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Hollywood-based toon shop Titmouse (adult swim’s Metalocalpyse) has officially launched its original game development studio venture, Titmouse Games. This new gaming arm is overseen by gaming veteran Aaron Habibipour who joins the team as creative director. Habibpour has worked on titles such as Guitar Hero, Darkwatch and Gun, and has [...]
Big Red Button Entertainment has teamed up with Emergent Game Technologies for a strategic partnership intended to allow Big Red Button greater creative freedom in creating games based on Emergent’s technology resources. Under the deal Big Red Button will become a premier licensee of the Gamebryo LightSpeed game development system [...]
The fourth edition of the popular video game Naruto Shippuden: Ninja Council is being developed exclusively for the Nintendo DS. Based on the popular VIZ animated series, the game series has sold more than 800,000 copies in North America. The forthcoming game will be the first game released for the [...]
Warner Bros., Mochi Media and DC Comics have issued an open call for developers to submit ideas for a new Flash game based on the Cartoon Network series Batman: The Brave and the Bold. Game developers can submit their ideas, mockups and portfolios for revew through March 27. Ten finalists [...]
Video game makers in the United Kingdom are strongly objecting to a government healthy-living ad campaign that they say unfairly portrays playing games as hazardous to children’s health. The Change 4 Life campaign includes an image of a child using a game controller under the headline, ‘Risk an early death, [...]
The Beatles are coming to Rock Band. Management for the Fab Four announced a special Beatles version of the popular music videogame will be released Sept. 9, the Associated Press reports. Titled The Beatles: Rock Band, the game will be available as a standalone game priced at $59.99, in a [...]
Will Wright, the renowned designer of such games as SimCity and Spore, will give a keynote address at the 2009 SIGGRAPH conference. Wright’s SimCity franchise, which includes SimEarth and SimAnt, has sold more than 58 million copies worldwide. The release last year of Spore, in which players create new species [...]
Thibaud De Saint-Quentin will take over as senior VP and managing director of Activision Blizzard’s European publishing effort, effective March 9, reports the U.K. website MCV. De Saint-Quentin takes over for Joerg Trouvain. He will be responsible for overseeing the U.S.-based company’s strategy for Europe and will work out of [...]
The popular animated TV series Bakugan is coming to videogame consoles, thanks to a deal struck between game maker Activision and Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Enterprises. The deal calls for the first game to be released for the Wii, Nintendo DS, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 3 platforms in [...]
Nintendo will release the newest version of its popular DS portable gaming system, the Nintendo DSi, in the United States on April 5. The device, released in Japan in December, features a bigger screen, a built in camera, and comes in black and blue. The device will sell for $169.99.