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Xbox 360 lifetime sales hit 80m units worldwide

Microsoft has announced the Xbox 360 has reached 80m sales worldwide since its launch in 2005. Responding to Sony’s PS3 outpacing the 360 at US retail last month, Microsoft revealed the latest lifetime milestone – adding that the company’s currently available console has sold 1.6m units this year in the …

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HMV refuses to remove new app from Apple App Store

Apple has asked HMV to remove its new music downloading app from the iOS App Store – and the retailer has said no. HMV’s new app arrived earlier this week to much acclaim. It includes a lot of cool features such as the ability to identify digital music by listening …

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BAFTAs become consumer show

The Video Games BAFTAs have undergone a significant change in announcing that next year’s events will welcome consumers into the mix. The next British Academy Games Awards will take place on March 12th 2014 at a new venue, Tobacco Dock London. The event will for the sixth year running be …

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Games With Gold to stick around on Xbox 360

The once limited-time Games With Gold offer on Xbox 360 is to remain a permanent feature. GWG mirrors PlayStation Plus in that it offers free access to select titles for users who are subscribed to Xbox Live. The good news is that it looks like the promotion is sticking around …

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DICE considered Battlefield 4 delay on PS4 and Xbox One

By the sounds of it the next-gen consoles came close to losing another high-profile launch title. Hot on the heels of the delay of both multiplatform outing Watch Dogs and PS4 exclusive DriveClub, DICE executive producer Patrick Bach admitted that the EA studio nearly postponed the launch of Battlefield 4 …

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PS4 exclusive launch title Driveclub delayed to 2014

The PlayStation 4’s launch line-up is suddenly looking quite thin. After Ubisoft delayed Watch Dogs to spring 2014 earlier this week, Sony has now announced that Evolution Studios’ social racer Driveclub is being pushed to early 2014. Both Xbox and PlayStation consoles have traditionally had one exclusive racing game withint …

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Nvidia announces Batman Arkham Origins, Assassin’s Creed 4, Splinter Cell bundles

Nvidia has revealed three ‘holiday bundles’ for its range of graphics cards, whereby each card will be undled with two or more upcoming games. Depending on the card purchased, customers will get download codes for Splinter Cell: Blacklist and Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag, with Batman: Arkham Origins being also …

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Co-founder Justin Waldron quits Zynga

Zynga’s Justin Waldron is leaving the company he co-founded over six years ago. This comes as the social game maker has swapped out former CEO and founder Mark Pincus for former Xbox head Don Mattrick, and a year of several high-level executive departures. I’ve decided it’s time to leave zynga …

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NeoGaf suffers security breach, forces password reset

One of the most influential video games forums on the internet has suffered a security breach. Users of NeoGaf will upon their next visit find that they are asked to change their password. We’ve just had an admin account compromised briefly by an automated attack,” a statement confirmed. The hole …

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