Consoles

Farrell: Wii hasnt won yet

Chief executive of THQ Brian Farrell has predicted that Sony and Microsoft can still catch Nintendo in the next-gen console sales battle. Speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology Conference, Farrell said he expects the PS3 and Xbox 360 sales to increase as both platform holders drop their price, reports Kotaku. …

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DSGi comes out fighting

Online, in-store services and international expansion are the key foundations upon which DSGi is set to tackle difficult trading conditions, the retailer has told MCV. The Group, which includes PC World, Currys.digital and Dixons, has launched a strategic review of its business led by Boston Consulting after issuing a profit …

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Sony hails retail as PS3 hits 1m

PlayStation 3 has officially sold one million units at UK retail, hitting the milestone faster than PSOne or PS2. Anbd now Sony Computer Entertainment UK boss Ray Maguire is more confident than ever that the console can step up its game further in the next-gen race this year. Achieving one …

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Wii outsells PS3 four to one in Japan

Nintendo has sold 331,627 Wii units during the four weeks ending February 24th , according to MCV media partner Enterbrain. In comparison the PlayStation 3 sold 89,131 units. These figures indicate a widening gap between the PS3 and Wii, with the Wii outselling its rival by four to one. The …

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Wii Fit to cost £69.99

Nintendo has given an official price to its much-anticipated Wii Fit: 69.99 in the UK and €89.99 in wider Europe. The title – which will released on Friday, April 25th – contains software and Nintendo’s innovative Balance Board. According to Eurogamer, Nintendo announced the price of the product just minutes …

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GTA IV downloads this autumn

Keen to publicise what is still believed to be an exclusive deal, Microsoft has stated that Rockstar’s downloadable content for upcoming title Grand Theft Auto IV will not arrive until the autumn. Grand Theft Auto IV will be released on Xbox 360 and PS3 on April 29th, and could yet …

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Rising Star pushes back No More Heroes

Rising Star Games has announced a new release date of March 14th for Suda51’s unique Wii title, No More Heroes. This has been our biggest production run for a video game,” said Martin Defries, COO, Rising Star Games. We just want to make sure we can supply everyone.” No More …

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Gears of War 2 confirmed

Epic Game has revealed Gears of War 2 for the Xbox 360 at this year’s GDC. Cliff Bleszinski unveiled the game during Microsoft’s GDC keynote, after Tim Sweeny had demonstrated the significant improvements to the Unreal 3 engine earlier in the show. Bleszinski claimed that Gears of War 2 will …

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