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 Vivendi Universal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vivendi Universal (VU) (Euronext: EX, NYSE: V) is a French company active in media and communications with activities in music, television and film, publishing, telecommunications and the Internet.
VU reduced its stake in Vivendi Environnement to 40% and sold its stake in Vinci Construction.
The authority of distributing cyber café licenses are to be handed over to Valve from VUG (and Sierra), and licenses granted by VUG and Sierra to cyber cafés prior to the agreement are revoked.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vivendi_Universal   (572 words)

  
 Vivendi Universal -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Vivendi Universal is listed on (additional info and facts about Euronext) Euronext Paris (code 12777) and on the (A stock exchange in New York) New York Stock Exchange ((An arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance) symbol V).
Its (The capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)) stock is part of the (additional info and facts about CAC 40) CAC 40 (Index based on a statistical compilation of the share prices of a number of representative stocks) stock market index.
On March 6, 2003, Vivendi disclosed its annual report (term ended at December 31,2002), that is downloadable in (additional info and facts about pdf) pdf format on its site.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/v/vi/vivendi_universal.htm   (624 words)

  
 PRESS RELEASE Vivendi Universal Games and Hip-Hop Mogul 50 Cent Join Forces in 50 Cent: Bulletproof   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
In 50 Cent's video game, which will be revealed at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles on May 18th, 2005, 50 gets caught in a web of corruption, double-crosses and shady deals that lead him on a bloody path through New York's drug underworld.
Vivendi Universal Games (www.vugames.com) is a global developer, publisher and distributor of multi-platform interactive entertainment.
Vivendi Universal Games and the Vivendi Universal Games logo are trademarks of Vivendi Universal Games, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=82005   (1008 words)

  
 Vivendi Universal Games - Press Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
LOS ANGELES (October 18, 2004) — Vivendi Universal Games (VU Games) today announced that Half-Life®,2, the sequel to one of the most critically acclaimed PC titles in gaming history, will ship to retail outlets around the world in November.
The game has received numerous accolades for its technical excellence, captivating story and addictive game play, including more than 10 awards and nominations at the 2004 Electronic Entertainment Expo.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, VU Games is a leading global developer, publisher and distributor of multi-platform interactive entertainment.
www.vugames.com /news_story.do?storyId=1963   (686 words)

  
 VU Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Vivendi Universal Games is a publisher of PC and console-based interactive entertainment and educational software.
VU Games is a leader in the subscription-based massively multi-player online (MMO) market with Blizzard Entertainment’s World of Warcraft, launched in North America in late November 2004 and in South Korea, Europe and China in early 2005.
In 2005-2006, VU Games plans to release console and PC titles such as Scarface: The World is Yours, 50 Cent: Bulletproof, F.E.A.R., and The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction, as well as a new installment of Crash Tag Team Racing.
www.vivendiuniversal.com /vu/en/subsidiaries/u_games.cfm   (408 words)

  
 PlanetAvP: Vivendi Universal Games Press Release
Set before the events of both Universal Pictures' upcoming summer release The Chronicles of Riddick, starring Vin Diesel, and the 2000 cult classic Pitch Black, the game tells the story of Riddick's dramatic escape from the previously inescapable triple max security slam Butcher Bay, home to the most violent prisoners in the galaxy.
Engage the StarCraft universe face-to-face as Nova, a deadly Ghost operative in the employ of the Dominion.
Throughout the game, the player catches glimpses of myriad interrelated stories that unfold behind-the-scenes and is given the opportunity to experience the full scope of the single-player story through multiple viewpoints and characters.
www.planetavp.com /vugames.shtml   (3036 words)

  
 Vivendi Universal Games Technical Support
Vivendi Universal Games and the Vivendi Universal Games logo are trademarks of Vivendi Universal Games, Inc. Developed by Genuine Games, Inc.
Radical Entertainment is a trademark or registered trademark of Vivendi Universal Games Canada Ltd. in Canada, the U.S. and/or other jurisdictions.
Sierra and the Sierra logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Sierra Entertainment, Inc. Vivendi Universal Games and the Vivendi Universal Games logo are trademarks of Vivendi Universal Games, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
promos.vugames.com /legal   (768 words)

  
 Vivendi Universal Games Will Make Ludlum-Inspired Games - Softpedia
Up until now, producers have been making movie-inspired games, but it seems that this source of stories has its limits, so lately, they have started to turn their eyes to books.
Financial details of the contract between Vivendi Universal Games and Ludlum have not been disclosed and VU Games officials haven’t specified on what platforms the titles will be available on.
Since this is 2005, and it takes around 2 years to develop a game, the first title from this franchise will probably be released towards the end of 2007.
news.softpedia.com /news/Vivendi-Universal-Games-Will-Make-Ludlum-Inspired-Games-6201.shtml   (341 words)

  
 BUZZSCOPE :: Vivendi Universal Games Hires Award-Winning Composer Chance Thomas as Tolkien Music Director   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The first game to utilize Thomas' musical scores, The Lord of the Rings: War of the Ring(tm), a real-time strategy game for PCs, was released worldwide in November.
As the Tolkien Music Director for Vivendi Universal Games, Thomas has composed and produced a cycle of original thematic suites for the Lord of the Rings game series steeped in the lore of Middle-earth(tm) and produced with live orchestra, ancient acoustic instruments, and a choral ensemble from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
The musical themes were created to be used in several of VU Games' The Lord of the Rings games simultaneously and perpetually in order to tie them together with a series of common musical threads.
www.buzzscope.com /news.php?id=452   (664 words)

  
 Vivendi Universal Games Ships Thunderbirds for Game Boy(R) Advance
Universal Studios Consumer Products Group is a unit of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.
Formed in May 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates the No. 1 television network, the fastest-growing Spanish-language network, a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.
About Vivendi Universal Games Headquartered in Los Angeles, VU Games is a leading global developer, publisher and distributor of multi-platform interactive entertainment.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/07-27-2004/0002218844&EDATE=   (1144 words)

  
 Half-Life 2 delayed - PC News at GameSpot
Vivendi Universal says that Valve is now scheduled to complete the game in time for the holidays.
Without commenting on the delay, a Vivendi Universal representative reaffirmed that the game would ship this year, sometime during the holiday season.
While not as remarkable as the technology that fuels it, the game itself is put together well enough to make Doom 3 legitimately great, all things considered.
www.gamespot.com /pc/action/halflife2/news_6072668.html   (407 words)

  
 Vivendi Universal Games' Wireless is offering New Mobile Games - Softpedia
Vivendi Universal Games today announced that its newly formed wireless division will launch five new mobile games based on its popular global franchises.
SWAT Force is a tactical squad game based on the popular SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) franchise, which has sold more than two million units in the PC games market.
VU Games' current mobile games offerings are live across 70 operators in 40 countries through a current distribution agreement with WonderPhone.
news.softpedia.com /news/Vivendi-Universal-Games-Wireless-is-offering-New-Mobile-Games-4980.shtml   (462 words)

  
 Vivendi Universal Games: Evil Genius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
GameSpot, who observes the game to include "considerable amount of depth and strategy, not to mention plenty of humor," has posted new impressions and movies, including gameplay videos and developer interviews.
PC Gamer included the game in their top E3 picks list as well, declaring that "with bold personalities to manipulate and a presentation that's pure camp..., the core premise here is real evil genius.
Headquartered in New York, Vivendi Universal Games (www.vugames.com) is a global leader in multi-platform interactive entertainment.
www.howevilareyou.com /press.jsp   (860 words)

  
 IGN: Vivendi Universal Games
Vivendi Universal Publishing (VUP) is currently the third largest publisher in the world (2002) and present in four language areas (English, French, Spanish and Portuguese).
Vivendi Universal is headed up by Agnes Touraine and Alain Kouck.
VU Games is headed by Rene Penisson (chairman) and Bruce Hack (CEO).
games.ign.com /objects/027/027767.html   (255 words)

  
 Vivendi Universal Games - Press Releases - 189358 - GamersHell.com
Blending action and stealth elements, the game takes players on a journey through the harsh environments of the slam - dank tunnels, dimly lit corridors, and other hazardous areas filled with enemy guards, savage inmates and deadly creatures that prowl the darkness.
NBC Universal is 80%-owned by General Electric, with 20% controlled by Vivendi Universal.
Tigon Studios will develop original games as well as be actively involved in the development process of video games based on motion pictures featuring Vin Diesel as the lead actor.
www.gamershell.com /companies/vivendi_universal_games/189358.html   (1133 words)

  
 Half-Life 2 - Valve and Vivendi Universal Games Settle Lawsuit
Valve and Vivendi Universal Games (VU Games) today announced the settlement of a pending federal court lawsuit filed by Valve in August 2002.
Additionally, VU Games has notified distributors and cyber cafes that were licensed by VU Games that only Valve is authorized to distribute Valve games to cyber cafés and grant cyber café licenses.
Cyber café operators that were licensed by VU Games have also been notified that any license agreement from Sierra Entertainment, Vivendi Universal Games or any of their affiliates or distributors that may have granted rights to use Valve games in cyber cafés, whether written or oral, is terminated.
www.gameshout.com /forums/showthread.php?threadid=33760   (679 words)

  
 Vivendi Universal Games - Press Releases - 226928 - GamersHell.com
The game is scheduled to launch in mainland China in summer 2005 and will release in the region of Taiwan shortly thereafter.
"VU Games' strategy of releasing fewer games of higher quality based on bigger, better franchises is clearly reflected in our E3 line-up for 2005," said Bruce Hack, CEO of VU Games.
In addition, the game will offer a sound studio mode in which gamers can mix and match new original freestyles by 50 Cent with new beats straight from the G Unit camp.
www.gamershell.com /companies/vivendi_universal_games/226928.html   (1391 words)

  
 Vivendi Universal Games and HD Publishin... - Oct. 28, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
"We are extremely pleased to further strengthen our relationship with Vivendi Universal Games and to continue on from the success we shared with 'Nexus: The Jupiter Incident,'" said Mike Horneman, Managing Director of HD Publishing.
The game's exacting attention to detail -- from buildings that dynamically collapse to military vehicles modeled down to the last rivet -- will create a new benchmark for modern-day RTS games.
VU Games also maintains strategic relationships with industry leading content partners, including Universal Music Group, NBC Universal, Twentieth Century Fox and Ludlum Entertainment.
money.cnn.com /services/tickerheadlines/prn/200510280800PR_NEWS_USPR_____LAF020A.htm   (485 words)

  
 Vivendi Universal Games -> Yanqui UXO? - Halflife2.net
Vivendi should stop helping us with our all ready "one of the best militarys in the world" and help valve get HL2 to us.
Vivendi is a large, behemoth corporation that exists merely to soak up other companies.
It's time to say no to companies like Vivendi, who use illegitimate legal threats, questionable business practices, and other indefensible means to get their way.
www.halflife2.net /forums/showthread.php?t=39622   (827 words)

  
 Vivendi Universal Games Announces Evil Genius(TM)
PC Strategy Title to Be Shown Behind Closed Doors at E3 LOS ANGELES, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivendi Universal Games (VU Games) announced today that the PC Strategy / Simulation game Evil Genius will be shown behind closed doors at the 2003 Electronic Entertainment Expo held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, May 14-16.
The company specializes in original and innovative games, as well as the creation of proprietary world-class graphics and artificial intelligence technologies.
About Vivendi Universal Games Headquartered in New York, Vivendi Universal Games (http://www.vugames.com) is a global leader in multi-platform interactive entertainment.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/05-14-2003/0001947069&EDATE=   (355 words)

  
 Vivendi Universal Games - Careers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Vivendi Universal Games (VU Games) is a global developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for all major platforms including PCs, video game consoles, handheld devices and the Internet.
To begin searching for careers at Vivendi Universal Games, click on the "Career Search" link and begin searching by group, function or location.
Specific policies apply to transfers within the Vivendi Universal organization, so please check with your local Human Resources representative to ask any questions.
careers.vuinteractive.com   (168 words)

  
 VE3D Boards - Vivendi Universal Games Gets 50 Cents
Nope, it's not how much money the game is going to make, but VUG sends word that it has signed a deal to publish 50 Cent's Bulletproof.
I think there will definateley have to be a MA warning on this game, and it should be locked up and not allowed to be sold to kids under 18.
I don't see violence alone as a factor in limiting games to kids, but this game promotes a philiosophy that tells minority people that they should value material goods and women as property, and should go to any means necessary including crime to get them.
ve3dboards.ign.com /message.asp?topic=18626459   (998 words)

  
 Vivendi Universal Games Scarface : check it out at CyberTheater.com. News and Discussions on the Latest Home Theater, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivendi Universal Games announced today the epic film that transcends generations and appeals to contemporary and urban audiences alike, Scarface, is now coming for the first time to game consoles worldwide.
Developed by Radical Games and published by Vivendi Universal Games, this third person action shooter is expected to ship Fall 2005.
Universal Studios Consumer Products Group (USCPG) is responsible for global licensing and retail strategies as well as building brand recognition of the extensive catalogue of NBC Universal properties.
cybertheater.com /vivendi_universal_games/vivendi_universal_games_scarface   (1299 words)

  
 Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds is based on one of the hottest TV shows around and brings all the excitement surrounding Sunnydale's "Hellmouth" straight into your home.
The original story begins when Buffy Summers discovers that an enemy from the past, Ethan Rayne, is at the center of a great struggle with The First, literally the first incarnation of evil the world has ever known.
Buffy and the gang must face an undead army of vampires, zombies, and demons to keep these nefarious villains from casting the world into permanent darkness.
www.buffygame.com /game.jsp   (238 words)

  
 The Lord of the Rings
Vivendi Universal Games proudly presents an ever-growing family of interactive entertainment products based on J.R.R. Tolkien's epic literary works, The Hobbit™ and The Lord of the Rings™.
Command the forces of Middle-earth™ in the first strategy game based on The Lord of the Rings™.
"Lord of the Rings.com" © 2003 Vivendi Universal Games, Inc. "War of the Ring" interactive game © 2003 Vivendi Universal Games, Inc. "The Hobbit" interactive game © 2003 Vivendi Universal Games, Inc. "The Fellowship of the Ring" interactive game © 2002 Vivendi Universal Games, Inc. All rights reserved.
www.lordoftherings.com   (201 words)

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