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Sony Buys Rights To Michael Jackson For Video Game

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Posted March 25, 2010 - By Stephen Johnson

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Even before his death, there were rumors of a Michael Jackson game in development, but it looks like the King of Pop's posthumous fame could add up to the eventual release of an official Michael Jackson video game. Sony has purchased the video game rights to Michael Jackson, along with his back catalog of unreleased music.

According to reports, Sony's $200 million purchase from MJ's estate allows for the release of ten Michael Jackson albums, DVDs and videogame from now until 2017. Rob Stringer, chairman of the Columbia Epic division of Sony said: "There may be theater. There may be films and movies. There may be computer games."

Which leaves the question: What kind of Michael Jackson games can we expect? I'd look for a karaoke game, obviously, but hopefully, something more interesting/weird will come out of the deal.

Michael was a huge gamer -- just take a look at the contents of the Neverland arcade -- so I hope any upcoming MJ related title will be more than a cynical attempt to exploit a famous name.

Source: Computer and Video Games

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