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Gaming Podcast 191: Puppy Mill of Games

September 28th, 2010 · 8 Comments

This week we’ve got all three hosts back to get down to business. This was a full show with lots of content from news, to flashbacks and listener game ideas. We didn’t get a history segment this week, we just had two much information to cover. Here is the news for the week: Activision CEO […]

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Ghostbusters Benefits From Activision Banishing

February 10th, 2009 · No Comments

Bad economic times mingled with company acquisition spells disaster for many game titles but the story ends well, we hope, for Ghostbusters. The game was slated for a Holloween release, last year, but was given the boot by Vivendi when they merged Activision and Blizzard. There is only so much room for projects and management […]

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Phil Harrison’s Building a 100 Million Dollar Franchise

December 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Once upon a time, Activision Blizzards CEO Bobby Kotick kicked a few franchises to the curb: Riddick and Ghostbusters. No doubt, this was a result of the Activision and Blizzard merger requiring some resources to the merged together while others were cut from the lineup. Phil Harrison, the new big suit at Atari/Infogrames has raised […]

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Retro FlashBack: DragonFire (Atari 2600)

July 26th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Now here is another interesting video game for the Atari 2600, the game Dragon Fire consisted of two game screens, one which you ran across a bridge while fireballs were shot at you, you had to duck or jump over the fireball. This screen was a side-scroller style screen (although it doesn’t actually scroll), at […]

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