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Vivendi H1 revenues drop 11%

Revenues for Vivendi’s games division have dipped 11 per cent year on year – with the publisher blaming the drop on the lack of World Of Warcraft release this year. The firm made €444 million in the period (US 698m), down from the €500 million (US $786 million) it posted …

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US PC CHART: EA dominates rankings

Electronic Arts has taken the top three sots in the latest weekly US PC chart, according to data from the NPD Group. The firm’s Spore Creature Creator debuts at No.1, whilst The Sims 2: IKEA Home Stuff Expansion pack takes second spot. The firm’s The Sims 2 Double Deluxe nestles …

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Apple Europe boss joins Infogrames Board

Infogrames has hired another big-name exec to help see through the ‘Atari transformation’, with former Apple general manager and vice president of EMEA Pascal Cagni becoming an independent director on the firm’s Board. The company, currently in the midst of a transformative revamp around its Atari brand, earlier this year …

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Bach: Zune more compelling than iPod

President of Microsoft’s Entertainment & Devices Group Robbie Bach has called Zune a more compelling” gaming proposition than Apple’s iPod. Apple CEO Steve Jobs this week revealed a slate of new games for iPod and iPhone, whilst Microsoft has as yet remained quiet on Zune’s gaming capabilities. However, Bach told …

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