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Shane Kim joins GameStop board

Shane Kim, one of the key executives behind Microsoft’s Xbox push, has been appointed to the board of directors at global games retailer GameStop. Kim retired from Microsoft in 2009 when he was at the time serving as the corporate VP of strategy and business development at the Interactive Entertainment …

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Harrison joins Gaikai board

Phil Harrison has joined the advisory board of cloud-based game streaming service Gaikai. According to the company, his involvement in Gaikai’s operation will help ‘disrupt the way games are discovered and enjoyed’ by consumers. Harrison, general partner at London Venture Partners and former president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios …

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Luis Ubinas appointed to EA Board

EA has today announced that Luis Ubinas has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Ubinas is president of the Ford Foundation, where he oversees the operations and management of more than $10 billion in assets and over $500m in annual giving. Prior to joining the Foundation, he was a …

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3DS going widescreen?

Pictures emerging from the US Federal Communications Commission are reportedly of a test version of the new 3DS handheld from Nintendo. The submission, which includes a picture of the kit, is for wi-fi testing purposes. Though there’s nothing to directly suggest that the filing isn’t related to the current DS, …

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Balance Board to bolster Super Monkey Ball

Super Monkey Ball: Step & Roll will expand the fanbase for its long-running arcade-style puzzle franchise, thanks to Balance Board compatibility. That’s according to Sega, which is holding high hopes for the upcoming Wii title, due for release on February 12th. The firm believes the device’s accessibility will introduce the …

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EasyJet CCO joins GAME board

The GAME Group hass announced the appointment of Dana Dunne as its new non-executive director. Dunne currently serves as the chief commercial officer for easyJet. He succeeds Jean-Paul Giraud, who has completed two terms of office and steps down after six years on the Group board. We are delighted to …

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AUS: Mature games to be discussed

The Australian government has at last opened up the debate on whether or not its classification system should be restructured to accommodate adult or mature video games. The strict Australian classification system has been in the news again recently thanks to its decision to ban Rebellion’s Aliens vs Predator – …

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