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LucasArts Unleashes Force

Variety reports that LucasArts’ new addition to the Star Wars videogame franchise, “Star Wars: The Force Unleashed” is selling like hotcakes.  In its first five days, it sold an astounding 1.5 million units worldwide. Strong debut makes it the fastest-selling … Continue reading

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EA Ends Bid on Take-Two

Variety reports that Electronic Arts has ended its bid on Take-Two Interactive, the publisher of the wildly popular “Grand Theft Auto” video game series.  EA has pursued Take-Two intermittently over the past year and a half, but their offer of … Continue reading

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“Madden NFL ’09″ Released; EA shares jump

The Hollywood Reporter says Electronic Arts’ company shares went up 2.2% on the release day of “Madden NFL ’09″. That’s because it’s one of the biggest, best selling games in videogame history with over 70 million units sold and counting. … Continue reading

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New Perspective in California

Perspective Studios is a New York based animation house that just announced it’s going bi-coastal. The studio will open its doors in Santa Monica, and will provide mocap services for television, feature films, video games and commercials. According to the … Continue reading

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Grand Theft Auto Sales Cause Some to Question the Validity of Next-Gen Systems

Prior to the release of “Grand Theft Auto IV” analysts had predicted a large increase in hardware sales which usually accompanies a high profile game like “Grand Theft Auto:IV”. However, this has not happened. While “Grand Theft Auto IV” was … Continue reading

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What Recession? Games Sales Jump in March

Variety reports that videogames jumped 57 percent in U.S. sales in the month of March, mainly due to the stellar sales of Nintendo games and systems. Video game software sales jumped 63 percent from March 2007 to $945.6 million, blowing … Continue reading

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