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  • Obama's presidential campaign hits video games
    Gaming

    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
    Gaming

    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...

  • Gaming

    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
    Gaming

    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...

  • Warhammer Online bags over 500,000 players
    Gaming

    Warhammer Online bags over 500,000 players

    By 26 September 2008

    Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning has clocked up over 500,000 players since its launch last week. Mythic and EA have released the figures, which includes North America, Europe and the Oceanic region. EA has very cleaverly labelled it "the fastest-selling...

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

    "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
    Gaming

    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
    Gaming

    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...

  • Nintendo raises sales forecasts
    Gaming

    Nintendo raises sales forecasts

    By 1 September 2008

    It seems that good sales over the past year have made Nintendo feel sure enough of itself that it has raised its sales forecasts for this year. The company now thinks that Wii sales will rise by 42% this year, to 26.5 million units, while the DS will...

  • Spore now available for PC download
    Gaming

    Spore now available for PC download

    By 29 August 2008

    The release of Spore in around a week's time has been one of the most highly anticipated releases of the year, and if you really can't wait to get your hands on it, it's available to download now from the EA Store. No, no. You can't actually play it yet....

  • Guitar Praise brings Guitar Hero to Christians
    Gaming

    Guitar Praise brings Guitar Hero to Christians

    By 27 August 2008

    Guitar Praise is a new game that solves the problem for Christians who love Guitar Hero but think the original version is full of songs that will send them to hell. Or something. The Guitar Hero knock-off was produced by Digital Praise, who aim to "glorify...

  • Gearbox behind Halo 4?
    Gaming

    Gearbox behind Halo 4?

    By 27 August 2008

    Rumours are swirling the internet today that Gearbox, the developers of Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway, could well be the studio behind Halo 4. There have even been suggestions that the title is being developed for release alongside the next Xbox hardware....

  • Nintendo adds a splash of colour to the Wii
    Gaming

    Nintendo adds a splash of colour to the Wii

    By 22 August 2008

    Just when we thought Nintendo didn't think any other colour but white existed when it came to Wii, it went all revolutionary on us and came up with these. Ok, so it's baby steps we're talking here, but these coloured straps for your Wiimote are the first...

  • Guitar Hero World Tour to get new instrument
    Gaming

    Guitar Hero World Tour to get new instrument

    By 22 August 2008

    Guitar Hero World Tour is to have yet another instrument peripheral added to its selection, the games developer Neversoft has confirmed. The instrument will be made specifcally for use in the Studio mode where you'll be able to make your own music. Unfortunately,...

  • More gamers "pimping" their PCs
    Gaming

    More gamers "pimping" their PCs

    By 22 August 2008

    Recent reseach has shown that over £3.5 million has been spent so far in 2008 by PC gamers investing in things such as mice, keyboards and joysticks. Sean Fellows, account manager at Gfk said:"Every serious gamer knows the only way to play is on your...

  • GTA IV DLC still on track for autumn release
    Gaming

    GTA IV DLC still on track for autumn release

    By 21 August 2008

    Microsoft has reassured GTA IV fans that the downloadable content that swayed many people to opt for the game on its platform is still on track for its original release window. Yes, just when all things GTA were beginning to die down, expect it to all...

  • Xbox 360 sells out in Japan
    Gaming

    Xbox 360 sells out in Japan

    By 21 August 2008

    Microsoft has announced that its Xbox 360 console has sold out completely across Japan, after the release of a Namco Bandai RPG sent sales soaring. The system outsold the PS3 in the territory for the first time ever earlier this week, and it seems the...

  • Bond game gets Bond actors on board
    Gaming

    Bond game gets Bond actors on board

    By 21 August 2008

    Activision has managed to get near enough all of the major actors on board from Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace for its upcoming James Bond game. The once condemned, now celebrated Daniel Craig will obviously take up the voice of Bond himself, with...

  • Gaming

    Call of Duty: World At War details announced

    By 16 July 2008

    Details on the new Call of Duty game, World at War, emerged at Activision's E3 press conference on Tuesday. For the first time in the franchise, you'll be able to play co-op with up to three other players online, or another one on local split screen so...