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Schafer reveals Sesame Street for Kinect

Tim Schafer’s Double Fine development studio is working on a brand new Sesame Street title for Xbox 360 Kinect. Called Once Upon a Monster, the game promises "a truly original interactive experience" where young players assume the role of Cookie Monster, Elmo and a host of other recognisable characters. It …

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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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Edinburgh returns with Yarnton as chairman

The Edinburgh Interactive Festival will return in 2011 for its ninth year, with an evolving remit and a new chairman. Nintendo UK chief David Yarnton is to take over as chair for the conference, MCV can reveal. Edinburgh Interactive takes place on August 11th and 12th and runs alongside the …

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Hopper leaves Disney Interactive

Disney’s tactical rethink of how it approaches the games sector has lead to the departure of long-term head of games Graham Hopper. Earlier this month Disney Interactive reported another quarter of losses and went on to hint that its focus going forwards will no longer be on console titles but …

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Disney losing its console appetite

Entertainment behemoth Disney has hinted at a move away from console gaming as the firm looks to the growth being enjoyed in the social and mobile game sectors. The business’ Interactive Media division has just reported a loss of $234m for the fiscal year ending October 2nd – a slight …

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Losses reduced at Disney Interactive

Disney Interactive Media has reported losses for both the fiscal quarter and half ending April 3rd this year. While overall the Disney company enjoyed a climb in profits for the period, as revealed by its latest financial report, the division responsible for its games lost $55m in operating results for …

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