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EA: Movie licenses going the 'wrong way' for game publishers

EA Games president Frank Gibeau has told Develop that the licensing deals involved in the development of movie-based games are going the "wrong way" for publishers. He described the movie-game business as "falling apart," with returns on investment often failing to justify the costs involved in sec...

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Top 5: Licensed Games That Don't Stink

Apparently, happy is the new angry (Uggh, I apologize; I hate the "X is the new Y" phrase as much as anyone). While the Angry Video Game Nerd series continues to grow in popularity, a legion of imitators -- err, "inspirées" -- have arisen from the depths of YouTube. While most appear t...

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THQ CEO says company can grow without acquisitions

THQ isn't afraid to make acquisitions, but the company's CEO says it can grow without buying other companies. CEO Brian Farrell tells Reuters that there are other opportunities in the market due to the Activision/Vivendi and (proposed) EA/Take-Two mergers. He says THQ is at a point now where it ca...

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Conjecture Countdown: 2 days to go

Even with a diminished E3, there's no controlling the wave of rumors that hit the Internet every year before the show. Why fight it? From now until E3 hits, we'll be posting one piece of wild speculation every day. Some may be patently ridiculous, and others just might turn out to be true. Even s...

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