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Tesco and Asda go early on Halo 3 too?

Several readers contacted MCV to state that some Asda and Tesco stores have started selling Halo 3 early (game and receipt pictured). The latest twist in the tale comes just a few days after Argos went early , blaming the error on its store staff. We’re talking about very, very …

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Sega boss: ‘We’ll back PS2 for years to come’

Sega Of America president and COO Simon Jeffery has told MCV that he expects Sony will enjoy significant sales of PS2 hardware for two to three years at least”. In a wider interview with MCV , Jeffery pledged Sega’s long-term support for the console, predicting that it would have longer …

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Sega boss: ‘We’ll back PS2 for years to come’

Sega Of America president and COO Simon Jeffery has told MCV that he expects Sony will enjoy significant sales of PS2 hardware for two to three years at least”. In a wider interview with MCV , Jeffery pledged Sega’s long-term support for the console, predicting that it would have longer …

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Square Enix to step up Western push

A report on the Financial Times says that Japanese publisher and developer Square Enix is looking for a US and European partner that can help drive its overseas sales to 50 per cent of its overall revenues in the next three years. Michihiro Sasaki, SVP, told the FT that he …

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Square Enix to step up Western push

A report on the Financial Times says that Japanese publisher and developer Square Enix is looking for a US and European partner that can help drive its overseas sales to 50 per cent of its overall revenues in the next three years. Michihiro Sasaki, SVP, told the FT that he …

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SCi has received three bids, says report

Eidos parent the SCi Group has received two further bids after disclosing that it had received a ‘possible offer’ at the beginning of September. According to The Times , the original extremely preliminary” bid came from Ubisoft, but that has been followed by solid interest from Time Warner – which …

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SCi has received three bids, says report

Eidos parent the SCi Group has received two further bids after disclosing that it had received a ‘possible offer’ at the beginning of September. According to The Times , the original extremely preliminary” bid came from Ubisoft, but that has been followed by solid interest from Time Warner – which …

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