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‘Small number’ of layoffs confirmed at EA Montreal

EA’s Montreal studio is to layoff a very small number” of employees this week. "EA Montreal is reorganising some teams to focus on digital initiatives, including new mobile and social projects," EA corporate communications told Games Industry. "These are routine changes which address the cyclical nature of the game industry. …

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Microsoft confirms November 6th release for Halo 4

Halo 4 will, as reported earlier today, be released worldwide on November 6th. The game is set four years after the events of Halo 3 and sees the iconic Master Chief return to confront his destiny and face an ancient evil that threatens the fate of the entire universe”. It …

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GAME enters administration

After two months of worry and rumour, GAME has as of today officially entered administration. PwC remains hopeful that a going concern sale of the business is achievable”, but that will not stop the closure of many stores and the potential loss of thousands of jobs. PwC has not yet …

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Blaze confirms £500 price tag for NeoGeo X

Retro gaming specialist Blaze has told MCV its planned 500 price tag for the NeoGeo X is accurate, contrary to other reports circulating online. Games news website Eurogamerposted a story suggesting the 500 price tag is innacurate. It also said a Blaze spokesperson confirmed this. However, Blaze has told MCV …

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New NeoGeo X handheld console confirmed

The rumoured NeoGeo portable is real and will launch in Q2 2012. UPDATED: New picture and revised game list. Video game accessories and retro console specialist Blaze has struck a deal with Japan’s SNK Playmore and US distributor Tommo to bring the NeoGeo X handheld console to market. It will …

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UKIE: Digital Chart coming February

Industry body UKIE has announced a digital chart for PC games will be published next month, two years after it began the project. It’s the first measure of downloadable video game sales and UKIE says it will be continually improved in the months ahead. The basic PC chart – which …

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Jak and Daxter Collection confirmed

Sony has at last confirmed that it will indeed release a Jak and Daxter HD Collection on PS3. There’s no word yet on a possible release date. The release is far from the first of its kind for Sony, which has already revisited a number of PS2 IPs on PS3 …

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SCEJ confirms PSPgo cancellation

New news from Japan is suggesting that SCEJ has now confirmed that it has stopped manufacturing the PSPgo. Andriasang has translated information from audio visual site Phileweb claiming that "Sony Computer Entertainment Japan has formally announced an end to production and shipments for the PSPgo". SCEJ has also added a …

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Now Deus Ex gets UK date

Having received word of a rumoured Australian release date this morning, a UK release date for Square Enix’s Deus Ex: Human Revolution has been announced. GAME.co.uk has the scoop – it will hit UK retail on August 26th. The date won’t officially be announced until tomorrow, but MCV can confirm …

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Splinter Cell remakes confirmed

Ubisoft has at last confirmed that it is to release HD versions of its last gen Splinter Cell trilogy, which was first rumoured in September. IGN reports that the confirmation came from CEO Yves Guillemot as part of the publisher’s recent earnings call. Details concerning platforms or the release date …

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