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Xbox’s Spencer on Booty promotion: ‘we’re going to invest more in content’

Xbox’s Phil Spencer last night announced that Matt Booty would be promoted to corporate vice president of Microsoft Studios – putting him in charge of games development and publishing. Booty was previously in charge of Minecraft development. The good news for the platform as a whole, though, is that the …

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Midway Inc. files for protection from creditors

Midway Games Inc. – the US arm of the global publisher – has asked the US Bankruptcy Court to protect it from creditors. The firm’s European and non-US operation remains unaffected by the decision. Midway In has filed for reorganisation under Chapter 11 with the Bankruptcy Court. In its filing, …

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Booty named Midway Chairman

Midway has announced the promotion of CEO and President Matt Booty to Chairman of the Board – as former boss Peter C Brown steps down. Booty will also retain his CEO and President titles. Booty has been president and CEO of the company since October 2008 but he served as …

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Midway losses increase in Q3

Midway has announced widened losses for the three months ending September 30th – down to $75.9 million from $33.5 million a year before. However, revenues were up to $51.4 million from $36.7 million in Q3 2007. The company predicted that its fourth quarter would produce kinder results, largely thanks to …

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Booty becomes permanent Midway CEO

Matthew Booty has been appointed by the Board of Directors at Midway as permanent President and CEO of the company. Booty has served as interim president and CEO of Midway Games since March this year. Booty joined Midway in 1991 as an engineer and programmer, in the year Midway launched …

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Midway plans MK marketing blitz

While there was still no word on David Zucker’s replacement as CEO, Midway’s top execs were left raving after a Leipzig showing that whipped the media in attendance into a frenzy. The star of the publisher’s press conference was undoubtedly Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe, and after The Joker was …

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