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Disney acquires new studio

Disney is taking its evolution from a boxed product publisher into a digital games firm very seriously; it’s just snapped up a Finnish start-up focused on HTML5 games. The entertainment giant has bought Helsinki-based Rocket Pack, a start-up which grabbed headlines for its work on a ‘Google Docs for games’ …

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Disney plans blockbuster summer

Major new games based around Pirates of the Caribbean and Cars 2 make up a sizzling summer line-up for Disney. The action will kick off in May with LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean, which is due on shelves as Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides debuts in cinemas. The …

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Disney announces Cars 2 game

Cars 2: The Video Game will arrive on games shelves alongside the upcoming movie this summer. The title is due for release on Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, DS and PC, and is being developed by Avalanche Studios – the team behind last year’s chart-topping Toy Story 3: The Video Game. …

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Disney Interactive revenues rise 58%

Disney Interactive has posted a 58 per cent increase in revenues for the quarter ending January 1st. The video game arm of Disney saw unit sales increase to $349m from $221m the year prior, backed by strong sales of Disney Epic Mickey and Toy Story 3. However Disney Interactive posted …

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Disney Interactive names new senior VP

Following reports of widespread job cuts at the firm yesterday, Disney Interactive has named Adam Sussman as its new senior vice president of publishing. He joins from EA where since 2007 he has served as the vice president of worldwide publishing at its mobile division. He tenure there saw a …

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Axe swings at Disney Interactive

Disney Interactive has confirmed that it has axed a number of positions at its Disney Interactive Studios division. Though the numbers remain unclassified, it is rumoured that as many as half of the 700 employees have been made redundant. "As part of setting a strategic direction for future success in …

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