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Canadas Original Mobile Film Festival Returns to the Small Screen; Mobifest Toronto 2007 Presented on Treo Smartphones Now Open for Entries at www.mobifest.net
Finalists Screening and Awards Event to Take Place on Nov. 20, 2007 at Toronto's Isabel Bader Theater TORONTO, Sept. 25 - - Mobifest Toronto, presented on Treo(TM) smartphones, today announced a call for entries and shared event details surrounding the second annual mobile film festival. Created to recognize excellence and innovation in ...

Whats the Most Famous One-Liner of All Time?
Public Gets the Chance to Vote from the 2007 Top 10 List of 'Contenders'     BOSTON, Sept. 25 // -- Ask any movie or TV buff what their favorite one-liner is and you're bound to hear such quips as "I coulda been a contender," "I'll be back" and "Is that your final answer." They're unforgettable lines that linger long after the show is over. ...

WorldNow Launches New Websites for Lin TV
Eleven Station Websites are Added to Current Partnership With WorldNow for     Web Publishing, Video and Sales Services     NEW YORK, Sept. 25 // -- WorldNow, a leading provider of Internet technology, content and revenue solutions for over 300 local media websites, announced today that eleven new station websites for ...

Playlogic and Ignition Sign Publishing and Distribution Agreement for North America
Xyanide Resurrection (PS2) and Obscure: The Aftermath (PC, PS2, Wii) to be     released in North America early 2008.     AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Sept. 25 Today, Playlogic Entertainment, Inc. New York City, USA (OTC Bulletin Board: PLGC) announced it has signed a publishing and distribution agreement with Ignition ...

D-BOX and Audiokinetic(R) to Create a Software Tool to Include Movement Effects in Video Games
LONGUEUIL, QC, Sept. 26 - - D-BOX Technologies Inc. (TSX-V: DBO.A), a leading supplier of motion technology for immersive home entertainment systems, today announced that it has signed a joint-development agreement with Audiokinetic(R) for the creation of a software tool to be used by video game developers to create and embed D-BOX motion effects in their ...

Eidos Announces North American Street Date for Kane & Lynch: Dead Men
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 26 // -- Eidos Interactive, one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, today announced that the highly anticipated new action shooter crime-drama, Kane & Lynch: Dead Men will be available in stores beginning Nov. 20, 2007 throughout North America. The title is developed by the award winning team at IO ...

Nintendos Popular Brain Age 2 Pops Up in Unlikely Places
People Everywhere Find the Brain-Training Game Engaging     REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 27 // -- Hair salons, RV shows and shopping malls might not be the first places you think of when it's time to exercise your brain. But that's exactly where Nintendo is showing off the brain-training abilities of its new Brain Age(TM) 2: More Training ...

Emergent Game Technologies Chooses GlobalLogic for Global Product Development
Names GlobalLogic Preferred Development Partner     VIENNA, Va., Oct. 1 // -- Emergent Game Technologies has chosen GlobalLogic, Inc., the leader in global product development, as its preferred software development partner. Emergent is the single source for all the tools developers need to build, test, manage and expand interactive games. ...

Sony Computer Entertainment America and Future US Announce the Creation of PlayStation(R): The Official Magazine
Future US to Publish First Monthly Issue in Time for Holidays     FOSTER CITY, Calif., Oct. 1 // -- Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) and Future US, Inc, the leading publisher of cutting-edge special interest magazines and websites, today announced that they have agreed to terms to publish PlayStation(R): The Official Magazine. The ...

Nintendo Invites Everyone to Spend Some Time With Deep New Zelda Game
The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass Marks Series' Debut on Nintendo DS     REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 1 // -- Today's launch of The Legend of Zelda(R): Phantom Hourglass for Nintendo DS(TM) marks the arrival of perhaps the deepest, richest story ever to appear on a hand-held video game system. The game requires players to fill up the Phantom Hourglass ...

Limelight Networks Announces Industry-Leading Infrastructure and Services for Adobe Flash Player Video Media Delivery
Newly Deployed Infrastructure Features Numerous Industry Firsts, Delivers     Breakthrough Levels of Performance, Scalability, Reliability and Flexibility for Global Delivery of Adobe Flash Player Video Media Content     TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 2 Limelight Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: LLNW) today announced the latest version of its global ...

Nintendo Goes Green with Environmental Game and 500 Trees
Chibi-Robo: Park Patrol for Nintendo DS Shows Kids How to be Green     REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 2 Nintendo is on a mission to make some locations -- both virtual and real -- a little greener. In honor of today's launch of Chibi-Robo(TM): Park Patrol for the portable Nintendo DS(TM), Nintendo is offering 500 tree seedlings to kids who want to help ...

NBA 08 Takes Center Court and Brings Authentic Basketball Action Exclusively for PlayStation(R)3, PlayStation(R)2 and PSP(R) (PlayStation(R)Portable)
Latest Titles Tip-Off the Season With Distinct Hoop Experiences Offering High-Definition Graphics, Player Customization, Mini-Games, and A Look     Inside the NBA with 'The Life'     FOSTER CITY, Calif., Oct. 2 // -- Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (SCEA) announced today the launch of NBA 08, ...

Limelight Networks Gathers Leading Rich Media Companies at Digital Media 2010
Executives from Fox Interactive Media, MTV Networks, Brightcove, Adobe, Microsoft and Over a Dozen Other Leading Rich Media Thought Leaders are     Among Speakers for Limelight Networks' Inaugural Summit     TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 2 Limelight Networks (Nasdaq: LLNW), a leading content delivery network for digital media, ...

Eidos Partners With Playboy and Fox Interactive Media for Kane & Lynch: Dead Men
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 2 // -- Eidos Interactive, one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, today announced a partnership with Playboy, the premier online destination for men, and Fox Interactive Media to launch a Cyber Search for the ideal female to accompany the upcoming Eidos video game Kane & Lynch: Dead ...

Global Entertainment Phenomenon Halo 3 Records More Than $300 Million in First-Week Sales Worldwide
Xbox 360 console sales more than doubled; nearly 3 million gamers play     online via Xbox LIVE.     REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 4 Interactive entertainment will never be the same, with the launch of one title that has changed the way the world thinks about video games. "Halo(R) 3" has captured the attention of ...

Microsoft and Bungie Studios to Evolve Relationship
Companies to forge new long-term relationship.     REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 5 Microsoft Corp. today announced a plan for Bungie Studios, the developers of the "Halo(R)" franchise, to embark on a path to become an independent company. Microsoft will retain an equity interest in Bungie, at the same time continuing its long-standing ...

Sony Computer Entertainment America Announces In-Game Advertising Business Unit
Industry Veteran Darlene Kindler Joins Company as Director of Network     Advertising     FOSTER CITY, Calif., Oct. 8 // -- Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) Inc. today announced the creation of a new in-game advertising business unit. The company also announced that Darlene Kindler, a 25-year ...

BioWare Corp. Named One of Canadas Top 100 Employers
Leading Video Game Developer Provides One of the Best Places for Industry Talent EDMONTON, Oct. 9 - - BioWare Corp. is honored to announce that it has been recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers. "This award is a tremendous honor for BioWare. One of our studio's core values is Quality in our Workplace: creating a great place to work for ...

Folklore(TM) Delivers the Perfect Blend of Mystery and Adventure on PLAYSTATION(R)3 (PS3(TM))
New Action-Adventure Title Provides Unique Tilt-Motion Combat, Vibrant     Realms and Creatures and Mysterious In-Depth Storyline     FOSTER CITY, Calif., Oct. 9 // -- Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (SCEA) announced today the North American release of Folklore(TM) available exclusively for PLAYSTATION(R)3 ...

Whos Making Games for Nintendo Systems? Everyone!
Nintendo Unveils its Incredible Lineup of Games for the Holidays and Beyond     REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 11 // -- Wii(TM) and Nintendo DS(TM) continue to appeal to every kind of consumer. As Nintendo's list of upcoming games demonstrates, Nintendo has a game or experience for everyone, no matter their taste, age or video game playing acumen. Wii games like ...

Spyro the Dragon to Scorch Wendys Restaurants This Fall
Popular Sierra Entertainment Franchise Featured in Nationwide Kid's Meal     Promotion     LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12 // -- Sierra Entertainment, a division of Vivendi Games, today announced a nationwide promotion with Wendy's, coinciding with the launch of The Legend of Spyro: The Eternal ...

Nintendos Flash Focus Offers a New Vision for Video Games
Fun Eye Exercises Challenge Hand-Eye Coordination, Peripheral Vision     REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 15 // -- The new Flash Focus(TM): Vision Training in Minutes a Day is like nothing you've ever seen before. Just as Nintendo's brain-training games gave your gray matter a workout, Flash Focus aims to train users' eyes in areas like hand-eye ...

Sierra Entertainment Storms Retail Shelves Nationwide Today With New Tactical Shooter SWAT: Target Liberty
SWAT: Target Liberty Protects and Serves the Streets of New York City In an     All New PlayStation Portable System Exclusive     LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16 // -- Sierra Entertainment, a division of Vivendi Games, announced today that SWAT(R): Target Liberty, a 3rd person tactical shooter game, shipped to stores nationwide. ...

Do Wii Have the Right Moves to Score a Knockout?
Victorious Boxers: Revolution Now Available for the Wii(TM)     TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 16 // -- XSEED Games today announced that it has shipped Victorious Boxers: Revolution to retailers across North America. A challenging, intense boxing title exclusively for the Wii home video game system, Victorious Boxers: Revolution offers the best ...

Mad Catz Secures Extended License to Produce NBA Controllers and Related Accessories
- Multi-Year Agreement Allows Mad Catz to Produce Customized NBA Team Controllers and Accessories for All Current Generation Consoles - SAN DIEGO, October 17 - - Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (AMEX/TSX: MCZ), a leading third-party interactive entertainment accessory provider, announced today that it has entered into a new license agreement with the ...

BioWare Corp. Named One of Canadas Top 10 Best Companies to Work For
EDMONTON, Oct. 17 - - BioWare Corp. is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of "Financial Post's 10 Best Companies to Work For (2008)." The competition is organized by Mediacorp Canada Inc., the nation's largest publisher of employment guides and job-hunting periodicals. Each winner is selected by the editors of the "Canada's Top 100 ...

Eidos Announces Availability of Tomb Raider: Anniversary 360
North American Launch Dates Set For Retail and Downloadable Versions     REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 17 // -- Eidos Interactive Ltd., part of SCi Entertainment Group, one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, is pleased to confirm that Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Anniversary for the Xbox 360(TM) video game and ...

BioWare Corp. Named One of Canadas Top 10 Best Companies to Work For
EDMONTON, Oct. 17 // - BioWare Corp. is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of "Financial Post's 10 Best Companies to Work For (2008)." The competition is organized by Mediacorp Canada Inc., the nation's largest publisher of employment guides and job-hunting periodicals. Each winner is selected by the editors of the "Canada's Top 100 Employers" ...

Sony Computer Entertainment America announces new 40GB PLAYSTATION(R)3 (PS3(TM)) configuration and price reduction of current 80GB model
New 40GB Model to be available in North America on November 2nd for $399; Effective Immediately, 80GB PS3 to be priced at $499 FOSTER CITY, CA, Oct. 18 - - Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (SCEA) today announced plans to introduce a new 40GB model of its PLAYSTATION(R)3 (PS3(TM)) computer entertainment system. Beginning November 2nd, to further ...

Sony Computer Entertainment America Announces New 40GB Playstation(R)3 (PS3(TM)) Configuration and Price Reduction Of Current 80GB Model
New 40GB Model to be Available in North America on November 2nd for $399;     Effective Immediately, 80GB PS3 to be Priced at $499     FOSTER CITY, Calif., Oct. 18 Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (SCEA) today announced plans to introduce a new 40GB model of its PLAYSTATION(R)3 (PS3(TM)) computer entertainment ...

Battlestar Galactica(TM) Interactive Game Release Dates Set
Battlestar Galactica: Razor Flashback Clips Available on SCIFI.com     LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18 // -- Sierra Online, a division of Vivendi Games, has set release dates for Battlestar Galactica(TM), an action-packed, space combat interactive game based on the popular television series produced by Universal Media Studios and airing on SCI FI Channel. ...

Sierra Entertainment and Double Fine Productions Unearth Ancient Tome and Decrypt Brutal Legend(TM)
Early Translation Reveals The Most Righteous and Epic Fable of Massive     Music, Apocalyptic War, and Brutal Action... Ever     LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19 // -- Sierra Entertainment, a division of Vivendi Games, revealed today the discovery and initial findings of Brutal Legend(TM). Guided by sacred power chords and blessed ...

GreatLifeStories Passes the 1000-Story Milepost
Incredible Untold True Stories Are Being Posted Daily as the 'Ken Burns Effect' Inspires the Silent Generation to Speak Out About Their Lives     SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 22 // -- Just one month after introduction of GreatLifeStories, this free web site now contains more than 1000 unique stories from people all across America, and is growing ...

Distributive Networks Named Great Place To Work By Washingtonian Magazine
WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /-USNewswire/ -- Mobile content and platform provider Distributive Networks today announced it has been named a "Great Place To Work" for 2007 in the current issue of Washingtonian Magazine. It marks the first time the company, which was founded in 2004, has received this distinction.     Published bi-annually since 1999, the ...

Hong Kong Raid Nets 10,000 Products Used to Play Pirated Nintendo Software
High Court Intervenes to Stop Distribution, Freeze Assets     REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 22 // -- At Nintendo's request, the Hong Kong High Court has intervened to help stop a global distribution operation involving game copying devices and modification chips ("mod chips") that violate its copyrights and trademarks in the Nintendo DS(TM) and ...

Zen Studios Finds Business Harmony with Flashman Studios and Reverb Communications
Videogame Veterans to Support Zen's Publishing and Development Divisions     SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22 // -- Zen Studios, a videogame developer and digital publisher based in Budapest, Hungary, announced today that it has hired Reverb Communications, Inc., a veteran marketing and public relations agency. Reverb joins with Flashman Studios, a ...

Majesco Entertainment Announces Cooking Mama World Kitchen For Wii(TM) is Now Available
Latest Offering in the Multi-Million Selling Franchise Includes Wealth of New Features EDISON, N.J., Nov. 18 Majesco Entertainment Company (Nasdaq: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, today announced that Cooking Mama World Kitchen for Wii(TM) is now available at retail stores nationwide. Developed by Cooking Mama Limited, the second ...

Activision Publishings Big League Sports Available Now for Nintendo Wii(TM)
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 21 Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today Big League Sports for the Wii(TM) has hit retail shelves in North America. Developed by Koolhaus Games exclusively for Wii, the game is all about putting players right into the action in the most thrilling situations in their favorite sports. There are multiple disciplines to ...

Yoursphere.com - Contest For Teen and Tween Writers!
DAVIS, Calif., Nov. 20 // -- Yoursphere.com -- the teen network that puts Internet safety first-announces the Yoursphere Young Editors Contest for teens and tweens ages 9-18. Ever wanted to earn money to write about what you love? Here's your chance! The contest asks a simple question: What's your passion? Love reading comic books, playing piano or ...

Xbox 360 Survey Reveals
REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 24 A tough economy is casting a shadow over many people's gift-giving list right now, providing a question mark as to how they will spend their hard-earned cash this holiday season. To better understand how America's shopping and entertainment habits are evolving this year, Microsoft Corp. collaborated with Ipsos(1) and StrategyOne(2) to ...

Lycos Presents Its 9th Annual List of the Most Popular Toys & Video Games This Holiday Season, Based on Web Search Activity
Apple's iPod Trumps Poker as the Most-Searched Toy of 2008 Barbie Continues Reign as Most Popular Doll; Gaming Consoles see Big Comeback led by Wii; Vespa Scooter, Most Popular Grown-up Toy New in 2008: KOTA the Triceratops, Fisher Price New Elmo Live, & Bakugan Battle Brawlers WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 25 // -- Lycos, Inc. (www.lycos.com), a leading ...

Breaking Borders: A Unique WWII Story Told from a Jewish-Polish Soldiers Perspective
NEW YORK, Nov. 26 // -- Much has been written of World War II from the perspective of the American and British soldier. It is rare to find a book written from the perspective of a soldier from occupied Europe, let alone a Jewish soldier. "Breaking Borders" (published by iUniverse - http://www.iuniverse.com), Alexander Harris' autobiography, tells the story of his ...

Sony Computer Entertainment America Gives Reason to Stay Warm this Winter with Titles for PLAYSTATION(R)3 Computer Entertainment System, PSP(R) (PlayStation(R)Portable) System, and PlayStation(R)2 System
FOSTER CITY, Calif., Nov. 28 // -- Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (SCEA) today unveiled comprehensive line up of software for PLAYSTATION(R)3 (PS3(TM)), PSP(R) (PlayStation(R)Portable), and PlayStation(R)2 available during the 2008 holiday season. With 19 titles from SCEA and limited edition hardware bundles providing great consumer value, PlayStation aims ...

SingStar(R) Lets You Be the Dancing Queen This Holiday Season With SingStar(R) ABBA
FOSTER CITY, Calif., Dec. 2 // -- Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (SCEA) today announced the release of this season's latest SingStar(R) sensation, SingStar(R) ABBA, available for both the PLAYSTATION(R)3 (PS3(TM)) and the PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment systems. An essential part of any SingStar fan's collection, SingStar ABBA expands the ...

Giving the Gift of Health This Holiday Season
Ideas from U-M physician include economical options ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 1 /-USNewswire/ -- A bottle of cologne, a new pair of pajamas or a video game are all quick and easy gifts to buy and wrap for the upcoming holiday season. But this year, why not give something more healthy and beneficial to a loved one? Why not give the gift of health? ...

Solving the Annual Gift Dilemma for Boomers and Tweens (And Everyone Else on Your List)
HUDSON, Ohio, Dec. 1 // -- Stumped? Psst...want to know the secret to finding the perfect gift for boomers and tweens? Tap into their love of classic rock. From The Beatles Monopoly Game to a book that explores the Greatest Album Covers of All Times, What on Earth (www.whatonearthcatalog.com) suggests a collection of easy-on-the-wallet yet thoughtful gifts that reflect pop ...

Wii and Nintendo DS Owners Unite! Square Enix Announces
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 // -- Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of Square Enix(R) interactive entertainment products in North America, announced today that FINAL FANTASY(R) CRYSTAL CHRONICLES(R): Echoes of Time(TM) will be released for both Wii(TM) and Nintendo DS(TM) in Spring 2009. Players can choose to play alone or with friends, whenever and however they ...

SPACE INVADERS GET EVEN Launches Today
Earthlings Beware! Players Take Charge of the Invader Ship in an All-New SPACE INVADERS Experience for WiiWare LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 // -- TAITO Corporation (TAITO(TM)), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., announced today that SPACE INVADERS GET EVEN(TM) is now available via WiiWare(TM), Nintendo's downloadable games service. ...

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