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Spider-Man Games Deal

This Activision Investor Relations Press Release (thanks Frans) reveals plans to continue to create game tie-ins with the Spider-Man movie series through the year 2017 (at which point actor Tobey McGuire will be 42 years old). Word is:

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov 29, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that the company has signed an agreement with Spider-Man Merchandising L.P., a limited partnership between Marvel Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: MVL) and Sony Pictures Consumer Products Inc., to extend its exclusive worldwide publishing rights to the phenomenally successful Spider-Man(R) motion pictures through 2017. The license grants Activision the right to publish entertainment software products based on subsequent Spider-Man(R) movie sequels or new television series.

Under its current agreement with Spider-Man(R) Merchandising, Activision will develop and publish interactive entertainment games based on Columbia Pictures/Marvel Entertainment, Inc.'s upcoming feature film "Spider-Man(R) 3," which is set for release in May 2007. To date, Activision has published games based on "Spider-Man(R)" and "Spider-Man(R) 2".

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15. Re: Submitted Nov 13th... Nov 29, 2005, 22:42 sc4r4b
Dude, like I don't have him sitting next to me while I game.

I don't play video games... I play murder simulators.
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