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THQ Releases Marvel Super Hero Squad

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 6:15am

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.

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Astro Boy: The Movie & Video Game

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.

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Cartoon Network Launches Star Wars: The Clone Wars Game Creator Online

By Matt Kapko | Monday, October 12, 2009 at 10:58am

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

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GameX Announces The Gauntlet as Featured Game Tournament

By Matt Kapko | Monday, October 12, 2009 at 10:14am

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.

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Star Wars The Clone Wars: Republic Heroes Now Available

By Matt Kapko | Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 10:07am

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.

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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.

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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* – - 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.

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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.

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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.

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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™.

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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.

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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).