April 27, 2009

GameDaily BIZ Newsletter for April 27, 2009

Filed under: Video games — hypeplug @ 5:02 pm

Today on GameDaily BIZ

Monday, April 27, 2009

Midway May Be Purchased by Warner Bros.

Posted: 04/27/2009 11:44:00

The deal would make a lot of sense, considering how much Warner wants to establish a foothold in the gaming sphere and how desperate Midway is for a buyer.

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Take-Two’s Gary Dale Appointed CEO of Realtime Worlds

Posted: 04/27/2009 11:24:00

Only a few months after quitting Take-Two, Gary Dale is now heading up Crackdown developer Realtime Worlds.

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Konami Pulls Out of Fallujah

Posted: 04/27/2009 11:13:00

The public relations casualties proved too much for Konami to bear, so they’re no longer publishing Six Days in Fallujah.

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Eidos to Remain Separate Brand Under Square Enix

Posted: 04/27/2009 10:35:00

Nope, no crazy ‘Square Enix Eidos’ name for the holdings company. Phil Rogers will stay on as CEO of Eidos.

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Industry Movers: ESA, Sega, Warner Bros and More

Posted: 04/26/2009 22:01:00

This week in Movers the ESA lost its head of government relations, Sega Entertainment U.S.A. appointed a COO and President, WBIE hired a U.K. PR manager, and Quick Hit added to …

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Nothing’s Shocking For Rock Band

Posted: 04/24/2009 17:08:00

The second and perhaps most famous album by Jane’s Addiction will be available for download on the Rock Band Music Store next week.

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Empire Interactive Crumbles

Posted: 04/24/2009 15:06:00

The U.K. publisher of nearly two decades has gone into administration and will be liquifying all of its assets.

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Guitar Hero: Van Halen Listed on GameStop

Posted: 04/24/2009 13:55:00

Fans of Guitar Hero have got it bad, they’re hot for Van Halen! The legendary hard rock group looks to be the next to have a Guitar Hero game made about them.

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Guild Wars Sells Six Million in Four Years

Posted: 04/24/2009 12:51:00

The free-to-play-online action RPG has sold millions of copies across its various releases, something its creators are celebrating.

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