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MK vs DC suffers digital content snub

Ed Boon, the lead developer of Midway’s Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe has confirmed that the DLC that had been previously touted for the game will not now be released. The news is not surprising considering Midway’s ongoing struggles and the recently completed buyout at the hands of Warner Interactive. …

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Warners Midway buyout gets the nod

The green light has been given to Warner Bros’ proposed buyout of troubled publisher Midway, with the closure of the deal expected within the next 10 days. Kotaku reports that the acquisition includes Midway’s sports and arcade brands as well as top IP Mortal Kombat and the not yet released …

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Hollywood court case threatens Warners Midway acquisition

The maker of the Mortal Kombat films has filed a lawsuit against Midway that could prevent Warner from buying the struggling publisher. Threshold Entertainment’s chairman and CEO Lawrence Kasanoff is suing Midway in the US Bankruptcy Court over the intellectual property interests in the Mortal Kombat series, GamePolitics reports. The …

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Midway to auction its remaining assets

Midway is hoping to sell off the company’s entire collection of assets within a month. The bankrupt company will hold an auction where interested parties can bid for items across its whole range of assets, IP and studios. Warner Bros recently launched a $33m bid to acquire a Midway’s Mortal …

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Warner makes $33m bid for Midway

As predicted by MCV, Midway has announced that Warner Bros. has made a $33 million bid to buy the firm’s US assets. Under the ‘stalking horse’ agreement, Warner could acquire the Mortal Kombat series and Midway’s Chicago and Seattle studios. Midway’s Newcastle and San Diego studios are not included in …

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