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When the Electronic Arts video game Dead Space 2 hits on Jan. 25, it will do so alongside Dead Space: Aftermath, an animated feature on DVD and Blu-ray, reports Variety. The project is being produced by EA and Anchor Bay Entertainment, with Film Roman handling the animation duties. This isn’t [...]
If you are thinking about doing some holiday shopping for your favorite Disney fan, you’ll be wise to check out the Disney Interactive’s Epic Mickey game for Wii, which was released this Tuesday. In this innovative game, players assume the role of Mickey Mouse and are given the power to [...]
Aardman Digital has announced some complex animation techniques, incorporating photographic elements, CG animation and Flash animation for a collection of online games called Championsheeps. The games have been launched to support new episodes of Shaun the Sheep, set to begin airing Dec. 6 on CBBC in the U.K. Details from [...]
Video game giant THQ has opened a new studio in Montreal and announced that top developer Patrice Desilets will join the company next summer to run it. “The best way we can deliver fresh, high-quality gaming experiences is by working with the best talent,” said Danny Bilson, THQ executive VP, [...]
SpongeBob SquarePants is well established as a TV icon, and thanks to a new deal between THQ and Nickelodeon he also looks to be a gaming icon for years to come. The two companies announced they have entered into a multi-year licensing agreement that gives THQ the worldwide rights to [...]
Halo: Reach racked up more than $200 million in first-day sales in the United States and Europe, making it one of the most successful game launches ever. Microsoft says the game, a prequel to its popular Halo franchise, exceeded the first-day earnings of the previous entry in the series, Halo [...]
Jeffrey Agala is an animator best known for his work directing the Canadian series Atomic Betty, but his new project ‘ the upcoming video game Shank ‘ is a far cry from the kid-friendly charm of his previous work. ‘We were trying to develop a more mature feel for Shank, [...]
If you were into video games and animation in the 1980s, you more than likely dumped more than a few quarters into the various Dragon’s Lair arcade consoles. The games were cutting edge for the time, featuring 2D animated visuals created by a team lead by animator Don Bluth. Now [...]
Video game maker THQ has signed a deal with DreamWorks Animation to create games based on the studio’s upcoming films, starting with fall release Megamind. According to a report in Variety, the deal runs against the current grain of the videogame industry, which has been pulling back from games based [...]
E3 has returned ‘ all powered up and ready to taking gaming to the next level. The video game industry event, which is taking over the Los Angeles Convention Center from Tuesday through Thursday, has been kicking things off with plenty of blockbuster announcements from the biggest companies in the [...]