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Acclaim Is Back

The company formerly known as Acclaim is back as, well, Acclaim, but they're hardly the license-heavy publisher of yester year. Instead, Acclaim's running under new management ready to pluck the dozens of undiscovered online games... More...

Former Acclaim execs face $150m lawsuit

Fischbach, Scoroposki, Cousens et al face allegations of corporate malpractice A year after publisher Acclaim declared itself bankrupt, the trustee appointed to wind up the firm has filed a complaint against several... More...

Acclaim to be Resurrected?

Central Investment Holdings bids for rights to late publisher's name; Crave bids for Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX. Acclaim may be dead and gone, but the company's name is not yet forgotten. New... More...

Acclaim files for bankruptcy

Following weeks of intense speculation, it seems that the end is finally nigh for Acclaim, after the publisher/developer filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy at the US Bankruptcy Court in Central Islip, New York. US news... More...

Acclaim Closes Offices

Bankruptcy almost certain as several studios close and employees told to go home. Following Monday's announcement of a waning loan extension and a possible bankruptcy filing, IGN has learned that Acclaim Entertainment... More...

Acclaim closer to NASDAQ delisting

Company says stock exchange has commenced delisting proceedings; on note of optimism, says it is close to securing new loans. The news from Acclaim Entertainment cut both ways today. In various public... More...

Acclaim faces NASDAQ delisting

Beleaguered publisher Acclaim has revealed that it has been threatened with delisting by the NASDAQ stock exchange authorities, as the company's share price and market value dipped below the minimum standards for the exchange. ... More...

Kreed Demo released by Acclaim UK

Acclaim UK has released a new playable demo of Kreed. This demo gives an opportunity to try out this futuristic first-person shooter by Russian developer Burut. This demo contains two single-player missions called "Skrimish in... More...

Acclaim sued by...the Olsen Twins?

'Tween queens take publisher to court over their "blatantly abandoned" game franchise. When they hear the names Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, most people think of the words "cute" or "perky." Some unsavory... More...

Acclaim ships Worms 3D

Acclaim Entertainment today announced that it has shipped the PC, PlayStation 2, and GameCube versions of Worms 3D to stores in North America. The game is the first in the Worms series to feature 3D... More...

Acclaim reports significant losses

Despite cost-cutting and a smarter release calendar, the once-mighty publisher loses $31 million over nine months. When is a loss of $31 million over a nine-month period cause for celebration? When it's... More...

Acclaim gets sued

As if things couldn`t get any worse for Acclaim... On behalf of investors, the law firm of Cauley Geller Bowman Coates & Rudman has filed a class action lawsuit against Acclaim Entertainment... More...

Acclaim snaps up Alias

Acclaim announced today that they signed a deal with Disney Interactive to for the publishing rights to ABC's critically acclaimed TV show Alias. The stylish adventures of CIA operative Sydney Bristow, Alias has grown into... More...

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