Tag Archives: midway

Warner resurrecting This Is Vegas

After admitting yesterday that it has plans for former Midway pair Mortal Kombat and SpyHunter, Warner Interactive has named a third IP that will be heading to retail under its new stewardship. Only yesterday talk was circulating that Warner had pulled the plug on This Is Vegas, but the publisher …

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Warner plans Midway IP revamp

Following the media empire’s $49 million Midway takeover, Warner Bros has chosen to name two of the various franchises it has bought along with the company. As a result of the Midway acquisition, which includes the Mortal Kombat and SpyHunter franchises,” said the group, Warner Bros now has access to …

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Mark Cook joins THQ

THQ’s UK office has hired popular Midway exec Mark Cook as product marketing manager for UK & Europe. Cook will look after the seven-month marketing campaign for Darksiders. The regional office has also stated that it has adopted the firm’s new global strategy of marketing its games earlier – and …

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Mortal Kombat team gets Warner rebrand

Warner Bros’ newly-purchased Midway studios are emerging as their reformed, restructured and rebranded selves, according to reports.
 Job profiles of apparent employees from WB Games” have been found dotted around the professional networking site LinkedIn, with Midway’s Chicago studio – responsible for developing Mortal Kombat games – being named on …

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60 jobs go at Midway Chicago

Over sixty employees at Midway’s Chicago-based HQ have been handed their notices and will leave the company by early September.

 The news follows the closure of Midway’s Newcastle arm as the company looks to tie up its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, and at the same time work through Warner’s $33 …

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Lights go out at Midway Newcastle

Its management team tried to fight it off, but the collapse of Midway has finally caught up with its Newcastle studio – and today it was put into administration. MCV’s sister site Develop understands that Midway CEO himself Matt Booty broke the news to the team this morning, and that …

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