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Next Mortal Kombat to focus online

A job listing has revealed that Warner Bros. is planning to dominate online play with its first Mortal Kombat game. As spotted by fansite TRMK, the listing states the new recruit must help the firm ‘push the boundaries’ of online interaction, and make Mortal Kombat the ‘gold standard for network …

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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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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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Midway receives cash boost

Midway has received approval from the US Bankruptcy Court to use its cash collateral so it can continue to operate as usual. Midway asked the bankruptcy court for protection from its creditors last week, although the publisher’s non-US operations remain unaffected. The approval allows the firm to honour obligations such …

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New Mortal Kombat confirmed

Midway has confirmed the next instalment in the Mortal Kombat series is already under development, after shipping 1.8 million copies of last year’s Motal Kombat Vs. DC Universe. Last year’s title was available on PS3 and Xbox 360, and featured popular characters from DC Universe, including Batman and Superman. It …

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Midway lays off 30

Midway has let a number of staff go from its Chicago studio as development on upcoming titles has wound down. The news, first reported by Kotaku, comes on the heels of the resignation of chairwoman Shari Redstone and Midway’s latest financials confirming operating losses for the publisher. For the full …

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