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THQ soaks up multi-year SpongeBob rights, includes 3DS game

He may never be a Metacritic standout, but SpongeBob SquarePants has won the hearts of millions of little ones -- it doesn't matter what we think about his games. Having shipped 29 million copies of pure SpongeBob gold since 2002, THQ isn't about to let the money-maker off the hook. The publisher...

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2K Play announces Nickelodeon Fit, bringing exer-fun to the children

With the recent reveal of Nickelodeon Fit, 2K Play looks to capitalize on the still-raging exergaming craze in a fairly unorthodox way. The Wii-exclusive is a youth-oriented, Balance Board-supported title that features characters from Nickelodeon cartoons, including Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego,...

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OMG! Activision and Nickelodeon developing a game based on iCarly

How to fully enjoy this post: 1. Grab the nearest preteen girl. (If you're not in your home, please ask permission before grabbing random preteens.) 2. Insert earplugs. 3. Tell the aforementioned girl that Activision is making a video game for Wii and DS with Nickelodeon based on the network's...

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VH1 and Nickelodeon join PlayStation Store, first episode of KINGS free

The PlayStation Network video service has been open for about eight months now, and it continues to grow. Users will find an expanded selection today, with two new partners joining the service: VH1 and Nickelodeon. Now PS3 and PSP owners will be able to download Avatar, iCarly, Invader Zim,...

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Casual game companies confident about their chances in the recession

Casualgaming.biz asked a who's who of casual games about how they felt the business would get by during the current financial horribleness. As it turns out, the polled companies expect to either weather the crisis or even benefit from it. A representative for PopCap said "When economic times are...

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CES 2009: MTV Networks adding 2000 hours of programming to PS Store

The PlayStation Network Video Delivery Service will be getting a big boost from a new partner: MTV Networks. While MTV Networks includes the well-known "music" channel, it also includes VH1, Nickelodeon, COMEDY CENTRAL, Spike, Logo, CMT, The N, TV Land and Atom. Some shows to be added to the...

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EA's Board of Directors breathes in Oxygen founder

Geraldine Laybourne, the founder of women's cable television channel Oxygen, has joined the Board of Directors at Electronic Arts. Prior to creating television programs that pander to the fairer sex, Laybourne also worked for Nickelodeon, where she was instrumental in launching the station's window...

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New release dates for THQ games including Lock's Quest

Gamefly's DS listings have been updated with a bunch of tentative release dates. A bunch of them are THQ games, leading us to believe that the rental service received some kind of communication from the publisher -- which makes the dates more believable. Lock's Quest, the new...

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THQ announces a bunch of Nickelodeon stuff, for good reason

THQ has announced that their longtime Nickelodeon licensing agreement has resulted in $1 billion in sales and 50 million games sold. That goes a long way towards explaining why they think it's a good idea to release a game based on The Naked Brothers Band (though we would have preferred the Naked...

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THQ's Nickelodeon games surpass $1 billion in sales

Hell, we imagine, might be a place where you're forced to plug The Naked Brothers Band art assets into the Random Kids Game Generator® year after year in the labyrinthine basement of some corporate complex, right until the bros age into drug-riddled obscurity and it's onto the next new thing to...

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