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GameDaily gets a facelift

AOL owned gaming website GameDaily has been revamped, with new community features, search and browse functionality, downloads, high resolution video, and easier to access cheat codes. The website is also pushing its new advertiser options, which includes rich media executions, category sponsorships and targeting. This relaunch underscores our ongoing efforts …

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Sierra snaps up Aliens/Predator licence

Following a deal with Twentieth Century Fox, Sierra Entertainment will publish a game for the PSP based on the forthcoming Aliens/Predator due out at Christmas in the UK. Rebellion, who created the Alien vs Predator PC game, will develop the new title, reports Gamesindustry . "Sierra Entertainment will create a …

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Wii eyes up UK market leadership

Eurogamer reports that according to official figures Nintendo’s Wii console is on track to hit one million UK hardware sales within three to four weeks, taking it past the GameCube’s total installed UK base in the process. More importantly, if sales trends continue the Wii is on track to become …

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EA responds to PS3 Madden criticism

Following some heavy criticism of the PS3 incarnation of EA’s Madden 08 in US newspaper The USA Today, a developer working for the publisher has sought to justify the difference between the various next-gen versions, CVG reports . It was our intention to put out the best possible with Madden …

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AUSSIE CHARTS: Singstar 90s debuts in top spot

The PlayStation 2 still dominates the GfK All Formats software chart in Australia this week – as the solus version of Sony’s Singstar 90’s enters straight in at number one. PS2 titles make up 60 per cent of the chart, alongside three DS titles and one Wii game Mario Party …

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Virtual worlds, real research

My colleagues and I have been doing research in virtual worlds for many years (particularly on games like Everquest), and I would agree with Dr. Bainbridge that doing research in online environments has lots of advantages over offline research at the very least in terms of cost-effectiveness. What’s more, online …

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Walking on air

You’ve built Oxygen to a position where it releases top-line titles associated with recognisable franchises on all popular formats. How have you ensured this increasing level of success? Primarily thanks to consumers who desire the kind of content we create and retail partners that are prepared to put our games …

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Brash makes new publishing move

Recently established US start-up video games firm Brash Entertainment has announced that it is to publish a game adaptation of 20th Century Fox’s upcoming movie of Alvin And The Chipmunks. The rhythm title is slated for release on Wii, PC, PS2 and DS during the Christmas period in the US …

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