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Disgruntled former SCEA PR man lets rip on Twitter

This should be read with a very notable disclaimer – ex-employees are often not the best barometer of their former employer’s strategy. And with that in mind, former Sony America PR man Will Powers embarked on what can only be described as a Twitter rant, slamming Sony for its current …

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Green Man Gaming finally goes live

Gamers can now for the first time trade in their digitally downloaded titles with the official, albeit slightly delayed, launch of Green Man Gaming’s ecommerce portal. The service arrives with 500 games from 26 publishers. Current offers include Broken Sword 3 for 3.99, Ninja Blade for 19.99 and the award-winning …

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Inafune promoted at Capcom

Keiji Inafune, the veteran Capcom designer responsible for some of the publisher’s most iconic brands, has been promoted to a new role overlooking the firm’s global output. The Mega Man creator raised eyebrows at last year’s Tokyo Game Show by openly stating that Japan is dead” as a modern game …

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Green Man Gaming adopts SecuROM

Digital distribution upstart Green man Gaming has announced that it has struck a deal with Sony DADC to use controversial DRM SecuROM on its new online sales platform. This partnership dramatically accelerates our initial offer to include the majority of AAA PC titles that are currently available,” Green Man Gaming …

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Glen Johnson thanks Champ Man

Much like his PlayStation-loving team mate Fernando Torres, Liverpool right-back Glen Johnson has become the latest sports star to confess his love for gaming – more specifically, Eidos’ Championship Manager. As well as keeping him sane during his ongoing spell on the sidelines due to injury, the game has also …

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Champ Man Online closing its doors

Eidos is to shut down its football MMO Championship Manager Online on April 30th, just a few days before the game would have reached the ripe old age of five. CVG reports that game’s userbase – which is still several thousand players strong – is up in arms about the …

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Kotick: Our Spider-Man games suck

We’re used to marketers defending what many regard as poor games, but it’s less common to hear a publisher boss lambaste his own titles – but that’s exactly what Activision CEO Bobby Kotick has done. Speaking to Game Informer, as spotted by Destructoid, the high-flying exec stated: Our Spider-Man games …

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Cuts hit Champ Man dev

Square Enix will make unavoidable” workforce cuts at Beautiful Game Studios, the outfit responsible for the Championship Manager series. It is unclear how severe the staff cuts will be, though Square Enix indicated that development of the Championship Manager series will continue. In a prepared statement, the publisher told Develop …

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Hirai explains new PS3 logo

SCE boss Kaz Hirai has explained Sony’s decision to ditch the controversial Spider-man font in its PlayStation 3 logo and revert to a more compact ‘PS3′ for its new slimline console. We wanted to make sure that we set a new direction for the PS3,” Hirai told The Times Online. …

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Pac-Man making 30th anniversary return

Bandai Namco is working on a brand new outing for legendary video game icon Pac-Man to celebrate to circular star’s 30th anniversary next year, the one of the former creators of Sonic the Hedgehog has been drafted in to work on the game. MCV’s sister site CasualGaming.biz has the full …

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