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JAPAN: 360 price cut confirmed

JAPAN: 360 price cut confirmed

As suggested by MCV yesterday, Microsoft has replicated its recent moves in both Europe and the US by dropping the price of Xbox 360 hardware in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2009 at 1:25PM in News
JAPAN: 360 price cut nears

JAPAN: 360 price cut nears

Microsoft is to hold a press conference in Hong Kong tomorrow where it is expected that a price cut for the machine will be announced for key territories across the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2009 at 5:47PM in News
Sony: 360 cut won’t change PS3 Slim plans

Sony: 360 cut won’t change PS3 Slim plans

Ahead of Microsoft’s confirmed Xbox 360 price cut announcement tomorrow, Sony has told MCV that it will not move forward the launch of PS3 Slim to compete with Microsoft’s ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2009 at 5:42PM in News
Xbox 360 price drop tomorrow

Xbox 360 price drop tomorrow

After weeks of speculation, MCV can finally confirm that tomorrow is the day that Microsoft will reveal its new intentions for the Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2009 at 4:35PM in News

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Limits placed on Xbox 360 stock

Limits placed on Xbox 360 stock

Retailers have seen the open availability of Xbox 360 hardware brought to an abrupt halt in the UK as Microsoft begins to manage its current stock ahead of its Xbox ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2009 at 12:30PM in News
Industry readies for 360 price cut

Industry readies for 360 price cut

Microsoft’s ongoing silence concerning its anticipated Xbox 360 price cut may show no signs of abating, but the industry continues to expect an announcement shortly with a number of analysts ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2009 at 1:15PM in News
Usain Bolt shuns Berlin for gaming

Usain Bolt shuns Berlin for gaming

Forget the idea that all gamers are overweight and unfit – the fastest man in the world likes nothing more than staying indoors and playing video games, it has been ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2009 at 8:16PM in News
PES 2010 gets release date

PES 2010 gets release date

Konami has confirmed its complete release schedule for its hotly anticipated Pro Evolution Soccer 2010, with the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC versions arriving first on October 22nd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2009 at 4:59PM in News

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Xbox 360 price drop "this week"

Xbox 360 price drop "this week"

Microsoft will drop the price of the Xbox 360 Elite within seven days – that’s the prediction of EEDAR analyst Jesse Divnich, backing up information supplied to MCV UK retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2009 at 4:39PM in News
Confusion over 360 price changes

Confusion over 360 price changes

With the industry bracing itself for an RRP drop for the top-end Xbox 360 Elite SKU this week, it now looks as if the entry-level Arcade hardware could be in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2009 at 1:55PM in News
Argos claims Pro listing was ‘error’

Argos claims Pro listing was ‘error’

Whilst it’s unlikely to quell the price cut rumours running rife in the build-up to next week’s Gamescom, UK retailer Argos has told MCV that a listing on its site ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2009 at 5:07PM in News
Argos: Xbox Pro ‘discontinued’

Argos: Xbox Pro ‘discontinued’

The online portal of UK retailer Argos is claiming that the Xbox 360 Pro is no longer available – substantiating MCV’s claims from earlier today that Microsoft is preparing to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2009 at 2:41PM in News

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MS to cut Xbox 360 Elite by £60?

MS to cut Xbox 360 Elite by £60?

Just hours after MCV revealed that Sony has been clearing the channel in preparation for its PS3 price cut on Tuesday it now appears as if Microsoft could be preparing ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2009 at 6:32PM in News
PES 2010 Master League ‘evolves’

PES 2010 Master League ‘evolves’

The Master League remains arguably the chief feather in Pro Evolution Soccer’s cap, and Konami hopes to grab a bigger share of the 2009 market with a raft of ML ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2009 at 11:16AM in News
PES 2010 striking Wii this year

PES 2010 striking Wii this year

Wii owners were forced to wait over five months for 2008’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 to make the move from Xbox 360, PS3 and PC to their platform, but Konami ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2009 at 6:38PM in News
VIDEO: PES 2010 site goes live

VIDEO: PES 2010 site goes live

Ardent fans of football series PES will be that bit more excited this morning with the official website for Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 going live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2009 at 11:55AM in News

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Torres to front PES 2010

Torres to front PES 2010

Konami has secured the services of Spanish international footballing star and leading Liverpool forward Fernando Torres as the face of its upcoming Pro Evolution Soccer 2010.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2009 at 12:15PM in News
Second judge removed from Pirate Bay case

Second judge removed from Pirate Bay case

The soap-opera like narrative of the ongoing Pirate Bay prosecution in Sweden has taken another unexpected turn with the news that a second judge has been thrown off the case ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2009 at 3:05PM in News
Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 emerges from the tunnel

Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 emerges from the tunnel

One of the biggest releases of the annual gaming calendar has been revealed today with Konami lifting the lid on its plans for the upcoming Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 on ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2009 at 11:37AM in News
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
PS3 leads PES 2009 charts charge

PS3 leads PES 2009 charts charge

For the first time in the series’ history, sales of the new Pro Evolution Soccer have been spearheaded by PS3, which accounted for 58 per cent of the game’s week ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2008 at 10:48AM in News
PES 2009 downloadable roster updates confirmed

PES 2009 downloadable roster updates confirmed

Ahead of tomorrow’s release of Pro Evolution Soccer 2009, publisher Konami has confirmed that the game is to receive periodic squad updates going forwards – with the first set to ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2008 at 2:01PM in News
PES 2009 reviews kick off

PES 2009 reviews kick off

Ahead of its European release this Friday, the first reviews of Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 are in, and it seems that the Japanese developer’s latest has pleased its fans.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2008 at 5:16PM in News
Seabass: FIFA engine is “superb”

Seabass: FIFA engine is “superb”

Ahead of the European release of Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 this Friday, the series’ legendary creator Shingo ‘Seabass’ Takatsuka has expressed his admiration for the game engine EA has ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2008 at 11:20AM in News
Online is ‘top priority’ for PES 2009

Online is ‘top priority’ for PES 2009

Ahead of the release of Konam’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 on October 17th, the series’ creator Shingo Takatsuka has claimed that improving the game’s online performance has been the top ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 10th 2008 at 12:25PM in News