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Japanese publisher Idea Factory enters European games market

Japanese publisher and developer Idea Factory has set up shop in Europe. The firm has opened an office in Croydon, and will be handling the marketing and PR of its games at European retail, including the UK. Prior to this, Idea Factory’s games were published in Europe by companies such …

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NIS America responds to store complaints but ignores key issues

Gamers angered by the recently opened NIS America online store in Europe have reacted badly to the company’s response to the complaints. MCV reported earlier in the week that consumers were unhappy with the pricing, selection and the need to pay immediately for pre-orders. In a response on its Facebook …

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Consumers critical of NIS America’s European store pricing

Disgaea and Persona publisher NIS America has opened a new European online store. Great news, right? Wrong. Consumer feedback on the company’s Facebook page suggests people are less than happy with the proposed pricing. The new outlet offers Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited Limited Edition on Vita for 49.99, Danganronpa …

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Rune Factory 4’s European 3DS release is scrapped

MarvelousAQL has cancelled the planned European release of Rune Factory 4 in Europe. The 3DS game is already available in America and Japan but it is though that the bankruptcy and closure of the game’s developer Neverland in November 2013 is behind the decision. "We regret to inform you that …

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Xbox One not getting Nordic release until Q3 2014 – report

The wait for Xbox One in some European territories could be far longer than had been expected. GameReactor claims to have word from trusted sources” that Xbox One might not be launched in Nordic territories until Q3 2014 – that’s some time between July and September next year. This information …

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Radeon R9 290X pricing revealed; First reviews of R7 and R9 cards arrive

AMD’s top-of-the-range Radeon R9 290X looks like it’s getting a suitably top-of-the-range RRP in Europe. Videocardz.com has obtained a list of prices for AMD’s new graphics cards from MSI and they suggest that the 290X will be a very expensive bit of kit on this side of the Atlantic. The …

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Ouya heading to new European markets

Android console Ouya is to become available in a host of additional European markets. An agreement with distributors Flashpoint and Digital Brothers will see the console hit shelves in Germany, France, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, Benelux, Scandinavia, Norway and Denmark. Meanwhile a separate deal with Action and PA will lead …

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Microsoft blames Kinect localisation, and not supply constraints, for Xbox One delays

The complexities behind localising Kinect for numerous languages are causing Xbox one launch delays across eight European territories, Microsoft has claimed. It was recently announced that The Xbox One’s launch has been delayed in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Sweden and Switzerland. Speaking to OXM, the firm’s head of …

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Average global broadband connection speed hits 3.1Mbps; UK hits 7.9Mbps

The average internet user from anywhere in the world enjoys a connection speed of 3.1Mbps. That’s according to a new report from Akamai entitled The State of the Internet. It’s the first time the global average has surpassed 3Mbps. The global peak speed averages out at 18.4Mbps. The UK misses …

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Tales of Xillia 2 getting PS3 release in 2014

Namco Bandai has announced a Western release date for RPG sequel Tales of Xillia 2. The PS3-exclusive RPG will be released in Europe and Australia in 2014. Which – obviously – means it arrives after the launch of PS4 at the end of the year. Tales of Xillia 2 is …

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