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Disney Interactive ‘preparing to lay off several hundred’ – report

‘Several’ hundred jobs are said to be at risk at Disney Interactive. Wall Street Journal says the cuts will begin tomorrow, suggesting that a significant number of the 3,000 strong Interactive workforce is under threat. Disney Interactive president Jimmy Pitaro, who took over from John Pleasants in November, is said …

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Activision’s Marvel titles pulled from digital storefronts

UPDATE: Marvel games will continue to be made available at retail stores, Activision says. Games like Deadpool can still be purchased on the High Street, but is no-longer available from digital download sites. ORIGINAL STORY: Activision’s Marvel-licensed games have been permanently removed from Steam, PSN, and Xbox Live. Game Informer …

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Disney partners with Smilegate for Marvel MOBA title – report

Disney Interactive has reportedly partnered with Korean developer Smilegate for a Marvel-themed multiplayer online battle arena game. MMO Culture reports the League of Legends-style title is codenamed Project PK, and will be targeted for launch in 2014 as an effort exclusive to Asia (initially, at least). Smilegate previously developed free-to-player …

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Activision announces Deadpool game

Marvel’s Deadpool will at last star in his own video game, Activision has announced—via Deadpool of course. The unveiling of the title came about this weekend at ComicCon in San Diego, where it was also revealed that the most recent Transformers developer High Moon Studios will be handling development. The …

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Fall of Cybertron dev working on Marvel tie-in

The developer behind Activision’s War for Cybertron and the upcoming Fall of Cybertron seems to be on the cusp of revealing a new Marvel-based property. GameSpot reports that the schedule for Comic-Con 2012 says that Activision and High Moon Studios will make an announcement during a panel entitled Marvel Video …

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Club Penguin taps into Avengers boom

Disney’s Club Penguin has been invaded by Marvel Super Heroes. The hit kids virtual world hopes to tap into the Avengers boom by letting players in its online game dress up as iconic Marvel characters – including Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Thor and Loki. Club Penguin is one of …

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Avengers game heading to Wii U, Kinect

The new Marvel film is taking the box office by storm, and Ubisoft is giving gamers the chance to wield their favourite heroes’ superpowers. Marvel Avengers: Battle For Earth is currently in development for Wii U and Kinect and is due for release this Autumn. However, it will not be …

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INTERVIEW: Disney talks to MCV about its new Marvel Facebook game

With the hugely anticipated The Avengers almost here, Disney has released Marvel: Avengers Alliance for Facebook today. The game is an incredibly deep and expansive look into the Marvel universe, and has the potential to be a major player in the current cavalcade of Facebook games coming from top tier …

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