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Paramounts games strategy still on track

Paramount has set its sights on ‘furthering its initiatives’ in the games space – despite the departure of ‘games boss’ Sandi Isaacs . Isaacs left the company earlier this week, in a move which the movie giant has told MCV has been overstated through the media”. Paramount last week announced …

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Paramount loses its games boss

It has been claimed that Sandi Isaacs, Paramount’s senior VP of interactive and mobile, is to leave the firm, according to Variety . Paramount has to date focused its efforts on licensing its film IPs to mobile and casual games developers, though it has previously expressed its intentions to move …

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Xbox Live movies hit new Euro territories

Microsoft has revealed that major film companies Warner, Paramount and MGM are set to extend its Xbox Live movie offering to Italy and Spain. Paramount Pictures has been offering movies through Xbox Live for two years, and will now become a content provider in Italy and Spain with movies including …

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Paramount gets into casual games

Hollywood studio Paramount has unveiled the first step in its games publishing strategy, revealing that it has signed up casual games firm Legacy to make games based on a number of its classic romantic comedies. Clueless, Mean Girls and Pretty in Pink are the movies getting the first games treatment. …

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Paramount gets into games publishing

The march of big media into games continues apace: following bolstered games divisions at Warner Bros and Disney, now Viacom-owned Paramount has announced its intention to enter games publishing – as we revealed earlier this month. A story on Variety confirms the move. Paramount’s first slate of games will be …

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Paramount: We’re excited about games

Movie distributor Paramount has told MCV it is ready to increase is presence in the games market – and hasn’t ruled out setting up its own publishing division. The cinema giant is owned by media conglomerate Viacom, and already licences many of its properties to publishers including Activision, Ubisoft, EA …

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Unanimous studio backing for Blu-Ray

With HD-DVD now officially dead and buried, the final former backer’s of Toshiba’s disc technology have now officially pitched their flags in the Blu-Ray camp. Reuters reports that Paramount, the last outfit to confirm its intentions, quietly issued a statement earlier this week claiming: "We are pleased that the industry …

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Paramount signs up to Xbox Live Video Store

Microsoft has announced that it has struck a deal with major US movie studio Paramount that will see a number of new films available to download via Xbox Live. The Xbox Live Video Store, which finally launched in Europe just before Christmas, allows users to download movies that are accessible …

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