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Amazon criticised for book publisher pressure tactics

The neutrality of Amazon has come into question after claims the retailer is pressurising publishers by fiddling with their product listings. The New York Times reports that Amazon is currently in the midst of a contract dispute with book publisher Hachette and has as a result removed pre-order buttons, raised …

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Steam removes need for publishers, says DayZ creator

Valve’s Early Access store eliminates the need for a publisher, at least according to DayZ developer Dean Hall. The platform allows studios to sell unfinished games with the aim of funding their full development. Hall feels that consumers are serving the role of a publisher, paying for a title’s development …

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Square Enix issues statement on closure of India operations

Square Enix has issued a statement in response to our report on the closure of its mobile game publishing operations in India. As we reported earlier, Square Enix ceased its India operations this month, laying off all six employees at its Mumbai office in the process. That included Square Enix …

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2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil delayed to 29th April for India

The release of the official game of the 2014 FIFA World Cup has been delayed in India. The game was originally set for release in India on 17th April, but will now release on 29th April. The reason for the delay is unknown. 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil is only …

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Dark Souls 2 PC gets a price drop, Trials Fusion for PS4 gets retail release

Dark Souls 2 for PC will release at a lower-than-expected price of Rs 1,999 in India. Retailers had earlier listed the PC version for preorder at Rs 2,499 or Rs 2,999, but distributor E-xpress Interactive has now confirmed the Rs 1,999 price point. That’s still higher than most PC games …

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Square Enix closes India operations

Just a year after entering the market, Square Enix has shut down its India operations without having released a single game. Square Enix India was set up with a view to developing mobile games for the Indian market in collaboration with Indian developers. While it did not develop games itself, …

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Sony: Project Morpheus is an easier sell to indies than publishers

Despite Facebook’s entry into the virtual reality market doesn’t mean the sector won’t be led by indie developers. That’s according to Sony Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida, who told Polygon that pitching the idea of new tech to indies is proving more successful than trying to lure the big console publishers. …

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Price drop, early release for Don Bradman Cricket 14 planned

UPDATE:Sunder Electronics has also announced an official price drop forDon Bradman Cricket 14 from Rs 4,299 to Rs 3,999. Customers who had preordered the game at the earlier price will receive a refund for the difference amount from retailers, the distributor said. Original story:In light of street date breaks across …

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Watch Dogs price, preorder bonus announced, Rs 1,799 for PC

Pricing for Watch Dogs has been confirmed for India, with a variety of preorder bonuses being offered by retailers. The open-world action game will retail at Rs 2,999 on Xbox 360 and PS3, and Rs 3,499 on PS4; standard stuff, but the PC version has been priced higher at Rs …

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Don Bradman Cricket 14 priced Rs 4,299 in India, Steelbook as preorder bonus

Don Bradman Cricket 14 will release in India at an MRP of Rs 4,299, distributor Sunder Electronics has announced. The game will be available for preorders starting today at popular online retailers like Flipkart and Amazon, with the Don Bradman Cricket 14 Steelbook being offered as a preorder bonus. Sunder …

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