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Posted by Geoffrey Tim - 13 Feb 2013

During a financial call to investors last week, licence holder Warner Brothers confirmed that there’d be a new Batman game bearing the “Arkham” mantle coming later this year. While that may sound like good news, don’t get excited just yet.

Posted by Geoffrey Tim - 11 Jul 2012

Vivendi, the company that owns the majority stake in Activision-Blizzard is in a bit of a financial pickle. A bit? more like a lot of pickle - as it’s currently sitting with nearly 16 Billion US dollars of debt. Running a game development and publishing house - despite it being the one responsible for the world’s biggest selling video game - only adds to the struggle, with the video game industry posting overall year-on-year sales decreases. It makes sense that Vivendi - largely a TV and music publishing business - would want to pawn the video game business off. But who’ll buy it?