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  • Mirror's Edge demo now available on PSN
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    Mirror's Edge demo now available on PSN

    By 30 October 2008

    First Sony signed a deal to get exclusive Mirror's Edge downloadable content for PlayStation 3. Now, PS3 gamers will also be able to get their hands on the Mirror's Edge demo a day before those playing on Xbox 360 too. EA has announced that the demo is...

  • THQ sueing Activision over "Baja" box design
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    THQ sueing Activision over "Baja" box design

    By 28 October 2008

    THQ is sueing Activision Blizzard for allegedly copying box art in an attempt to confuse customers and ultimately, poach sales. The company said that Activision's soon-to-be-released title SCORE International Baja 1000: The Official Game has a box design...

  • Tomb Raider: Underworld demo ready for download
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    Tomb Raider: Underworld demo ready for download

    By 28 October 2008

    The demo for Tomb Raider: Underworld has been uploaded on to Xbox Live as an exclusive for Xbox gamers. News of the Eidos game sampler was released earlier in the month, but we've been given no hints as to what we can expect from the demo. Xbox Live's...

  • Sequels expected for three EA favourites
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    Sequels expected for three EA favourites

    By 24 October 2008

    Electronic Arts has gone sequel happy, after hinting we can expect a second innings from Battlefield: Bad Company, Army of Two and Dead Space. EA Games president Frank Gibeau said: "Bad Company has come out and done very well. Army of Two sold very well....

  • Black and white video game promises to change the rules
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    Black and white video game promises to change the rules

    By 23 October 2008

    The Unfinished Swan is described as a first-person "painting game" that looks pretty spectacularly different to other options on the market at present. This demo shows that it's as much art as shoot-em-up, and was recently showcased as part of the Tokyo...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Nintendo Points will be non-tranferable
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    Nintendo Points will be non-tranferable

    By 8 October 2008

    The Nintendo Points card announced alongside the DSi last week, will be able to be used on content for Nintendo's new handheld, or the Wii - but not split between both. Originally called Wii Points, the name changed to Nintendo Points with the announcement...

  • 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...

  • Quantum of Solace - Xbox 360 - First Look review
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    Quantum of Solace - Xbox 360 - First Look review

    By 7 October 2008

    Bond is back, but is the accompanying video game just another cash-in or should you be signing up to get a licence to kill? We got some hands-on time ahead of the official release in the UK. Quantum of Solace sees you playing, as you would expect, James...

  • Sony director takes swipe at Nintendo DSi
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    Sony director takes swipe at Nintendo DSi

    By 7 October 2008

    Sony has taken a carefully hidden swipe at its competitor Nintendo and its recently announced DSi console. Director of hardware marketing at Sony, John Koller, said that he expected the new handheld to be just as successful as the DS Lite, but followed...

  • Nintendo confirms region locking of DSi software
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    Nintendo confirms region locking of DSi software

    By 6 October 2008

    Anyone that was thinking of nipping over to the States and getting their hands on a DSi when they come out over there next month may well want to think again - Nintendo has confirmed software created for the DSi will be region-locked. This means that...

  • Microsoft secures exclusive Tomb Raider DLC for Xbox
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    Microsoft secures exclusive Tomb Raider DLC for Xbox

    By 6 October 2008

    Microsoft has once again secured the rights to exclusive DLC, this time in the form of two downloadable add-on episodes for Tomb Raider: Underworld. The two episodes, called Tomb Raider: Underworld - Beneath the Ashes and Tomb Raider: Underworld - Lara's...

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    Nintendo DS with camera and music playback on its way?

    By 28 September 2008

    Internet rumours are suggesting that Nintendo will be introducing a new DS later in the year that will features a built-in camera and music playback. Reports also suggest that the DS will feature improved wireless capabilities, allowing the handheld to...

  • Microsoft launches new Xbox experience site
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    Microsoft launches new Xbox experience site

    By 27 September 2008

    Microsoft has launched a new section on the Xbox site that gives players a sneak peek into the new Xbox Live experience. No release date is specified, but the site does have examples of the content and features you'll see when it does launch, all presented...

  • "Maddie" reference in Bungie trailer not connected to McCann
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    "Maddie" reference in Bungie trailer not connected to McCann

    By 26 September 2008

    Bungie has responded to the controversy surrounded its teaser trailer for the next Halo project, saying the reference to "Maddie" is in no way connected to missing five year old Madeleine McCann. Fans searching the trailer for clues as for what to expect...

  • Call of Duty 4 Collector's Edition announced
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    Call of Duty 4 Collector's Edition announced

    By 26 September 2008

    Here's just one of the collector's editions we can expect to see appearing in the run up to Christmas. Call of Duty 4 is certainly not the first game to capitalising on the fanatics who will pay over the odds for a few "limited edition collectables",...

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

    By 5 September 2008

    Activision has announced that Call of Duty fans will be able to get a sneak peek at the latest installation in the franchise ahead of its release, thanks to multiplayer betas due out in October. The betas, available for Xbox 360 and via separate download...

  • Resistance 2 beta announced for October
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    Resistance 2 beta announced for October

    By 2 September 2008

    Sony and Insomniac Games have announced a worldwide co-op and multiplayer beta test for Resistance 2. The beta test will take place in October and those keen to get on board for a first peek have to options of getting in - premier and open. Premier guarantees...

  • Two new titles in the Sims 2 franchise
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    Two new titles in the Sims 2 franchise

    By 2 September 2008

    EA has announced the release of two new additions in the Sims 2 franchise. Firstly, The Sims 2 Apartment Life expansion pack for PC sees you leaving suburbia behind for the excitement of living in the city, with all the fun that comes from moving into...