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Peter Molyneux to speak at Guildford G3 games expo in July

A free networking expo will take place next month, aiming to showcase the games talent in and around Guildford. The town counts among its residents No Man’s Sky developer Hello Games, EA, LittleBigPlanet creator Media Molecule, Fable outlet Lionhead, Godus firm 22cans, Supermassive Games and Ubisoft. Set for the evening …

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Ouya in acquisition talks, report claims

A number of Chinese companies are in discussions over a possible acquisition of Ouya, according to reports. Recode claims that Ouya has already held preliminary talks with multiple big players in China” – including Tencent – after the company decided that an acquisition was a more realistic goal than trying …

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Tiga dismisses renewed UKIE merger talks

Tiga is uninterested in talk of a merger with fellow UK game industry trade body UKIE, a spokesman has toldDevelop. During last week’s UKIE AGM, chairman Andy Payne said he was "extending a hand" to Tiga CEO Richard Wilson and the board to discuss how the two trade bodies could …

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HMV board holds crunch talks as retailer ponders administration

The directors of beleaguered retailer HMV are said to be locked in emergency talks tonight as the retailer considers entering administration. Sky News reports that a number of options are currently being discussed amongst execs, one of which is administration. However, further action from lenders could yet give HMV a …

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Del Toro in talks with "very big company" over InSane game trilogy

Being dropped by the troubled THQ was not the end of the road of Guillermo del Toro’s InSane trilogy, it seems. The revered film-maker and game fan has revealed that he’s in talks with a major player to bring the in-development games to market. We are in talks with a …

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Nexon and NCsoft in Valve buyout talks – report

Valve, the company that does not want to be sold, is being linked to another buyout. This time the allegations say that two of Korea’s gaming powerhouses, NCsoft and Nexon, are in active talks to acquire the Half-Life developer and PC gaming powerhouse. The reports stem from Joonang News, which …

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EA and Valve held talks over possible $1bn buyout, report claims

Talks about the proposed buyout of Valve at the hands of EA HAVE taken place, a new report claims. Although it sounds as if the possibility of such a sale remains incredibly slim. The New York Times reports that Valve has been pursued over the years by Electronic Arts, which …

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Report: GAME talks collapse, administration sell-off imminent

Talks to save GAME have reportedly collapsed, with reports suggesting that it will enter administration tomorrow when an immediate sell-off of assets will begin. The Express reports that the move will trigger a sale of GAME’s most valuable assets in what it describes as the biggest retail failure since Woolworths”. …

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GAME holds crunch talks with suppliers

A takeover at GAME still looks some way off, with the retailer having recently held talks with publishers in an effort to raise funds needed to pay store rents this weekend. GAME still hopes a takeover can be agreed, but it will not be completed in time to fund the …

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Draw Something dev in Zynga takeover talks

Social games giant Zynga wants to acquire Omgpop, the New York based studio responsible for casual games sensation Draw Something, a new report suggests. According to news siteTechCrunch, acquisition talks are at an early stage and it is possible that other companies may be willing to bid for the company. …

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