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Warner Bros. Discovery set to be WB Games’ new corporate owner

By Sherif Saed 2 June 2021 13:32 GMT The winds of change may have… left WB Games alone this time.WB Games, the game’s division of Warner Bros., may have dodged a possible rearrangement as a result of WarnerMedia’s merger with Discovery, which some suggested could give WarnerMedia owner AT&T hold of some game studios, while the rest move to the new company.Watch on YouTubeThere’s currently no indication that this is the plan. A press release issued Tuesday listed WB Games among the core brands that will now exist under the umbrella of Warner Bros. Discovery – the proposed new name…

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WB Games to be broken up in WarnerMedia and Discovery merger

By Dom Peppiatt 18 May 2021 10:50 GMT WB Games will apparently be broken up as parent company AT&T plans to merge its WarnerMedia arm with Discovery, and the future of its 11 games studios is uncertain.The merger is set to fuse both companies together to create a new “premier, standalone global entertainment company” that is likely looking to rival that of Amazon and Netflix, but that has ramifications on the game development studios under AT&T’s ownership.As Discovery and WarnerMedia merge with the aim to create “one of the largest global streaming players” around, the future of its 11 games studios…

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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Vendetta missions, other online features go offline

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 15 January 2021 14:28 GMT WB Games has pulled online services for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.According to an update on the game’s support site, changes with the network no longer provide access to certain features for the Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. This includes all platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam.Online bits of the game no longer available include the Nemesis Forge feature and online leaderboards. Also, because certain actions tied to these online bits provided achievements or trophies, players will have them automatically bestowed.Since the WBPlay platform is no longer available, the Epic Runes “Orc…

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Rain’s moveset revealed in latest Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate trailer

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 15 October 2020 16:14 GMT Publisher WB Games and developer NetherRealm Studios have released the first gameplay trailer for the new characters arriving in Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate Edition: Rain.The Edenian demi-god – dressed in the purple robes of his nation’s royalty – is finally returning to the Mortal Kombat world after a brief cameo back in MKX.Rain was originally introduced into the franchise back in Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, where he endeared himself to many of the series’ loyal fans as another addition to the crew of masked ninja that made the franchise so iconic.“As the…

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WB Games deemed too valuable, AT&T no longer interested in selling – report

By Sherif Saed, Wednesday, 2 September 2020 08:50 GMT AT&T has wised up to the value of its gaming division and will reportedly be keeping it.In June, reports said that AT&T, the parent company of Time Warner, who owns Warner Bros‘ various gaming studios, was looking to sell WB Games in order to pay off some of its debt.The move reportedly garnered interest from Microsoft, Take-Two, EA and others, but no sale was made for what AT&T reportedly saw as a $4 billion transaction. Now, Bloomberg is reporting that the company has changed its mind, having reexamined the unit’s potential…