Tag Archives: book

Random House sets up games team

One of the largest names in book publishing has reportedly set up an internal games-focused team with then intention of creating original stories specifically for video games, as well as offering narrative advice to developers. WSJ reports that Bertelsmann’s Random House unit is looking to sell two original games projects …

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Majesco signs Daring book deal

Majesco has signed a deal with HarperCollins subsidiary William Morrow to create a game based on the bestselling book series The Daring Book For Girls. The title will reach Wii and Nintendo DS later this year and lets players ‘virtually experience activities straight from the popular book’. The full story …

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Fuel is ‘biggest console game ever’

Codemasters’ upcoming racer Fuel can rightly lay claim to offering the biggest ever in-game environment seen in a video game, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. The announcement follows news that the game’s release has slipped a week to June 5th. In total Fuel boasts 5,560 square miles …

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Nintendo plots Xmas day ad blitz

Nintendo is planning extensive TV advertising on Christmas Day in support of its Boxing Day release, 100 Classic Book Collection. The platform holder is optimistic the game can capitalise on the post-Christmas sales rush, with the title’s 19.99 price tag set to be a major selling point. As this title …

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Nintendo reveals 100 Classic Book Collection for DS

Nintendo is preparing to break new ground yet again with its DS handheld by releasing a compilation of popular novels for its machine entitled 100 Classic Book Collection. Developed in association with publisher HarperCollins, the title includes the likes of Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and Around the …

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