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No London Games Festival in 2011

UK video games trade body UKIE has announced that there will be no London Games Festival this year. It will be the first time in six years that the event hasn’t taken place. However, UKIE has announced that a 2012 LGF has been confirmed and will take place during the …

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AU CHARTS: Black Ops still number one in first half of 2011

The NPD Group Australia has released its top ten all formats charts by units for Australia for the first half of 2011. Call of Duty: Black Ops came out on top, defeating all major new releases in the first half of the year including Australian-developed LA Noire and Crysis 2. …

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GMA 2011: Lobbying closed

Lobbying for this year’s Games Media Awards in association with Grainger Gameshas now closed, with some 800 nominating their favourite mags, websites and more for one of the sector’s top accolades. Now it’s all in the hands of the judges. As ever, the winners will be voted for by members …

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Indie devs crowned at Develop Awards

The biggest ever Develop Awards saw 17 different companies score major games industry accolades this evening. But the biggest winner overall was the New Wave of indie developers reshaping our exciting, fast-moving industry. Over 550 of the global games development elite were on hand to see the hottest studios in …

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Develop Awards tonight: Live coverage online

Tonight is the biggest night for games developers: over 550 industry execs will cram into the Brighton Hilton’s Ballroom to see who has won the Develop Industry Excellence Awards. But if you’re not there, don’t worry – we’ve got the event covered for you through comprehensive live coverage. The ceremony …

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Develop Awards guests asked to help Gamesaid

Attendees at the Develop Awards this week will be invited to donate towards industry charity GamesAid. A special envelope will be placed on each table at the sell-out event, with guests on the night encouraged to put just 10 each inside. You can alsodonate now onlineto help the games industry’s …

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UK Buyers Lounge set for Gamescom

Europe’s biggest games show has tied up with MCV to provide a dedicated UK trade meeting space for the first time. A large area of 48 square metres will be called The UK Buyers Lounge: Powered By MCV. It will be free to use for visitors within the Business Hall …

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GMA 2011: Long live print

Lobbying for this year’s Games Media Awards in association with Grainger Gamesis well underway, with journalists, broadcasters, PRs, readers and viewers nominating their favourite mags, websites and more for one of the sector’s top accolades. But there is still time to ensure that your voice is heard – you have …

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GAMEfest tickets go on sale

Tickets for the first ever UK GAMEfest show have gone on sale. GAME reward card owners can buy tickets from the GAMEfest website, while those without loyalty cards can sign up for one first at www.game.co.uk or in-store. Tickets cost 10 for customers over 12 years old or 5 for …

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APPLE: iCloud revealed

We’ve listened to music on the iPod, made calls on the iPhone and surfed the web on the iPad. Now Apple is introducing iCloud. This free cloud computing service lets iOS users upload their pictures, apps, music and other files to one server. This allows them to instantly access them …

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