THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced that Marvel® Super Hero Squad™, the first title in THQ’s licensing agreement with Marvel Entertainment, Inc., has shipped to retail outlets throughout North America for Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and PSP (PlayStation Portable) system.
Regardless of possible complaints, this film will introduce Astro Boy to a new generation of fans. That is a good thing! And if they ultimately seek out and connect with Tezuka’s original creation, i.e. the original manga and anime, even better.
SAVING PRIVATE RYAN scribe Robert Rodat is set to write the feature adaptation of videogame WORLD OF WARCRAFT, reports VARIETY.
The screenwriter behind SAVING PRIVATE RYAN and THE PATRIOT, Robert Rodat, is writing the script for the WARCRAFT movie, MTV reports.
Cartoon Network Digital announced today the redesign of its official site and the launch of the Star Wars: The Clone Wars Game Creator, which gives fans the power to build their own part of the Clone Wars universe and share it with other gamers all over the world on CartoonNetwork.com.
GameX (Games & Media Expo), October 23-25, 2009 in Philadelphia, today announced THE GAUNTLET as one of their featured game tournaments, presented by Alienware®, Dell’s premier, high-performance PC gaming brand representing premium power and performance for gamers and technology enthusiasts alike.
Pete Rizkalla goes hands on with the new South America level of Resident Evil: Darkside Chronicles for the Wii.
LucasArts today announced that Star Wars® The Clone Wars™: Republic Heroes™ is now available for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, Wii™, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Nintendo DS™ and PC.
GDC China is set to begin next week Oct. 11-13 at the Shanghai International Convention Center in Shanghai, China. On-site registration opens Saturday, October 10th.
The Chaotic Trading Card Game – which integrates a collectible trading card game with a unique online game experience – is expanding its distribution into new territories.
South Park Digital Studios LLC announced today that the foul-mouthed fourth-graders are armed and ready to protect their mountain town with the launch of the video game “South Park Let’s Go Tower Defense Play!”
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.
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.
Autodesk, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADSK) has announced that Montreal-based game developer Artificial Mind & Movement (A2M) relied on several Autodesk software applications to facilitate creation of the new game title "WET."
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.
Ovolo Corporation, Inc., a newly formed interactive game publishing company that brings 'games-with-purpose' to market, today announced the availability of "City Rain."
The Previsualization Society, a non-profit, interdisciplinary organization dedicated to the advancement of previsualization (“previs”), was officially announced today.
Whether a lover of all things Naruto, or simply a cybernetic pugilist, Naruto Shippuden: Ninja Destiny 2 will satisfy your gaming fix.
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™.
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.
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).
Full Sail University is now offering a 21-month online Computer Animation Bachelor of Science’s Program.