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Scene It heads to Windows Phone 7

Movie trivia game Scene It will appear on Windows Phone 7 handsets in conjunction with a range of downloadable films. Paramount is releasing ten movie apps in the US including Zoolander, School of Rock and GI Joe: Rise of the Cobra. These will also come with ‘Silverlight’ bonuses including interactive …

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OPINION: The big media

UK games retail’s boom week of 113m wasn’t just serendipitously timed to blow rival entertainment launches out of the water. It coincided with a clear change in direction for ‘Big Media’ when it comes to games. As Call of Duty flew of shelves, Viacom waved the white flag on games, …

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PSN bags all Hollywood HD giants

Sony Computer Entertainment America has announced that all six major Hollywood studios will be bringing their movies in high definition to PlayStation Network. Films from 20th Century Fox, Walt Disney Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros will soon be available to rent or purchase on …

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Gem signs digital Paramount deal

UK distributor Gem has found a unique way to help bricks and mortar retailers sell digital content. The firm has partnered with Paramount to sell two of this summer’s blockbusters – Star Trek and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen – as digital movies on USB sticks. Specifically themed around the …

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505 Games secures Grease licence

It’s news that will be greeted with nothing less than total delight from its hords of fans – 505 Games has captured the rights to publish a video game based on cherished film licence Grease. The game, which is being developed by UK outfit Zoe Mode, is being produced in …

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Paramount becomes console publisher

Hollywood’s flirtation with online gaming is developing into a committed relationship – with Paramount the latest Tinseltown giant to bypass retail for a major movie tie-in. The studio has created a download-only game of its new Star Trek movie – disregarding the opportunity to release a boxed product spin-off of …

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Activision returns to Transformers IP

Publisher Activision Blizzard has confirmed that it is back aboard the Transformers bandwagon and lining up a games release to coincide with the summer arrival of DreamWorks and Paramount’s movie sequel Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. The game, which will be released on Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PC, DS and …

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New Paramount games boss named

Paramount has announced its new SVP of videogames following the departure of Sandi Isaacs last year – former Kuju America boss John Kavanagh. Kavanagh, who was also previously VP of product development at Eidos, will oversee all aspects of Paramount Digital Entertainment’s video game group – which includes development and …

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