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Kotick Earned $15M in 2008 Yet Wants Higher Video Game Prices 400°
August 10, 2009 // 8:12 pm - If everyone had salaries like Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision, then we could afford the astronomical prices Activision charges for games.

However, this is reality, a reality where Bobby Kotick wants to raise game prices. Prices that are already at an expensive price point for video games, and during an economic crisis.

To quote: Attention Bobby Kotick - It's 2009, the global economy has crashed, in large part due to corporate greed. Maybe you haven't noticed...

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Report: 17 Million People Stopped Buying CDs in 2008 250°
March 20, 2009 // 3:11 pm - Not only are CD sales still falling, but a whopping 17 million customers stopped buying CDs altogether in 2008.

The economic downturn is cited as one reason for the sharp decline, but new services offer viable ways for the music industry to survive this rocky transition period.

While overall music sales were up 10 percent in 2008, the year saw a drop not only in CD sales, but in the number of customers actually purchasing music. But according to a new report, the act of music listening is actually on the rise. While digital music purchases remain strong, the numbers show...

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Sony PlayStation 3 and XBox 360 Worldwide Sales Equal in 2008 100°
January 29, 2009 // 9:29 am - Sony's PlayStation 3 sold less in the third quarter of 2008 (ie. the Oct-Dec holiday season) than in 2007, but the strength of the console's earlier sales did it proud, shipping 10.77 million in 2008 (up from 2007's 8.85 million).

In contrast, Microsoft's Xbox 360 had a huge holiday season, shipping around 6 million consoles worldwide (a record for the Xbox), but had a weaker sales period earlier in the year: the playing field has been levelled.

The PlayStation 3 shipped around 10.77 million and the Xbox 360 also shipped 10.8 million: a dead heat. As for life-time sales,...

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Report: Packaged Video Games Outsell DVD and Blu-ray in 2008 50°
January 22, 2009 // 9:59 pm - Last year, retail video games outsold DVD and Blu-ray discs worldwide for the first time, according to a 2008 report and 2009 forecast by Media Control GfK International.

Video game sales were up to 53 percent of the media market in 2008, thanks in no small part to Nintendo's Wii, which drove software sales up by 20 percent from 2007. GfK predicts that video games will take 59 percent of the market by the end of 2009.

In Italy and Spain, video games already reign in the home entertainment war, constituting...

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The Two Most Disappointing Console Exclusives of 2008 50°
January 16, 2009 // 9:28 pm - During 2008 we saw some of the biggest blockbuster titles this gen such as GTA IV, Gears of War 2 and Metal Gear Solid 4.

We have also watched as console exclusives were released and completely flopped. Fortunately, both consoles seemed to have their prized dung. Lets take a look...

Haze, PlayStation 3-Sony

Haze was the PS3's second Exclusive FPS and spouted off to be a "Halo Killer" for the then, still young PlayStation 3. It turned out to be a complete disappointment. The game itself was short and unsatisfying, the voice acting terrible and...

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Molyneux Nominates LittleBigPlanet as 2008 Creative Innovation 100°
January 15, 2009 // 7:31 pm - The well respected Peter Molyneux has declared much love for Sony's LittleBigPlanet.

He declared the game had outstanding creative vision, and is one of the defining titles on the PS3 console nominating it as most creative innovation of 2008.

To quote: Peter Molyneux, head of Microsoft's Lionhead studio, has nominated Sony's LittleBigPlanet as the most important creative innovation of 2008, in C&binet's review of the creative economy in 2008.

C&binet - the Creative and Business International Network - is a forum for business and creative leaders...

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Which Year Was The Best Year in Gaming: 2007 or 2008? 250°
January 3, 2009 // 9:24 pm - Another year has passed and in 2009 promises an amazing round of games from each platform and we are likely to see mobile phone gaming finally crack the North American market (whether it is through a Symbian, RIM, Windows Mobile, Apple, or Andriod powered phone), but before we can look to 2009 we have to evaluate 2008 and see how it matches up to the so-called Best Year of Gaming; 2007.

2007 was a year where there was no shortage of quality on any platform. With the DS sporting heavy hitters like Zelda, Puzzle Quest, Hotel Dusk, and Contra 4, the PC reclaimed top honors with amazing...

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Global PlayStation 3 Releases for the Week of December 28, 2008 50°
December 28, 2008 // 10:12 pm - What exactly were you expecting? It's new year's week, which means no games. Are you really done playing through all the great games that came out over the last four months? :P

Always one to buck the trend, Europe has a game coming out that we've never heard of, so if you're really desperate that might be an option. Here's the list:

US Games
• No new releases

EU Games
• Hei$t

Asian Games
• No new releases

All release dates are subject to change, so keep checking Web sites and calling your...

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