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Jamie MacDonald to leave SCEE WWS

Sony’s Jamie MacDonald is to leave the company at the end of this month. SCEE this morning confirmed to Develop that the Sony World Wide Studios VP and London Studio boss will exit on May 29th – however both MacDonald and the format-holder have chosen not to comment further on …

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Halo Wars passes 1m sales worldwide

Halo Wars, the Ensemble Studios RTS released for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 last month, has now sold over one million copies across the globe, the platform holder has confirmed. To date the title has seen 2.6m multiplayer matches played online, totalling up more than 118 years of total playtime. On average, …

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Another studio emerges from Ensemble ashes

A second company, Bonfire Studios, has formed out of the demise of Ensemble studios. The 35-person team is based in Dallas, and is currently working on an original IP to be announced within the next few months. Develop has the complete story – click here to take a look.

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Disney readies huge Q4 marketing campaign

Publisher Disney Interactive is to unleash a huge all-encompassing marketing campaign this Q4 to drive the success of a number of its key upcoming titles – in particular those tied in to the successful film High School Musical 3. The push, which is to be marketed under the banner ‘All …

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Halo 3 expansion announced

Halo developer Bungie has finally lifted the lid on the much-delayed announcement of its new project , revealing a brand new gameplay expansion for Xbox 360 global hit Halo 3 – and sparking a little controversy in the process. A countdown concluded weeks of build-up on Bungie’s site yesterday to …

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Tories: Well come to industrys rescue

The UK development industry is under ‘great’ threat from a skillset crisis and the exodus of talent abroad – and the Government simply isn’t doing enough to stop it. That was the message from the Conservative Party this week, as it made a landmark attempt to build bridges with the …

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