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Paramount won't use 'Section 8' name, TimeGate drops suit

We were just getting geared up for a protracted legal cat fight between developer TimeGate and movie studio Paramount over the rights to the name "Section 8" ... but the whole thing fizzled nearly before it began. If you'll remember, TimeGate claimed that it shared the name of its FPS with...

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TimeGate sues Paramount for using Section 8 name

We know that legal squabbles can be a little dry, but a new conflict between Section 8 creator TimeGate and Paramount at least has an interesting story behind it to spice things up. According to a suit recently filed by TimeGate, the two companies met several times to discuss business opportunities...

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GDC09: Star Trek DAC details (and no, we don't know what it stands for)

We caught up with Benjamin Hoyt, senior producer at Paramount Digital Entertainment, David Baronoff, associate producer on the new Trek film and Bad Robot workerbee, and Joshua Glazer, CTO from developer Naked Sky Entertainment to talk about all things Star Trek DAC. We didn't get any juicy...

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Rumor: Star Trek DAC releasing in May

A game based on the upcoming Star Trek reboot will apparently hit retail (virtual?) shelves this May. Discovered by TrekMovie.com, an insert going into the Star Trek Season One Blu-ray release announces Star Trek DAC. There is no further information on ParamountPictures.com/games (it just bounces...

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Paramount hires new video game executive

Paramount recently announced the hiring of John Kavanagh, as the senior vice president of video games, at the company. Kavanagh's position will have him overseeing the development and licensing of titles based on the studio's films. He replaces Sandi Isaacs, who left late last year. Kavanagh's...

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Paramount searching for new games pimp

Dear Mr. Paramount, Recently it has come to my attention that Paramount is looking for a new executive to lead its gaming initiative. Although I assume that holding the lucrative Saturday Night Fever and Mean Girls gaming licenses means you've received a countless amount of quality resumes, the...

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Paramount searching for new games honcho

Paramount is in search of a new executive to head its gaming initiative. Variety reports that the studio is currently looking for someone to replace the outgoing VP of interactive and mobile, Sandi Isaacs. The movie industry site speculates that Paramount is trying to get a high-profile gaming...

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EA dates Godfather 2 for February 2009

EA has opened the briefcase on Godfather 2, revealing that the sequel you can't refuse will ship for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC in February 2009. EA also shed a bit more detail on the previously revealed "Don's View," which promises to kiss the gameplay with a touch of strategy. Here you'll build...

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Mario Puzo's son sues Paramount over The Godfather game

With the news that a second The Godfather game is in the works, Mario Puzo's son, Anthony, is none too pleased with the first game. We can only imagine how he feels about a sequel, considering he's suing Paramount over promised royalties from the first game, which were apparently never paid to the...

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Puzo's son sues Paramount for Godfather game money

Anthony Puzo (son of Godfather author Mario Puzo) is going to the mattresses with Paramount for neglecting to pay the Puzo estate the slice of profits from Godfather: The Game that they say they're owed. According to a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles yesterday, the family is claiming at least $1...

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