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LEGO Universe sampling tour kicks off

Warner Bros is taking upcoming MMO adventure LEGO Universe on the road this month. The firm is allowing customers to experience the subscription-based PC game at LEGO Land in Windsor and the LEGO Land Discovery Centre in Manchester. The LEGO Universe sampling ‘lounge’ will also preview the game at consumer …

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Scribblenauts eggstraordinary promotion

Special packs of eggs will be a key promotional tool for Warner Bros’ upcoming Super Scribblenauts. Yep, eggs. The publisher has teamed up with Stonegate Eggs to create special branded cartons of Intelligent Eating Eggs, bearing artwork from the upcoming Nintendo DS sequel. This means lead character Maxwell and his …

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Ballard named Warners digital chief

Warner Interactive has announced the appointment of former Glu Mobile CEO and Greg Ballard. The exec announced his departure form the mobile games firm in July 2009 and has in the interim worked for mobile network firm Transpera. Prior to that he enjoyed a stint as COO and CEO of …

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‘We have PSP2 in the house’

It was MIA at E3. There was no sign of it at Gamescom. And all hope of a Tokyo Game Show reveal was scuppered this week when Sony’s press event came and went without even the faintest whiff of new hardware. So where is PSP2? By the sounds of it, …

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E3 2010: WBIE takes Game Party to Kinect

In the wake of yesterday’s Microsoft E3 press briefing Warner has confirmed that it is to release Game Party: In Motion, which will make use of the forthcoming Kinect Xbox 360 Motion Control System. The party gaming compendium is to be an exclusive for the Microsoft platform. Game Party: In …

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New Mortal Kombat revealed

The rumours were true – Warner Bros Interactive has officially confirmed that a new Mortal Kombat game will be released on Xbox 360 and PS3 in 2011. Developed by NetherRealm Studios (the current name of long-term series’ producers Midway Chicago) under the leadership of MK creator Ed Boon, the game …

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LEGO Potter a blockbuster event

Warner’S various divisions have united to make LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 a major summer hit. The game has been developed by Traveller’s Tales and is set to recreate the success of previous smashes such as LEGO Star Wars and LEGO Batman – but the publisher believes the Potter-inspired adventure …

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Midway liquidation gets final approval

A US bankruptcy court has given the final go ahead to the liquidation of cult games publisher Midway. The deal paves the way for the partial reimbursement of creditors and the sale of a number of key assets, including two development studios and the Mortal Kombat franchise, to rival publisher …

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Warner Bros buys Turbine

Warner Bros. has acquired indie MMO developer Turbine in what is reported to be a $160 million deal. Turbine – the Massachusetts-based studio responsible for Lord of the Rings Online and Dungeons & Dragons Online – is now fully owned by Warner following sixteen years of independence. Warner Bros.’ latest …

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FEAR 3 confirmed

Following a couple of weeks of rumours, publisher Warner Interactive has officially confirmed the ongoing development of horror FPS sequel FEAR 3, which is due for release on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC this autumn. Adding to the game’s creepy credentials are famed movie director John Carpenter and comic script …

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