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JULY 22, 2008 • Autodesk has been a leading software tools provider since it was founded back in 1982.  Over the years, Autodesk has expanded its game tool software portfolio through a series of acquisitions. In February of this year, Autodesk announced it was purchasing Kynogon SA, a Paris-based provider of artificial intelligence middleware for the video game industry.  The acquisition was finalized in May and Kynogon was folded into the newly created Game…..
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WALL*E Set For Arabic Markets

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JULY 4, 2008 • WALL*E is the first Xbox 360, PS3 or PSP title to be localized for the Arabic market. Based on the Disney Pixar film, the THQ UK title is being distributed in the Middle East by Pluto Games. The accessibility of the content made the game a good bet for distribution in Middle East territori…..
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Take-Two In Talks With Ubisoft

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JUNE 10, 2008 • While Take-Two Interactive’s board of directors holds out for a better cash offer from Electronic Arts, Forbes magazine speculated that the former is negotiating with another takeover suitor: Ubisoft. During a June 5 financial conference call, Take-Two chairman Strauss Zelnick admitted he had held discussions with other interested parties. Ubisoft declined to comment. Impact: Ubisoft has a better reputation for working with acqu…..
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Queensland Games

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APRIL 5, 2008 • Game development has become a true global business and hit games come from all around the world. However, there are a few hot spots where developers tend to congregate. In many cases this is because regional governments provide support mechanisms to help incubate a local technology commu…..
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Dawn of War II Sells

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MARCH 7, 2008 • THQ got some much needed good news with reports of brisk sales of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II. The PC title raced ahead to the top of computer game charts. With estimates of selling 300,000 units at retail in the U.S., in the U.K., th…..
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The Magical Kingdom 2.0

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NOV. 5, 2007 • While the game industry always prides itself on being at the forefront of technological development, nowadays some old-line media companies are just as capable of driving innovation. Corporations such as The Walt Disney Co., have weathered several technological c…..
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