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Disney pledges closer movie ties

Disney Interactive has teamed up with the full Walt Disney business to promote upcoming movie tie-in The Princess and the Frog. The blockbuster animated movie is due for release this month, and has garnered much press attention for being a return to Disney’s classic 2D roots and featuring the firm’s …

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Interactive Ideas signs with CTA Digital

Interactive Ideas has signed a distribution contract with accessories vendor CTA Digital. The distributor will now handle CTA’s products across all formats as the vendor looks to strengthen its presence in the UK. CTA boasts 15 years of experience in the market. By this agreement with CTA, we are delighted …

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Namco Bandai reveals new shooter

The lid has been lifted on a brand new IP from publisher Namco Bandai – third person action outing Inversion. The game, which is in development at TimeShift creators Saber Interactive, looks to differentiate itself from the many other competitors in the genre by granting players the chance to toy …

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Football Manager shuns consoles

Sports Interactive studio head Miles Jacobson has revealed why its console strategy is currently non-existent”, and why the studio is in no rush to create FM games for the Wii, 360 or PS3. Between 2005 and 2007, Sports Interactive had released three Xbox 360 editions of Football Manager, before the …

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JAPAN: Square and Disney team up

A deal has been struck between Japanese publisher Square Enix and growing casual games force Disney Interactive that will see the RPG specialist bring Disney’s upcoming range of digital entertainment offerings to Japan. All the details are over on CasualGaming.biz.

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Disney hires Bungie founder

There seems to be no stopping Disney. One minute it is grabbing headlines for a $4bn buy of Marvel, the next it is signing up Bungie founder and Halo co-creator Alex Seropian to oversee its studios. Reporting to Graham Hopper, the head of Disney’s increasingly powerful games division, Seropian will …

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Mini Ninjas set for marketing assault

Eidos has unveiled plans for the promotional blitz backing upcoming kids title Mini Ninjas. The IO Interactive action adventure is due for release on September 11th, and has already been backed by a summer pre-awareness campaign, including 60-second cinema ads in front of family movies and dedicated TV sponsorship. This …

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Disney plans Xmas ‘difference’

Disney Interactive Studios has unveiled its Christmas line-up – highlighting its unique ability to appeal to to families through ‘The Disney Difference’. The firm’s key titles were showcased at a Christmas In July event in London last week. MCV spoke to Disney’s head of marketing for UK and Europe Keely …

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