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Disney acquires Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion, LucasArts included

Disney has just announced its purchase of Lucasfilm Limited, the umbrella corporation responsible for all things Star Wars, Indiana Jones and pretty much anything else George Lucas has ever had his hand in. The purchase will set ol' Walt back $4.05 billion. Industrial Light & Magic, Skywalker S...

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Lauder's purchase of OnLive totaled just $4.8 million

When venture capitalist group Lauder Partners, LLC purchased and reformed OnLive back in August, it did so for $4.8 million, according to a letter to OnLive's creditors obtained by Polygon and the San Jose Mercury News. The company's blue-light special asking price was due in part to its $18.7 mill...

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UK game retailer claims 7,500 souls with a legal agreement prank

Don't think about it, just answer: Do you really read all of those agreements and legal texts that you need to scroll through when installing a game, signing up for a service or buying something online? Really? 7,500 people either don't, or they don't care about their eternal salvation, because UK ...

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Retro XBLA games must be repurchased for the Xbox Game Room

Bad news for those of you who have picked up some classic arcade titles on Xbox Live and can't wait to play them in Microsoft's new Game Room: It looks like you will have to repurchase anything you want to play with your avatar in the 3D environment. Game Informer learned this recently from a Micro...

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Rumor: Warner Bros. wants Codemasters

It appears that Codemasters could become a paid-for adopted sibling in the Warner Bros. Interactive family, if a VG247 article is to be believed. Meanwhile, a follow-up report by GI.biz indicates that a Codemasters rep declined to comment, saying, "Everything is fine here." Indeed! In some ways, we...

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GameFly purchases Shacknews

Online game rental service GameFly has purchased Shacknews and its related websites, including FileShack. Shacknews announced GameFly plans to maintain the sites and even bolster with "additional resources." With an understanding that recent takeovers of beloved editorial institutions haven't gone...

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Wii Warm Up: Worn around the edges

How do you feel about buying used games? We've found there's actually quite a split amongst gamers: some folks just don't buy used games from stores (but will buy them from individuals), some won't buy them at all, while others never seem to pick up anything new. Of course, that last could be due to...

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Wii Warm Up: By the numbers

After some of the responses to yesterday's morning question, we thought it might be time to revisit something we've asked before: how many Wii games have you purchased? If you include renting and borrowing, how many have you played? Of course, this leads us to also ask ... how many "big" games (defi...

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DS Daily: Raw numbers

As the end of the year approaches, it's time to take stock. How many games do you think you bought this year? Maybe you know the exact total, or maybe you can only estimate -- either way, we want to know! Do you think it was more than you bought last year, or less? Now just think about all the money...

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Wii Warm Up: On the fence

There are some games that we'll buy without a second thought. Even if times are tight, we'll make sure they end up in our collection somehow. Games cost money, though, and since we're not rich, we just can't buy them all. Therefore, we sometimes waiver over a game, or two, or ten. Which present and ...

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