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JAPAN: Black Wii this summer

The release of the first colour variant always marks a significant point in a console’s lifecycle, so considering the Wii’s slowing sales in Japan news of a new look for the machine is hardly surprising. Kotaku has pictures of a new black Wii variant, which will be released on August …

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Redundancies at EA’s Black Box

The unfortunate job-cutting spree in the games industry seems to be continuing today with news that EA studio Black Box has, after weeks of speculation , lost 200 members of its staff. MCV’s development-orientated sister-site Developmag.com has the full story – click here to head over there.

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More EA studios to suffer jobs cuts?

EA’s previously revealed cost-cutting measures continue to take effect, with Canadian studio Black Box and Florida-based team Tiburon apparently the latest to see job cuts. Click here to visit Developmag.com for the complete story .

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Need for Speed facing the chop?

Various sources across the industry are speculating that EA’s Black Box studio in Canada may soon be closed. Speculation from unnamed sources also suggests that because of the less than favourable nature of reviews of Need For Speed: Undercover, which also suffered relatively poor sales compared to previous iterations of …

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US: Wii boasts record Black Friday

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has revealed that sales of his firm’s Wii console this Black Friday were double that enjoyed by the machine in the same period in 2007. Though he was not exact about the timeframe, he did state that the sales were measured over a week-long period that …

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Wii dominates eBay sales tables

Nintendo’s Wii has managed to trump all contenders in the annual eBay Black Friday race by becoming the most searched for product across all categories on the US arm of the popular online auction site. To see all the stats, including the average Wii sales price and a look at …

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