Tag Archives: gaming

DSGi comes out fighting

Online, in-store services and international expansion are the key foundations upon which DSGi is set to tackle difficult trading conditions, the retailer has told MCV. The Group, which includes PC World, Currys.digital and Dixons, has launched a strategic review of its business led by Boston Consulting after issuing a profit …

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Borders gets into games

Borders is to begin stocking video games to accompany its existing range of DVDs and CDs. The retailer is currently trialling an On Demand range of CD and DVDs in its Oxford Street store, which includes a handful of PC titles. However, commercial director of Borders UK and Ireland David …

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Microsoft finally makes handheld gaming move

During the firm’s keynote at GDC today, Microsoft revealed that its Zune portable music player was staking a claim in the handheld gaming space by being able to play games made using XNA Game Studio. XNA general manager Chris Satchell demonstrated the portability of code between Zune, Xbox 360 and …

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Microsoft: HD-DVD will have no impact on 360

Following the news that Toshiba has dropped the guillotine on its struggling HD-DVD format, Microsoft has said that it doesn’t believe the decision will have any impact on the next-gen console battle. "We do not believe the recent reports about HD-DVD will have any material impact on the Xbox 360 …

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Viacom to take games to next level

Viacom’s Nickelodeon division has pledged to take its games business to ‘the next level’ this year following a new partnership with Take 2’s casual 2K Play label. The company has signed a three-year worldwide deal with the publisher – an extension of a current agreement between the two firms – …

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Apple ready to storm games market?

Apple has long been linked with a possible, and indeed probable, move into the mobile games space – and news of some new games-specific trademarks filed by the firm indicate that the company may be on the brink of announcing something. Trademork.com reports that Apple recently filed to protect its …

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