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Yu Suzuki making Kinect fighting title

Game development pioneer Yu Suzuki has joined Tokyo-based Premium Agency as executive game producer, the group has announced. The industry veteran Suzuki will advise on a number of social and mobile projects, but also for living-room devices. Premium Agency has said Suzuki will oversee a new, as yet unknown, fighting …

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Blockbuster UK comes out fighting

Blockbuster UK is on the offensive following the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of its US parent. The company says it is unaffected by the development and has revealed to MCV its business plan for the next five years, which includes selling TVs and relocating stores. The firm’s commercial chief Gerry Butler …

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THQ: Red Dead hurt UFC 2010 sales

THQ says the runaway success of Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption’s damaged sales of its brawler UFC 2010. The 2009 edition of UFC was a smash hit, debuting at the top of the All Formats Charts and even receiving a nomination for Sales Triumph in this year’s MCV Awards. So expectations were high …

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THQ: New WWE will make us no.1

THQ has declared WWE Smackdown Vs Raw 2010 the biggest release of its financial year – and said that its release will cement its place as the fighting genre’s No.1 publisher. The firm will unveil the game this weekend at WWE event Summerslam – a show it says emphasises the crucial importance” …

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Reeves: Theres a lot of fight left in us

In an interview with The Guardian , SCEE boss David Reeves has claimed that PlayStation has to suffer a little” in the battle with its next-gen competitors, conceding that the machine’s high price has caused problems but insisting that the priority remains staying profitable – a goal the European PlayStation …

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UFC boots fighter over THQ deal

American kickboxing specialist Jon Fitch has reportedly been kicked off the Ultimate Fighting Championship after refusing to sign over his likeness to THQ for life, Gamespot reports. THQ currently owns the UFC video game rights, and part of its deal requires fighters to sign over the rights to their digital …

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505 announces Battle Fantasia

Blossoming games publisher 505 Games has announced that it is to bring Arc System Works’ 2D fighter Battle Fantasia to Xbox 360 and PS3 in the first quarter of 2009. Developed by the same team that handled cult fighting series Guilty Gear, Battle Fantasia is heavily influenced by Japanese fantasy …

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