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Does the video games industry offer anything distinctively European?

Reuters Writes:

"At Europe's biggest video games convention in Leipzig last week, evidence of a distinctive European flavour was largely absent, apart from in karaoke-style titles such as Activision's Guitar Hero or Sony's SingStar and sports games.

Music from local bands and singers is a necessity for these titles, and the new World Tour edition of Guitar Hero delivered it in the form of artists such as Germany's emo-lite Tokio Hotel, Swedish rockers Kent and Spanish 80s classic Radio Futura.

Sony offered a more unusual twist with a Turkish Party edition of SingStar for release in Germany in November, to capitalise on the country's large Turkish population as well as nostalgic holidaymakers.

In the case of sports games, a title such the next annual revamp of Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer is understandably expected to sell better in Europe than the United States."

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Zerodin3740d ago

No, it would suck wet farts!