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TGS: EA on the lookout for Japanese partners

Electronic Arts is looking for a partnership or acquisition in Japan, according to the Financial Times. President of EA Asia Jon Niermann said Japan was a strategic priority” for the company, in an interview at the Tokyo Games Show. He added that EA was interested both in blue-chip players and …

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TGS: EA on the lookout for Japanese partners

Electronic Arts is looking for a partnership or acquisition in Japan, according to the Financial Times. President of EA Asia Jon Niermann said Japan was a strategic priority” for the company, in an interview at the Tokyo Games Show. He added that EA was interested both in blue-chip players and …

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ITV boss hits back at Riccitiello comments

ITV executive chairman Michael Grade has hit out at video games for existing in a ‘moral vacuum’ compared to television drama. According to Broadcast magazine, Grade said that TV could take the moral high ground over games because it enjoyed the ‘framework of a dramatic narrative’. Grade was responding directly …

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Riccitiello tells TV industry: Youre just as violent as games

Chief executive of Electronic Arts John Riccitiello has told some of the most powerful luminaries in television that games are no more violent a media than TV programmes. Speaking in a presentation to the Royal Television Society’s Cambridge Convention, Riccitiello said video games were ‘unfairly demonised’ in the press for …

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EAs first ever survival horror game revealed

Electronic Arts looks set to go head-to-head with the likes of Resident Evil and Silent Hill with Dead Space – the mega-publisher’s first ever survival horror title. Details of the game have been unveiled by the website of Game Informer magazine. The publication reports: ‘Fans of the cult-classic film Event …

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SCi confirms buy out talks

SCi has issued a statement to the City to confirm it has been approached to discuss a possible offer for the business. The statement reads: Following the recent speculation in the press, the Board of SCi Entertainment Group plc confirms that it has received an approach and as a result …

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