Consoles

Spall: Xbox 720 and PS4 will be browser-based

The traditional console hardware cycle is broken – this we know. But veteran games developer Matt Spall yesterday went one further yesterday at the Develop Conference, claiming that we will never see another ‘traditional’ console coming to the market.

 Speaking of the rising importance of cloud computing, which was made …

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Bioshock 2 delayed

Publisher Take-Two has announced that Bioshock 2 will now ship in the 2010 financial year. The firm has also revised its expected revenues down, and now hopes to generate between $350 million to $400 million for the fourth quarter, and between $0.96 to 1 billion for the full business year. …

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Sega dates Mario & Sonics winter outing

Publisher Sega has revealed that Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games, the existence of which was exclusively broken by MCV’s sister site CasualGaming.biz, will be released in Europe on both Wii and the DS on October 16th. The dual-SKU release brings both the home and portable versions in …

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Konami announces Calling for Wii

Konami has announced a new horror game for the Wii that shies away from the genre’s typical mechanics in favour of a more experiential structure. Calling traps players in a strange building and sees them searching for a way out using the Wii Remote as a torch. The Wii Remote …

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Nokia closes N-Gage studio

Nokia has shut down its Vancouver-based game studio, affecting some 100 jobs in the process, Develop understands. Nokia’s N-Gage Design Studio in Vancouver had developed a significant number of titles for the first and second generation N-Gage systems, as well as for mobile phones. The group worked on franchises such …

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