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It’s a Done Deal - Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard Purchase Approved

By Dan Sarto | Friday, October 13, 2023 at 9:28am

Two years after it was first announced, the U.K.’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) finally approves the nearly $70 billion acquisition, the largest ever in the gaming industry. 

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Is the CMA Set to Approve Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision Blizzard?

The U.K. authority acknowledged that the restructured deal ‘makes important changes that substantially address concerns,’ in a statement last Friday, and will announce a final decision by October 6.

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Tilting Point Announces ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ Game

Based on Nickelodeon’s popular animated series, the multiplayer strategy mobile game immerses players in the ‘Avatar’ universe, where they work together to defeat an evil spirit dominating the world; slated for launch in 2024.

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How Some Disney Storytellers Launched Batman to New Heights in AR Gaming

‘The Arkham Asylum Files: Panic in Gotham City,’ a new DC-licensed augmented reality board game, puzzle book, escape room, and immersive mystery adventure – with over 45 minutes of live-action and animated mobile game content - brings Harley Quinn back to the asylum as a re-licensed doctor on a mission to uncover the anti-hero villain, Anarchy. 

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U.S. Court Overrules FTC’s Block of Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard Takeover

After winning the European Commission’s approval and triumphing over the FTC, the hard-fought acquisition may close by July 18 if the U.K.’s CMA block is rejected.

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Pre-Reg Open for ‘SpongeBob Adventures: In a Jam!’ Game

Developed by Tilting Point and Whale App in partnership with Nickelodeon, the all-new mobile game that takes you on an epic adventure under the seas is coming to iOS and Android.

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Xbox Acquisition of Activision Blizzard Approved by European Commission

The approval brings the Microsoft-owned gaming behemoth one step closer to closing its nearly $70 billion purchase, but there is more work to be done before the deal is finalized.

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Preymaker Premieres Highly Anticipated ‘Blue’ at VIEW 2022

Watch it here - launching live today as part of Epic Games’ ‘Future of Animated Storytelling’ presentation, the animated short is one of the first crafted entirely in the cloud using Unreal Engine – without compositing - by a team of artists collaborating virtually from around the world.

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SCAD Announces 4 New Schools

Savannah College of Art and Design launches the School of Creative Technology, Animation and Motion, Film and Acting, and Visual Communication: courses in new technologies and STEM disciplines prepare students to lead companies, brands, and studios.

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Preymaker Drops ‘Blue’ Trailer as Part of Epic Games’ ‘Animation Week’

Company shares the first formal look at one of the first shorts rendered entirely in Unreal Engine – without compositing - by a global team of artists all working virtually in the cloud; Epic’s five-day virtual event, running through July 1, features free online presentations and panels showcasing the adoption of Unreal technology by film and television studios of all sizes.

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Animated Adventure Film ‘Lendarys’ Pre-Sold to Multiple Countries at Cannes

The movie, from Philippe Duchene and Jean-Baptiste Cuvelier, is being planned as a multimedia franchise following its international run.

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Now Available: Free ‘SpongeBob: Krusty Cook-Off’ Mobile Game Update

Players hit the road with new game mode - ‘Slay the Spice’ - allowing them to plan a route across a map of restaurants and kitchen levels; available free on iOS, Android and from the Microsoft Store.

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Netflix Reveals ‘Exploding Kittens’ Mobile Game and Animated Series

Inspired by the popular card game, ‘Exploding Kittens - The Game’ will debut in May followed by the adult episodic comedy in 2023; in the series, God and the Devil are sent to Earth in the bodies of chunky house cats.

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Watch ‘Sky: Children of the Light’ First Look Teaser

At Anime Japan 2022, thatgamecompany shared concept art and storyboards revealing new characters and the expansion of its popular game franchise; ‘Sky Assemblies’ and ‘Sky Crafting Corner’ give fans a chance to take part in themed activities including arts and crafts, trivia, and in-game challenges.

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‘Parallel Man: Infinite Pursuit’: Careening Across the Multiverse

FutureDude Entertainment’s Jeffrey Morris expands upon his comic and mobile game with a CG short that leaps from humanoid dino clans to polluted, steampunk cities in a sci-fi tale of commandos, stolen tech, and alternate Earths.

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It’s Game On as Take-Two Interactive Acquires Mobile Gaming Giant Zynga

$12.7 billion deal will create a diversified video game, interactive, and mobile entertainment giant; popular titles from the two companies range from ‘Grand Theft Auto’ and ‘Red Dead Redemption’ to ‘Harry Potter: Puzzles and Spells’ and ‘Words With Friends.’

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Prime Video Releases ‘Do, Re & Me’ Musical Trailer

Kristen Bell’s new CG animated sing-along preschool series premieres September 17 on the streamer and Amazon Kids+; Kids and families can also enjoy the world of ‘Do, Re & Mi’ through toys, a book, a mobile game, and a teacher and family guide.

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Netflix and CD PROJEKT RED’s ‘WitcherCon’ is Coming

The free global online event streams July 9-10 on Twitch and YouTube; fans of the games and TV series get a behind-the-scenes look at the popular franchise with panels, breaking news, and a preview of the upcoming mobile game ‘The Witcher: Monster Slayer.’

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Moonbug and Amazon Kids+ Team Up on ‘Arpo Robot Babysitter’

As part of new kids’ content partnership, companies will develop new original animated series and mobile game, both based on ‘Arpo,’ a popular YouTube show ‘Arpo.’

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‘RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch’ Gets A Flock of Wooly Aardman Friends

Award-winning animation studio joins forces with Atari to bring ‘Shaun the Sheep’ to popular mobile game; players can customize their parks with hilarious rides and attractions featuring faces from the popular animated series.

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‘SpongeBob: Krusty Cook-Off’ Hit Mobile Game Gets Major Update

Game’s biggest update ever creates all new ways to be the best fry cook ever; players have more opportunity to show off their cooking skills at Pasta La Vista, New Kelp City’s finest Italian restaurant, with more content coming soon - including Halloween themed costumes!

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