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Marvelous sets up UK social and mobile publisher

The Japanese publisher behind No More Heroes is coming to Europe. Marvelous AQL – the result of last year’s merger between Marvelous Entertainment, AQ Interactive and mobile developer Liveware – has created a new subsidiary MAQL Europe. The firm will be based in Tunbridge Wells and headed up by CEO …

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Big name devs head to Grasshopper

Grasshopper Manufacture, the studio owned by cult developer Goichi Suda, has snared two of Japan’s leading developers from fellow studio Marvelous Entertainment. Yasuhiro Wada, the creator of the popular Harvest Moon series, and Yoshiro Kimura, whose most recent title was Wii hit Little King’s Story, have both jumped ship to …

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Heavy wage cuts at Marvelous

Marvelous Entertainment will make dramatic cuts to the wages of its key executives and staff, reports suggest. Company CEO Haruki Nakayma will reduce his wages by 77 per cent, with directors hit by a 25-43 per cent salary cut. And according to news site Siliconera, other executives at the firm …

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PSP delivers for Marvelous

Flying in the face of what you might guess to be the case, Japanese production company Marvelous Entertainment has admitted that it has seen far greater returns from its PSP operations this year than it has from its Wii business. Siliconera reports that the firm said that three of its …

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