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SouthPeak claims creditors used press to 'paint a negative picture' of the company

Throughout 2009 and 2010, SouthPeak's legal struggles made headlines. From the sweeping claims of unpaid work following the buyout of Gamecock Media Group to the lawsuits brought on by various companies that had done business with SouthPeak, a less than favorable image of the Texas-based game...

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SouthPeak says CDV dispute is resolved, wasn't cheap

SouthPeak Games CEO Melanie Mroz told investors this week that the ongoing legal argument between her company and distributor CDV has been resolved, and while full terms of the agreement weren't released, SouthPeak attributes a solid chunk of its $5.8 million in losses to the legal issues. Mroz...

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SouthPeak suing Majesco over My Baby 3

Joystiq has confirmed with SouthPeak Games that the company has taken legal action against Mama game publisher Majesco Entertainment, specifically regarding the right to publish My Baby titles in the United States. The litigation was spurred by an announcement last month that Majesco would be...

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CDV vs SouthPeak legal battle gets much, much more complicated

When SouthPeak Games was ordered by a UK court to pay its distribution partner CDV a settlement earlier this year, rather than simply pay the settlement and move on, SouthPeak instead took a very interesting approach: buy up a company that's owed money by CDV and turn the tables. SouthPeak recently...

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UK court rules in favor of CDV against SouthPeak again

The avalanche of bad days keeps rolling at the SouthPeak offices as today the UK High Court has once again sided against the publisher in its longstanding legal battle against distributor CDV. In the most recent decision, the court ruled in favor of CDV that SouthPeak was liable for inducing...

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Divinity 2 demo available on PC and Xbox 360

If you're a fan of fantasy RPGs and yet, somehow, are not completely sated by the gigantic Dragon Age: Origins, why not take Divinity 2: Ego Draconis for a spin? It's got Dragon in the title, sort of. A demo for the Divine Divinity sequel is now available on Xbox Live everywhere, with the exception...

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GameStop offers pre-order bonus for Divinity 2: Ego Draconis

Sadly, pre-ordering a copy of Divinity II: Ego Draconis from GameStop won't net you any divinity. Or any dragons, for that matter. What you do get for putting your money down on a copy of the Xbox 360 sequel to Divine Divinity is some exclusive in-game armor and armaments, representing the Blood...

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New Serious Sam HD trailer is anything but serious

If you were to ask us to what sort of modes we expected to see in Serious Sam HD, "Super Happy Fun Time Mode" wouldn't even be on the list. Much like the first time you heard the bewildered Mortal Kombat announcer utter the word "Friendship," the video above is likely to fill you with unexpected...

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Sacred 2 developer goes bankrupt

Though it's finally been dated, dungeon crawler Sacred 2 has been plagued by delays. Today comes a reminder that getting it right often comes with a price. Developer Ascaron Entertainment confirmed to Gamespot that the company has declared bankruptcy in Germany after a four-year development period...

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Sacred 2 hacking, slashing its way to May 12 release

Publisher CDV has announced that Sacred 2 will release on May 12 for both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. For those who haven't been following the title (already available on PC), it's a traditional fantasy dungeon crawler that's big on grinding and extensive stat management. You know, elves,...

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