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Sony: We don’t have anything against EA Access

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe president and CEO Jim Ryan has said that the platform holder doesn’t have anything against EA Access. The subscription service is available on Xbox One but won’t be arriving on PS4, with Sony previously saying that it doesn’t think asking our fans to pay an additional …

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SCEE’s Jim Ryan: We need our retail partners to survive

The boss of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has hinted that Sony chose to support the pre-owned market in an effort to protect retail. The gaming eco-system in the UK is a somewhat fragile one,” Jim Ryan told VG247. We all know just how difficult it is for retailers, and while …

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So what is the Wii Mini?

$99.99. It’s the magic price that all hardware eventually aspires to. And it’s exactly the price the Wii Mini will launch at. And that’s the point of the Wii Mini. Affordable gaming hardware for that ever alluring mass-market. "Yeah, of course it is," Nintendo of Canada’s community director Matt Ryan …

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Sony dismisses Vita launch fears

PlayStation says it is impossible and dangerous to judge PS Vita’s UK launch on its ‘slow’ start in Japan. Despite selling some 325,000 units in its first weekend, Vita fell behind PSP and 3DS in Japan during its second and third week, which sparked a string of negative reports in …

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Sony: ‘We have to do better in UK’

With and RRP of 199, PS3 is primed for the mass market boom seen by its predecessors.And the better price will help Sony beef up its UK market share, according to SCEE head Jim Ryan. Speaking to MCV at Gamescom last week, the new SCEE president and CEO told us …

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House promoted out of SCEE

After one of the most turbulent periods in the company’s history, Sony has announced details of a significant management reshuffle right at the very top of the organisation. Current president and group CEO Kaz Hirai will from September first become chairman of Sony’s video games business. More significantly for the …

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LulzSec dismisses Cleary links

A supposed member of LulzSec has claimed that Ryan Cleary, the man arrested and charged by the MET earlier this week, is not a member of the organisation. Although concrete information on the subject is sparse, many believe that Cleary is indeed the mastermind behind LulzSec. Not so, an anonymous …

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Hacker suspect charged by MET

The Metropolitan Police has charged a hacker it arrested earlier this week with five offences under the Criminal Law Act and Computer Misuse Act. As previously reported by MCV, the 19 year-old Essex teenager in question is indeed Ryan Cleary. He is accused of constructing and distributing bots designed to …

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Bungie: Activision is the best choice

Look at how Activision treats its developers!” Why would any studio want to sign with them?” Just two of the comments MCV has heard in recent weeks as the Infinity Ward conflict slowly unfolded. So the announcement today that Activision has signed an exclusive worldwide publishing deal for a forthcoming …

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Oberon Media confirms job losses

Expansive casual games provider Oberon Media has been hit with what is speculated to be a large number of layoffs, with former COO Don Ryan having confirmed his departure and that he intends to open his own New York based venture. The full story is over at CasualGaming.biz.

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