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Pressure mounts on Riccitiello

John Riccitiello’s job at the helm of global games publisher could be under threat if the latest talk from US market analysts is to be believed. Earlier this week EA was forced to cut its financial forecasts for the second year in succession, leading investors to question the strategy being …

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Wii RRP under pressure

The RRP of Wii is looking shakier than ever – as retail dramatically slashes the price of Nintendo’s console and Microsoft drops its powerful 360 Elite to under 200. The trade this week told MCV that a drop this Q4 could be the only way for Nintendo to regain its …

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Reeves: Profit is a specific pressure for PlayStation business

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe president David Reeves has stated that Sony’s PlayStation division is on target to alleviate” the specific pressure” it has come under for failing to post a profit since the launch of PS3. In an upbeat forecast for the year ahead on the UK PlayStation site, Reeves …

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Will Wright concerned by Spore hype

Legendary games designer Will Wright has admitted that he believes his upcoming release Spore has been over-hyped, and that the building anticipation for his game is concerning him. Speaking to Game Informer, Wright stated: I think it’s too much hype. About a year ago, we were realising how much hype …

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Sony under pressure to slash PS3 price

Following Microsoft’s official confirmation of a price drop across its entire Xbox 360 range, Strategy Analytics has stated that the move will put pressure on Sony to follow suit with its PS3. Sony will be nervous that the PS3’s recent sales surge may fizzle out now that the premium Xbox …

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