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Atari's Chapter 11 (reorganization) bankruptcy, announced in January and followed by auctions of its assets, is coming to its phoenix conclusion. The Wall Street Journal reports Atari has received court approval for its plan to rise from bankruptcy. The plan involves paying back the $3.8 millio...

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After declaring bankruptcy last month, the US branch of Atari has closed $2 million in debtor-in-possession financing. Another $3 million is expected once the credit documents are filed and subsequently approved by the court. The company will use the funds to finance its current operations while "e...

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Back when THQ filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last month, the plan was for the developer/publisher would be sold to Clearlake Capital Group in one big chunk within 30 days, preventing the need for layoffs and avoiding the need to split THQ's various franchises up and sell them a la carte. While thi...

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Dutch publisher Playlogic (Fairytale Fights, Obscure: The Aftermath) has notified the US Securities and Exchange Commission that it has entered into "surseance van betaling," which is closely equivalent to the States' Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company claims in the filing that "Tough market condit...

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To settle the outstanding claims against former owner Sumner Redstone, Bloomberg is reporting that the creditors' committee of the defunct publisher Midway Games has agreed to a $1 million cash lump sum payout. It was previously reported that prior to the lump sum agreement, unsecured creditors ...

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It's a troubling day for an already-troubled studio, as Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment has sold off Stargate Resistance -- the third-person shooter title that was made to help keep the company afloat and fund further development of Stargate Worlds -- to a startup company called Fresh Start. Fresh ...

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Stargate Worlds and Stargate: Resistance developer Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment has suffered the slings and arrows of economic turmoil for months now, leading to a number of unflattering reports about the company's finances. However, it seems the studio is taking steps to get itself back on the ...

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Like flies to honey, Midway can't seem to stop attracting controversy as it attempts to stay afloat during its "planned" bankruptcy phase. This time around, the besieged developer is coming under fire from its creditors and the government committee overseeing its bankruptcy proceedings for plannin...

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Midway has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy today, but, see, it's okay, because it's all part of the plan. Newly appointed CEO, Matt Booty, says filing for Chapter 11 was "a difficult but necessary decision." He also noted Midway has been "focused on realigning our operations and improving our exec...

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South Korean company Gravity was forced in a mandatory SEC report to spill the beans that Perpetual Entertainment is seeking liquidation of all its assets and will soon cease to exist as a company. Gravity had to disclose this information in compliance with US law to inform its shareholders that it ...

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