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Is Ubisoft Making Movies Now or Not?

Games developer’s bid for Hollywood action clarified. Earlier this week, Variety reported that Ubisoft had launched Ubisoft Motion Pictures, a film company that would adapt its franchises into movies and TV shows. But that has turned out to be not … Continue reading

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Capcom Reports Record FY2011

Profits up 257% thanks in large part to more than 4.6 million copies of Monster Hunter Freedom 3. Electronic Arts: -$276 million. THQ: -$131 million. Capcom? The Japanese publisher/developer bucked the recent trend of FY2011 financial follies, reporting a healthy … Continue reading

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Gate Five Suing Beyonce Knowles for $100 Million Over Dancing Game

Gate Five claims singer broke contract, ruined studio. Beyonce Knowles just got served. The pop star was issued a summons on Tuesday notifying her that she’s being sued by developer Gate Five for more than $100 million. In a contentious … Continue reading

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LucasArts enlists Unreal Engine 3

Star Wars publisher-developer signs long-term, studio-wide licensing deal for Epic’s popular middleware technology. Just over a month after Warner Bros. Interactive committed to Unreal Engine 3 through 2014, Epic Games has signed another major studio in a long-term commitment for … Continue reading

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Games Workshop, THQ Extend Warhammer 40,000 Deal

Two announced games on the way, more to come. Space Marine ships this fall and MMO Dark Millennium is now in development, and those won’t be the last video games set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe published by THQ. Games … Continue reading

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Report: Electronic Arts Preparing to Launch EA Sports Subscription Service

Early full game downloads, discounted DLC, more for annual fee. Rumors have been circulating about a subscription service for EA Sports games for years, and now it appears Electronic Arts is ready to pull the trigger. According to multiple reports, … Continue reading

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BlizzCon 2011 Ticket Sale Dates Announced

Two chances to nab your tix. Mark your calendars, folks, because tickets for BlizzCon 2011 will go on sale next month in two batches. This massive annual shindig put on by Blizzard Entertainment to celebrate all things Warcraft, StarCraft, and … Continue reading

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