Digital & Voice Media Limited (DVM) announced today that it has entered into a heads of agreement with the shareholders in Perception Pty Ltd pursuant to which DVM has agreed to acquire 100% of the shares in the capital of Perception. Stargate SG-1 is still listed as one of its "projects," what this actually means is not clear though.
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Perception has reacted to JoWood's previous press statements regarding development of the Stargate game and is claiming to be MGM's official licensee on Stargate SG-1: The Alliance. Any suggestion that JoWooD has rights to Stargate SG-1: The Alliance upon termination of the contract is incorrect and not based on commercial or legal fact. Development on the game will continue uninterrupted at Perception's Sydney studio.
JoWooD announced today that it has cancelled the Stargate SG-1: The Alliance development agreement with Australian developer Perception. Reason for the sudden termination is that Jowood was not happy with the current state and quality of the project, and will instead look for another developer, and possible make the move to next-gen consoles. Read more for details ...
JoWooD Productions Software AG will handle worldwide publishing and marketing of videogames based on MGM Television's hit science-fiction series, "Stargate SG-1." As part of the agreement, Australian developer Perception PTY Ltd. will develop videogames based on the current TV series "Stargate SG-1," and any spin-off series such as the upcoming "Stargate: Atlantis." Perception PTY licensed the rights to develop "Stargate SG-1" videogames from MGM Interactive, a unit of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc.
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