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Midnight launch kicks off Halo 3 arrival

After years of hype and on the back of Microsoft’s growing marketing campaign, Halo 3 has finally received its official release in North America – and the occasion was marked by a glitzy midnight store opening in New York. CVG reports that a massive spotlight beamed up into the night …

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Midnight launch kicks off Halo 3 arrival

After years of hype and on the back of Microsoft’s growing marketing campaign, Halo 3 has finally received its official release in North America – and the occasion was marked by a glitzy midnight store opening in New York. CVG reports that a massive spotlight beamed up into the night …

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System 3 revs up

System 3’s hugely ambitious Ferrari Challenge: Trofeo Pirelli, due for release on PS3, Wii and DS later this year, is billed as the ‘spiritual successor’ to Sega’s mighty three-screen arcade classic F355 Challenge. No small claim, yet one which System 3 CEO and passionate Ferrari ‘tifoso’ Mark Cale and the …

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System 3 revs up

System 3’s hugely ambitious Ferrari Challenge: Trofeo Pirelli, due for release on PS3, Wii and DS later this year, is billed as the ‘spiritual successor’ to Sega’s mighty three-screen arcade classic F355 Challenge. No small claim, yet one which System 3 CEO and passionate Ferrari ‘tifoso’ Mark Cale and the …

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Tiger Woods drives to number one

The annual success that is Tiger Woods has finally reached the top of the ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 this week, with the release of the PS3 version of Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08 giving the title sufficient momentum to claim the top spot. It is the first time since …

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Tiger Woods drives to number one

The annual success that is Tiger Woods has finally reached the top of the ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 this week, with the release of the PS3 version of Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08 giving the title sufficient momentum to claim the top spot. It is the first time since …

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Niche work if you can get it

The same shelves that were once ruled by PC, PSX and (occasionally) N64 now have to find room for PS3, PS2, 360, GBA, PSP, DS and Wii. Meanwhile, there are the other three horsemen of the High Street apocalypse – offshore websites, supermarkets and downloads. Is it time for PC …

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Niche work if you can get it

The same shelves that were once ruled by PC, PSX and (occasionally) N64 now have to find room for PS3, PS2, 360, GBA, PSP, DS and Wii. Meanwhile, there are the other three horsemen of the High Street apocalypse – offshore websites, supermarkets and downloads. Is it time for PC …

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Nintendo value soars

The strong success of both its handheld DS and its motion sensing home console Wii has seen Nintendo’s profit soar to make it the second most valuable company in Japan. Next-Gen reports that the company’s share value has quadrupled over the past two years, seeing it oust Canon to trail …

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Nintendo value soars

The strong success of both its handheld DS and its motion sensing home console Wii has seen Nintendo’s profit soar to make it the second most valuable company in Japan. Next-Gen reports that the company’s share value has quadrupled over the past two years, seeing it oust Canon to trail …

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