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Year in Review: The Top News Stories of 2003

Kicking off our week of retrospective pieces looking at the state of the industry in 2003, today's feature looks back on the five biggest news stories of the past year - charting some of the defining moments of the past twelve months.

Kicking off our week of retrospective pieces looking at the state of the industry in 2003, today's feature looks back on the five biggest news stories of the past year - charting some of the defining moments of the past twelve months.

From the revelation of Sony's handheld ambitions to the failure of Nokia's, and from the uncertain future facing British independent developers to the shotgun wedding of Sega and Sammy, we've picked the five stories from 2003 which are likely to have the biggest impact on the future of the industry in 2004 - and beyond.

You can find the full feature on the site today - and be sure to check back throughout the week as we present further analysis and commentary on the year gone past, and look forward to 2004.

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Rob Fahey

Contributing Editor

Rob Fahey is a former editor of GamesIndustry.biz who spent several years living in Japan and probably still has a mint condition Dreamcast Samba de Amigo set.