut In Half

    May 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Japan's Nintendo Co. says its group net profit for the fiscal year ended March 31 dropped sharply due to hefty foreign exchange-related losses caused by the yen's rise against the U.S. dollar. Japan's Nintendo Co. says its group net ...

  17. Sony, Nintendo Unveil New Portable Hardware

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony and Nintendo each debuted new handheld video-game systems during respective Electronic Entertainment Exposition (E3) press conferences today (May 11) in Los Angeles. Sony and Nintendo each debuted new handheld video-game systems during respec ...