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  • EA announces new Medal of Honour
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    EA announces new Medal of Honour

    By 4 December 2009

    Medal of Honor is to return to the front line, in a modern instalment that will see the WWII franchise hit Afghanistan. Perhaps inspired by the current Call of Duty success, Electronic Arts has announced that in 2010, Medal of Honor, will introduce the...

  • VIDEO: Modern Warfare 3 revealed
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    VIDEO: Modern Warfare 3 revealed

    By 10 November 2009

    While excited gamers across the country unwrap the packaging of Modern Warfare 2, one of the most anticipated video games of recent times, The Onion has revealed footage of the next installment in the series. Modern Warfare 3 will apparently offer the...

  • EA offer "Limited Edition" version of Bad Company 2 with unlocks
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    EA offer "Limited Edition" version of Bad Company 2 with unlocks

    By 30 October 2009

    For those too impatient (or too rubbish) to get there themselves, EA is taking the unusual step of offering a video game complete with six special gameplay unlocks good to go from the first load of the game, rather than being dependent on achievement....

  • Halo 3: ODST - Xbox 360  review
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    Halo 3: ODST - Xbox 360 review

    By 23 September 2009

    In hindsight, Halo 2 wasn't quite what we'd expected. After the original Halo single handedly made the Xbox a legitimate rival to Sony's PlayStation 2 console, early videos promised that it's sequel was due to include battles on a ruined earth, taking...

  • VIDEO: Halo 3: ODST out now
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    VIDEO: Halo 3: ODST out now

    By 22 September 2009

    A new chapter in the "Halo" saga opens up today with the launch of "Halo 3: ODST". The game takes players back in time to experience the "Halo" universe from a whole new perspective as an Orbital Drop Shock Trooper. The new game also gets "Firefight",...

  • BioShock 2 gets release date
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    BioShock 2 gets release date

    By 18 September 2009

    2K Games, the publisher of BioShock - 2007's award-winning undersea horror FPS - has announced a date for the release of the sequel - it's 9 February 2010. Pre-orders are now available from certain retailers, too. The sequel will be released on Xbox 360,...

  • Xbox 360 Modern Warfare 2 console announced
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    Xbox 360 Modern Warfare 2 console announced

    By 16 September 2009

    Microsoft and Activision have announced the Xbox 360 Modern Warfare 2 limited edition console. The companies say the sequel to the first-person action game "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare", is the inspiration for the console's "high-speed, low-drag, battle-ready...

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare coming to Nintendo Wii
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    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare coming to Nintendo Wii

    By 5 August 2009

    Grown-up Wii gamers will be pleased to hear that Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare has been announced for the Nintendo console. Just a news flash at this stage, Activision has said it will release Call of Duty: Modern Warfare on Wii on 10 November, in conjunction...

  • HMV gets COD: MW2 "Prestige Edition" exclusive
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    HMV gets COD: MW2 "Prestige Edition" exclusive

    By 20 July 2009

    Call of Duty fans should note that if they are planning on purchasing "Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Prestige Edition", HMV has the UK exclusive. The high street and online retailer will be the only official outlet for the game pack when it becomes available...

  • Alien Breed Evolution announced
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    Alien Breed Evolution announced

    By 10 July 2009

    Amiga fans hankering for the good ol' days of gaming are in for a treat, with the news that Team17 is to resurrect a classic title as a downloadable game. A remake of the early Nineties game Alien Breed, based on the Alien films, the new version is called...

  • Wolfenstein - Xbox 360 - First Look review
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    Wolfenstein - Xbox 360 - First Look review

    By 9 July 2009

    For a lot of gamers, Wolfenstein 3D marked a turning point in history. Launched in 1992, it brought that heady mix of 3D graphics and mindless violence where all you really had to was keep walking and keep killing. Many have followed in its wake and the...

  • Win a copy of The Godfather II
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    Win a copy of The Godfather II

    By 10 April 2009

    To mark the release of The Godfather II Pocket-lint has teamed up with EA to bring you the chance of winning this smart gangster game. The Godfather II allows players to both act like a mobster and think like a Don, by immersing them in a 1960’s organised...

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 dated
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    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 dated

    By 27 March 2009

    Activision has finally announced that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will be hitting our shelves on 10 November, handily in time for Christmas. The follow-up to 2007's blockbuster Call of Duty 4, cited as the best-selling FPS game of all time, has been...

  • Resident Evil: Darkside Chronicles announced for Wii
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    Resident Evil: Darkside Chronicles announced for Wii

    By 12 March 2009

    Capcom has announced it will be bringing Resident Evil back to the Wii console this year with Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles. The sequel to The Umbrella Chronicles will hit retailers shelves this winter, no doubt just in time for the run up to...

  • Killzone 2 - PS3 review
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    Killzone 2 - PS3 review

    By 25 February 2009

    As far as major PS3 exclusives go, Killzone 2 is undoubtedly the biggest for Sony so far. Guerrilla, developers of the relatively lukewarm-received earlier title in the series, have thankfully revelled in this unique opportunity, and knocked up a title...

  • Killzone 2 - PS3 - First Look review
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    Killzone 2 - PS3 - First Look review

    By 2 February 2009

    As far as major PS3 exclusives go, Killzone 2 is the one that Sony have pinned their hopes on the heaviest so far. Guerrilla, developers of the relatively lukewarmly received earlier title in the series, have thankfully revelled in this unique opportunity,...

  • Sega releases House of the Dead: Overkill trailer
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    Sega releases House of the Dead: Overkill trailer

    By 23 January 2009

    Sega has released a trailer for its upcoming game, House of the Dead: Overkill. What looks to be a light-hearted, humorous zombie slasher, Overkill serves as a prequel to the first game in the series and follows Special Agent G - the protagonist of The...

  • UPDATED: Killzone 2 bundle confirmed for UK
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    UPDATED: Killzone 2 bundle confirmed for UK

    By 20 January 2009

    Sony has confirmed that there will be a PS3 bundle release for Killzone 2 in the UK. Strangely we have been told that the cost for the PS3 bundle will be £299.99 but don't have a release date for either the bundle or the separate game. However, it was...

  • Killzone-themed Home costumes free with Amazon pre-order
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    Killzone-themed Home costumes free with Amazon pre-order

    By 30 December 2008

    American gamers pre-ordering Killzone 2 with Amazon ahead of its 27 February release, will get some exclusive PS3 Home costumes as an extra freebie. Exclusive to Amazon, the costumes will allow you to customise your Home avatar to look like an ISA Soldier,...

  • Call of Duty regains top spot in UK chart
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    Call of Duty regains top spot in UK chart

    By 30 December 2008

    After being pipped to the post for Christmas number one, Call of Duty: World at War has regained its position at the top of the UK's All Format Chart. A late sales surge saw EA's Fifa 09 claiming the crown for Christmas last week, however after being...

  • Thousands of illegal game copying devices seized in shop raid
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    Thousands of illegal game copying devices seized in shop raid

    By 19 December 2008

    A police raid at a shop and home premises in Cardiff has netted 1800 copyright-infringing game copying devices. The game copying devices bypass the technical protection measures of the Nintendo DS and DS Lite handhelds and enable gamers to play illegal...

  • Zavvi slashes Xbox Arcade price to below £100
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    Zavvi slashes Xbox Arcade price to below £100

    By 17 December 2008

    Entertainment retailer Zavvi has upped the stakes in the Christmas price war, by slashing its price for the Xbox 360 Arcade to under £100. In a last minute festive sale, the company has reduced the price of the Arcade to £99.99 - the first time it has...

  • Teen kills mother, shoots father for banning Halo 3
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    Teen kills mother, shoots father for banning Halo 3

    By 17 December 2008

    American teenager Daniel Petric is currently on trial for the murder of his mother, and the attempted murder of his father, after they told him he wasn't allowed to play Halo 3. The 17-year-old, who was 16 at the time, allegedly snuck out of his bedroom...

  • Five.One headset named official Xbox accessory
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    Five.One headset named official Xbox accessory

    By 17 December 2008

    Microsoft has named the Five.One Surround Sound headset system as an Official Xbox 360 accessory. The Vibras Five.One has been designed specifically for Xbox 360 and Xbox Live, and uses Dolby Digital AC3 and special "sound-canal" technology to create...

  • Nintendo to launch DSi Ware this month
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    Nintendo to launch DSi Ware this month

    By 16 December 2008

    Nintendo is getting ready to launch the new DSi Ware game download service in Japan on Christmas Eve. Titles available on 24 December will include Moving Memo Book, a game which will allow you to use your DSi to take notes and make comic strips using...