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EA Origin: ‘Our aim is to be a better version of Steam’

EA says it wants its Origin download platform to be a better version of all the other portals on the market. The firm’s senior VP of global ecommerce David DeMartini has also responded to Valve and Steam boss Gabe Newell’s criticism that Origin has yet to do anything ‘super-well’ – …

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Namco Bandai welcomes Witcher 2’s Skyrim comparisons

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings arrives on Xbox 360 next week (April 17th) and Namco Bandai is brimming with confidence. Far from being concerned about vying to for consumer spend with big-hitting rivals such as Mass Effect 3 and Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the publisher has welcomed the comparisons. …

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FIFA 12 and PES 2012 review roundup

The review embargoes for both FIFA 12 and PES 2012 are up, and EA’s game has not only raced into the lead – it also looks on track to become the highest rated release ever in the series. It’s early days, but the game is currently averaging an amazing 92 …

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Sony: ‘We have to do better in UK’

With and RRP of 199, PS3 is primed for the mass market boom seen by its predecessors.And the better price will help Sony beef up its UK market share, according to SCEE head Jim Ryan. Speaking to MCV at Gamescom last week, the new SCEE president and CEO told us …

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MS: Games for Windows will get better

Windows and Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has promised that its PC service Games for Windows Live will "continue to get better". Speaking to CVG, Microsoft’s senior producer of interactive entertainment Kevin Unangst told CVG that the service "lacked fantastic games" and had endured what he called a "rocky start". …

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EA promises ‘fewer, better, bigger’ titles

EA has begun 2011 in much the same way as it did in 2010 – by promising fewer, better and bigger titles going forwards. The mantra was repeated by both CEO John Riccitiello and COO John Schappert in a conference call to investors, according to Gamsutra. The claims, though, are …

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Move lightsaber game better than Kinects

Though the title hasn’t been officially revealed, a software engineer from Sony America’s R&D department has announced that a lightsaber game is coming to PlayStation Move – and that it’s a lot better than the Xbox 360 Kinect game that’s in the works. There’s no way Kinect can do a …

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Pachter: Black Ops wont better MW2

Call of Duty: Black Ops will not outshine the record-breaking performance of its predecessor Modern Warfare 2, according to Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter. Last month Activision’s general manager for Call of Duty in Europe Michal Sportouch told MCV: We’ve a fantastic game and a fantastic marketing campaign so our …

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3DS close to 360 and PS3 quality

The victory of the DS over PSP in the current handheld generation proves amongst many things that graphics are not the be all and end all – so claims that the upcoming 3DS will boast processing power on par with current home consoles certainly raise eyebrows. IGN claims to have …

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3DS close to 360 and PS3 quality

The victory of the DS over PSP in the current handheld generation proves amongst many things that graphics are not the be all and end all – so claims that the upcoming 3DS will boast processing power on par with current home consoles certainly raise eyebrows. IGN claims to have …

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