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LEGO extends Warner games deal

Publisher Warner Interactive has struck a new deal with Danish toy giant LEGO that will see it popular line of adventure titles delivered by the publisher through to 2016. Warner-owned TT Games’ successful string of LEGO titles to date includes the likes of LEGO Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Batman and …

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Rocksteady to go beyond The Batman?

Warner Bros is hopeful that its library of prominent IPs will be available to its new development studio Rocksteady. It was initially expected that Rocksteady would – in the short-term – act as a dedicated Batman studio. But Warner Bros’ long-serving UK president Josh Berger says that the studio will …

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Capcoms Mark Beaumont passes away

Mark Beaumont, Capcom’s COO of North America and Europe, has tragically passed away. The popular industry figure suffered a heart attack in the early hours of February 23rd. He was promoted to the role of COO at Capcom in April 2008 having served as both senior vice president and executive …

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Warner confirms new Batman title

Hot on the heels of Warner’s acquisition of Arkham Asylum developer Rocksteady, the publisher has confirmed a new game starring the Caped Crusader. Batman: The Brave and the Bold the Videogame is an action adventure title based on the cartoon TV series of the same name. It will go on …

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Warner acquires dev Rocksteady

Growing video games publisher Warner Bros Interactive has acquired a majority stake in London-based developer Rocksteady Studios. The move comes after the tremendous success enjoyed by Rocksteady’s 2009 release Batman: Arkham Asylum. The deal is the latest in Warner’s ongoing strategy to strengthen its internal development capacity. In 2007 it …

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Warner ships 1m Scribblenauts

Publisher Warner Interactive has announced that it has shipped over 1m copies of its critically acclaimed DS title Scribblenauts since it was first released last September. The game uses an innovative mechanic that requires users to spell out the name objects needed to solve puzzles and fight enemies. To date …

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Warner dates LEGO Harry Potter

Growing games publisher Warner Bros Interactive has put a tentative May 2010 release date on the latest brand of the popular brick-building games series, LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4. Focusing on the happening in J. K. Rowling’s first four Potter novels – The Philosopher’s Stone, The Chamber of Secrets, The …

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More trouble for Pirate Bay

Five months after Swedish courts ordered the closure of BitTorrent tracking site The Pirate Bay, four of the world’s largest music labels have requested the District Court fines the site’s owners. TorrentFreak reports that Universal Music, EMI, Sony BMG and Warner have requested that courts enforce a ruling passed late …

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