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THQ shuts down publishing in Italy and Spain [Update]

THQ has closed its offices in Italy and Spain and hired an outside distributor, Koch Media, to ship its games throughout those regions instead. The closures follow a "strategic review" of THQ's operations in Italy and Spain, according to Annie Sullivan, THQ's managing director of European market...

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Report: Ubisoft, Atari, many other publishers requesting payment from German pirates

Someone in Germany -- perhaps even some people -- illegally pirated a copy of Prison Break: The Conspiracy. Hard to believe as it may be, it appears to be the case according to TorrentFreak, who delved into German public records looking for game publishers who have employed German law to track...

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Playlogic asks for mercy from court against creditors

Dutch publisher Playlogic (Fairytale Fights, Obscure: The Aftermath) has notified the US Securities and Exchange Commission that it has entered into "surseance van betaling," which is closely equivalent to the States' Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company claims in the filing that "Tough market...

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Cursed Mountain dev Deep Silver Vienna shuttered

As confirmed by parent company Koch Media to Develop, Cursed Mountain developer Deep Silver Vienna has apparently been closed. Citing "the overall economic situation" and noting "this decision is not easy for us," the 20-person staff was recently cut and told they would receive pay through the end...

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Carcassone laying down tiles on the DS

Everyone's favorite German board game (no, not that one), Carcassonne, is coming to the DS, courtesy of Koch Media. The news comes via Go Nintendo, with the press release mentioning the DS title will feature the original game plus three new territories: the Asian, Arabic, and Nordic worlds. The...

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Wii now widely available to UK retailers

Koch Media, Nintendo's UK distribution partner, told Nindie.com ("A Community for the Independent Retailers of Nintendo!") that Wii consoles are freely available to retailers for the first time since the system's launch. Previously, Wiis were shipped to stores on an "allocation" basis -- the number...

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See Europe at War in new Military History Commander game

PSP and DS will soon be home to a brand new turn-based strategy game from Koch Media. Military History Commander - Europe at War is the first in a "new series of games." Set in a World War II, players can choose to play as either the Axis or the Allied forces. From the looks of things, this will...

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