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Asda eyes gaming in festive price campaign

UK supermarket chain Asda has implemented its planned range of festive discounts across over 4000 of its in-store products this week, and has highlighted its game offering in the process. In addition, the chain has pledged to pass on the full benefit of the government’s recent VAT decrease to its …

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20 people to go at Brash

LA publisher Brash has become the latest games company to announce job cuts, with the news that it is to release 20 employees from their positions. The news comes hot on the heels of larger sackings at fellow publishers EA and THQ. GameDaily has published an official statement from the …

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THQ losses lead to 250 job cuts

US publisher THQ has confirmed that it is to cut 250 jobs following losses of $115.3 million for the three months ending September 30th. Losses for the same period last year totalled just $7 million. Net sales for the period reached $164.8 million, down from the $229.3 million seen in …

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Half of NXE features were cut

Ahead of the high-profile Xbox 360 firmware update that will bring with it the New Xbox Experience later this month , Microsoft has admitted that it had to cut half of its plans during the development process. Speaking to CVG, Microsoft’s Jerry Johnson stated: There’s still a lot of stuff …

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Spielbergs EA team faces the chop

Following the news that EA is to cut six per cent of its global work force , rumours are suggesting that the team working on Steven Spielberg’s ultra-realistic next title has been sacked from EA LA. VG247 claims to have been informed by an EA employee that almost everyone on …

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EA to lay off 6% of work force

Global publishing powerhouse EA has announced that it is to cut six per cent of its global workforce, equivalent to between 500 and 600 positions, following increased losses in the financial quarter ending September 30th. The AP reports that the cuts will span all aspects of the company and will …

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Fallout 3s Aussie cuts go global

Fallout 3 publisher Bethesda has confirmed that the cuts made to its upcoming post-apocalyptic RPG in order to gain the approval of Australian censors have been incorporated into the international version of the title. The Aussie authorities took exception to references to morphine contained in the game, the result of …

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