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Nintendo UK PR boss Saunders to leave

Nintendo’s just announced that UK head of communications Rob Saunders is leaving the company.

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  • Activision expands UK PR operation

    Activision’s UK PR team has now fully restructured following its merger with Blizzard, and has taken on an external PR company to lend a hand. “Following the introduction of the new internal UK and Ireland PR team (Lucy Fairbrass, Johanna Hakala and Jonnie Bryant), it became apparent that the extensive nature of Activision’s 2009 product […]

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  • Mercenaries 2 free fuel stunt branded "irresponsible" by MP

    A Mercenaries 2 PR stunt in London, at which EA tried to give away £20,000 worth of free petrol, has been branded “irresponsible” by an MP after hordes of motorists tried to cash in. The fuel was limited to £40 per person, and 500 motorists were fast enough to get the gift. By midday over […]

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  • Old GTA games sold 1 million units in May-July

    Speaking in an earnings call following the release of Q3 financials last night, Take-Two CEO Ben Feder said that old GTA titles have sold in seven figure units for the quarter. “More than one million units of previous GTA titles were sold in the third quarter of fiscal 2008 alone,” said the exec. “Based on […]

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  • Rockstar launching new GTA IV campaign for autumn and Christmas

    In Take-Two’s third-quarter earnings call last night, CEO Ben Feder said that Rockstar is planning a new Christmas push for GTA IV. “Rockstar is launching a new marketing and PR campaign which will start in the fall and extend into the Holiday season,” said the exec. “Also as a must-have game for all fans of […]

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  • Eidos UK drops all internal PR

    Just in. Eidos UK has just confirmed that the firm will have no internal PR at all from this point on. The company’s PR aspects are now to be handled by UK agency Barrington Harvey. “For the time being, there will be no internal PR function; the agencies will be managed by the UK marketing […]

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