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NCsoft plans Brighton expansion

Leading MMO games publisher NCsoft has announced that it is to expand its current base in Brighton, creating over 100 new highly-skilled jobs, following investment from the South East England Development Agency (SEEDA). In its three years of operations NCsoft Europe has grown rapidly, growing from just three members of …

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Endless Ocean gets UK release date

After huge success with its pioneering Touch! Generations range, Nintendo has finally announced a European release date for the latest title to carry the moniker – Endless Ocean. Billing itself as ‘calm’ and ‘relaxed’, the game sees players assume the role of a diver, exploring a number of underwater locations …

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Endless Ocean gets UK release date

After huge success with its pioneering Touch! Generations range, Nintendo has finally announced a European release date for the latest title to carry the moniker – Endless Ocean. Billing itself as ‘calm’ and ‘relaxed’, the game sees players assume the role of a diver, exploring a number of underwater locations …

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Halo 3 launches in style

Celebrities including hip hop super-producer Pharrell Williams joined the world’s press and gamers from across the country at the Waterloo IMAX in Central London to attend the UK premiere of Halo 3 last night. Actor Christian Slater joined Williams on the red carpet, along with a host of UK celebrities …

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Halo 3 launches in style

Celebrities including hip hop super-producer Pharrell Williams joined the world’s press and gamers from across the country at the Waterloo IMAX in Central London to attend the UK premiere of Halo 3 last night. Actor Christian Slater joined Williams on the red carpet, along with a host of UK celebrities …

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Ubisoft unveils new Tom Clancy brand

With existing Tom Clancy franchises Splinter Cell, Rainbow Six and Ghost Recon already cemented as firm fan favourites and RTS EndWar on the way, Ubisoft has revealed a fifth addition to its Tom Clancy series – Air Combat. In possibly the biggest departure from the traditional Clancy stable yet, Air …

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Ubisoft unveils new Tom Clancy brand

With existing Tom Clancy franchises Splinter Cell, Rainbow Six and Ghost Recon already cemented as firm fan favourites and RTS EndWar on the way, Ubisoft has revealed a fifth addition to its Tom Clancy series – Air Combat. In possibly the biggest departure from the traditional Clancy stable yet, Air …

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Sony: Well sell 11m PS3s by next March

Sony Computer Entertainment boss Kaz Hirai has stated that the PS3 is on track to hit Sony’s sales expectations of 11 million units sold by the end of the company’s financial year next March, Tech.co.uk reports . In the first quarter of its financial year Sony managed to sell 710,000 …

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Sony: Well sell 11m PS3s by next March

Sony Computer Entertainment boss Kaz Hirai has stated that the PS3 is on track to hit Sony’s sales expectations of 11 million units sold by the end of the company’s financial year next March, Tech.co.uk reports . In the first quarter of its financial year Sony managed to sell 710,000 …

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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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