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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Syfy President Dave Howe Sets Sights on Video Games (Exclusive Q&A) - via The Hollywood Reporter


"The network is tapping into its gaming audience through new programming and online games.
As president of Syfy, Dave Howe oversees the direction of all aspects of the TV networks’ ventures. Over the past few years, he’s established partnerships with game publishers like THQ and Trion Worlds in an attempt to converge the worlds of video games and traditional Hollywood programming. Syfy premiered its first THQ video game movie, Red Faction: Armageddon, this summer. And the TV network is working with Trion Worlds on Defiance, the world’s first massively multiplayer online (MMO) video game that will connect directly to a scripted, live action television series. Howe talks about the role video games will play for Syfy moving forward in this exclusive interview..."

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