Consoles

PES 2009 Xbox 360 bundle on the way

A new PES 2009 Xbox 360 bundle is winging its way to Europe in time for Christmas. Kotaku reports that the 60GB Pro pack will cost 190/€270 and launch on October 24th. The bundle will contain a copy of the game and a single controller, and will be available in …

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Zavvi launches game clearout

With the Christmas release schedule growing increasingly congested, Zavvi has cut prices on recently released titles both online and in-store. The clearout covers all platforms, with deals including Devil May Cry 4 on Xbox 360 and PS3 for 11.99, The Legend of Zelda: The Phantom Hourglass on DS for 16.99 …

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PES 2009 cut to £27 at Asda

Hot on the heels of the FIFA ’09 price battle , Asda has slashed the price of Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 to just 27 on Xbox 360 and PS3. The supermarket chain is also giving copies of the PS3 version away with every PlayStation 3 console bought. Elsewhere, Blockbuster has …

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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. CVG has scored the game 8.8/10, stating: Despite the lack of movement regarding the new modes, licenses and Master League …

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Theo Walcott ‘trains’ on FIFA and PES

‘England wonderboy Theo Walcott owes his Three Lions success to footie computer games.’ That’s according to the Daily Star, which today reports that the England star practises his skills on FIFA and Pro Evolution Soccer when on tour with the national side – and that both games have improved his …

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Hirai: We cant allow Nintendo to run away with it

Global Sony Computer Entertainment boss Kaz Hirai has reiterated that the focus of PS3 is games – and demanded that PlayStation can’t allow Nintendo to run off alone”. Despite boasting of PS3’s Blu-Ray capability and processor power in the past, Hiari has once again said that the company’s focus for …

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PES 2009 tournament countdown begins…

The first MCV PES Tournament of the season will take place at London’s Rex Bar on Thursday November 27th – and Konami is now inviting teams to sign up. Last year’s online Industry Rankings competition proved a huge hit, but this year it’s all about looking into the whites of …

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Sony Q4 marketing blitz revealed

Sony will launch its Q4 marketing assault with a huge cinema ad campaign – and has told the trade to look out for a new range of bundles for PS3 and PSP in time for Christmas. Speaking exclusively to MCV, the software and hardware giant said it believed it had …

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