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DC Comics increases games focus

Warner Bros. has created DC Entertainment, a division set up to realise ‘the power’ of the DC comics brand. The new company is tasked with prioritising DC characters and franchises as key growth points for Warner – which includes creating feature films, TV shows, video games and other consumer products …

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UK CHARTS: Batman still top

Eidos’ latest title based on the Caped Crusader, Batman: Arkham Asylum, is enjoying its second week at the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 this week, despite continued pressure from Nintendo’s Wii Sports Resort. The motion-based sports title has to settle for second spot for the third …

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Batman: Arkham Asylum dated

Eidos has confirmed to MCV that Batman: Arkham Asylum will be released on August 28th in Europe – and three days earlier in North America. Fans will be pleased to hear that Eidos stuck to its word on the title – after initially delaying the release to the ‘end of …

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Eidos: Batman will be the stand-out game of 2009

Batman Arkham Asylum will be one of the biggest titles of the year and set a new benchmark for licensed video games, says Eidos. The claim follows similar bold comments by Activision Blizzard, who last week told MCV that Modern Warfare 2 had the potential to be the ‘No. 1 …

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Eidos hit by sales downturn

Publisher Eidos has lowered its full year forecasts following slow sales of its big 2008 release, Tomb Raider: Underworld. The firm now expects full year revenue to be between 160m-180m, down from the previous guidance of 180m-200m. As a result, the publisher admits that it may have to talk to …

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Another Batman game swings into view

As EA’s Dark Knight game continues to stutter under the weight of dodgy combat and a moody third person camera, this month’s edition of US mag Game Informer carries the scoop on yet another Batman title heading to retail – Eidos’ Batman: Arkham Asylum. The mag describes the game as …

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More Dark Knight details emerge

Following last week’s news that EA is continuing to work on its Dark Knight game despite the movie’s arrival at global cinemas, more details have seemingly emerged about the title, along with suggestions as to why it’s being kept under wraps. Kotaku reports that EA-owned Full Spectrum Warrior, Mercenaries and …

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SCi: ‘Were in good shape’

In a trading update released ahead of its fiscal 2008 financial results release on September 15th, SCi chief executive Phil Rogers has stated that the UK publisher is in good shape following a number of recent structural changes. Revenues are expected to hit 134 million, with losses of no more …

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