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Mortal Kombat team gets Warner rebrand

Warner Bros’ newly-purchased Midway studios are emerging as their reformed, restructured and rebranded selves, according to reports.
 Job profiles of apparent employees from WB Games” have been found dotted around the professional networking site LinkedIn, with Midway’s Chicago studio – responsible for developing Mortal Kombat games – being named on …

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PES 2010 Master League evolves

The Master League remains arguably the chief feather in Pro Evolution Soccer’s cap, and Konami hopes to grab a bigger share of the 2009 market with a raft of ML changes that looks et to improve upon the already brilliant formula.

 The Master League is now split into three sections …

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JAPAN: Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 dated

The latest adventure in the digital life of the bad-tempered Ryu Hayabusa, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2, will be released for PS3 in Japan on October 1st, it has been confirmed. NGS2 is a reworked version of Xbox 360 exclusive Ninja Gaiden II and includes a host of new additions such …

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Team 17: UMD never really got going

Team 17 Studio Head Martyn Brown has praised Sony’s newest PSP console, adding that the platform holder has made a wise move in embracing digital distribution. Brown, however, did not offer the same level of praise for Sony’s UMD format. I think it’s fair to say that the UMD as …

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Itagaki forms Tokyo Vikings

A new Japanese game development group has been established at the helm of overcompensating game designer Tomonobu Itagaki. Itagaki, who previously headed up Tecmo subsidiary Team Ninja, was involved in the development of a number of popular fighting titles such as Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive. Last year Itagaki …

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Mortal Kombat devs seeking Midway split

Reports are claiming that the development team behind Mortal Kombat franchise are in active talks with other publishers” over a possible split from current publisher Midway and the formation of a new studio. Kotaku reports that the 50-strong team were pushed into the move for, amongst other reasons, the withholding …

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Eidos UK avoids Square distraction

With Square Enix’s swoop for Eidos complete, the publisher’s UK team is working hard to ensure success for its upcoming key releases. The Brit developer and publisher is lining up Battlestations Pacific, Championship Manager 2009 Edition and Batman: Arkham Asylum between spring and summer, with expectations also rising for Just …

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Former Motorola VP heading to Microsoft?

Reports have emerged claiming that Motorola’s former VP of global marketing has joined Microsoft’s European marketing team. Marketing Week reports that Dale departed from Motorola in January to look for a position in his native UK. Sources are claiming that Dale is set to become a senior member of the …

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FIFA 09 hosts 1.25m online games per day

EA has lifted the lid on a brand new multiplayer game mode called Ultimate Team that players of FIFA 09 on Xbox 360 and PS3 will be able to download from March 19th. The publisher says that over 141m games of FIA 09 have been played across Xbox 360 and …

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