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MGS4 makes The New York Times

High-brow newspaper New York Times has dedicated an extensive feature to hidden meanings in Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns Of the Patriots. Featuring interviews with representatives from the likes of Kotaku, MTV and 1UP, the piece discusses the history of the series and describes Solid Snake as ‘James Bond meets …

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Call of Duty 6 to be a sci-fi shooter?

Some gamers were surprised to learn recently that this year’s Call of War title (dubbed World at War) will be heading back to WWII – but internet rumours are suggesting an even more radical departure for the next title. A piece on TalkPlaystation.com (which has since been removed – read …

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PES 2009 announced

Konami has confirmed that a new Pro Evolution Soccer game will hit stores in the autumn. PES 2009 will be released for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC, PS2 and PSP. New additions include that will further bridge the gap between PES and the real thing. According to Konami: ‘The new …

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Need for Speed Undercover… uncovered

Speaking at the William Blair & Company Growth Stock Conference in Chicago yesterday, EA CEO John Riccitiello announced that the next instalment in its popular street racing series Need for Speed will be dubbed ‘Undercover’, GameSpot reports. However, following previous comments in which the outspoken executive admitted to disappointment concerning …

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Final Fantasy Versus XIII not delayed

Leading Japanese games bible Famitsu is reporting that Square Enix is to delay the release of one of its upcoming threesome of Final Fantasy XIII titles, according to reports . Developers who had to date been working on Final Fantasy Versus XIII have been shifted to the team handling PS3 …

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Win a copy of Cooking Guide on DS

Fresh from offering five lucky MCV readers a copy of Super Smash Brothers Brawl , Nintendo is now offering you all the chance to win a slice of the Cooking Guide action, with five copies of the game available to win. To be in with a shout, simply answer the …

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UK CHART: MGS4 guns down top spot

Konami’s Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns Of The Patriots has hit No.1 in the ChartTrack/ELSPA all formats chart – knocking LucasArts’ LEGO Indiana Jones into second spot. The stealth action title becomes the 2nd fastest-selling PS3 game ever, behind GTA IV. The Rockstar epic drops another place into third position …

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