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West and Zampella clarify rights

In a further layer to the already astonishing events of the Activision-Infinity Ward saga, defendants Jason West and Vince Zampella have outlined what they say are the rights afforded to them according to their deal with former bosses Activision. The Memorandum of Understanding gives West and Zampella creative authority over …

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New roles for Futures Binns and Maxwell

UK media group Future has announced the creation of two new senior roles within its games team. Former games publishing director James Binns is to become the head of Edge International and PC gaming. He will oversee the worldwide development of Edge-Online as well as PC print duo PC Gamer …

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Future unveils PS3 interactive TV show

A new interactive magazine-cum-TV show has been unveiled by Future this morning – and it’s exclusive to PS3. FirstPlay is an extension of Future’s established relationship with format-holder Sony and includes content produced by the Official PlayStation Magazine team. The weekly show will be available for UK gamers starting in …

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Latest ABCs show mixed fortunes

UPDATE: Full comparison to previously reported figures for specialist games and select PC titles added to end of story The latest circulation figures from ABC are out, with readers of Nintendo, PlayStation and PC magazines down. Future’s Official Nintendo Magazine has seen its readership slide 12.8 per cent to 51,271, …

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Future: ‘Challenging’ market caused revenue dip

Future Publishing’s revenues fell in its latest quarterly financials, with games magazines hit hardest. But the firm is optimistic that it can benefit from increased consumer confidence post-recession. In a trading statement issued today for the three months ending December 31st, the firm said that its special-interest portfolio had protected …

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PS3 confirmed for new Ghost Recon

Having omitted any mention of the PS3 from its formal announcement of new shooter Ghost Recon Future Soldier this morning, Ubisoft has now confirmed a multiformat release for the game. Ubisoft community developer Aymeric Evennou said on Twitter: "To those who wondered, Ghost Recon: Future Soldier will also release on …

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Ghost Recon: Future Soldier revealed

Ubisoft has at last officially confirmed what many suspected – that a new Ghost Recon title will be released this Christmas. It will be called Ghost Recon: Future Soldier and is being developed by the same team that made Advanced Warfighter 2. The game will, according to Ubisoft, go beyond …

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Best of music genre yet to come

The creators of market rivals Guitar Hero and Rock Band have insisted that the future is bright for the music games genre, with the rising prominence of user-created content driving continued success. Throughout 2009 sales of music games fell by nearly 50 per cent to $1bn in North America. I …

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Now Capcom questions Wii viability

Japanese publisher Capcom believes that future growth in the current generation of consoles will be focused on the Xbox 360 and PS3, stating that it intends to pump fewer resources into development of Wii titles. The decision follows poor sales of Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles on Nintendo’s console. The …

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New CVG team takes shape

Media company Future has confirmed its new management lineup at multiformat games website CVG with former MCV online editor and associate editor Tim Ingham taking charge as editor. As part of the reshuffle John Houlihan becomes CVG’s first ever editor-in-chief. He has been working as Future’s web manager for gaming …

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