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DVM Acquires Australian  Stargate  Developer

DVM Acquires Australian Stargate Developer

April 13, 2006 | By David Jenkins

April 13, 2006 | By David Jenkins
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Representatives from Australian developer Perception, makers of the troubled licensed title Stargate SG-1: Alliance, have announced that the assets of the company have been acquired by Australian company Digital and Voice Media (DVM).

DVM develops customized programming for indoor electronic media advertising using large screen displays, but the takeover has been described as friendly. No financial details have been revealed other than that DVM has agreed to acquire 100 percent of shares in Perception’s capital.

A statement from DVM indicated that, “the extensive experience of the directors and employees of Perception in media industry should assist with the development of DVM’s core business.” The Perception name and its own internal intellectual properties are, however, expected to be retained by the studio.

No mention was made of the Stargate game, which was at one point to have been published by Austrian company JoWooD. In a vicious exchange of words, JoWooD stated that the game satisfied “neither our quality requirements nor the fans expectations”.

In return, Perception delivered several breach of contract notices to JoWooD, but in January of this year, there were multiple reports that the game had been terminated for all formats and the development team reduced in size, even after Namco had apparently stepped in as publisher.

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