Today's pre-Thanksgiving wrap-up includes news on the latest big-in-Europe and somewhat explicit Lula 3D
title, as well as Telcogames' acquisition of Magic Productions, alongside today's product news and Gamasutra job postings.
- CDV Entertainment has announced the upcoming release of a new game starring Lula, in the erotic avatar's first 3D adventure. The game, appropriately titled Lula 3D
, has Lula investigating the disappearance of the stars of her latest production, with only a few clues to go on. The developers seem to have thought of everything the consumer of a Lula 3D
game would want, as the feature list includes such selling points as "Total body action" and "Over 50 extremely well-stacked characters more than willing to please" …
- Telcogames Limited, a publisher of mobile phone games, has acquired Magic Productions Limited. Magic Productions develops games for Symbian and Windows-enabled phones, an area in which Telcogames is attempting to strengthen its portfolio. "The Magic Productions acquisition is an extremely good fit for Telcogames," said Telcogames CEO Jamie Conyngham. "We think the studio is making some of the best mobile games in the world at the moment. We want to supplement our world leading J2ME & Brew portfolio from over 100 publishers with our own high-end games aimed at the serious and experienced mobile gamer who demands an extremely high quality product."
- Also updated today: product news including Gugila's announcement of the GroundWiz plug-in
, as well as today's Gamasutra job postings
, including positions from @Last Software, Amaze Entertainment, Blue Fang Games, Datascope Recruitment, Disney Buena Vista Games, Emergent Game Technologies, Factor 5, Insomniac Games, Liquid Entertainment, NaturalMotion, Networking People, Pipeworks, Point Of View, The Guildhall at SMU, Tilted Mill, and Visual Concepts.
[Please note that Gamasutra will continue posting news and features on a limited schedule over the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday this Thursday and Friday, out of courtesy to our many foreign readers.]