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Sega start legal action in Europe

Sega start legal action in Europe

26 Jun, 2000
In Italy the court of Rimini have ordered a raid on local distributor and seized their offending Dreamcast stock.
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Konami & Microsoft

Konami & Microsoft

25 Jun, 2000
Konami has deals with Microsoft allowing Microsoft right of first refusal to publish Konami games on PC while Konami has a similar five-year deal with Universal giving Konami right of first refusal on all Universal properties.
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Sega To Launch New-Style

Sega To Launch New-Style

23 Jun, 2000
Each amusement centre will feature game terminals that enable players to compete with players at other locations as well as watch movies,cartoons, music video clips and sporting events. The centers will also have refreshment areas.
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Is there Serious conflicts of interest within the British Amusement Trade Association

Is there Serious conflicts of interest within the British Amusement Trade Association

21 Jun, 2000
It has been established this week that the President of Bacta - Simon Thomas, Director and Chairman Brian Meaden, Vice President Designate - Tim Batstone, and ATE Director - Roger Withers may have conflicts of interest with their association in Leisurehub.
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Its official Cromptons are the new Sega distributors for the UK

Its official Cromptons are the new Sega distributors for the UK

19 Jun, 2000
After the sell off of the Deith Leisure Group of companies and the cutback on all of the Sega Coin op activities in Europe, Sega have now completely come out of Distribution. Cromptons the well know Pusher manufacturer will now take on the UK sales and it is believed the UK sales staff too.
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New Games from Japan

New Games from Japan

19 Jun, 2000
Konami is set to release a new non touch dancing game called "Dance Maniacs" at the end of this month. At a private showing, Namco previews Mr Driller II, World Kicks for normal cabinets, Kart Duel and Keyboard mania.
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Football Power Releasing Soon

Football Power Releasing Soon

16 Jun, 2000
For the last month and a half Gaelco has been very busy with the launch of Football Power into Europe. With Euro 2000, the machines could not get out the door fast enough. Becoming one of the favourite video games in the European arcades very quickly, Football Power will be available in USA , Australia and Asia shortly. For more details contact your local distributor or visit www.gaelco.com
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Quick Exit out of Consumer Market by SNK

Quick Exit out of Consumer Market by SNK

16 Jun, 2000
This week saw SNK of America quickly shutdown operations across USA pulling all software and hardware back from retailers.
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Sega Europe hold their Summer Distributor meeting at the Epsom Derby

Sega Europe hold their Summer Distributor meeting at the Epsom Derby

15 Jun, 2000
Sega Europe took advantage of their close proximity to the famous Epsom Derby to hold their distributor meeting at the races last Friday.
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European launch of the Taito Landing High at the Electrocoin preview

European launch of the Taito Landing High at the Electrocoin preview

8 Jun, 2000
The new Airplane simulation game was launched by Electrocoin in the UK yesterday at their annual summer get together, it is hoped that this sequel to landing gear will to be just as good an earner and as its predecessor, the general feeling was very positive.
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