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Dead Island PR stunt gives MCV the chance to put ‘Luis Suarez bite’ in a headline for SEO win

And to think – we thought we’d miss out on the Luis Suarez SEO bandwagon. As we know, Deep Silver is holding a real zombie-themed wedding in an effort to promote this Friday’s release of Dead Island: Riptide. Now the company has put out a press release saying that it …

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UPDATED: Sony’s Studio Liverpool closes its doors; Campus survives

One of the key studios from PlayStation’s rich history has today ceased operations. Sony has confirmed to MCV that Sony Liverpool is no more, with its resources instead being put into projects at other studios. It’s not yet known how many jobs have been lost. The studio has been the …

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Former Liverpool FC MD joins We R Interactive

We R Interactive, a social gaming specialist and publisher of football title I Am Playr, has announced the appointment of former Liverpool Football Club MD Christian Purslow as its new non-executive independent director. The move follows Purslow’s personal investment in the company, which it says is his first since leaving …

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The9 founder linked with Liverpool buyout

One of the most powerful men in the Asian video games market has reportedly held preliminary talks with Liverpool FC owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett about a possible buyout of the football club. The Independent reports that Zhu Jun, founder and chairman of Chinese online gaming giant The9, is …

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Glen Johnson thanks Champ Man

Much like his PlayStation-loving team mate Fernando Torres, Liverpool right-back Glen Johnson has become the latest sports star to confess his love for gaming – more specifically, Eidos’ Championship Manager. As well as keeping him sane during his ongoing spell on the sidelines due to injury, the game has also …

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Sony Liverpool to halve head-count?

Sources at Sony’s Liverpool, UK studio say that its head-count will ultimately be reduced by about half. The news comes after the format-holder confirmed last week that the development team was to be ‘restructured’ following project cancellations. At the weekend sources told Develop that as much as 50 per cent …

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Restructuring at Sony Liverpool

Sony has confirmed to Develop that Studio Liverpool will be restructured as part of ‘project prioritisation’. In a statement, a representative said: "It has been decided that production on a number of projects within Studio Liverpool will cease immediately due to project prioritisation." The full story can be found on …

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