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TimeGate Studios IPs cause bidding war between hedge fund, Atari and SouthPeak

Section 8 and the unreleased free-to-play game Minimum from TimeGate Studios, which shut down operations earlier this year, are involved in a bidding war between companies wanting the rights to the titles.

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  • TimeGate Studios IPs cause bidding war between hedge fund, Atari and SouthPeak

    Section 8 and the unreleased free-to-play game Minimum from TimeGate Studios, which shut down operations earlier this year, are involved in a bidding war between companies wanting the rights to the titles.

  • Atomic Indie Bundle includes Section 8, Tropico Trilogy, Dino D-Day, more for $5

    Bundle Stars has launched the Atomic Indie Bundle which comes with 12 standalone PC games for just $5.

  • TimeGate Studios files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

    After laying off a lot of staff members and being hit with a $7.35 million lawsuit by SouthPeak Interactive, TimeGate Studios has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

  • Court overturns TimeGate vs Southpeak arbitration decision

    This week brings another twist in the long-running legal tussle over Section 8 between developer TimeGate and publisher Southpeak Interactive.

  • Double Fine Happy Action Theater, Rhythm Party, more arrive on XBLM

    Microsoft has added Double Fine Happy Action Theater and Rhythm Party to the Xbox Live Marketplace, along with a few other goodies as well.

  • Tuesday Shorts II: Phantasy Star, FFT-0, Sims, MSP, Humble Bundle

    It’s time for your second round of Tuesday shorts. Enjoy.

  • Thursday Shorts II: War in the North, Deathsmiles, Marvel Super Hero Squad Online, stats

    Shorts are short this afternoon. But that’s, okay. Never heard anyone complain about such a thing unless they’re being sported by large, hairy man.

  • Section 8: Prejudice Assault mode unlocked

    Congratulations, Section 8: Prejudice fans! Combined with the other players on Xbox 360 and PC, you’ve racked up 10 million kills in just two weeks – and, as promised, the brand new Assault mode has been unlocked.

  • Unlockable mode for Section 8: Prejudice opens with 10 million online kills

    Section 8: Prejudice hits PC today, and its developer, TimeGate, has announced that a new mode called Assault will open once there have been 10-million confirmed online kills.

  • Section 8 sequel announced for 2011

    SouthPeak’s announced it’s bring out a Section 8 sequel next year.

  • PS3 version of Section 8 takes user to Live Marketplace

    PlayStation 3 owners trying to connect to PSN in first-person shooter Section 8 are getting a surprise that they perhaps didn’t expect: the chance to visit Xbox Live Marketplace.

  • TimeGate: No Plans for Section 8 demo on PC

    TimeGate Studios has told readers on the Section 8 official forums that there will not be a demo released for the PC version of the game. “We do not have plans to release a Section 8 demo for the PC at this time,” reads the thread. “Currently, we only have a demo for the Xbox […]

  • Section 8 delayed a week

    Southpeak shooter Section 8′s been pushed back a week, according to EG. “The game is now being released on September 11 not September 4 due to a small delay in the manufacturing process,” said a rep. The jetpack blaster’s a PC and 360 title.

  • Section 8 demo now up on Xbox Live

    Just in case you were unaware, there is a demo up onXbox Live for Section 8 – the shooter from TimeGate Studios. The demo is an exclusive for Gold members at the moment, but when the full thing is released in stores on September 1, players will be able to go online with up to […]

  • TimeGate Studios announces Open Beta for Section 8

    TimeGate Studios has announced that Section 8 is now in Open Beta for North America, Europe, and Australia. You can download the Beta through File Planet, which includes the online multiplayer mode with two maps from the final game, as well as a variety of vehicles, weapons, deployables, missions, and equipment. Instructions on to prepare […]

  • Section 8 multiplayer to allow user-created choke points

    TimeGate Studios’ Robert Siwiak has said that the multiplayer in Section 8 will give players access to deployables instead of base building and the ability to create choke points. “Playing a lot of other first-person shooters out there, I’m sure that many players can relate with finding this level designer-placed machine gun turret or something […]

  • Section 8 video shows jumping, shooting, big armor

    A video for Section 8 is posted after the jump and features the jumping gimmick and some of the different weapons you can use to take down your hulking enemies. The PC and Xbox 360 sci-fier will land on shelves August 25 and 28 in the US and UK respectively. Via D’toid.

  • Pre-order Section 8, get exclusive armour

    SouthPeak is offering an in-game goody in the form of Captain’s Armor to those that pre-order Section 8 through GameStop. No word on whether or not pre-order bonuses are going to make it to Europe when the PC and 360 shooter ships this autumn. More on Joystiq.

  • Section 8 allows Xbox 360 users to set-up dedicated servers

    Section 8 will allow Xbox 360 users to set up and create dedicated servers. According to producer Robert Siwiak, this is the first game on the console to do this. The application will be downloaded on to player’s PC and helps them turn it into a dedicated server for the game. TimeGate will also be […]

  • Section 8 screens show loads of shooting, RoboCop looking armor

    New screens for TimeGate’s FPS Section 8 popped up this morning over on Eurogamer Germany. You will see loads of laser shooting, and armor that looks like RoboCop. Well, most “spacey” shooters have armor reminiscent of RoboCop. At least they look that way to us. Anyway, the game “gives players unprecedented strategic control over the […]

  • Section 8 beta registration opened

    Europeans can now register for the Section 8 beta, to take place this summer. The TimeGate FPS “gives players unprecedented strategic control over the battlefield, employing tactical assets and on-demand vehicle deliveries to dynamically alter the flow of combat. Set in the distant future when humanity is facing a growing insurrection among its colonies, Earth […]

  • TimeGate and Paramount reach settlement regarding Section 8

    TimeGate Studios announced today that it has reached a settlement with Paramount Digital Entertainment and Paramount Pictures regarding a trademark infringement dispute over Section 8. The lawsuit alleged that Paramount’s use of Section 8 as the name of its upcoming interactive web series was a trademark infringement based on TimeGate’s rights in the name. Paramount […]

  • TimeGate sues Paramount over Section 8

    TimeGate has filed a lawsuit for trademark infringement against Paramount over the name “Section 8″. Section 8 is a TimeGate FPS, and the company claims it had set-up meetings regarding “potential business ventures” with Paramount which were canceled without explanation or follow-up from Paramount. The firm goes on to claim that three days after canceling […]