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Microsoft suffers first ever quarterly drop

Microsoft suffers first ever quarterly drop

Global software and hardware company Microsoft has suffered its first quarterly drop in revenues and sales in its 23 years as a public company, though its Xbox operations remained one ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2009 at 11:21AM in News
Original Xbox comes to an end

Original Xbox comes to an end

The Xbox has taken a step closer to the gaming grave with the news that Microsoft has as of today terminated its service repairs for original Xbox machines that are ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2009 at 11:53AM in News
New game coming from Smash Bros devs

New game coming from Smash Bros devs

The creator of both the Smash Bros series and popular Nintendo character Kirby is working on a brand new title for Nintendo, it has been confirmed.
 
Develop has the ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2009 at 10:15AM in News
GTA gives DS its first 18 rated title

GTA gives DS its first 18 rated title

The British Board of Film Classification has announced the Rockstar’s upcoming DS title Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars is to be granted an 18 certificate – making it the first ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2009 at 3:10PM in News

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JAPAN: DSi sells half a million

JAPAN: DSi sells half a million

Though European gamers still have no idea when Nintendo’s third generation DS handheld will arrive on continental soil, the DSi has enjoyed a great start in Japan with a solid ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2008 at 10:38AM in News
Online spearheads Zavvi growth

Online spearheads Zavvi growth

High Street retailer Zavvi has heralded a successful first year on the market by announcing strong improvements over the performance of the company it bought out in 2007 – Virgin ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2008 at 12:56PM in News
First UK Best Buy stores unveiled

First UK Best Buy stores unveiled

Best Buy looks set to go head-to-head with DSGi after it emerged that one of the launch locations would be the same retail park that its UK rival is currently ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2008 at 4:54PM in News