Entries in 'warner' (123)

Warner confirms Lord Of The Rings licensing deal

Warner confirms Lord Of The Rings licensing deal

Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment has secured The Lord Of The Rings licence, announcing a long-term partnership with both The Saul Zaentz Company and New Line Productions.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 28th 2009 at 5:26PM in News
Warner speaks out on Watchmen retail reversal

Warner speaks out on Watchmen retail reversal

Emerging games publisher Warner Interactive has stated that its decision to bring its previously digital-only Watchmen game to retail is all part of its wider plan for the IP – ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2009 at 1:28PM in News
Bilbo and Sauron getting casual makeover

Bilbo and Sauron getting casual makeover

The large-scale brawls of Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings movie trilogy may have to date proved more suited to button-bashing console brawlers, but Warner is hoping to win over ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 21st 2009 at 1:12PM in News
Warner reverses Watchmen digital exclusivity plans

Warner reverses Watchmen digital exclusivity plans

Having touted the digital-only release of episodic adventure Watchmen last year as a ‘risky experiment’, Warner has seemingly had a re-think following its confirmation of a boxed retail ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 21st 2009 at 12:36PM in News

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US: Warner launches HD-DVD for Blu-ray trade deal

US: Warner launches HD-DVD for Blu-ray trade deal

Disgruntled HD-DVD customers in the US are being offered the chance to modernise their film collection thanks to Warner and a new scheme entitled Red2Blu, Home Cinema Choice reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2009 at 2:40PM in News
Lord of the Rings now with Warner

Lord of the Rings now with Warner

Emerging games publisher Warner has seen its gaming line-up receive a sizable boost in the arm with the expiration of EA’s licensing deal for the Lord of the Ring s ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2009 at 10:23AM in News
Another Eidos shareholder backs Square Enix bid

Another Eidos shareholder backs Square Enix bid

Square Enix's bid for UK publisher Eidos took another step forward this morning with the news that it had secured the support of another major shareholder in the firm.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 18th 2009 at 8:39AM in News
Games give Warner a boost

Games give Warner a boost

Ahead of what it hopes will be its defining year in the games industry, US media giant Warner has named gaming as the one bright spark in its otherwise dreadful ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2009 at 1:16PM in News

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Warner unveils new Lego titles

Warner unveils new Lego titles

TT Games and Warner Bros are set to release a trio of new strategy-based Lego DS games, entitled Lego Battles.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 4th 2009 at 3:32PM in News
Warner and Eidos cosy up over Lara Croft

Warner and Eidos cosy up over Lara Croft

It has emerged that Warner Bros is planning a brand new movie in the Tomb Raider franchise – leading some to wonder if this is the first move in the ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2009 at 12:07PM in News
LEGO outing planned for Harry Potter?

LEGO outing planned for Harry Potter?

With Harry Potter due to cast a spell on cinemas next year following the delay to the release of recent Hollywood outing The Half-Blood Prince, claims have emerged that J. ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2008 at 12:20PM in News
Warner builds empire with LEGO

Warner builds empire with LEGO

President of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Martin Tremblay believes that LEGO Batman will kickstart the media giant’s assualt on the market – and that more studio acquisitions will help the ...
by Neil Long
on Sep 2nd 2008 at 4:18PM in News

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Warner readies 75 new titles

Warner readies 75 new titles

The president and CEO of Warner Bros. parent Time Warner has boasted that the company can tempt the “talent it needs” away from rival games companies – adding that the ...
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 7th 2008 at 4:20PM in News
Vivendi-owned NBC in for Eidos?

Vivendi-owned NBC in for Eidos?

The Daily Mail reports that Eidos parent SCi is involved in dual discussions with existing ten per cent shareholder Time Warner and a new suitor - NBC Universal.

by Neil Long
on Apr 17th 2008 at 11:13AM in News
Warner signs sales hotshots

Warner signs sales hotshots

Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment has brought in two well-known sales executives as it continues to expand in 2008: Spencer Crossley and Dean Purse.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2008 at 11:37AM in News
Unanimous studio backing for Blu-Ray

Unanimous studio backing for Blu-Ray

With HD-DVD now officially dead and buried, the final former backer’s of Toshiba’s disc technology have now officially pitched their flags in the Blu-Ray camp.

Reuters
reports that Paramount, the ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2008 at 10:37AM in News

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Centresoft bags Warner deal

Centresoft bags Warner deal

Warner Bros has signed an exclusive distribution deal with Centresoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2007 at 10:48AM in News
Meredith to spearhead Warner’s Euro push

Meredith to spearhead Warner’s Euro push

Meredith (Pictured with Ron Scott) joins Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment as vice president of sales and distribution for Europe, and will oversee the games publishing business, covering sales and trade ...
by Stuart Dinsey
on Sep 14th 2007 at 11:14AM in News
SCi confirms buy out talks

SCi confirms buy out talks

SCi has issued a statement to the City to confirm it has been approached to discuss a possible offer for the business.

by Neil Long
on Sep 4th 2007 at 11:13AM in News
Warner eyes up industry stars

Warner eyes up industry stars

On the back of the news that it is to re-enter the video games publishing market, Warner’s VP of worldwide sales and distribution Ron Scott has told MCV that ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2007 at 12:00PM in News
Warner to take back licences in new games blitz

Warner to take back licences in new games blitz

Speaking exclusively to MCV, senior VP of worldwide sales and distribution Ron Scott revealed that plans are in place to take back Warner licences like Superman, Batman, Harry Potter and ...

by Neil Long
on Aug 24th 2007 at 4:27PM in News
New titles step up Warner’s Euro assault

New titles step up Warner’s Euro assault

Warner Bros has revealed the first of several new titles to hit retail in the UK, having set up its London office last month, as previously revealed by MCV.

by Neil Long
on Aug 14th 2007 at 3:01PM in News
Warner plans London office

Warner plans London office

Tom Ivan at Next-Gen.biz has the scoop on Warner Interactive's expansion plans, with a rep from the company explaining that the film-studio-owned games company plans to build a new team ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2007 at 10:15AM in News