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New smartphone fighter Marvel Strike Force announced

Hot on the heels of the closure of one Marvel game, another has risen from its ashes. Disney’s Marvel and 21’st Century Fox’s FoxNext Games have unveiled Marvel Strike Force, which is described as a squad-based action RPG for mobiles. It’s due out in 2018. Confirmed characters include Captain America, …

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Ubisoft announces triple-A Avatar game to expand movie universe

Just one day after it was announced Avatar 2 is going into production, Ubisoft has revealed that it’s made a deal with Fox Interactive and James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment to create a ‘cutting edge’ game based inthe Avatar universe. Massive Entertainment has been handed development duties, which are presumably well …

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Fox creates new FoxNext games division

Fox Broadcasting Company has announced it’s creating a new gaming division that will oversee VR, AR and video game productions across the studio’s TV and film output. Dubbed FoxNext, the division will be headed up by Salil Mehta, who will act as president. Mehta was most recently president of content …

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Assassin’s Creed movie pushed back to 2016

Fox has delayed the movie adaptation of the Assassin’s Creed series. The big screen adaptation of the hit Ubisoft video game franchise was scheduled to hit cinemas on August 7th 2015, but Fox insiders have toldThe Hollywood Reporterthat the film will now arrive in 2016. The film, set to star …

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"Aggressive" EA licensing leads to PES 2014 cuts; Rain also missing

Konami has confirmed a couple of features that won’t make it into the extremely promising looking PES 2014. Chief amongst them is the omission of rain. Rain has not been implemented for 2014 as we had to overhaul the whole game and build it from scratch,” a memo posted by …

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New Fox sitcom about game devs slammed for casual sexism and racism

A new Fox sitcom called Dads is due to air for the first time next month but is already being criticised by critics. The Daily Mail reports that the show, produced by Seth MacFarlane and starring Seth Green and Giovanni Ribisi as a pair of video game developers, has evoked …

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Steve Jobs ordered Apple to pull Fox Network ads

The late Apple boss Steve Jobs pulled the plug on his firm advertising its products Rupert Murdoch’s TV network Fox. Jobs – who was a Buddhist – allegedly believed that Fox has become an incredibly destructive force in US society” according to an upcoming book about the 2012 US presidential …

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Will HMV still exist in 2021? "I wouldn’t bet on it," boss Fox admits

What an age we live in when retailer bosses admit that their chains are on the road to extinction. Having yesterday posted a loss for its last financial year, HMV boss Simon Fox – who will step down from his role early next month – has made a remarkable admission …

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