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Nintendo announces loads of partners for the Switch but no games

After the reveal of the Switch yesterday Nintendo showed off a massive list of development partners including some big third parties. The full list consists of 48 different partners, including the likes of Activision, Ubisoft and EA. Bethesda is also on the list, but don’t want to confirm that Skyrim …

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Marvel makes new quality pledge for video games output

Fewer games that are better and are only released when they’re ready – that’s the message coming from Marvel. Titles from recent partners such as Activision and Sega on consoles, as well as digital releases from Gameloft and Gazillion, have typically not fared well with critics. But with Marvel increasingly …

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Vlambeer, Double Fine, Half-Brick and Crytek sign up to ID@Xbox indie initiative

The director of the ID@Xbox initiative has outlined the extensive number of partnerships Microsoft has forged with indie devs for the Xbox One. Xbox One dev kits have now been shipped to over 50 studios and confirmed partners include Vlambeer, Double Eleven, Slightly Mad Studios, Team 17, Double Fine, Half-Brick, …

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New Xbox Live TOU signs away Microsoft’s right to share info with partners

Microsoft has confirmed some changes to its Xbox Live Terms Of Use that seem to enable data sharing with commercial partners. The new TOU also requires that users commit to keeping their contact information up to date”. The statement: From time to time, we update and add to the features …

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Hitari teams up with Royal Mail

Online independent games retailer Hitari has added a raft of new services after partnering with Royal Mail and DPD. It says doing so has allowed it to process orders and dispatch video games to its customers quicker than before. Parcel delivery firm DPD has been assigned as Hitari’s ‘preferred courier …

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EA and Crytek team up once more – Crysis 3 anyone?

Electronic Arts is collaborating with Crytek on an upcoming game through its partners program, a new job listing by the publishing giant suggests. Spotted byAllGamesBeta, the ad states that EA is looking for a video editor to embed with partner studio Crytek to provide inspiration and creative focus for the …

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Gaikai partners with Ubisoft, Best Buy

Cloud gaming company Gaikai is now providing its demo service to Ubisoft and Best Buy following deals with YouTube, EA and more. The streaming service allows internet users to play games online through their internet browsers without the need for installation or high-end graphics cards. Gaikai now runs this service …

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Namco and Capcom – rivals, allies

Namco Bandai and Capcom may be competitors in the video games market place, but a shared need to find success out of their home country of Japan has brought the pair together. That’s according to Namco’s VP of label and brand strategy Hiro Ochiai, who was speaking to MCV about …

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EA Partners boss steps down

The head of EA Partners David DeMartini has stepped down, it has been confirmed. His replacement is already in place – EA Games’ senior VP and COO Brian Neider. DeMartini will adopt an unspecified new commercial role within the publisher. The EA Partners division is responsible for teaming EA with …

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PS3 Motion Control details incoming

With much of the world’s games industry gearing up for GDC in San Francisco this week, the number of rumours doing the rounds is rapidly increasing – and there’s plenty being said about Sony’s Motion Controller. Chief amongst the talk, VG247 claims to have word that Sony will tomorrow go …

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