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Gamecock acquisition goes south - vendors accuse SouthPeak of not paying up

Created by industry entrepreneurs Mike Wilson, Rick Stults and Harry Miller, the Gamecock Media Group set out to buck-buck-buck the trend -- a perceived sequence of retreads, rehashes and remakes that characterized a rapidly expanding games industry. The games were undoubtedly indie, the choices...

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Get your one-liner in Serious Sam HD by using Twitter

(click to Sam-size) Here's the thing -- we already told you pretty much everything you need to know in the headline up top. Sure, we could expand on it a bit and tell you that the company producing Serious Sam HD, Devolver Digital, will be accepting entries via its Twitter account from July 15...

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Gamecock, Gathering of Developers founders re-emerge as Devolver Digital

Following the sale of Gamecock to Southpeak last October, merry pranksters – and co-founders of both Gamecock and Gathering of Developers – Mike Wilson and Harry Miller have re-emerged as Devolver Digital. Devolver Digital is described as "a brand new production and publishing company...

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Rumor: Gamecock founder in talks to purchase Hardcore Gamer mag

We always secretly enjoyed the low-brow hijinx the fellas over at Gamecock Media Group frequently found themselves carrying out -- particularly the monkeyshines of the indie dev's CEO, Mike Wilson. We were appropriately bummed when Gamecock was bought out by publisher Southpeak, but we had an...

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SouthPeak buys Gamecock

Tired of the pranks of Gamecock staffers, like rushing the stage when Ken Levine got his VGA or charging money for Hail to the Chimp? Well, it seems like you won't have them to kick around anymore: SouthPeak, the publisher of a slew of adventure games and some second-tier console releases,...

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Gamecock's Wilson announces candidacy for ESA president

With a number of names skipping out on this summer's E3, not to mention heavyweights Activision and Vivendi Games disavowing themselves of the ESA altogether, Gamecock sent word that its Grand Poobah Mike Wilson plans to step in to "right the ship" by announcing his candidacy for president of the...

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Gamecock struts into Europe; Pirates vs Ninjas Dodgeball considered for PSN

Indie publisher Gamecock spent some time with GI.biz talking about its move into the European market and future game releases. Trying to leave the whole "John Romero incident" behind, Gamecock CEO Mike Wilson says the company depends on the developers its currently working with to scout new talent...

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Romero: GameCock is dumb, GameCock: No U R!, Us: Whose bitch are we?

As the adage instructs, we are usually inclined to save drama for our mamas. But sometimes it's just too much fun to pass it up. Such is the case with a vitriolic exchange between marvelously coiffed game dev John Romero and GameCock CEO Mike Wilson. Let's get straight to the aforementioned drama,...

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