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Gamecock and g.o.d. Vets Return with Devolver

By Chris Faylor, Jun 25, 2009 2:35pm PDT

After helping form independent-oriented publisher Gathering of Developers (g.o.d.), sold to Take-Two in 2000, and then helping create...


"What an idiot. Selling two companies in a row for lots of cash..."

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Cyan Lays Off Nearly 50 After SouthPeak Bought Gamecock

By Blake Ellison, Nov 12, 2008 11:11am PST

Myst developer Cyan Worlds has laid off the majority of its for-hire QA testing division after its number-one customer Gamecock was acquired by...


"And I hate them for thinking they can just disrupt a gaming awards ceremony so they can ..."

- Altanar see all 11 comments

SouthPeak Pays Later to Gobble Gamecock Now

By Blake Ellison, Oct 17, 2008 10:38am PDT

Publisher SouthPeak Interactive paid nothing up front for the privilege of swallowing Gamecock, the independent-oriented publishing house started...


"If ever a company was made for innuendo filled headlines, it would sure be Gamecock, lol"

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SouthPeak Swallows Gamecock

By Chris Faylor, Oct 14, 2008 8:11am PDT

Publisher SouthPeak Interactive today announced that it has acquired independent game publisher Gamecock Media Group for an undisclosed sum....


"I think they were spending more than they were making, yes. "

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Renegade Kid Working on Big 'Horror Icon' Game, Rumors Point to Dracula Title on Wii

By Blake Ellison, Aug 29, 2008 1:23pm PDT

Renegade Kid, developer of DS horror title Dementium: The Ward, announced today that it is working on a secret project based on "one of the biggest...


"its worth the 20 bucks especially if you enjoy horror themed games as much as I do :P"

- happynoodle see all 10 comments

Pirates vs. Ninjas Dodgeball Bringing the Fight to Wii

By Chris Faylor, Aug 28, 2008 8:15am PDT

If you thought that the eternal struggle would end after Pirates vs. Ninjas Dodgeball arrives on Xbox 360 as an Xbox Live Arcade download next...


"I dont get it what did they do that was so bad? Im still kninda looking forward to this, but ..."

- your_muther see all 4 comments

Insecticide, Stronghold Crusader Extreme Hit Steam; More Gamecock Games Coming Later This Year

By Aaron Linde, Jul 01, 2008 3:16pm PDT

Valve Software and publisher Gamecock Media Group today announced a partnership to bring Gamecock titles to Valve's PC gaming digital distribution...


"Legendary looked like it might be of my interest. I'll probably give that one a try later this year."

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Gamecock Blows Screenshot Load

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 13, 2008 3:34am PDT

The Gamecock Media Group hosted the second annual E.I.E.I.O. event in Austin, TX last week, showing various games they'll be publishing over the...


"I won't support them because of what they did to Ken Levine. Of all the people to dick around ..."

- deathofrats see all 22 comments

Insecticide DS Goes Gold, Ships March 11

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 20, 2008 2:32am PST

The Nintendo DS version of Crackpot Entertainment's action adventure game Insecticide has gone gold and will ship to stores March 11, publisher...


"the box art/main character looks like a reject from psychonauts. "

- j0nchan see all 2 comments

Stronghold Crusader Extreme Assaults PCs

By Aaron Linde, Feb 06, 2008 2:21pm PST

Firefly Studios has announced Stronghold Crusader Extreme, an update of their 2002 castle-sieging RTS Stronghold: Crusader packaged with new...


"Stronghold 2 wasn't that bad, but I agree the original was better. Stronghold Legends really was ..."

- datoo see all 13 comments

Romero vs. Gamecock's Wilson: Holy Shit

By Chris Remo, Jan 18, 2008 9:12pm PST

(Update: Check out part two of this story, Romero's call for peace.) An old feud between notorious former id Software designer John Romero and...


"It was pretty damn shitty but I've honestly played much worse games. Some that have reviewed ..."

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Gamecock Backs Colbert in 2008 Presidential Bid

By Chris Remo, Nov 07, 2007 1:29pm PST

Indie publisher Gamecock backs TV's Stephen Colbert. What does it all mean? We go deep.


"^^ yep, looks to me like they just want some free publicity. They're trying to hard."

- carazy see all 27 comments

Gamecock Crosses the Pond to Open U.K. Offices

By Carlos Bergfeld, Oct 12, 2007 4:34pm PDT

Austin-based bad-boy publisher Gamecock has announced its intentions to open a new office in the U.K. The publisher of Auran's online battler Fury...


"You can bet they will put their name on the box. They prefer to put it on the back, but they ..."

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Gamecock Gets Behind TimeGate, Section 8

By Chris Faylor, Jul 03, 2007 4:06pm PDT

Gamecock will be publishing Kohan developer TimeGate Studios upcoming first person shooter, Section 8. Slated for a 2009 release, the game is in...


"I agree about the stupid name. The guys can't be too bright. I picture a couple of nerdy ..."

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Gamecock E.I.E.I.O. Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 27, 2007 7:59am PDT

FiringSquad has a Q&A with Gamecock's Mike Wilson posted, asking the company CEO about next month's E.I.E.I.O. event, which will coincide with E3.