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26 May 2017

Midway Slashes 25% Of Staff To Stem Costs

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 17 DEC 2008 by Scott Parrino

Actions include layoff of 25% of staff, closure of Austin studio, and suspension of several non-core projects.

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EA Updates 2009 Forecast Earnings With Lower Projections

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 10 DEC 2008 by Scott Parrino

Electronic Arts Updates Fiscal Year 2009 Outlook With Lower Forecast.

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Udo Grebe Boardgame Sale

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 10 DEC 2008 by Scott Parrino

UGG is offering a 10 Euro discount at checkout.

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Infogrames Buys Cryptic Studios

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 9 DEC 2008 by Scott Parrino

Infogrames, the parent company of Atari, has announced it has reached a deal with Cryptic Studios, a highly successful developer of MMOs.

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Strategic Command WW2 Pacific Theater AAR

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 6 DEC 2008 by Scott Parrino

Battlefront.com has released the third and final part of their Operation Z AAR for their newest game, Strategic Command WW2 Pacific Theater.

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Midway Releases Q3 Financials

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 11 NOV 2008 by Scott Parrino

Bottom line up front: They lost money.

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Activision Buys Wii-Platform Guitar Hero Development Studio

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 10 NOV 2008 by Scott Parrino

Activision has smacked down some cash in order to scoop up Budcat Creations, an Iowa City, Iowa-based development studio with expertise on the Wii and Nintendo DS systems.

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Fallout 3 Does $300 Million in Opening Sales

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 6 NOV 2008 by Scott Parrino

Bethesda Softworks has announced sales figures for the opening week of Fallout 3, and it's officially a hit.

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Midway To Announced Last Quarter's Financials Nov. 10

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 4 NOV 2008 by Scott Parrino

Investors interested in following Midway's financial report can find details to the next conference call here.

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Lighthouse Interactive To Use Raptr To Help Gamers Connect

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 23 OCT 2008 by Scott Parrino

Lighthouse Interactive has announced that they are partnering with Raptr to help gamers connect to their friends. Raptr is the first gaming application to match players across gaming platforms.

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cdv Software Partners with Atari to Distribute Console & Handheld Titles

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 22 OCT 2008 by Scott Parrino

cdv Software has joined forces with Atari in a three year deal to allow Atari to distribute cdv's console and handheld games in North America.

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THQ Financial Results Conference Call Details

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 21 OCT 2008 by Scott Parrino

THQ will announce its Q2 Financials on November 5th. Details to dial into the call are below.

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Midway Axing "Non-Core" Titles

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 18 OCT 2008 by Scott Parrino

Termination of non-core licenses and other non-cash charges result in revised earnings guidance for third quarter.

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Marvel To Announce Q3 Results

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 18 OCT 2008 by Scott Parrino

Marvel Entertainment will announce its third quarter financials on November 4th.

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Law & Gaming Summit Details Announced

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 13 OCT 2008 by Scott Parrino

A summit of gaming and legal professionals will be held this January at SMU's Dedman School of Law.

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Mogware's New Art Library For Version Control Released

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 9 OCT 2008 by Scott Parrino

Developers seeking a solution for version control of artistic assets may be interested in Mogware's latest release, Mog Library.

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THQ Mixes Up Product Development Management Team

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 7 OCT 2008 by Scott Parrino

Amid uncertain financial times, THQ is making changes to its product development team to "improve quality, predictability and profitability".

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Console Wars, UK Style

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 1 OCT 2008 by Scott Parrino

New numbers for the install base of consoles in the UK are out, and while things have grown, there aren't many surprises.

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Gamestop Buys French Gaming Retailer

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 1 OCT 2008 by Scott Parrino

Transaction Includes 332 Locations Throughout France Increases Gamestopís European Presence to 1,077 Stores

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Next Star Wars Movie? The Force Unleashed?

INDUSTRY NEWS posted on 26 SEP 2008 by Scott Parrino

A tantalizing article in the LA Times makes us wonder about the next Star Wars movie...

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