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Senior Capcom role for Konami’s Neo

Former Konami Europe boss Kunio Neo has joined Capcom Europe in a senior role. His exact role has yet to be announced. He joins following the departure of Capcom’s Europe COO David Reeves. Neo was replaced as European president for Konami by the firm’s US chief, Shinji Hirano, last year. …

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David Reeves steps down as Capcom Europe’s COO

Industry stalwart and former PlayStation Europe boss David Reeves is stepping down as Capcom COO in January, MCV can reveal. He will return to the consultancy and advisory role he held before he was appointed COO in March 2010. Over the past three years I have been very fortunate to …

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Reeves wants single format future

While the internet is buzzing with mutterings about Wii 2 and Xbox 720, David Reeves is hoping the future of the console market will be much simpler. In an interview with MCV, the European COO for Capcom said he’d rather have a single games platform to work with – although …

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Reeves: Retail valid for another 15 years

Capcom Europe’s COO David Reeves has told MCV that he believes the transition between boxed and digital sales may be heading towards a plateau, and that retail will remain a big part of major publishers’ plans for at least ten to 15 years. He added, however, that the inherent profitability …

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LGC 2010: ‘Publishing business a roulette table – Reeves

The modern publishing business was tonight equated to a casino roulette wheel during an enlivening speech by Capcom Europe COO David Reeves. Reeves, once the SCEE boss, was one of an all-star panel at tonight’s London Games Conference at BAFTA. Naturally, he stole the crowd with his inimitable turn of …

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Capcom appoints new US and Euro CEO

Publisher Capcom has announced the appointment of Kazuhiko Abe as CEO and president of Capcom Europe and Capcom USA. He replaces Capcom veteran Hiroshi Tobisawa, who has moved into another position at the company. Abe, who has been at Capcom since 2003, will be responsible for the overall management of …

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Xbox 3 and PS4 in 2-3 years

We keep being told that we’re only half way through the current hardware lifecycle – that would indicate a 2015/2016 launch for the next versions of the Xbox and PlayStation. But Capcom’s European COO David Reeves thinks the industry could be in for a surprise. Two to three years, I …

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Reeves: Nintendo are shit hot at handheld

David Reeves thinks there’s a good chance that Sony will launch a true successor to the PSP within the next year. Furthermore, the former SCEE president and CEO believes that if they don’t they could face a permanent exit from the handheld race. It’s an exciting time and you could …

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