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Wiis first lightsaber game ready to do battle

LucasArts’ Star Wars: The Force Unleashed may be grabbing specialist headlines for being the ‘first ever Wii game with a lightsaber’ – but it will be pipped to the honour by Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga. The Traveller’s Tales’ title is due out in November – giving would-be Jedi …

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Wiis first lightsaber game ready to do battle

LucasArts’ Star Wars: The Force Unleashed may be grabbing specialist headlines for being the ‘first ever Wii game with a lightsaber’ – but it will be pipped to the honour by Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga. The Traveller’s Tales’ title is due out in November – giving would-be Jedi …

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Ubi splashes £2m on new range

Ubisoft has backed its Games For Everyone range with a multi-million pound marketing spend, designed to make the publisher a leading player in the family and casual games sector. Marketing director Jon Rosenblatt told MCV that the new range and marketing campaign are a logical extension of Ubisoft’s ambitious philosophy. …

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Ubi splashes £2m on new range

Ubisoft has backed its Games For Everyone range with a multi-million pound marketing spend, designed to make the publisher a leading player in the family and casual games sector. Marketing director Jon Rosenblatt told MCV that the new range and marketing campaign are a logical extension of Ubisoft’s ambitious philosophy. …

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Eidos prepares for biggest ever spend

Step aside Lara Croft: Eidos appears to have a new favourite IP, after the publisher told MCV that it would spend more on Kane & Lynch: Dead Men than it has ever lavished on a Tomb Raider game. The third-person revenge epic arrives on 360, PS3 and PC on November …

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Eidos prepares for biggest ever spend

Step aside Lara Croft: Eidos appears to have a new favourite IP, after the publisher told MCV that it would spend more on Kane & Lynch: Dead Men than it has ever lavished on a Tomb Raider game. The third-person revenge epic arrives on 360, PS3 and PC on November …

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J Allard: No games on Zune anytime soon

Microsoft’s iPod rivalling Zune player will not be housing games in the near future as they don’t offer good customer satisfaction”. That’s according to former Xbox strategy manager J Allard, who is heading up the Zune project for Bill Gates. Speaking to Reuters after the launch of a new, updated …

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J Allard: No games on Zune anytime soon

Microsoft’s iPod rivalling Zune player will not be housing games in the near future as they don’t offer good customer satisfaction”. That’s according to former Xbox strategy manager J Allard, who is heading up the Zune project for Bill Gates. Speaking to Reuters after the launch of a new, updated …

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Games Industry Status – Hooked on Facebook

I’ve enjoyed all of those in the past week, along with a ‘moon’ from a male friend, a bitch-slap, a bite, a lick and a hug. I’ve also been sent presents of a couple of kissing otters and a cute penguin. And discovered that I score 186 (very good, by …

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Games Industry Status – Hooked on Facebook

I’ve enjoyed all of those in the past week, along with a ‘moon’ from a male friend, a bitch-slap, a bite, a lick and a hug. I’ve also been sent presents of a couple of kissing otters and a cute penguin. And discovered that I score 186 (very good, by …

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