Entries in 'sierra' (24)

Valve and Activision clash in royalty row

Valve and Activision clash in royalty row

Valve is suing Activision after alleging that the publisher has deliberately underpaid a $2.39 million royalty sum recently awarded to the Half-Life series developer.

by Rob Crossley
on May 1st 2009 at 9:20AM in News
Bethesda cited as salvager of A2M’s forgotten Wet

Bethesda cited as salvager of A2M’s forgotten Wet

Maryland-based group Bethesda Softworks has been cited as the new publisher of A2M’s forgotten acrobatic shooter, Wet.

by Rob Crossley
on Apr 27th 2009 at 9:10AM in News
Now Atari snaps up Riddick

Now Atari snaps up Riddick

The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Athena has become the latest title to be snapped up after suffering at the hands of the Activision-Blizzard merger – and it’s Atari once again ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2008 at 9:45AM in News
Crash and Spyro set for Christmas

Crash and Spyro set for Christmas

Mega-publisher Activision Blizzard has revealed that Crash: Mind Over Mutant will hit retail on October 31st, and The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon will arrive on November 21st.

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by Christopher Dring
on Sep 23rd 2008 at 6:12PM in News

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Warner snaps up F.E.A.R rights

Warner snaps up F.E.A.R rights

Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to the F.E.A.R franchise, which was previously owned by Vivendi.

by Tim Ingham
on Sep 9th 2008 at 11:12AM in News
Win Bourne Conspiracy goodies

Win Bourne Conspiracy goodies

Sierra has teamed up with MCV to offer five lucky readers a copy of the game on Xbox 360 and PS3 – and a very cool Bourne T-shirt.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 2nd 2008 at 3:55PM in News
Prototype delayed until 2009

Prototype delayed until 2009

Vivendi-owned Sierra has told MCV that the release of much-anticipated sandbox title Prototype has been delayed until next year.

by Tim Ingham
on May 6th 2008 at 1:14PM in News
Matt Damon dislikes violent games

Matt Damon dislikes violent games

The developer of Sierra’s upcoming movie adaptation The Bourne Conspiracy has revealed why actor Matt Damon refused to lend his voice and likeness to the title: because he dislikes violent ...
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 30th 2008 at 1:21PM in News

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SIERRA SPRING BREAK ‘08: Round-up

SIERRA SPRING BREAK ‘08: Round-up

MCV was in attendance at Sierra's Spring Break event in Mallorca last week - and got an eyeful and plenty of new details about the publisher's upcoming release slate.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 28th 2008 at 7:41PM in News
SIERRA SPRING BREAK '08: Sierra Online

SIERRA SPRING BREAK '08: Sierra Online

Sierra is to release a new range of Xbox Live Arcade casual titles online this ummer.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 28th 2008 at 7:37PM in News
SIERRA SPRING BREAK '08: Spyro: Dawn Of The Dragon

SIERRA SPRING BREAK '08: Spyro: Dawn Of The Dragon

Sierra used its Spring Break event in Mallorca last week to demonstrate its new Spyro title.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 28th 2008 at 7:30PM in News
SIERRA SPRING BREAK '08: Crash: Mind Over Mutant

SIERRA SPRING BREAK '08: Crash: Mind Over Mutant

At is Sierra Spring Break '08 event for trade and press last week, the publishr unveiled its new Crash Bandictoot game – Crash: Mind Over Mutant on Wii, PS2, 360, ...
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 28th 2008 at 7:08PM in News

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SIERRA SPRING BREAK ’08: World In Conflict: Soviet Assault

SIERRA SPRING BREAK ’08: World In Conflict: Soviet Assault

Sierra unveiled its its new World In Conflict title on Xbox 360 at its Spring Break ’08 event in Mallorca last week.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 28th 2008 at 7:00PM in News
SIERRA SPRING BREAK ’08: 50 Cent: Blood On The Sand

SIERRA SPRING BREAK ’08: 50 Cent: Blood On The Sand

Sierra unveiled its latest 50 Cent game at its Spring Break ’08 event in Mallorca last week  

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 28th 2008 at 6:52PM in News
SIERRA SPRING BREAK ’08: Prototype

SIERRA SPRING BREAK ’08: Prototype

Last week’s Sierra Spring Break ’08 in Mallorca was a perfect platform for the publisher to show off one of its biggest upcoming action releases – Prototype.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 28th 2008 at 6:51PM in News
SIERRA SPRING BREAK ’08: The Bourne Conspiracy

SIERRA SPRING BREAK ’08: The Bourne Conspiracy

Sierra has revealed that its game of The Bourne Conspiracy book and film will be released in June on 360 and PS3.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 28th 2008 at 6:48PM in News

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SIERRA SPRING BREAK ’08: Ghostbusters

SIERRA SPRING BREAK ’08: Ghostbusters

Sierra has revealed that its next-gen Ghostbusters game will hit stores in October on PS3, 360, Wii, PS2, PSP and DS.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 28th 2008 at 6:38PM in News
Prototype comic book revealed

Prototype comic book revealed

DC Comics, the largest English language comic book publisher in the word, already has a successful line up of best-selling comics based on licensed properties.

by Jonathon Harker
on Apr 16th 2008 at 12:19PM in News
The Bourne Conspiracy game dated

The Bourne Conspiracy game dated

Sierra Entertainment has announced that Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Conspiracy will be released in Europe on the 27th June.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 2nd 2008 at 3:36PM in News
Sierra snaps up Aliens/Predator licence

Sierra snaps up Aliens/Predator licence

Following a deal with Twentieth Century Fox, Sierra Entertainment will publish a game for the PSP based on the forthcoming Aliens/Predator due out at Christmas in the UK.

Rebellion, who ...
by Andrew Wooden
on Aug 16th 2007 at 11:13AM in News
Sierra gets The Spiderwick Chronicles license

Sierra gets The Spiderwick Chronicles license

Sierra Entertainment, an arm of Vivendi Games, will release The Spiderwick Chronicles – a title based on the series of books and upcoming film of the same name.

The plot ...
by Andrew Wooden
on Aug 9th 2007 at 2:30PM in News
World in Conflict heads to 360

World in Conflict heads to 360

Cold War RTS World In Conflict is already turning the heads of the specialist games press, with the PC title also set to front Nvidia’s Direct X10 push.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2007 at 1:45PM in News
Epilepsy court case hits Sony and Vivendi

Epilepsy court case hits Sony and Vivendi

A US mother is to sue Sony, Sierra Entertainment and Vivendi Games after claiming that her son suffered an epileptic fit as a result of playing Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly.

by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2007 at 11:00AM in News
Vivendi gets brand makeover

Vivendi gets brand makeover

Vivendi Games’ CEO Bruce Hack has told MCV that he plans to give the Sierra brand a renewed lease of life by ramping up product quality – and that the ...
by Neil Long
on Mar 9th 2007 at 10:00AM in News