Tag Archives: deal

Now ITV seeks console licensing deals

It’s not just the BBC that wants to boost its games activity – ITV also wants to see more of its key properties on consoles after having already licensed hit shows such as I’m A Celebrity to Koch and Dancing On Ice to Ghostlight. We have licensed a considerable amount …

Read More »

Microsoft negotiating ESPN deal?

The New York Times is reporting that Microsoft has been holding behind-closed-doors chats with US sports broadcaster ESPN with a view to brining streaming live sport to Xbox Live. The service, if it ever comes to fruition, will work on a subscription basis, it is being claimed. It appears that …

Read More »

Testronic Labs signs with Black Bean

QA specialist Testronic Labs has signed a new contract with Italian developer Black Bean – home of the SBK Superbike games. The partnership forms part of a wider expansion for Testronic, for which it has grown the capacity of its functionality testing lab in Poland. Producer at Black Bean Fulvio …

Read More »

THQ and Dreamworks extend deal

Publisher THQ has signed an extension to its partnership with animation studio Dreamworks that will see three new titles released over the next two years. Alongside the previously announced MegaMind, THQ will now also publish Kung Fu Panda: The KaBoom of Doom, Puss in Boots and The Penguins of Madagascar, …

Read More »

Babel expands East

UK testing and localisation firm Babel has formed a partnership with Japan’s market intelligence company Enterbrain – publisher of Famitsu magazine. Under terms of the partnership Babel will supply focus testing and localisation services to Enterbrain’s customer base. The hot topic for Japanese developers is how to make successful games …

Read More »

JAPAN: Square and Disney team up

A deal has been struck between Japanese publisher Square Enix and growing casual games force Disney Interactive that will see the RPG specialist bring Disney’s upcoming range of digital entertainment offerings to Japan. All the details are over on CasualGaming.biz.

Read More »

Exspect celebrates Sony deal

Gem-owned accessories firm Exspect has heralded this week’s deal with SCEE a ‘significant milestone’ in the company’s development. The agreement will see Exspect launch a range of officially licensed screen protectors and cases for both PSP 3000 and PSPgo, with the first products due to hit shelves towards the end …

Read More »

US: Amazon ups pre-owned offer

The North American arm of Amazon has increased the momentum behind its controversial trade-in strategy by offering an extra cash incentive to those willing to send their old games to the online retailer. Joystiq reports that Amazon will until the end of August offer an additional $30 credit to punters …

Read More »

Publishing deal close for new Bungie title

Independent developer Bungie is closing in on a publishing deal for its unannounced project; a game that marks the studio’s first major step away from the Halo universe. Bungie’s multiplayer designer Lars Bakken told Eurogamer that the group will know sometime soon” which company has secured a publishing deal with …

Read More »

Sony seals Universal SingStar deal

The deal will include tracks from the likes of Elton John, Girls Aloud, The Police, Cher, Snow Patrol and The Killers join the already bulging line-up of classics available to download off Sony’s in-game portal. For the complete list of upcoming tracks, including a new date for Jackson Five classic …

Read More »