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  • Eurogamer launches Spanish site

    Eurogamer Network’s launched its Spanish language site, Hola, Eurogamer España is run by the team behind the popular Spanish gaming blog “We’ve once again found a fantastic group to work with and we’re delighted to be able to launch a site in this key gaming market,” said Eurogamer boss Rupert Loman. “Our […]

  • Spanish PS3 ad baffles internet

    A Spanish PlayStation 3 ad, showing a woman inside layers of men in a Russian doll effect, has caused a chorus of “WE DON’T KNOW WHAT THIS MEANS” overnight from various websites. See it here. We’re completely baffled. If we lived for a million years, we could never, ever fathom the message here. In fact, […]

  • Spanish mag gives PES 09 92%

    Spanish magazine Hobby Consolas has published what appears to be the first PES 09 review, and the score’s 92 percent. Despite the mark, however, the review says the series still hasn’t found its current gen “sweet spot,” and “The game engine is stuck on last year’s, with improvements.” Get more on WinningElevenBlog.

  • UK gamers are oldest in Europe

    According to this MCV piece, a GameVision report has shown that Britain has the oldest gamers in Europe, on average. The research showed that 29 percent of male active gamers, and 30 percent of female active gamers are said to be 35 years old or over in the UK, compared with 24 percent and 25 […]

  • Software sales booming across Europe

    According to data from Media Control GfK International, European software sales are on the up. Sales have risen by 25.6 percent for the first half of 2008 compared with last year’s tally. Our Dutch brothers have been buying games like crazy, as sales for the region have risen by a massive 46 percent. Compared with […]

  • MGS4 tops Spanish and German software charts

    Metal Gear Solid: Guns of the Patriots has taken pole in the Spanish and German software charts for week ending June 22, GI reports. According to figures from Media-Control GfK International, Square-Enix’s Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core is straight in at number three in both territories. The full chart listings for both countries are through […]

  • MGS4 delayed in Spain

    Konami’s put out a press release saying Metal Gear 4′s been delayed in Spain thanks to industrial action over fuel costs. No lorries, no transport, no Snake. Statement after the link. Thanks, Kotaku.

  • GTA IV twatted out of Euro charts by Age of Conan

    While GTA IV’s hanging on to the top spot in the UK, the Rockstar monster-game hasn’t been so evergreen in the rest of Europe. Charts today show that MMO Age of Conan has now overtaken the game in Sweden and Germany, while Wii Fit has put Niko’s adventure in its place in Spain. Full details […]

  • GTA IV: PS3 beats 360 in Germany and Spain

    According to this GI report, the PS3 version of GTA IV has outsold the 360 SKU in both Germany and Spain in its first week on sale. The 360 version only managed third place in the Spanish charts, trailing Wii Fit. Click through for all the info.

  • GTA IV leading across Europe

    As surprising as the moon coming up at night, but there we are. According to this MCV piece, GTA IV is top of the charts in Germany, Spain and Sweden this week, as well as probably everywhere else in the world. Apart from Japan. And India.

  • Spanish Vivendi event embargoed until May 28

    We just got word from the big Sierra event kicking off in Mallorca right now that all coverage is embargoed until May 28. The news has slowed down today just a little bit more. We reckon we could jump in the air and we’d probably just hang there. Stuck.

  • No Spanish language support for Okami Wii

    So says this. Only English, German and French translations are to be released in Europe. And when is it going to be releeased? We know, but we can’t say, but put it this way: it’s not going to be before the US version ships in April.

  • Nintendo dominating Euro charts

    Nitendo probably drowned in money this morning, with news that Spain and Germany can’t get enough of that shit, yo. Sweden isn’t to be fooled, however, preferring to rock out with Guitar Hero III and Singstar on PS2. Those wacky Nords. Lists from here. Spain 01. Wii Play (Wii) 02. Mario and Sonic at the […]

  • EA opens giant testing centre in Madrid

    We love Spain. So does EA. According to this, the publisher’s opened a massive testing centre in Madrid that will employ between 200 and 400 people from 20 European countries. “We decided several years ago that we needed to centralise all of our services,” said EA’s international VP for development services, Jaime Gine. Most of […]


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