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Ex-MTV boss targets games TV

The former president of MTV Europe is looking to turn his company into a games equivalent of the music channel – as it launches a games-focused new show. Game Face kicked off on Bravo last weekend. The show was created by Ginx TV, which was founded by former MTV boss …

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Konnie Huq fronting Drawn To Life

THQ has signed up ex-Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq to head up its ‘Your Hero’ marketing campaign for upcoming title Drawn To Life: The Next Chapter. The game is the sequel to the 2007 hit Drawn To Life, which allowed DS owners to create their own protagonist. The new iteration …

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Is Jacksons Halo game still on?

Earlier this week Peter Jackson, the acclaimed director behind Hollywood film trilogy The Lord of the Rings, claimed that he is no longer working with Microsoft on a new Halo title – but the Xbox 360 platform holder seems less sure.

 On Monday Jackson said of Halo: Chronicles: That Halo …

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Jacksons Halo game scrapped

Acclaimed director Peter Jackson has revealed that the secretive Halo game project he was once working on has been cancelled. Little was ever known of Jackson’s collaboration with Microsoft and now it appears that the collapse of the Halo film project has dampened any hopes of the anticipated games collaboration. …

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Molyneux takes charge of Microsoft Games Studios

Peter Molyneux has been promoted to creative director of European studios at Microsoft Games Studios, MCV’s sister mag Develop has revealed. Previously creative director of Guildford-based Lionhead Studios, Molyneux will now also oversee the creative direction of fellow UK Microsoft studio Rare, as well as other European external projects. Molyneux …

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Xbox 360 Natal see the video

Halo Reach, Metal Gear Solid Rising, Left 4 Dead 2, Twitter – it’s hard to pick a highlight from microsoft’s excellent E3 presentation last night, but certainly the motion-sensing Natal camera is a prime contender. Those who have since toyed with Milo, Peter Molyneux’s AI-based creation built around the Natal …

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MICROSOFT: Natal is the Xbox 360 successor

The end of the console cycle has been predicted with increasing regularity – but Microsoft has become the first platform holder to openly claim that its new platform will be part of its existing one. Speaking of its brand new motion sensing technology, which dispenses with the need for any …

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John Madden announces retirement

Legendary US sports broadcaster John Madden has announced that he is to retire from TV commentating, but publisher EA has insisted that it doesn’t mean the end of their long-running relationship between Madden and its NFL games franchise. As you can imagine, we’ve had dozens of questions today about what …

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Molyneux: We destroyed the Fable 1 team

MCV’s sister mag Develop recently sat down with Peter Molyneux to talk about the mistakes he’s made as studio head of Lionhead – and, most importantly, how he’s learnt some important lessons and turned the studio around. "If I’m honest, on Fable we just burnt people’s lives; we destroyed the …

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Peter Mandelson arrives in Second Life

The UK Labour party has become the latest governmental institution to turn to online social world Second Life in effort to spread its word to a brand new audience – and a 3D representation of Business Secretary Peter Mandelson has been chosen to front the venture. For the complete story, …

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