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Xbox: "We have a lot of people worrying about 360"

Xbox 360 does have a future beyond the launch of Xbox One, says Microsoft. The firm gave up very quickly on the first Xbox when it launched the 360. And compared with PS3’s line-up, there’s been a lack of 360 exclusives this year. The only exclusive titles left for 360 …

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Xbox price drop not on the cards

Consumers hoping to see an Xbox 360 price cut to counter the recent drops on PS3 look to be in for some disappointing news. When asked by VG247 if Microsoft is preparing a hardware price drop of its own, European interactive entertainment VP Chris Lewis responded: No. As you can …

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Chairman explains GAME reshuffle

The chairman of UK games retailer GAME Peter Lewis has, as part of the firm’s financial statement, explained the reasoning behind the departures of long-term CEO Lisa Morgan and COO Terry Scicluna. His full statement is as follows: The Board announced today that Lisa Morgan has stepped down from her …

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Leona has allowed us to reach out

It was once a genre that was the reserve of obsessives and teenage boys, but the RPG is now mainstream – and Square Enix believes that its promotional tie-in with UK pop star Leona Lewis will allow the upcoming Final Fantasy XIII to reach an even wider demographic. Leona Lewis …

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John Lewis fuses games with fashion

UK chain John Lewis is looking to snare mainstream gamers with new DS accessories from leading fashion design firm Cath Kidston. Venom has created the products for the retailer, and the Cath Kidston DS Console Case has been selected by John Lewis as one of its ‘100 Top Gifts for …

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Arcade hike due to currency fluctuations

Alongside this morning’s confirmation that the Xbox 360 Elite is dropping by 30, Microsoft has also confirmed a 30 price rise for the Arcade SKU – a decision brought about by the fluctuating value of sterling, according to Chris Lewis, European VP of the firm’s interactive entertainment business. We are …

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Lewis: Pricing spectrum will broaden

As the industry continues to debate the rising price of software RRPs, Xbox EMEA vice president Chris Lewis has urged the trade to be ready for ‘a broader spectrum of pricing’ as the industry grows. As the industry matures then we start to see a broader spectrum of pricing and …

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John Lewis plots games expansion

Department store giant John Lewis is planning to boost its games offer ahead of the Christmas period, MCV can reveal. The development follows news that John Lewis will invest 6 million in 30 new standalone stores that will focus on its home and electrical lines, with the first new store …

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Tech sales suffer at John lewis

John Lewis has seen mixed results at its electricals and home technology department, after sales fell overall by 13.9 per cent year on year. The retailer put much of the fall down to lower sales of vision products compared to the same last year. However, according to director of selling …

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Lewis: Sonys PS2 move is not unexpected

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has told MCV that it’s not surprised by Sony’s PS2 price drop announced today, saying that the console is now at the end of its lifecycle. This move from Sony at the end of the PS2’s life cycle is not unexpected,” Microsoft’s regional VP of …

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