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Disney completes Marvel buyout

Originally revealed back in August 2009, The Walt Disney Company has completed its acquisition of Marvel Entertainment. We’re thrilled to welcome to the Disney family the talented team at Marvel,” said Robert Iger, president and CEO of The Walt Disney Company. We believe the creative and business potential of this …

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EA buys Playfish

Electronic Arts has confirmed plans to buy social games firm Playfish for over $250m. The news confirms reports from last month that the games publisher was acquiring the Facebook experts. Playfish will operate within EA Interactive, a division of EA focused on the web and on wireless – EA has …

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Warner in for THQ?

Speculation is mounting that THQ is to be the subject of an acquisition bid in the next few months – with insiders suggesting that Warner is readying an offer. Shares in THQ soared 13 per cent on Tuesday amid rumours that the publisher – which holds the lucrative WWE game …

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