June 21, 2017 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is calling on the Teen Titans team to join the world of LEGO Dimensions. To celebrate, WBIE has released an exciting trailer providing a look at DC Super Heroes – Raven, Beast Boy and Starfire – along with a glimpse of the new Teen Titans Go! Adventure World and Battle Arena. The trailer can be viewed here.
The Teen Titans Go! Fun Pack and Team Pack is set to release on September 12, 2017 as part of the LEGO Dimensions Wave 9 launch, alongside the Powerpuff Girls Team Pack and Fun Pack and the Beetlejuice Fun Pack. The Teen Titans Go! packs access an exclusive in-game episode that can only be found in LEGO Dimensions.
May 17, 2018 – Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment released a brand new trailer showcasing the diverse and dynamic open-world of Middle-earth: Shadow of War.
The video introduces viewers to the vast environments within Middle-earth, stretching beyond Mordor, and giving fans the first glimpse of various new environments to explore, including the Island of Nurn, Cirith Ungol, Gorgoroth and more. Through the innovative Nemesis System, every player experiences a unique world to explore and share and every area of the world is larger, more varied and more dynamic than ever before.
BURBANK, Calif., January 24, 2017 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced that it will develop and publish the Cars 3 videogame, scheduled for 2017, based on the upcoming Disney•Pixar film. The game will be developed by Avalanche Software, which has re-opened under Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and will be led by John Blackburn. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has also obtained rights to the Octane engine technology, previously developed by Avalanche Software, which will be used to develop the Cars 3 title.
“It is a tremendous pleasure to welcome Avalanche Software into our development stable, and we look forward to working with our new team, Pixar Animation Studios, and DCPI to create Cars 3 based on the upcoming film and hugely popular franchise,” said David Haddad, President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “The Avalanche talent and technology are a great addition to our group of outstanding developers, and we are excited for this Cars 3 game as well as all of the future games the team will create under John’s leadership.”
“Disney•Pixar’s Cars is one of the world’s most beloved and recognized franchises, and we’re thrilled to be taking the story further and faster than ever before through a new console experience based on the upcoming, action-packed Cars 3,” said Kyle Laughlin, Senior Vice President, Games, Apps & Labs, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media. “We are excited to once again be working with the Avalanche team, who have a deep understanding of the Disney•Pixar DNA, and a history of translating our stories into great gaming experiences.”
The Disney•Pixar Cars franchise has generated more than $1 billion at the global box office, and has a strong track record with family gamers, selling millions of units across multiple Cars titles. This includes Cars 2: The Video Game, which was also developed by Avalanche Software and sold several million copies in 2011. Cars 3 is the latest kids and family gaming collaboration between the companies, which have previously produced Lego titles for many of the top franchises from The Walt Disney Company.
January 17, 2017 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today revealed the Official Injustice 2 Story Trailer – “The Lines are Redrawn.” Witness the story set in motion in Injustice: Gods Among Us as new DC characters join the fight and shape the actions that unfold in the upcoming sequel. Injustice 2 will release for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One beginning May 16, 2017.
Injustice 2 is NetherRealm Studios’ super-powered sequel to the hit game Injustice: Gods Among Us that allows players to build and power up the ultimate version of their favorite DC characters. Featuring a massive selection of DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains, Injustice 2 continues the epic cinematic story introduced in Injustice: Gods Among Us as Batman and his allies work towards putting the pieces of society back together while struggling against those who want to restore Superman’s regime. In the midst of the chaos, a new threat appears that will put Earth’s existence at risk.
January 12, 2017 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games today released the first trailer for LEGO® CITY Undercover™, featuring Chase McCain, a police officer who goes undercover and dons multiple disguises to hunt down the notorious – and recently escaped – criminal, Rex Fury, to put an end to his city-wide crime wave.
LEGO CITY Undercover features more than 20 unique districts to investigate, filled with car thieves to bust, vehicles to navigate, mischievous aliens to capture, hilarious movie references to discover, lost pigs to rescue and of course, hundreds of collectibles. Bringing together witty, original storytelling with signature LEGO humor, this open-world LEGO adventure creates a fun-filled experience for players of all ages, coming to the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One®, Nintendo Switch™ and PC for the first time in Spring 2017.
December 8, 2016 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has released a new LEGO Dimensions story trailer that shows off what happens when the magical mysteries of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them venture into other LEGO Dimensions worlds!
In the latest Story Pack for LEGO Dimensions, the cast of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Themmake their debut as LEGO characters and critters. Players can experience memorable scenes from the film firsthand in LEGO Dimensions, set in a magical 1920’s New York, or take the Fantastic Beasts folks into other entertainment universes.
In the trailer, watch as a LEGO Newt Scamander encounters some otherworldly fantastic beasts like Gollum and Scooby Doo.
The Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Story Pack is now available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Wii U, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
BURBANK, Calif. May 9, 2013 – Games Industry Veteran David Haddad has been named Senior Vice President, Digital Publishing, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, it was announced today by Martin Tremblay, President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
Haddad will oversee the global publishing business of the Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s digital games business, which includes Light Persistent World, Massively Multiplayer Online, Multiplayer Online Battle Arena, Free-To-Play PC and other digitally distributed games. He will also be responsible for identifying and evaluating new business opportunities in the digital games space and will manage virtual merchandise sales as well as in-game advertising and product placement deals.
“We are making innovative strides in the digital games business and we feel we have found a great leader in David who can build upon our foundation,” said Tremblay. “David has excellent experience and knowledge of the digital business world and will lead our broader efforts as we forge new opportunities in the industry.”
Haddad brings over 25 years of online, entertainment and games experience to his new role. Previously, he served as COO of Activision/Blizzard’s Guitar Hero business, leading the $2 billion business. He has also held the role of COO of Sierra Online for Vivendi Games where he was responsible for publishing and production for over a dozen online games.
“I’m thrilled to join Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment with its strong base of games and rich, diverse brands,” said Haddad. “To make the most of this great opportunity, my focus will be on expanding the company’s impact in the fast growing digital games space.”
Haddad’s considerable experience also includes leadership roles at Liveplanet, Etoys, Mattel and The Walt Disney Company. He holds a B.S. from Miami University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.