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Halo hits the High Street early

Microsoft has teamed up with GAME to allow fans to play Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary weeks before its November 15th release date. One event will take place on November 4th at Gamestation’s Birmingham New Street store, while a second will kick off on November 12th in GAME’s Kingston Upon Thames …

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New sales director for EA UK

Rob Davey is to leaveEA UK for a new roleDown Under. From September 12th, the former UK sales director takes the role of general manager of the SANZA (South Africa, New Zealand and Australia) territory. He’ll report into Mark Bradley. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time at EA UK and I …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: BBC seeks software engineer, EA promotes Moore and Gibeau

In MCV’s latest rundown of the industry’s hottest vacancies and latest personnel news, BBC North is hiring a software engineer and Electronic Arts promotes Peter Moore and Frank Gibeau. DEVELOPMENT JOB AVAILABLE AT BBC NORTH BBC North is currently recruiting for a software engineer that wants to develop games and …

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Green Man Gaming teams up with The Sun for free game giveaway

Online digital retailer Green Man Gaming is offering free PC games through today’s issue of The Sun. The firm has provided voucher codes to the tabloid, which can be redeemed for three games at greenmangaming.com. The codes are available at The Sun’s website, and the promotion is expected to reach …

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GAME kicks off Easter sales push

GAME and Gamestation have slashed several hardware and software prices in time for the Easter holidays. Microsoft and Sony’s new motion controllers feature prominently in the chain’s latest promotion, with Kinect reduced from 119.99 to 79.99 and the PlayStation Move Starter Pack down from 49.99 to 29.99. Console offers include …

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Now Currys cuts 3DS to £179

It’s been out of the games biz for some time, but clearly Dixons Retail has spotted an opportunity to burst back into games retail with aplomb. Tech Radar reports that the Currys store in London’s Oxford Street will be opening its doors at 23:45 tonight to welcome the 3DS’ UK …

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Linford Christie fronts Kinect promotion

Athletes Linford Christie and Mark Lewis-Francis will race gamers as part of a new Xbox 360 Kinect promotion. The Olympic stars will compete against one winning family in a game of Kinect Sports, while runners-up will win a video chat with the gold medallists. A 4GB Xbox 360 Kinect bundle …

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Michael Jackson goes on tour

The King of Pop might not be around to see it, but his new video game is causing a storm across the country. Ubisoft has taken Michael Jackson: The Experience on the road to promote it with Just Dance 2 in a range of UK shopping centres. Jacko’s dancing game …

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Hydrophobia kicks off Live promotion

Xbox Live’s Hydrophobia is the lead game in Microsoft’s latest collection of digital titles – Game Feast. Like its Summer of Arcade promotion which featured games such as Limbo and Lara Croft & The Guardian of Light, Game Feast is Microsoft’s pick of new downloadable titles in early Q4. Hydrophobia …

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Asda game promotes World Cup deals

Asda has hired promotional game development specialist Matmi to create Make a Save; a title conceived to advertise the supermarket chain’s World Cup offers. Released today, the penalty shootout themed browser game is linked through to Asda’s ongoing online Love The Game campaign, which is also running in-store. We wanted …

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