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Sony and LG end Blu-ray legal dispute news news

Sony and LG end Blu-ray legal dispute

Sony and LG have signed a new cross-licensing deal, ending a legal tussle over rights to Blu-ray technology, Reuters reports.

Publish date Posted 10:36am at 11 Aug 2011
Sony drops approval process for PS2 games news news

Sony drops approval process for PS2 games

Makes it cheaper to get games released on the platform.

Publish date Posted 1:11pm at 29 Oct 2008
Sony acquires MotorStorm and Pursuit Force devs news news

Sony acquires MotorStorm and Pursuit Force devs

Evolution Studios and Bigbig Studios join SCE Worldwide Studios.

Publish date Posted 11:40am at 20 Sep 2007
Take-Two caught up in Ghost Rider lawsuit news news

Take-Two caught up in Ghost Rider lawsuit

Take-Two, Columbia Tristar, Marvel and many more named in Ghost Rider copyright infringement suit.

1 Publish date Posted 11:22am at 11 Apr 2007
New casual video games label news news

New casual video games label

JoWooD Productions has announced the launch a new casual games label called G-Stars.

Publish date Posted 10:02am at 07 Dec 2006
40 million PS2s sold across Europe news news

40 million PS2s sold across Europe

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has announced that 40 million PlayStation 2 consoles have been sold across Europe and PAL territories.

1 Publish date Posted 12:37pm at 09 Nov 2006
Clover Studio to close in March 2007 news news

Clover Studio to close in March 2007

Capcom has announced plans to close down the studio responsible for Okami, Viewtiful Joe and God Hand.

1 Publish date Posted 11:41am at 12 Oct 2006
MTV acquires Guitar Hero developer news news

MTV acquires Guitar Hero developer

MTV Networks has acquired Guitar Hero developer Harmonix for a fee of $175 million.

2 Publish date Posted 11:01am at 25 Sep 2006
Koch Media to distribute Dirge of Cerberus news news

Koch Media to distribute Dirge of Cerberus

Koch Media has struck a deal with Square Enix to distribute its upcoming PS2 action title Dirge of Cerberus.

Publish date Posted 4:08pm at 19 Sep 2006
PlayStation 2 cut to £95 news news

PlayStation 2 cut to £95

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has announced that the PlayStation 2 will drop to only £95 from August 23.

Publish date Posted 2:37pm at 21 Aug 2006
Guitar Hero developer cost Activision around $100M news news

Guitar Hero developer cost Activision around $100M

It has been revealed that Activision's acquisition of Guitar Hero developer RedOctane cost the publisher $99.9 million.

3 Publish date Posted 3:40pm at 11 Aug 2006
DC Studios closes its Scottish doors news news

DC Studios closes its Scottish doors

The State of Emergency 2 developer has closed its Scottish studio, with 29 staff being made redundant.

Publish date Posted 11:45am at 06 Jun 2006
Capcom posts improved profits news news

Capcom posts improved profits

Despite the industry going through a transition period, Capcom has released its year-end financials, posting gains for the year.

1 Publish date Posted 12:39pm at 24 May 2006
Activision buys Guitar Hero publisher RedOctane news news

Activision buys Guitar Hero publisher RedOctane

Activision has announced its acquisition of the video game publisher RedOctane, the publisher of the acclaimed Guitar Hero.

Publish date Posted 4:24pm at 09 May 2006
Eidos to distribute Justice League Heroes news news

Eidos to distribute Justice League Heroes

Warner Bros. and Eidos have signed an agreement for the European and North American distribution of Justice League Heroes.

1 Publish date Posted 2:42pm at 03 May 2006