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OPINION: The E3 contradiction

You can read my appraisal of the big takeaways from last week’s E3 online next week or in today’s copy of MCV magazine, but here’s the short version. Takeaway’s the fitting word to use here. No less than five times in formal interviews with VPs, studio heads and the like, …

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Half a million visit Sony at E3

Over 500,000 users visited the virtual Sony E3 booth through online PS3 hub PlayStation Home. In comparison, 46,800 people attended the event in person – a tenth of those who visited online – reports Venture Beat. PlayStation Home users were able to watch videos of the latest games on show …

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E3 2011: Battlefield 3 set for iOS

EA is bolstering its mobile offering with new versions of its major franchises coming to the iPad and iPhone. A promotional video released by EA reveals that Madden, FIFA, Need for Speed and Battlefield are all coming to iOS. EA’s Battlefield 3 is headed for a face-off with Activision’s Call …

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E3 2011: Iwata ‘surprised’ by Nintendo stock fall

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has described the company’s falling share price following the announcement of their Wii successor as very strange.” Honestly speaking, the reaction to [Tuesday’s] presentation and what I heard from people I met and the mood of the convention did not chime at all with what happened …

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Square Enix: Japanese decline is ‘almost humiliating’

Despite grabbing lots of the E3 headlines with its impressive showing of the new Tomb Raider game, a senior Square Enix exec has said that this year’s show has painted a grave picture for Japanese games development. As well as Tomb Raider, other stars of Square Enix’s show this week …

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Attendance up at this year’s E3

The organisers of the E3 event in L.A. have closed out this year’s proceedings by dating the 2012 expo and releasing attendance figures for 2011. E3 2012 will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 5th to 7th. E3 2011 saw 46,800 people walk through its door, …

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E3 2011: EA refining Kinect for FIFA 13

EA has said Kinect support won’t be added to FIFA until FIFA 13 at the earliest. The company has been working on incorporating the motion sensor into the game for some time. Now the publisher has assured Eurogamer at E3 that it doesn’t wish to tack on Kinect support. What …

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