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Littleloud Studios has delivered a classic-style web-based Flash game based on the upcoming movie Watchmen. The studio built the game from scratch in six weeks, and it is made to resemble the side-scrolling arcade games of the 1980s. Titled Minutemen, the game appears in the corner of the Gunga Diner, [...]
Financial changes continue in the gaming industry, as Midway Games files for Chapter 11. Midway Games, makers of the Mortal Combat franchise, made the filing because it doubted its ability to meet buyback requirements related to a change in ownership late last year, Variety reports. The filing only affects Midway’s [...]
Activision’s Call of Duty: World at War and Nintendo’s Wii Fit each won three awards at the 2009 Video Game Home Entertainment Awards. Grand Theft Auto IV won two honors, including videogame of the year. The awards, presented by the Entertainment Merchants Association, also gave two honors to Mario Kart [...]
Activision president Mike Griffith announced the company will release Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 in the fourth quarter of 2009. According to a report on MCV, the company expects the game to be one of the most anticipated of the year. No further details on the game were released. [...]
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare leads the pack of nominees for the GAME British Academy Video Games Awards. The game, developed by Activision, earned nominations in seven of the awards’ 15 categories, followed by six for Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto IV. Boom Blox earned creator Steven Spielberg his first [...]
Gamemaker Sega became the latest tech company to be hit the struggling economy, announcing Tuesday a 15 percent year-on-year loss for 2008, forcing it to close 110 amusement facilities and layoff 560 staff members, reports GameDaily.com. Sega also will cut back its research and development costs by about 20 percent [...]
Papaya Studio’s Jonathan Han discusses developing a spooky little game based on LAIKA’s 3-D stop-motion fantasy. Those who want to relive and expand their enjoyment of Henry Selick’s Coraline movie will be able to do so thanks to a new game published by D3Publisher (Flushed Away, Ben 10: Protector of [...]
Video game company THQ Inc. has named Paul J. Pucino to the post of executive vice president and chief financial officers. He is replacing Colin Slade, who is on an indefinite medical leave. Pucino comes to THQ from Classmates Media Corp., a subsidiary of United Online, and was previously at [...]
The 2009 Game Developers Choice Awards have announced the winners of its Pioneer and Ambassador honors, which will be presented in a ceremony at the Independent Games Festival on March 25 at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Receiving the Pioneer award are Harmonix co-founders Alex Rigopulos and Eran [...]
Director Steven Spielberg and Electronic Arts are working on a new videogame called Boom Blox Bash Party, a sequel to their first videogame collaboration. The game, being developed for the Nintendo Wii, is expected to be out this spring, says The Hollywood Reporter. “Boom Blox Bash Party is a wild [...]