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Move has exceeded Sonys expectations

The boss of SCEA’s Latin America division has said that PlayStation Move has exceeded the company’s expectations and that it’s struggling to keep up with demand in some key regions. Calling Move ‘a tremendous success’, Latin America general manager Mark Stanley told Industry Gamers: We’re actually continuing to catch up …

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GameStop thinks Kinect will trump Move

Leading global games retail GameStop has predicted that Kinect will emerge as the winner in the fight of the next-gen motion controllers. However, senior VP or merchandising and marketing Bob McKenzie has confirmed that early sales of Sony’s Move have exceeded the chain’s expectations. I’d say right now Microsoft’s Kinect …

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Sega raised expectations too high

Publisher Sega has admitted that it has in the past been over-enthusiastic with its forecasting, resulting the perception that its titles have failed to deliver as expected. Speaking to MCV in his first interview since becoming European boss, Jurgen Post admitted that the misjudgement has caused some in the trade …

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PSPgo has met expectations

We’ve never been given any firm sales numbers for the PSPgo, leaving the industry to draw its own conclusions about the device. But Sony has insisted that the portable has successfully met its own expectations. The PSP Go is not the PSP2. It was just a different form-factor. It’s met …

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MS predicts 3m+ Kinect sales this Q4

Xbox 360 motion camera Kinect will sell over 3m units this holiday period following its launch this November, platform holder Microsoft has claimed. Our estimates that we will sell in excess of 3m units this holiday,” Microsoft Xbox product director Aaron Greenberg told Gamasutra. Our key indicators are feedback from …

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Singularity and Blur fell short

Activision’s recent efforts to introduce new IP into two key genres appears not to have paid off, with the publisher admitting that both Raven Software’s Singularity and Bizarre Creations’ Blur were unable to deliver the goods at retail. Singularity fell short of meeting what is an exceptionally high bar within …

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Viacom: Beatles sales terrific

Despite charting at number four in the UK Charts this week behind fierce rival Guitar Hero 5, EA’s The Beatles: Rock Band has so far exceeded the sales expectations of developer Harmonix’s parent company Viacom. It’s been terrific,” Viacom CEO Philleppe Dauman told investors in a conference call, according to …

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PS3 Slim sales ahead of expectations

The UK office of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is unsurprisingly delighted with the week one success of its newly redesigned PS3 Slim console. The first week’s Chart-Track numbers for sales of the new PS3 were ahead of our expectations, so we were extremely pleased,” SCE UK’s sales director Mark Howsen …

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Bionic Commando disappoints

Whilst the news from Capcom has been good for its first fiscal quarter of 2010, the publisher has admitted that recent release Bionic Commando has not met the company’s sales expectations.

 Bionic Commando shipped just 550,000 units worldwide in the quarter ending June 30th. Of the numbers, Capcom said the …

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GAME on track despite tough High Street

The UK’s largest dedicated games retailer GAME has assured investors that its performance to date in 2009 is in-line with its expectations. In the period between February 1st and June 13th the GAME Group opened 23 new stores brining its total outlet base to 1,365 across ten countries and across …

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