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Headline News LucasArts’ Lucidity Available Now on Xbox

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 2:39pm

Press Release from LucasArts

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – October 7, 2009 – LucasArts today announced that Lucidity, a new game from the LucasArts team that re-imagined The Secret of Monkey Islandâ, is now available on Xbox LIVE Arcade, Steam®, Valve Corporation’s delivery and management platform for the PC, and Direct2Drive, IGN Entertainment’s digital download store.

Headline News Electronic Arts' Chief Creative Director Richard Hilleman to Keynote Unite Conference

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 2:26pm

Press Release from Unity Technologies

October 8, 2009. San Francisco, USA. *Unity Technologies* – unity3d.com - the provider of the revolutionary Unity development platform for PC, Mac, Wii and iPhone today announced that Richard Hilleman, Chief Creative Director, Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) will deliver a keynote at the upcoming Unite conference.

Headline News David Bowie to be Featured in LEGO Rock Band

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 10:00am

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and MTV Games today revealed that LEGO® Rock Band™ will feature the likeness of David Bowie, pop music icon and best-selling music artist, as a LEGO minifigure. Fans can play as Bowie while singing his song “Let’s Dance,” which will be included in the play list.

Headline News Cross-Disciplinary Community to Focus on the Development of Previsualization

The Previsualization Society, a non-profit, interdisciplinary organization dedicated to the advancement of previsualization (“previs”), was officially announced today.

Headline News The Wizard Of Oz: Beyond the Yellow Brick Road Shipping for Nintendo DS

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at 8:22am

XSEED Games announced that THE WIZARD OF OZ: Beyond the Yellow Brick Road, licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and rated E for Everyone, has started shipping to retailers today in North America exclusively for the Nintendo DS™.

Headline News 4Kids Entertainment Nabs Global Licensing For Mini Ninjas

By Matt Kapko | Monday, September 28, 2009 at 12:19pm

4Kids Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: KDE), a global provider of children's entertainment, has been named worldwide (excluding Japan and Korea) licensing agent for merchandise based on the Mini NinjasTM action adventure video game from Eidos Interactive, which was released this month on multiple platforms.

Headline News Ubisoft Unveils Assassin's Creed II: Discovery For Nintendo DS

Today Ubisoft announced that ASSASSIN'S CREED II: DISCOVERY for the Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DS systems will launch on November 17 for the manufacturer's suggested retail price of $29.99. The game is rated "T for Teen” by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB).

Headline News Majesco Releases Our House: Party! for Wii

Design your dream home on your Wii or Nintendo DS! Majesco Entertainment Company (Nasdaq: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, today announced that OUR HOUSE: PARTY! for Wii and OUR HOUSE for Nintendo DS are now available at retailers nationwide.

Headline News Kirby Rights Claims Puts Wrinkle in Disney/Marvel Deal

THE NEW YORK TIMES reports that Walt Disney's pending acquisition of Marvel Ent. has hit a legal issue regarding the rights of some of its major characters.

Headline News Ubisoft Ships Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs Video Game

Ubisoft today announced the official launch for the video game based on Columbia Pictures' and Sony Pictures Animation's 3D CG film, CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS.

Headline News Image Metrics Provides Facial Animation for NBA 2K10

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 11:21am

Image Metrics, the leading provider of facial animation technology and services for the entertainment industry, has utilized its proprietary rig transfer technology on nearly one thousand faces for 2K Sports' highly anticipated NBA 2K10.

Headline News Legends Of Animation Come To Ottawa Festival

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 11:09am

The OIAF, which runs from October 14-18, welcomes several animation legends including Pixar’s Ronnie del Carmen (UP), Henry Selick (CORALINE), David Silverman (THE SIMPSONS), along with retrospective screenings of award-winning animators Don Hertzfeldt, Stan VanDerBeek, Suzan Pitt, Jim Blashfield, and Studio Film Bilder.

Headline News New Game Co. Primus Launches in Dallas

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 11:03am

Primus Productions, a new publisher of applications for all mobile devices, officially launched today. Primus, headquartered in Dallas, will be debuting its first three titles for the iPhone and other mobile devices within the next few weeks.

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