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Foundation 9 CEO: 30% of 360 owners buy XBLA games

Estimating the global Xbox 360 install base to be somewhere between 40 and 50 million units, Foundation 9 CEO James North-Hearn has suggested that around 30 percent of owners are "not only online and using Xbox Live, but all those and buying games." In a recent interview with Eurogamer, he claimed,...

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Vampires rejoice, Harker on "indefinite hold"

After a brief burst of early hype, The Collective's Harker -- a vampire slaying action game -- completely disappeared. Of course, that makes sense when you factor in the fact that The Collective (who have now been combined with Shiny to form the new Double Helix studio) was later handed the reins...

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Foundation 9 melts together Collective and Shiny into Double Helix

Whatever last remnants of identity clung to by both Shiny and The Collective were lost today as the duo were merged together by owner Foundation 9, creating a new, wholly unfamiliar entity known as Double Helix. Studio head Michael Saxs Persson calls the new name and logo, which were chosen from a...

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Foundation 9 to merge Collective and Shiny

Pour one out today for Shiny, which will soon be merged with another dev team, The Collective. Gamasutra's reporting that the developer collective that controls the two teams, Foundation 9, will be fusing them into one as-of-now-unnamed entity. ... May we suggest Shillective? Spearheaded by Dave...

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Min-E3 exhibitor list shows signs of shrinkage

Arriving like an obituary for the thoroughly deceased E3 of yore, the exhibitor list for the E3 Media and Business Summit 2007 (or Min-E3, if you prefer) provides an interesting glimpse of the event's new format. The list, as unfurled by Chris Remo of Shacknews, represents the exact opposite of E3...

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Dirty Harry developer booted from project?

Foundation 9 developer The Collective is no longer working on a Dirty Harry game for Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, according to a GameSpot report. Apparently the studio has undergone a significant downsizing, with an alleged 30 employees being laid off or in the process of being relocated...

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Foundation 9 grows to Amaze-ing levels

Foundation 9 recently announced a merger with Amaze Entertainment, which will make them the world's largest independent game developer. Guess they were really impressed with Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest. F9E has been on a roll lately; their now-massive katamari recently picked up...

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Watch out EA, Foundation 9 is behind you

When we hear about big developers, behemoths like EA normally pop into mind; however, there is a player in town looking to make waves. Meet Foundation 9. Foundation 9 -- an indie developer -- made the news last month after snapping up Shiny from Atari, adding another development house to its...

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