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Margin Makers: Guide to LEGO merchandise

2016 was another good year for Warner Bros and LEGO in the UK. Although the publisher’s software market share decreased compared to 2015 (from 9.9 per cent in units to 6.4 per cent in 2016), there were still four LEGO games in the year’s Top 50. LEGO Star Wars: The …

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Time Warner video game revenue ‘flat’ for 2016

Time Warner has released its Q4 financial earnings for the full year ended December 31st 2016. While the company’s overall revenue increased 4 per cent to $29.3bn, its video game revenue was "essentially flat", hitting $13bn. Theatrical and television revenues were higher this year, says Time Warner, but this figure …

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The Develop Post-Mortem: Dying Light

From a potential sequel through to independent project and finally successful game, Sean Cleaver talks to Techland’s Tymon Smektala about the storied production of Dying Light

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Avalanche Software is alive again thanks to Warner Bros

The previously-closed developer behind Disney Infinity Avalanche Software is to re-open its doors courtesy of a deal with Warner Bros. The publisher has announced that it has re-established Avalanche Software as a first-party studio. Despite its new ownership, the developer will still be led by previous CEO John Blackburn and …

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Warner Bros unveils first trailer for LEGO City Undercover

Publisher Warner Bros has released a new trailer for former Wii U exclusive LEGO City Undercover. It is fueled with typical Lego humour and features clowns, a T-Rex skeleton, lots of caffeine and a Wilhelm scream. The TT Games-developed title will launch this Spring on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Steam …

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Suicide Squad game cancelled by Warner, report claims

Warner Bros has apparently scrapped plans for a Suicide Squad game, with attention instead being pushed toward the next Batman title. Kotaku has word from sources that the game was canned earlier this month having been in development for around two years. There isn’t much specific information regarding the problems …

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LEGO Dimensions Fantastic Beasts patch adds in deliberately omitted real ending

Warner Bros has admitted that the launch version of the Fantastic Beasts expansion to LEGO Dimensions had a slightly different ending to the film so as not to spoil a big surprise. Suffice to say, spoilers lay ahead, should you be planning on a festive outing to the cinema. The …

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Mortal Kombat player Dominique “Sonic Fox” McLean has left Critical Reaction

Dominique "Sonic Fox" McLean has left the Critical Reaction and is now a free agent.  “I would like to announce my departure from @Team_cR ! They have been way too good to me, and I have enjoyed many years with them!” said Sonic Fox on Twitter. “@Team_cR will always have …

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Warner Bros agrees to buy Machinima

Having already invested plenty in the company, Warner Bros has now signed a deal to acquire full control of the video specialist. Deadline reports that Machinima will join Warner’s Digital Networks division. Early last year Warner led a $24m investment drive for it. The move is designed to allow Warner …

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