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  • Sacred 2 delayed until Q1 2009 on consoles
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    Sacred 2 delayed until Q1 2009 on consoles

    By 20 October 2008

    Anyone looking forward to the release of Sacred 2 on Xbox 360 or PS3 is going to have to wait a little longer than expected. Koch Media has said that the release of the game for the two next-gen consoles has slipped to Q1 2009, but gave no reason for...

  • Will Metal Gear Solid 4 stay PlayStation exclusive?
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    Will Metal Gear Solid 4 stay PlayStation exclusive?

    By 20 October 2008

    The rumours as to whether Xbox will snatch another PS3 exclusive from its rival are buzzing more than ever, following some comments by Japanese Konami PR Yoshitaka Arai. Speaking recently of whether we'll ever see Metal Gear Solid 4 on Xbox 360, Arai...

  • Microsoft announces "storage solutions" for NXE upgrade
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    Microsoft announces "storage solutions" for NXE upgrade

    By 17 October 2008

    Microsoft has announced just how it plans to help those Xboxers without a hard drive to get the 128MB of free storage space needed to run the New Xbox Experience. The dashboard upgrade is set for release next month, and when it was announced storage space...

  • Obama's presidential campaign hits video games
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    Obama's presidential campaign hits video games

    By 17 October 2008

    It seems Democratic American presidential candidate Barack Obama is stretching his campaign to video games, after in-game campaign posters supporting him for president have cropped up in nine EA games. Apparently put there by Microsoft-owned advertising...

  • Call of Duty: World at War multiplayer betas launched
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    Call of Duty: World at War multiplayer betas launched

    By 13 October 2008

    Activision and Treyarch have launched the multiplayer beta for Call of Duty: World at Ware on the Xbox 360. Gamers fancying getting a taster of what the game has to offer before its release can guarantee themselves a token giving access to the beta by...

  • SteelSeries unveils 15-button WoW mouse
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    SteelSeries unveils 15-button WoW mouse

    By 13 October 2008

    SteelSeries is all set to release this 15-button wonder mouse made especially for World of Warcraft. The idea behind the mouse is that you'll be able to control everything with one hand, eliminating the need for a keyboard. How easy it will be to use...

  • Microsoft sues DHL for more than $2m
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    Microsoft sues DHL for more than $2m

    By 13 October 2008

    Microsoft is suing DHL Express for the loss of 21,600 Xbox 360s following a train derailment in Texas. Court documents filed in the U.S District Court for the Western Disrict of Washington in Seattle say that Microsoft is asking for more the $2m in damages...

  • EA unveils first Spore expansion pack
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    EA unveils first Spore expansion pack

    By 13 October 2008

    EA is set to release the first expansion pack for Spore next month, calling it the Creepy & Cute Parts Pack. Appearing on EA's American online store, the game add-on has a release date of 18th November and a price of $20. As yet, the UK store shows no...

  • New Xbox Experience to allow remote downloads
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    New Xbox Experience to allow remote downloads

    By 13 October 2008

    The new Xbox Experience will allow 360 owners to buy, queue up and start downloads remotely, Microsoft has said. This new functionality will be available from launch, announced last week as the 19th November, and will include premium downloads too. The...

  • PS2 outsells PS3 in Japan for second week
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    PS2 outsells PS3 in Japan for second week

    By 10 October 2008

    PlayStation 3 sales have continued to drop in Japan, so much so this week that its predecessor, the PlayStation 2, has outsold it for the second week running. Figures from Media Create say that the PS2, released in Japan eight years ago, sold 8618 units...

  • Microsoft squashes Blu-ray drive rumours
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    Microsoft squashes Blu-ray drive rumours

    By 10 October 2008

    Microsoft has denied it is planning an external Blu-ray drive, following more internet rumours suggesting otherwise. "As we've said before, Microsoft has no plans to introduce an Xbox 360 Blu-ray add-on," it commented. "Games are what drive consumers...

  • Xbox Live boss "doesn't know" when we'll get GTA IV DLC
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    Xbox Live boss "doesn't know" when we'll get GTA IV DLC

    By 9 October 2008

    It can't be a good thing when man in charge of Xbox Live doesn't even know when we can expect the DLC for GTA IV. John Schappert has admitted just that at the Tokyo Game Show, for content that was due to be released in the "autumn". Considering it's October...

  • VIDEO: Halo 3: Recon trailer
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    VIDEO: Halo 3: Recon trailer

    By 9 October 2008

    As promised, the brand spanking new trailer from Bungie for the upcoming Halo 3: Recon, set for release in autumn 2009. The beginning may look very similar (if not identical) to the teaser trailer that was released a few weeks back, but keep watching...

  • Halo 3: Recon announced for autumn 2009 release
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    Halo 3: Recon announced for autumn 2009 release

    By 9 October 2008

    A few weeks back, Bungie had us on the edge of our seats awaiting information on its new project. Now, following several clues and a teaser trailer which suggested we could expect something from the Halo franchise, we finally have a few more solid details...

  • Tekken 6 to get Xbox 360 release too
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    Tekken 6 to get Xbox 360 release too

    By 9 October 2008

    Tekken 6 will launch simultaneously on Xbox 360 as well as PlayStation 3, Microsoft has announced today. Speaking at the Tokyo Game Show, Xbox Live boss John Schappert said the popular fighting game would be available to Xboxers "at launch". Previously...

  • New Xbox Experience will launch on November 19th
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    New Xbox Experience will launch on November 19th

    By 9 October 2008

    Microsoft has announced that the new Xbox Experience will launch on 19th November. Featuring a revamped Dashboard, Microsoft claims that the new Experience will put more entertainment at users fingertips than "any other device connected to the TV". Talking...

  • Xbox 360 getting external Blu-ray drive?
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    Xbox 360 getting external Blu-ray drive?

    By 8 October 2008

    If media reports circling the internet are to be believed, the Xbox 360 will soon be getting an external Blu-ray disc drive. Xbit Labs has reported that the Toshiba-Samsung Storage Technology Corp has already received a contract from Microsoft to produce...

  • PS3 pricing will be its downfall, says analyst
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    PS3 pricing will be its downfall, says analyst

    By 8 October 2008

    Sony’s reluctance to reduce the price on its PS3 console is allowing Microsoft the chance to dominate the market and steal some would-be PS3 buyers, according to an industry analyst. Xbox price cuts in recent weeks has already seen sales soar, however...

  • Guitar Hero deluxe bundle won't make Europe
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    Guitar Hero deluxe bundle won't make Europe

    By 8 October 2008

    While a deluxe Guitar Hero World Tour bundle was unveiled recently on an American website, Activision has confirmed we will not be seeing such a bundle in Europe. The deluxe pack included extras such as a Guitar Hero t-shirt, keychain, recharge kit and...

  • Latest Halo novel "The Cole Protocol" to be released in November
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    Latest Halo novel "The Cole Protocol" to be released in November

    By 8 October 2008

    The best-selling book series based on the Xbox game Halo, is releasing its next installment in November. Halo: The Cole Protocol will be available from November 25th, and there will be an audio book released too for those who can't be bothered to actually...

  • EndWar VIP demo delayed again
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    EndWar VIP demo delayed again

    By 8 October 2008

    The VIP demo expected for Tom Clancy's EndWar has been delayed again. The sampler that had been offered as an incentive for those who pre-ordered the full game and was supposed to be released yesterday. However, it seems Microsoft is having trouble getting...

  • "Urban" music game gets rap heavyweight backing
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    "Urban" music game gets rap heavyweight backing

    By 7 October 2008

    Rap producer extraordinaire Quincy Jones III is backing a game called Scratch: The Ultimate DJ, being developed by Developer 7 Studios. The rhythm action game is to also have a special deck peripheral designed and built by Numark. We're guessing this...

  • Riot Games announces first game in development
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    Riot Games announces first game in development

    By 7 October 2008

    Independent online games developer and publisher, Riot Games has announced its first title, League of Legends, is in development. The MMO will be a mixture of role-playing and strategy gaming elements and according to the developer, players will compete...

  • Morrisons offers PS3 Fifa '09 for £25
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    Morrisons offers PS3 Fifa '09 for £25

    By 7 October 2008

    It seems supermarkets could be the new place to start doing your gaming shopping as well as your food shopping. First Sainsbury's slashed the prices off two Xbox models, now Morrisons has sliced £15 off of this week's best selling game, Fifa '09. For...

  • Fifa '09 becomes fastest-selling installment in the series
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    Fifa '09 becomes fastest-selling installment in the series

    By 7 October 2008

    It seems football fans have been out in force this week, as Fifa '09 scores the top spot in the UK All-Formats chart and becomes the fastest-selling installment in the series. In fact, the game was so popular that only GTA IV and Halo 3 have sold more...