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PS3 will close the gap on 360

PS3 will close the gap on 360

Sony’s new PS3 will help the console close the sales gap currently enjoyed by Microsoft’s Xbox 360, according to EEDAR analyst Jesse Divnich

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2009 at 6:22PM 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
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
Microsoft quiet on Xbox 360 price cut

Microsoft quiet on Xbox 360 price cut

Whilst Peter Molyneux’s impressive Fable III presentation was a pleasant surprise for most at Gamescom, the biggest shock of all was the lowering of the curtains with not so much ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2009 at 10:57AM in News

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Dante’s Inferno dated

Dante’s Inferno dated

Publisher EA has confirmed that its curious mystical fighting title Dante’s Inferno will be released in Europe on PS3, Xbox 360 and PSP on February 12th next year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2009 at 5:22PM in News
CCP unveils EVE on consoles

CCP unveils EVE on consoles

CCP's Hilmar Veigar Petursson unveiled the studios's latest ambition at GDC Europe today - a new project called Dust 514 which bridges the gap between FPS and MMO audiences.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2009 at 12:43PM 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

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Lewis: Pricing spectrum will broaden

Lewis: Pricing spectrum will broaden

As the industry continues to debate the rising price of software RRPs, Xbox EMEA vice president Chris Lewis has urged the trade to be ready for ‘a broader spectrum ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2009 at 4:15PM 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
PS3 cut 'won't worry' Microsoft

PS3 cut 'won't worry' Microsoft

Microsoft's Chris Lewis has said that any possible PS3 price drop from Sony at Gamescom next week won’t affect its plans – which are now widely expected to include a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2009 at 1:30PM in News
360 passes 9m sales in Europe

360 passes 9m sales in Europe

The Xbox 360 has now sold over nine million consoles across Europe, Microsoft has revealed to MCV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2009 at 12:20PM in News

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NPD: 360 continues to improve

NPD: 360 continues to improve

The North American video games hardware market continued its value freefall in July, but Microsoft’s Xbox 360 managed to mirror its ongoing success in the UK to post year-on-year sales ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2009 at 11:04AM in News
Imagine posts mixed ABC results

Imagine posts mixed ABC results

Readers of Imagine Publishing’s X360 magazine have increased period-on-period for the six months ending June 30 2009.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 14th 2009 at 11:02AM in News
NPD: July games market down 29%

NPD: July games market down 29%

July proved another tough month for video games retailers in North America, with the overall value of the market declining 29 per cent year-on-year with a total value of $1.19bn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2009 at 10:29AM in News
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

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Xbox 360 boasts most active users

Xbox 360 boasts most active users

New numbers from analyst firm Nielsen Games suggest that the Xbox 360 currently boasts the most active user base of any home console, with 11.5 per cent of those owning ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2009 at 5:30PM in News
US: Capcom reveals 360 triple pack

US: Capcom reveals 360 triple pack

Japanese publisher Capcom is to thrust three of its most successful Xbox 360 titles back into retail with the unveiling of a brand new SKU called the Platinum Hits Triple ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 11th 2009 at 10:51AM in News
High Street cheaper than 360 Games-On-Demand

High Street cheaper than 360 Games-On-Demand

Though we’re yet to hear the specific price of each title heading to Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Games On Demand service next week, Joystiq is claiming that all titles will be ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2009 at 2:15PM in News
Tony Hawk RIDE to cost £100

Tony Hawk RIDE to cost £100

Publisher Activision has announced that Tony Hawk RIDE, complete with skateboard, will be released on November 20th for Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation 3.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 6th 2009 at 12:01PM in News
Assassin’s Creed Black Edition revealed

Assassin’s Creed Black Edition revealed

Play.com has revealed an exclusive collectors pack for Ubisoft’s upcoming Assassin’s Creed 2.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 6th 2009 at 11:21AM in News
360 Games On Demand launch line-up revealed

360 Games On Demand launch line-up revealed

Console gaming makes a big step toward the digital distribution age with the arrival of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Games On Demand service next week – though the launch line-up confirms ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2009 at 6:18PM in News
PS3 outperforms Xbox 360 for EA

PS3 outperforms Xbox 360 for EA

Whilst it was the Wii, thanks to the success of EA Sports Active, that really shone for EA in its latest fiscal quarter, just as big a surprise is the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2009 at 11:46AM in News
360 and PS3 getting WET in September

360 and PS3 getting WET in September

Adrenaline fuelled action outing WET will be released on Xbox 360 and PS3 in the UK on September 18th, publisher Bethesda has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2009 at 6:04PM in News
Avatar 3D will be HDMI only on 360

Avatar 3D will be HDMI only on 360

Ubisoft has added another technical requirement for those wanting to experience the upcoming James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game in its full 3D glory – an HDMI-enabled console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2009 at 1:06PM in News