20 April 2014

Need To Relax? Play Violent Video Games!

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 2 APR 2008 by Scott Parrino

People who play violent games online actually feel more relaxed and less angry after they have played.

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Gamer Advocacy Site Launched

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 2 APR 2008 by Scott Parrino

New Initiative from Influential Non Profit Organizations Aims to Engage Gamers on Key Policy.

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THQ Expands Casual Games Lineup

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 2 APR 2008 by Scott Parrino

THQ Inc. today announced the acquisition of the Elephant Entertainment casual and online games business. In conjunction with this acquisition, THQ also announced an exclusive, worldwide retail publishing agreement with Oberon Media,

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DemoGenerator For Java-Based Games

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 1 APR 2008 by Scott Parrino

JoyBits Company developed a DemoGen Technology for automated creation of demo-versions for any Java-games.

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Atari Appoints New CEO

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 31 MAR 2008 by Scott Parrino

Atari has announced it has a new CEO effective immediately.

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Xbox As A Kind Of TV? Maybe

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 31 MAR 2008 by Scott Parrino

Wired has an interesting article on an experiement to bring entertainment programming to the Xbox.

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PC Gaming Dead? That's Crazy Talk

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 31 MAR 2008 by Scott Parrino

DICE's senior producer Ben Cousins calls chatter about the death of PC gaming "crazy".

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Consoles Dead In 5 - 10 Years? MS Exec Says Yes

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 31 MAR 2008 by Scott Parrino

Sandy Duncan, former Microsoft executive, says consoles will be dead in 5 to 10 years.

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Unreal Engine 3 Licensed For S1 MMO

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 27 MAR 2008 by Scott Parrino

Bluehole Studio Inc. announced today that it has licensed Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 3 for its next-generation, flagship massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) for PC, codenamed Project S1.

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GameStop Reports Record Earnings

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 19 MAR 2008 by Scott Parrino

GameStop has reported its Q4 financials and they look very good.

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News On Tickets For Blizzard's Worldwide Invitational

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 17 MAR 2008 by Scott Parrino

Details have been released on where and how to purchase tickets for Blizzard's upoming Worldwide Invitational.

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Atari Contemplates Stock Buy-Back

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 13 MAR 2008 by Scott Parrino

After having its stock delisted Atari is considering a buy-back of outstanding shares.

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EA Offers To Buy Take-Two

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 13 MAR 2008 by Scott Parrino

Electronic Arts Inc. (“EA”) (NASDAQ:ERTS) today announced that a wholly owned subsidiary of EA commenced a tender offer for all of the currently outstanding shares of common stock of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (“Take-Two”) (NASDAQ:TTWO) for $26.00 per share in cash.

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$40,000 Warhammer - Soulstorm Tourney

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 5 MAR 2008 by Scott Parrino

GGL LAUNCHES $40K TOURNAMENT Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War: SoulStorm

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Gamecock To Publish Stronghold Crusader Extreme

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 5 MAR 2008 by Scott Parrino

Today indie-publisher Gamecock Media Group announced it will publish Firefly Studios’ Stronghold Crusader Extreme, a new and improved version of the best selling Stronghold Crusader.

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$15,000 Frontline: Fuel of War Tourney

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 4 MAR 2008 by Scott Parrino

GGL is hosting a $15,000 Frontline: Fuel of War tournament.

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Strategic Command Design Challenge

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 3 MAR 2008 by Scott Parrino

Battlefront.com and Fury Software are announcing the Strategic Command Design Challenge!

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Quad Denied: Take-Two Rejects EA's Bid

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 25 FEB 2008 by Scott Parrino

The Board of Directors of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) today confirmed that it has received an unsolicited proposal from Electronic Arts Inc.

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EA Bids To Buy Take-Two

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 25 FEB 2008 by Scott Parrino

Electronic Arts Inc. on Sunday unveiled a $2 billion unsolicited bid to buy Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. its second offer in recent weeks.

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Mad Catz Announces Q3 Financials

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 20 FEB 2008 by Scott Parrino

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz” or “the Company”) (AMEX/TSX: MCZ), a leading third-party interactive entertainment accessory provider, today announced financial results for the fiscal 2008 third quarter ended December 31, 2007.

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