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Kinectimals plush toys coming in Spring 2011

We know, we know -- Fur Town is getting kind of lonely these days. All your Kinectimals have been petted and played with so many times and, well, you're getting kinda bored of them. Thankfully, according to an announcement from Jakks Pacific this morning, Microsoft has plans to release "five unique...

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THQ announces extension of WWE renewal notice; Pachter explains

THQ announced today that World Wrestling Entertainment has extended a deadline that allows the publisher to renew its licensing contract. The extension lasts until December 21, 2009 -- the original deadline was November 1. If signed, the agreement would be good through December 31, 2014. THQ is...

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THQ triumphant in WWE / JAKKS Pacific dispute

You may not know this, but THQ and JAKKS Pacific have been locked in a vicious courtroom tussle over payment for work on some of THQ's WWE titles. See, THQ and JAKKS had a deal wherein THQ was to pay JAKKS 10% of money accrued from the sale of the JAKKS-developed WWE games; however, the two ALL...

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JAKKS wants to keep WWE, THQ not quite sure

JAKKS is more than happy to reenter into its WWE licensing deal with THQ, but the gaming company isn't so sure it's ready to make a commitment. After JAKKS signed on the dotted line to extend its gaming agreement with the wrestling group for five years, THQ sued the toymaker, saying it wasn't...

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THQ announces WWE Legends of WrestleMania

Not much was revealed about WWE Legends of WreslteMania, a new wrestling title to hit next year. All that's known so far about the game is that it's being made by THQ and JAKKS Pacific, and that it will come out March 2009 to coincide with Wrestlemania 25. Other than that, everything is up for...

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WWE wraslin' demo should be available soon

According to a press release sent out this morning by THQ, there is supposed to be a new WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2008 demo available on the XBLM today, but so far it's not there. The release specifically states that October 15th is the date the demo becomes available, so we're thinking that it'll...

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JAKKS to further produce Namco TV games

Like Jumpstyle and Pogs, retro gaming is here to stay. JAKKS Pacific (creators of freakishly well endowed WWE action figures) and Namco Bandai (creators of King & Balloon) have done the corporate mambo and extended their contract to produce more plug-and-play TV games. Coming off a four year run...

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