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Nintendo expands Virtual Console

Nintendo expands Virtual Console

Nintendo has expanded the Virtual Console on its Nintendo Wii today, adding new arcade services to the platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2009 at 5:42PM in News
‘New Woolworths’ calls for games industry backing

‘New Woolworths’ calls for games industry backing

The former commercial director of Woolworths has told MCV that games will play a “key role” in his new nationwide retail chain.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2009 at 12:03PM in News
New look for MCVuk.com

New look for MCVuk.com

As you may notice while reading this, we've launched an exciting new look for the MCV website.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2009 at 5:50PM in News
Lord of the Rings now with Warner

Lord of the Rings now with Warner

Emerging games publisher Warner has seen its gaming line-up receive a sizable boost in the arm with the expiration of EA’s licensing deal for the Lord of the Ring s ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2009 at 10:23AM in News

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Best Buy creating 1,000 UK jobs

Best Buy creating 1,000 UK jobs

Around 1,000 jobs are set to be created by the arrival of Best Buy on UK shores, despite the launch of the joint venture between Carphone Warehouse and the US ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2009 at 2:04PM in News
Currys to launch megastore chain

Currys to launch megastore chain

Currys parent DSGi will this week announce plans for a new set of Currys megastores, which will be very large format and designed to combat the arrival of US electrical ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2009 at 2:37PM in News
‘Exciting’ Zavvi news on the way

‘Exciting’ Zavvi news on the way

A new teaser page on the Zavvi website claims that ‘exciting’ news about the now-passed retailer will be announced tomorrow – Monday 2nd March, and more specifically, at 10am.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2009 at 9:27PM in News
New IP to be announced for PSP

New IP to be announced for PSP

Following on from John Koller’s bold statements about an exciting E3 for PS3, SCEE has told MCV that new IP will feature in the line-up.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2009 at 2:57PM in News

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New Wii controller unearthed

New Wii controller unearthed

Nintendo has quietly announced a new controller for the Wii on its Japanese site called the Classic Controller Pro.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2009 at 10:09AM 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
New Tesco store takes on tech rivals

New Tesco store takes on tech rivals

Tesco has opened its first Superstore branded outlet at the flagship retail development Liverpool One, with the supermarket going head-to-head with other city-centre non-food retailers like Currys.digital and Carphone Warehouse.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2009 at 2:04PM in News

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Recession threatens new IP push

Recession threatens new IP push

Responding to claims from EA that it’s recent financial troubles will not spell the end of its renewed commitment to original IP, Wedbush Morgan’s Michael Pachter has admitted that ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2009 at 10:15AM in News
EA: We’ll carry on taking risks

EA: We’ll carry on taking risks

Despite announcing poor Q3 financial results and some high-scale company restructuring last week, publisher EA has pledged to not backtrack on its newfound love of original IP and fleshing out ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2009 at 10:12AM in News
Pikmin and Mario Tennis dated for Wii

Pikmin and Mario Tennis dated for Wii

Nintendo has announced the UK release date of the first two GameCube titles scheduled to receive the Wii-control makeover treatment – Pikmin and Mario Power Tennis.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2009 at 11:29AM in News
EA to reduce SKUs, though new IP looks safe

EA to reduce SKUs, though new IP looks safe

Following the warning that its Q4 and annual fiscal results are likely to fall short of the numbers it had previously predicted, EA had stated that it will reduce the ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2008 at 10:33AM in News

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Modern Warfare 2 heads Activision’s 2009 lineup

Modern Warfare 2 heads Activision’s 2009 lineup

US publisher Activision-Blizzard has revealed a number of its key titles for the upcoming year, including confirmation of exactly what form the next Call of Duty will assume.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2008 at 10:07AM in News
Sequels dominate 2008 global sales charts

Sequels dominate 2008 global sales charts

The age old struggle of the new IP in the games market has been highlighted once again with news that only one original title has been able to make it ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2008 at 3:35PM in News
Square Enix working on LA studio

Square Enix working on LA studio

Square Enix is in the process of building a studio in El Segundo, Los Angeles, according to reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2008 at 10:31AM in News
NXE rollout begins

NXE rollout begins

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has announced that all those who successfully signed up to the New Xbox Experience preview program will over the next few hours be able to ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2008 at 10:07AM in News
Half of NXE features were cut

Half of NXE features were cut

Ahead of the high-profile Xbox 360 firmware update that will bring with it the New Xbox Experience later this month, Microsoft has admitted that it had to cut half ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2008 at 10:45AM in News
WHAT’S NEW – November 7th ‘08

WHAT’S NEW – November 7th ‘08

In what is definitely the strongest week of new releases since MCV started doing this regular column, gamers and retail alike have an embarrassment of riches to look forward to ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2008 at 4:49PM in News
WHAT’S NEW – October 24th ‘08

WHAT’S NEW – October 24th ‘08

It was set to be the one of the most epic release days in history until LittleBigPlanet managed to get itself delayed (ruining a bet in the MCV office in ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2008 at 12:48PM in News
WHAT’S NEW – October 17th ‘08

WHAT’S NEW – October 17th ‘08

EA’s FIFA 09 may continue to dominate the UK charts, and win over the world’s games critics, but this Friday brings its sternest test yet in the shape ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2008 at 12:49PM in News
MS to help those short on storage for NXB

MS to help those short on storage for NXB

Microsoft has clarified the memory requirements needed to install the upcoming ‘New Xbox Experience’ dashboard revamp for Xbox 360, as well as stating that it has plans to help those ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2008 at 12:09PM in News