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New Woolworths calls for games industry backing

The former commercial director of Woolworths has told MCV that games will play a key role” in his new nationwide retail chain. Tony Page has secured 10 million in funding for his new venture, which will contain many of the same product lines of Woolworths. Page says he can acquire …

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New look for MCVuk.com

As you may notice while reading this, we’ve launched an exciting new look for the MCV website. The sleek upgrade reinforces our position as the leading games industry website, featuring news, industry comment, interviews with leading names in the trade – and a vast resource for retailers, Retail Biz. Retail …

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Lord of the Rings now with Warner

Emerging games publisher Warner has seen its gaming line-up receive a sizable boost in the arm with the expiration of EA’s licensing deal for the Lord of the Ring s franchise – with the rights now back with Warner-owned New Line Cinema. Variety reports that EA’s deal with New Line …

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Best Buy creating 1,000 UK jobs

Around 1,000 jobs are set to be created by the arrival of Best Buy on UK shores, despite the launch of the joint venture between Carphone Warehouse and the US retail giant being delayed till 2010. MCV’s sister site PC Retail has the full story right here.

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Currys to launch megastore chain

Currys parent DSGi will this week announce plans for a new set of Currys megastores, which will be very large format and designed to combat the arrival of US electrical retail giant Best Buy later this year. Chief executive John Browett is to give analysts and investors a tour of …

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Exciting Zavvi news on the way

A new teaser page on the Zavvi website claims that ‘exciting’ news about the now-passed retailer will be announced tomorrow – Monday 2nd March, and more specifically, at 10am. The most likely news relates to Zavvi boss Simon Douglas who bought up five of his former outlets for his new …

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New IP to be announced for PSP

Following on from John Koller’s bold statements about an exciting E3 for PS3 , SCEE has told MCV that new IP will feature in the line-up. SCEA’s director of hardware marketing John Koller said earlier that: At Destination Playstation we announced about half of the line up for the PSP …

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Koller: More PSP announcements at E3

The surprise announcement of LittleBigPlanet, MotorStorm, Assassin’s Creed, Dissidia Final Fantasy and Rock Band earlier this week made PSP the platform to watch in 2009 – and now Sony has added that half of it’s PSP slate for 2009 has yet to be revealed. At Destination Playstation we announced about …

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New Wii controller unearthed

Nintendo has quietly announced a new controller for the Wii on its Japanese site called the Classic Controller Pro. On the face of it the device appears to be a standard Classic Controller with some sort of additional housing on the back, but the shift of the secondary shoulder button …

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New game coming from Smash Bros devs

The creator of both the Smash Bros series and popular Nintendo character Kirby is working on a brand new title for Nintendo, it has been confirmed. Develop has the complete story – click here to take a look .

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