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BAM! Entertainment will soon be publishing Bujingai:The Forsaken City for PlayStation 2, under a license from Japan-based Taito Corporation. The exact release date for May 2004 has yet to be announced. Featuring design work from the creators of the Japanese animations Cowboy Bebop and Trigun and developed for Taito by [...]
Here’s a reminder to all you considering employment in the video game biz. The Game Initiative’s “How To Break Into Video Game Industry: Conference, Resume Workshop and Job Fair” takes place this Saturday, Jan. 31 in San Francisco. Sponsored by Alias, the event will offer attendees the opportunity to speak [...]
As a sign that vid game giant Electronic Arts is a major player in investor’s minds, Wall Street punished the company’s stock price yesterday even as EA announced record results. For its fiscal third quarter ending Dec. 31, 2003 EA posted a quarterly profit of $392.3 million, up from $250.2 [...]
Acclaim Entertainment Ltd. has signed a distribution agreement with Avalon Interactive for the upcoming release of Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance II in the U.K., France, Benelux and Germany. The game, which was developed by Black Isle Studios under license from Hasbro Properties Group, will be available for PlayStation2 and Xbox [...]
RealNetworks Inc. is entering into a definitive agreement to acquire Seattle-based GameHouse, Inc. a top developer, publisher and distributor of downloadable PC games, it was announced late yesterday. The $35.6 million deal strengthens RealNetworks’ leadership position in the downloadable PC games market by bringing together RealArcade, a downloadable games distribution [...]
A new vid game version of The Wizard of Oz from noted artist and twisted toy maker American McGee should be coming to the big screen soon. McGee tells Animation Magazine Online that Jerry Bruckheimer Films has optioned the movie rights to the game and toyline American McGee’s Oz. The [...]
One of the reasons the travel industry had such a tough time last year might have been all those computer games consumers were buying. Who can leave home with all that new technology to play with? For its part, entertainment giant Sony announced today that 2003 was a banner year [...]
The 18th annual Game Developers Conference has named the creator of Doom, the Matrix films’ visual effects supervisor and The Lord of the Rings game developer as its 2004 keynoters for its late March conference. The confab is the world’s largest trade event exclusively devoted to game-creation. This year’s frame [...]
Following its huge success with the Spider-Man video game, comic empire Marvel Enterprises is forming its own stand-alone video game group. While many content providers once just licensed their product to third-party developers and publishers, now more and more of them are starting in-house efforts to fully participate in the [...]
In the better-late-than-never category, Hollywood studios seem to be finally waking up and smelling the profits when it comes to video games. For over five years now, revenues from games have surpassed worldwide annual box office receipts by a considerable margin. So for stockholders, it must have come as a [...]