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UK Charts: Harry Potter Fails To Topple Zumba Fitness

By Darryl Kaye on July 18, 2011, 5:18PM EST
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Despite all of the hype surrounding Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two right now, it wasn't enough for the video game of the same name to do that well in the sales charts. In fact, the…

The Video Games Industry Is Worth $74 Billion

By Beyhan on July 6, 2011, 5:27PM EST
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A recent report conducted by analytical firm Gartner indicates that the video games industry is worth, as of this year, a staggering $74 billion. Tuong Nguyen, the principle research analyst…

52 Percent Of UK Population Spends Money On Games

By Darryl Kaye on July 5, 2011, 1:18PM EST
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A survey conducted by Newzoo has established that over 50 percent of the UK's entire popular actively spend money on games. It's estimated that throughout this year, total spending on games will…

Pachter Believes Vita Will Succeed Where PSP Failed

By Darryl Kaye on July 2, 2011, 6:35PM EST
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Analyst Michael Pachter believes that Sony's new handheld console, the PlayStation Vita, will be able to succeed where its predecessor, the PlayStation Portable failed; eating away at Nintendo's…

Madden's Executive Producer Leaves EA

By Darryl Kaye on June 20, 2011, 8:28AM EST
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EA Sports has confirmed that Phil Frazier, the executive producer for the NFL Madden series, has left the company after serving there for fourteen years. According to a statement released by the…

Nintendo DS Lite Drops To $99.99 In US

By Darryl Kaye on May 31, 2011, 5:55PM EST
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Nintendo has officially dropped the recommended retail price of the Nintendo DS Lite to $99.99, as well as re-boxing some of its more prominent first-party products. The price cut will become…

UK Charts: L.A. Noire Holds Off DiRT 3

By Lauren Alessandra on May 31, 2011, 10:33AM EST
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For the second week in a row, L.A. Noire has managed to stay at the top of the UK video games sales charts as its only new challenger, DiRT 3, could debuted in second spot. The release of DiRT 3 saw…

Australian R18+ Rating Proposal Detailed

By Colin Tan on May 25, 2011, 2:35AM EST
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Drafted details for the proposed R18+ rating in Australia have been publicly released by the office of the Federal Ministers for Home Affairs Brendan O'Connor, detailing what exactly an R18+ rating…

'We Failed Well,' Says EA's John Riccitiello

By Colin Tan on May 23, 2011, 4:18PM EST
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Recent years have proven to be quite the challenge for publishing giant Electronic Arts, to the point where the company had to decide if they were going to go with the flow of rising social apps and…