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Floppies head to the disc drive in the sky

Having first debuted on the market way back in 1969, it seems that the end has finally arrived for the floppy disc. Sony has announced that it is to discontinue sales of the 3.5” variant of the floppy, which first arrived in 1981. The news follows a string of withdrawals …

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Inafune promoted at Capcom

Keiji Inafune, the veteran Capcom designer responsible for some of the publisher’s most iconic brands, has been promoted to a new role overlooking the firm’s global output. The Mega Man creator raised eyebrows at last year’s Tokyo Game Show by openly stating that Japan is dead” as a modern game …

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DFC: Sony wont recoup PS3 losses

Market analyst DFC Intelligence has delivered a scathing verdict on Sony’s prospects this generation, claiming that the high development and manufacturing costs of PS3 make it unlikely that the machine will ever become profitable. Gamesutra quotes DFC’s Wanda Meloni as stating that Sony has the most to lose with this …

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Nintendo denies production delays

Nintendo has refuted rumours that the hardware production capacity of Wii has been hindered following a shortage of components. The claims, which recently emerged across internet news channels, appeared to come from the component manufacturers themselves, and asserted that a shortage of internal hardware such as IC chips and PCBs …

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