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PC Zone to be closed

UPDATE: Hogarty has contacted MCV to inform us that he is no longer editor at PC Zone, having taken up a position at Gamereactor.eu last week. He adds that the September issue of PC Zone will be the last.ORIGINAL STORY: A report on PC games site Rock Paper Shotgun – …

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US: The end for Game Crazy

North American video game retailer Game Crazy is to close, it has been confirmed. The decision comes after parent company Movie Gallery filed for bankruptcy in February of this year – the second time it has done so in the last three years. Over half of Game Crazy’s total of …

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rllmuk forum fighting for survival

One of the most established video games forums on the internet is in the process of asking its members to invest in it in an effort to both safeguard its future and build toward possible expansion. rllmuk, which was formed out of the ashes of the original Edge forum in …

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Future closes PSW magazine

Following the surprise news that Future is to refrain from ABCing its games magazines today, the publisher has now confirmed that it has closed independent PlayStation title PSW. Future has told MCV that one member of the magazine’s team has already been assigned a new role within the firm, whilst …

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The Matrix Online goes offline for good

After an at times turbulent four years on the market Sony Online Entertainment is to turn off the servers to virtual world The Matrix Online on July 31st. Now we’ve seen how far the rabbit hole goes and it’s time to wake up from that dream (or go back to …

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Three Speech makes way for new EU PlayStation blog

Sony UK’s long-running semi-official” European PlayStation blog Three Speech is to close its digital doors on April 17th and will be replaced by a brand new EU PlayStation portal. A statement on the site reads: It’s your feedback, comments and suggestions that have made this possible, so you should all …

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Ziff Davis to close FileFront

Online file sharing portal FileFront is to be closed by current owner and former 1UP publisher Ziff Davis, it has been confirmed. A message posted up on the site reads: We regret to inform you that due to the current economic conditions we are forced to indefinitely suspend the FileFront …

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WOOLWORTHS: UK games market will face more casualties

Today’s closing down sale represents what is probably the last hurrah for the UK’s celebrated Woolworths brand – but top retail figures in the UK games industry have warned that there’s still bad news to come. Take someone like Woolies out of the retail equation and you’re looking at a …

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WOOLIES UPDATE: Closing down sale begins tomorrow

The Joint Administrators to Woolworths have today announced that a store closing sale will begin in stores on Thursday December 11th. The Administrators continue to actively seek buyers for the Woolworths assets and negotiations with a number of interested parties are ongoing. Neville Kahn, reorganisation services partner at Deloitte, commented: …

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Woolworths to close down within days?

Woolworths could be facing its last few days on UK High Street with reports that administrator Deloitte has failed to find a buyer for the struggling retailer. RetailWeek speculates that the chain’s entire workforce, which totals around 30,000, are facing redundancy. Details of the national closing down sale are expected …

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