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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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Sony: 360 ports to be PS3 downgrades

The boss of Sony Computer Entertainment UK Ray Maguire has stated that he believes third party developers will in future use PS3 as their lead platform and then remove elements of their titles when porting across to Xbox 360. To read more, head over to the online home of Develop …

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Development issues hindering DSi?

Development for the DS might have just become more complicated thanks to the introduction of the DSi, with claims that an anonymous developer has said that its game has been refused certification because it ‘freezes up’ on the new DSi platform. Direct your browser to Developmag.com for more.

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LA Noire to boast biggest ever budget?

After a long period of silence regarding Rockstar’s L.A. Noire, a number of details have emerged about the title from its homeland down under – including the claim that it could have the largest development budget ever seen in gaming. IGN reports that Tom Crago, the president of the Game …

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Yu Suzuki no longer with Sega

Sega America’s CEO Simon Jeffery has in an interview with Gamasutra confirmed that games development legend Yu Suzuki is no longer working with the successful publisher. Jeffery said of Suzuki: Last I heard, he was doing some online stuff in China. He’s kind of his own man right now. Every …

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Runic Games emerges from Flagship closure

Flagship Studios may have recently laid off most of its staff, but veterans from the studio’s Seattle office have banded together to launch a new studio. To read the story in full, click here for a quick trip to Developmag.com.

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SCE eyes up Indian studio opening

Sony is planning to further boost it’s already-announced commitment to games development in India – and could even open an internal studio of its own in the territory. That’s according to a report in DNA India, where Indian country manager at SCE Atindriya Bose says the company is boosting its …

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Games lead charge in iPhone App Store

Coinciding with the launch of the new 3G iPhone, Apple will at 5pm today open the doors to its brand new on-demand iPhone Apps Store – with gaming leading the charge and offering great opportunities for developers. Apple claims that of the 500 applications expected to be available at launch, …

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