Entries in 'european' (72)

Pirate Party wins Swedish EU seat

Pirate Party wins Swedish EU seat

Controversial political body The Pirate Party has won a seat in the European parliament after capitalising on the pro-Pirate Bay movement in homeland Sweden.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2009 at 11:32AM in News
Intel lands record $1.45bn antitrust fine

Intel lands record $1.45bn antitrust fine

Leading component manufacturer Intel has been fined $1.45bn by the European Commission as punishment for ‘illegal rebates and practices’ used to prevent AMD from rivalling its position in the market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2009 at 2:48PM in News
Star Ocean: The Last Hope arriving June 5th

Star Ocean: The Last Hope arriving June 5th

Xbox 360 RPG fans will be able to get their hands on Star Ocean: The Last Hope on June 5th, publisher Square Enix has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2009 at 4:37PM in News
Capcom set to ‘get serious’ on Monster Hunter’s European marketing

Capcom set to ‘get serious’ on Monster Hunter’s European marketing

Japanese publisher Capcom is set to ramp up promotion for its Monster Hunter series in Europe, in an attempt to ape the success of the series in the East.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2009 at 1:07PM in News

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New European publisher emerges

New European publisher emerges

Rising Star Games has tied a strategic alliance with new Euro
publisher Gamebridge, taking titles to retail from spring.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2009 at 5:50PM in News
ESA: UK retail welcome at E3

ESA: UK retail welcome at E3

UK and European retailers and media are a ‘primary focus’ for 2009’s E3, ESA CEO Michael Gallagher has told MCV.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2009 at 11:07AM in News
Sony blocking SFII HD release on PSN

Sony blocking SFII HD release on PSN

Japanese publisher Capcom has blamed Sony for the ongoing failure to release acclaimed title Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix on the European arm of the PlayStation Network.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2009 at 10:16AM in News
Killzone 2 dated in UK

Killzone 2 dated in UK

After announcing yesterday that a PS3 hardware bundle featuring the game is heading to the UK, SCEE has now confirmed that long-awaited FPS Killzone 2 will be released on ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2009 at 5:34PM in News

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Square Enix: FFXIII release “yet to be determined”

Square Enix: FFXIII release “yet to be determined”

Japanese developer and publisher Square Enix has told MCV that the European release date for Final Fantasy FXIII has yet to be decided.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2009 at 2:56PM in News
Star Ocean PSP arriving next month

Star Ocean PSP arriving next month

Publisher Square Enix has confirmed that PSP exclusive RPG Star Ocean: Second Evolution will be released in Europe and PAL territories on February 13th.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2009 at 2:26PM in News
Xbox enjoys biggest sales month ever

Xbox enjoys biggest sales month ever

Microsoft is beating its chest this morning following the news that the Xbox brand last month enjoyed its biggest ever sales month in its six year history in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2008 at 12:39PM in News
Euro date for Rock Band 2 confirmed

Euro date for Rock Band 2 confirmed

EA has confirmed that Harmonix’ instrument-based rhythm-action sequel Rock Band 2 will be released on Xbox 360 in the UK on November 21st – though it looks set to arrive ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2008 at 12:50PM in News

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Wii Speak dated in Europe

Wii Speak dated in Europe

Less than a week after the new Wii Speak Channel and solo hardware bundle was announced, Nintendo has announced that both will be arriving in Europe on December 5th.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2008 at 10:56AM in News
Codemasters to close RF Online

Codemasters to close RF Online

Britsoft firm Codemasters has announced that it to turn off its European servers for its PC MMO RF Online on November 10th.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2008 at 11:32AM in News
Animal Crossing Wii this December

Animal Crossing Wii this December

The European arm of Wii and DS platform holder Nintendo has confirmed that the Wii iteration of Animal Crossing will be released in Europe this December – along with a ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2008 at 1:15PM in News
E3 08: Gran Turismo TV for August 1st

E3 08: Gran Turismo TV for August 1st

SCEE boss David Reeves has confirmed that the upcoming Gran Turismo TV will be released in Europe on the same date it arrives in North America – August 1st.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2008 at 11:58AM in News

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Yakuza 2 gets European release

Yakuza 2 gets European release

Third person mafia-based adventure outing Yakuza 2 is to be released on PS2 in Europe some time in 2008, Sega has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2008 at 10:39AM in News
PEGI reveals upcoming PSN releases

PEGI reveals upcoming PSN releases

There may have been a few complaints about the perceived lack of new content appearing on Sony’s PS3 network PSN as of late, but a list on European ratings board ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2008 at 2:19PM in News
Bethesda arrives in Europe

Bethesda arrives in Europe

Elder Scrolls developer and publisher Bethesda has opened the doors of its new London office – and has set about preparing for its next major release, action role-playing game Fallout ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2008 at 12:17PM in News
European Blu-Ray sales hit 2m

European Blu-Ray sales hit 2m

Europe has bought 2.37 million Blu-Ray disks since the format went on sale in 2006, achieving the landmark figure faster than it took standard DVD to when it first appeared ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 14th 2008 at 1:31PM in News
European Spore release date announced

European Spore release date announced

One of the most highly anticipated PC games of all time, Will Wright’s Spore, will be released in Europe on September 5th – and the shock news is that the ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2008 at 8:04PM in News
PEGI rating system implemented in Austria

PEGI rating system implemented in Austria

The Viennese Provincial Government has decreed to adopt the PEGI age rating system in order to more efficiently restrict young peoples access to adult themed video games in Austria.

The ...
by Andrew Wooden
on Dec 12th 2007 at 3:14PM in News