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Ed Boon on game development in 2023 compared to making first Mortal Kombat: “It’s like steering the Titanic”
Ed Boon has seen the games industry expand into one of the largest entertainment mediums in his 30-plus years of making video games. While new technology allows devs to create more ambitious projects, there is still something the Mortal Kombat co-creator misses about the good old days.
Ed Boon on how MK vs DCU almost buried Mortal Kombat but helped reboot franchise: “There was an opportunity for two separate games”
Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe is not only considered a disappointment by many fans, but also a game that nearly buried one of the most famous fighting series. However, this failure also helped NetherRealm Studios pursue the idea for a much more succesful reboot and return the MK franchise to its brutal roots.
Microsoft reportedly interested in acquiring Warner Bros. Interactive
In June, to CNBC reported that telecommunications giant AT&T is considering selling its Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment gaming division for about $4 billion. At the time, parties reportedly interested in in purchasing WBIE included Take-Two Interactive Software, Electronic Arts and Activision Blizzard.
Warner Bros. game division up for sale
Telecommunications giant AT&T is considering selling its Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment gaming division for about $4 billion. This is according to CNBC, which cites its sources familiar with the matter. VentureBeat confirms the information but names a different price: $2 billion.