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GAME to unveil new £15m strategy today

Video games retailer GAME will today lift the lid on a significant change to business strategy that will position the Group for life in an increasingly digital world. Later this morning group chief executive Ian Shepherd will reveal the company’s 15m secret. "Today is an important day for GAME as …

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Activision readies toy-game crossover

While Activision may be dropping the likes of Guitar Hero and True Crime, the publisher still has a few new tricks up its sleeve. The company’s latest financial report reveals it is working on an innovative new universe with broad appeal that will be revealed at Toy Fair later this …

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85% of retro gamers buy new titles

The vast majority of retro fans actually keep up to date with the latest releases – not just the classics. A recent survey by the Imagine-published Retro Gamer, which focuses primarily on titles from previous generations of consoles, shows that 85 per cent of its readership owns current gen gaming …

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Total Console Repair revamps website

Total Console Repair has upgraded its website to provide quicker navigation and a simpler hub of services for its users. The firm offers retailers Kinect repairs, Wii repairs, PS3 repairs, iPhone 3G and 3GS screen repairs and more. Later this year it will offer Amazon Kindle, Nintendo 3DS and Apple …

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Levine: I don’t want new hardware

Famed developer Ken Levine has confessed that he has no appetite for a fresh generation of home console hardware. "At this point I have no desire as a developer and zero desire as a gamer to see the next generation come out from where I’m sitting right now," he said …

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GAME: Trade-in drives 60% of new game sales

More than half of GAME’s customers use trade-ins to fund purchases of new titles, the firm has told MCV. CEO Ian Shepherd revealed the specialist retail giant’s pre-owned offer was a key driver in all sales over the competitive Christmas period. He highlighted trade-in as a real point of difference” …

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Time called on Wii’s Rock Band Network

Develop Harmonix has called time on the Wii arm of the Rock Band Network. From tomorrow, no new content will be released on the service. RBN allowed users to create their own tracks for use in the game. Harmonix had until now been manually converting tracks uploaded by Xbox 360 …

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New Mobile Entertainment website launches

Today sees the relaunch of Mobile Entertainment’s leading industry website, www.mobile-ent.biz In six years ME has become the number one destination for the mobile content executive in search of news, analysis and opinion. The new website, which you can see for yourself here, continues Mobile Entertainment’s expansion into new media. …

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Sniper: Ghost Warrior sequel confirmed

A sequel to one of 2010’s surprise hits has been confirmed by Polish publisher City Interactive. Sniper: Ghost Warrior arrived last summer and was a surprise inclusion in the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top Ten, much to the delight of the game’s distributor Mastertronic. Incidentally, it was the Huntingdon …

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OPINION: Getting over the winter blues

A third of the execs we surveyed for our look ahead at 2011 named 3DS as their highlight of the year. Indeed, a new console launch, not a hardware add-on, is a potential antidote to the winter blues. And if the rumourmill is to be believed, we’ve got at least …

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