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Kutaragi starts new company

The former chairman and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, Ken Kutaragi, has established a new company in Tokyo. A report from Japanese news group Nikkei, brought to attention in a Kotaku report, claims that the new company is called ‘Cyber AI Entertainment’. Kutaragi, widely known as the ‘father of PlayStation’, …

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New 360 Wireless Adapter dated

Microsoft has confirmed that its new Xbox 360 Wireless Network Adapter will be released in the UK on November 20th. The platform holder also told Eurogamer that the device will cost 59.99 – the same price as the current wi-fi adapter that has been available since the console’s launch. The …

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Medal of Honor to return

With EA pledging to increase it focus on only its most successful IPs, the long-forgotten Medal of Honor series is set to get plenty of love in 2010, according to the publisher. EA Games label president Frank Gibeau confirmed the news following EA’s recent financial posting, stating: In the months …

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EA falls out of love with new IP

Rapidly changing publisher EA has revealed that as well as shedding a huge 1,500 jobs, the company has also ditched a dozen announced projects to focus on its established and successful franchises. The admission flies in the face of statements made by CEO John Riccitiello earlier this year where the …

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US: New partners for PSN video service

SCEA has penned deals with a number of film companies that will bring a whole host of new content to the PS3 video rental service. Leading the line-up is Star Wars creator LucasArts. Recent animated release Star Wars: The Clone Wars has already been confirmed for PSN, but the possibility …

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Risk-averse retailers split market

Publishers this week debated whether retailers are too sceptical about new IP following accusations that the High Street is ‘dumbing down’. Last week MCV revealed that Rising Star Games’ Wii release Muramasa had been declined by buyers at some major chains. City Interactive’s Roy Campbell – former UK MD at …

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New big-screen DSi rumoured

Though Nintendo’s third iteration of its successful handheld the DSI only arrived in Europe and North America a few months ago, Japan’s often reliable newspaper Nikkei has predicted that a new version of the handheld will be released in Japan before the end of the year. The fourth version of …

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HMV targeting former Zavvi stores

Entertainment retailer HMV has confirmed that it’s upcoming temporary Christmas stores will target locations now vacated thanks to the demise of Zavvi and Woolworths. The idea is to bring a viable entertainment offer to towns that are currently short on options, according to GigNews. HMV chief exec Simon Fox said …

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inFamous sequel chat emerges

One of the best PS3-exclusives to date looks to be preparing for the sequel treatment following a confession from actor David Sullivan that he has auditioned for the part of Cole in the as-of-yet unannounced sequel to inFamous. Joystiq picked up on a Tweet from Sullivan which stated: First voiceover/motion …

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Mario and Zelda dated

Nintendo has confirmed the release date for two of its biggest releases this Q4 – multiplayer Wii platformer New Super Mario Bros and DS adventure outing The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks. The former will be available from November 20th in the UK. Anyone familiar with New Super Mario Bros …

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