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Disney reveals video game movie Wreck-It Ralph

Disney used its recent D23 Expo to unveil a brand new animated film that revolves around the life of video game characters. Whereas Toy Story told the tale of what toys the do the minute our backs are turned, Wreck-It Ralph will do the same for video game icons. It …

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Losses narrow at Disney Interactive

The Disney Interactive Media Group has seen losses decrease year-on-year, though the division still remains the only one at Disney to be operating at a loss. It does so despite an impressive rise in revenue, climbing 27 per cent year-on-year to $251m for the quarter ending June 2nd. Operating losses …

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Disney Universe out October

Disney’s big Q4 release of the year Disney Universe will hit UK shelves on October 28th, MCV can reveal. The title is scheduled to arrive on Xbox 360, PS3, Wii and PC. It lets players wear over 40 in-game suits based on popular Disney and Pixar characters such as Nemo …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: THQ hiring Analyst, Le Duc joins Gem, Namco promotes Bradley

In MCV’s latest rundown of the industry’s hottest vacancies and latest personnel news, THQ is seeking an analyst and Gem has hired a new PR and marketing manager. THQ HIRING EUROPEAN ANALYST Homefront and uDraw publisher THQ is looking for a European market analyst to join its UK team. The …

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Disney proposes full UTV takeover

India’s UTV Software could soon be fully owned by Disney, if a major acquisition bid is agreed. The Walt Disney Company already owns 50.4 per cent of Ignition’s parent, UTV Software, and today is willing to part with $454 million to own the company in full. Much of the driving …

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Campaign of the Week: Cars 2

Disney’s marketing efforts shift into top gear as Cars 2 arrives on shelves. We look at the campaign’s highlights: TV/CINEMAAds will be running throughout the summer on children’s TV and video-on-demand. Channels include Nick, Nick Toons, CiTV, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Pop and Kix. Game trailers will also be shown before …

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Disney appoints former Blizzard man as Marvel VP

Following its acquisition of Marvel in late 2009, Disney has placed a former Blizzard executive to head up its Marvel gaming strategy. Bill Roper, the former VP of Blizzard North and CCO of MMO specialist Cryptic Studios, is to assume the role of vice president of the Marvel franchise. He …

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