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'Khyber Strike' DLC now available for Ghost Recon

Ubisoft has released the "Khyber Strike" DLC pack for its Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, adding a 10 level cap increase, three new multiplayer maps (Switchback, Palace, and Transit), and a new Guerilla mode map named Village to the proceedings. There's also a brand new multiplayer mode named...

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Nexon bids for EA takeover, everyone says it's very unlikely

You know Nexon, right? The South Korean MMO company that made Maple Story and ... uh ... Everplanet ... and stuff? Anyway, Nexon is a pretty big deal on the other side of the Pacific Ocean. Such a big deal, in fact, that it's looking at buying out some of its rivals, apparently including EA. MK...

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Konami taking full control of Hudson

Konami is in the process of making Hudson a wholly-owned subsidiary through a stock swap. The Metal Gear Solid and Castlevania publisher currently owns a little over 50 percent of the company Bomberman built. Hudson's stock will be delisted and its CEO replaced at the end of Konami's fiscal year on...

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THQ takeover talk causes stock bump

THQ's stock jumped up a solid 13 percent yesterday over whispers that the publisher is in a takeover company's line of sight. Optimism has recently surrounded the once fumbling publisher, as it pulled off a couple retail successes and has put on a good show with some surprisingly frank talk about...

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Analyst rabble-rousing: 'Chatter' suggests Apple eyeing EA takeover

Let's take this one super slow, okay? There is analyst talk that Apple -- that iPhone company -- may be considering a takeover of Electronic Arts. Investor Guy Adami notes there is "chatter" about the move, according to The Street. Meanwhile, TechNewsWorld reports Parks Associates VP Kurt Scherf...

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Eidos stays independent following Square Enix acquisition

Despite having all of its hit points gobbled up by Square Enix, Eidos still expects to remain autonomous of its new parent company, saying in a press release that Eidos will continue to function as "an independent operation, as a wholly-owned subsidiary" of the role-playing giant. To drive this...

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Court approves Square Enix buyout of Eidos

We're really beginning to understand why more corporate buyouts don't happen. It was reported yesterday that a court has approved the Square Enix purchase of Eidos -- the third and (hopefully) final approval the Japanese publishing house needs before officially acquiring UK-based Eidos. According...

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Square Enix to buy out Eidos in May

Eidos and Square Enix have agreed upon terms for the proposed buyout of Eidos's share capital by the Japanese publisher. Eidos shareholders are "expected to approve the deal" later this month, according to MCV, which suggests that a growing number have seen the light (where "the light" means "Square...

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Square Enix acquires more Eidos stock

Square Enix is working its way around Eidos' sphere grid of stock holders and leveling up for, what appears to be, its inevitable takeover of the British publisher. GI.biz reports that two major Eidos investors have sold 11.13 percent of the publisher's total stock to the Moogle master at 32 pence...

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Square Enix behind Eidos takeover bid

Dear Diary, I've finally learned the identity of the man I've come to describe as "my secret admirer," or "my irritating stalker" whenever he attempts to serenade me with one of those dreadful J-pop ditties. You know ... this revelation explains his questionable taste in high-pitched music, not to...

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