Pharrell gives pop lift to Little Big Town’s harmonies
Celebrities / Music

Pharrell gives pop lift to Little Big Town’s harmonies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Little Big Town’s new album of pop and dance songs produced by hitmaker Pharrell Williams grew out of a writing session fueled by Waffle House and a little Tennessee moonshine. The top pop and R&B producer and artist came down to Nashville in early 2016 and ended up with eight songs … Continue reading

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Ubisoft goes ‘Steep’ at E3
Games

Ubisoft goes ‘Steep’ at E3

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For its next open-world game, Ubisoft is combining collaborative multiplayer action with snowy extreme sports. The video game publisher capped off its Electronic Entertainment Expo presentation Monday with a first look at “Steep.” The game will set players loose on a virtual rendition of the Alps where they can ski, snowboard, … Continue reading

Female Game Artists story
Art / Games

Female Game Artists story

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a story May 30 about female video game developers, The Associated Press reported erroneously when Gamergate, a controversy over video game criticism and ensuing online harassment of women in the industry, began. It began in 2014, not 2013. A corrected version of the story is below: After Gamergate, female video game … Continue reading

‘Skylanders’ adding custom characters in next installment
Games

‘Skylanders’ adding custom characters in next installment

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The population of Skylands will be booming come fall. Activision is introducing the option for “Skylanders” players to create their own characters in the series’ fifth installment, which is set to debut Oct. 16. The toys-to-life franchise mimics real-world figures in the virtual video game world of Skylands. “Skylanders Imaginators” will … Continue reading