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Sequels dominate 2008 global sales charts

The age old struggle of the new IP in the games market has been highlighted once again with news that only one original title has been able to make it into the 2008 global top eight sellers list. The stats, which come from US financial site MoneyMorning, claim that Activision-Blizzard’s …

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Square Enix working on LA studio

Square Enix is in the process of building a studio in El Segundo, Los Angeles, according to reports. The news has been a long time coming, with talk of Western acquisitions having been on the firm’s lips for over two years. Recently, Square Enix signed a publishing deal with RTS …

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Microsoft allows consumer use of IP

After announcing the 2.0 version of XNA Game Studio during Gamefest’s keynote, XNA general manager Chris Satchell also revealed that the company had made an "unprecedented" move to allow consumers direct, legal access to game content from a number of Microsoft-owned IPs. Effectively immediately, Microsoft has granted consumers "a personal, …

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