Acclaim Is Back

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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...

Former Acclaim execs face $150m lawsuit

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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...

Acclaim to be Resurrected?

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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...

Acclaim files for bankruptcy

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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...

Acclaim Closes Offices

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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...

Acclaim closer to NASDAQ delisting

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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...

Acclaim faces NASDAQ delisting

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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. ...

Acclaim loses Turok, Baseball licenses

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There was further bad news for troubled publisher Acclaim in its latest round of regulatory disclosure documents, as the company admitted that it has lost the rights to the Turok franchise and Major League Baseball....

Acclaim warns of possible bankruptcy

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After reporting a $25.4 million loss in its last quarter, the troubled publisher reveals it must find new financing by August. Today, Acclaim released its earnings for the financial year ending March 31,...

Kreed Demo released by Acclaim UK

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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...

Acclaim sued by...the Olsen Twins?

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'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...

Acclaim ships Worms 3D

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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...

Acclaim reports significant losses

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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...

Acclaim in danger of being delisted

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NASDAQ issues its 180-day warning to the video game publisher. Acclaim has announced that NASDAQ has issued the company an official 180-day extension (or until January 20, 2004) to bring its stock...

A second class action lawsuit for Acclaim

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A second class action lawsuit has been opened against Acclaim, again accusing the publisher of misrepresenting its finances and trading situation throughout much of last year and artificially inflating its stock prices. Earlier...

Acclaim Shareholders Sue...Acclaim?

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As you may have heard over the last few days, a group of shareholders in games developer and publisher Acclaim have filed a class-action lawsuit against the company. The complaint alleges that the company's predictions...

Acclaim gets sued

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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...

Acclaim snaps up Alias

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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...

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