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Google to buy Valve, says report

Search engine behemoth Google is set to buy Half-Life developer Valve, according to The Inquirer . The news would be the latest in Google’s ascent into the interactive entertainment space, following the announcement of virtual worlds platform Lively. Valve owns content distribution system Steam – the de facto PC games …

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Google to publish games?

Respected business publication Forbes Magazine has predicted that search engine giant Google may soon make a move into video games publishing. In an editorial entitled, ‘Will Google Play Games?’ (the full version of which you can read here) journalist Chris Morris writes: ‘Is Google as a videogame publisher within the …

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Google MD joins GAME

GAME Group has appointed Dennis Woodside as a non-executive director. Woodside is currently the managing director of Google for the UK Ireland and Benelux, and has joined the retailer to help it improve its online business. I am pleased to join the GAME Board at such an exciting time,” stated …

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Google takes another step into games

Google is to host a handful of Oberon Media’s casual games on its Orkut service – and developers are being encouraged to create even more for the portal. Oberon has created a toolset that allows devs to create games for social networking sites that support Google’s OpenSocial platform, including MySpace, …

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