Entries in 'marvel' (39)

Disney's surprise $4bn Marvel swoop

Disney's surprise $4bn Marvel swoop

Two giants of entertainment are set to merge following Disney's move today to buy Marvel Entertainment for $4bn.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 31st 2009 at 6:26PM in News
Marvel vs Capcom resurrected

Marvel vs Capcom resurrected

Street Fighter publisher Capcom is to bring one of its popular fighting series to Xbox 360 and PS3 this summer, with a download-only version of Marvel vs Capcom 2 now ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2009 at 11:50AM in News
Gazillion working on “six or seven” MMO games

Gazillion working on “six or seven” MMO games

Newly revealed MMO developer Gazillion has claimed that it is working on “six or seven” titles at the moment, and that its intention is to take the currently hardcore-centric MMO ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2009 at 11:40AM in News
Marvel distances itself from publishing rumours

Marvel distances itself from publishing rumours

With the likes of Disney, Warner and Paramount making increasingly bold strides into the games space, many had pegged Marvel as the next entertainment giant to follow suit – but ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2009 at 9:55AM in News

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Marvel reveals upcoming film slate

Marvel reveals upcoming film slate

Sony Pictures' and Marvel Studios' eagerly anticipated Spider-man 4 has been dated for May 6th 2011, with Marvel confirming a number of films that will see three year’s worth of ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2009 at 10:41AM in News
Sega reveals Iron Man 2 game

Sega reveals Iron Man 2 game

Publisher Sega has secured a deal to produce a game based on the next Iron Man movie.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 4th 2009 at 11:10AM in News
E3 08: Wolfenstein and Wolverine front Activision’s offering

E3 08: Wolfenstein and Wolverine front Activision’s offering

Top global games publisher Activision-Blizzard has announced a number of brand new titles that it has in development – with the headliners being a brand new Wolverine title and a ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2008 at 2:02PM in News
THQ and Marvel in it for the long haul?

THQ and Marvel in it for the long haul?

After THQ announced its new deal with Marvel for up-and-coming kids’ franchise Super Hero Squad, Variety’s games blog is reporting that the two firms are set to make their ...
by Tim Ingham
on May 8th 2008 at 4:23PM in News

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Dreamworks and Activision set to split

Dreamworks and Activision set to split

Dreamworks’ exclusive five-year contract with Activision will be coming to an end in 2010 – and it looks like the movie animation firm won’t be renewing the deal.

by Tim Ingham
on May 8th 2008 at 4:10PM in News
THQ wins new Marvel licence

THQ wins new Marvel licence

THQ and Marvel Entertainment have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement to create video games based on the Marvel Super Hero Squad franchise.

by Tim Ingham
on May 8th 2008 at 3:33PM in News
Marvel gets into casual games

Marvel gets into casual games

Casual gaming is on the menu at Marvel Entertainment: the company which owns Spider-Man and co. has opened a new Global Digital Media Group and appointed former Sony vet Ira ...
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 24th 2008 at 11:01AM in News
Now Marvel ends deal with Microsoft

Now Marvel ends deal with Microsoft

Marvel Entertainment has agreed to end development of an MMO title it has been working on with Microsoft – reigniting rumours that the comic giant is making a unilateral move ...
by Tim Ingham
on Feb 12th 2008 at 10:00AM in News

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Fight Night devs to make new Marvel game

Fight Night devs to make new Marvel game

EA's Chicago team will be producing a new game based on Marvel's comicbook characters, reports MCV's sister site Develop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2007 at 6:36PM in News
Sega Marvels at new super hero deal

Sega Marvels at new super hero deal

Sega has extended its relationship with Marvel Entertainment, signing up the video games rights to three more super heroes.

by Lisa Foster
on Apr 18th 2007 at 1:30PM in News