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Plastic Wax, an Australian digital animation studio specializing in video games and other forms of entertainment, has announced global expansion plans that include extensive talent acquisition, investments in new technology and the opening of an office in San Francisco focused on business development. Over the past few months, Plastic Wax [...]
Electronic Arts announced today that its highly anticipated new survival horror game Dead Space has gone gold and will ship in North America on Oct. 14 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. A PC version will ship on Oct. 20. For Xbox 360 owners in North America, the EA Store [...]
With the hit adaptation of Frank Miller’s graphic novel 300 under his belt and a feature based on the Alan Moore comic Watchmen in the can, director Zack Snyder has become Hollywood’s latest wonderkind. Now the filmmaker wants to take on the video game industry as well. He has inked [...]
Who knew the plastic building blocks most of us played with as kids would remain so relevant in the age of high-tech computer entertainment? Having launched the successful LEGO Star Wars and LEGO Indiana Jones franchises, Warner Bros. Interactive is today flooding retail outlets with the eagerly awaited LEGO Batman: [...]
Trion World Network Inc. has become one of the most well-funded video game companies since its debut in 2006, pulling in more than $100 million to date. Dedicated to server-based games, the company announced that its latest round of Series C funding has yielded $70 million from world-class venture capital [...]
Sydney, Australia-based animation Studio Plastic Wax collaborated with video-game developer Relic to produce the first trailer for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II. trailer, which recently debuted. The trailer can now be seen at www.dawnofwar2.com. ‘It was our mission to make sure gamers’ first impressions director of animations and cinematics [...]
Nintendo’s iconic Kirby character was seen flying over several U.S. neighborhoods sharing his name on Thursday. In promoting the Sept. 22 debut of Kirby Super Star Ultra for the DS, Nintendo released thousands of pink, lighter-than-air mini-Kirby clouds into the skies around Kirby Middle School in Birmingham, Ala., the historic [...]
Three of the principal developers of Nintendo’s critically acclaimed Metroid Prime video game have formed Armature Studio in Austin, Texas. Headed by Metroid game director Mark Pacini, art director Todd Keller and principal technology Engineer Jack Mathews, the company is dedicated to developing new intellectual properties, and has signed a [...]
Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) has tapped renowned DC Comics writer Geoff Johns to script the backstory for the upcoming massively multiplayer action game DC Universe Online. Johns, whose credits include such popular DC Comics properties as Green Lantern, Action Comics and Justice Society of America, will collaborate with legendary comic [...]
Electronic Arts (EA) announced that it has terminated acquisition discussions with Take-Two Interactive, the publisher behind Rockstar Games’ hugely successful Grand Theft Auto franchise and the recent hit sci-fi shooter Bioshock. In February, Take-Two rejected EA’s $2 billion buy out offer, claiming that EA undervalued its assets. Strauss Zelnick, chairman [...]