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Community focus for Gamescom 2011

Gamescom has unveiled its new visual branding for its 2011 iteration, highlighting the importance of its vast community. Europe’s biggest games trade fair will sport a new leitmotif this year that shows hundreds of gamers crowded together in the form of Gamescom’s logo. The theme depicts the event at the …

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New THQ logo revealed

THQ has ditched its well-known white-on-black logo in favour of a new grey and red symbol today. The updated logo will appear on upcoming games and products from next month onwards. It marks THQ’s commitment to a ‘new strategic and creative vision’. THQ president and CEO Brian Farrell said: Our …

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Sony reveals 3D headset prototype

Sony has unveiled a 3D headset concept that could allow gamers to play future titles without the need for a screen. It is worn like a visor over the user’s eyes and shapes around their head with in-built headphones, reports VG247. It features two displays – one for each eye …

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Prices dropped for MCV Awards 2011

The biggest night on the trade calendar returns on April 7th, but will be cheaper to attend. Table prices have been cut by up to 200, whilst individual seats have also been cut by 20. The MCV Industry Excellence Awards moves into its ninth year in 2011 and will take …

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Dissidia Final Fantasy 2 confirmed

Square Enix has announced that a sequel to Final Fantasy Dissidia is in the works. The catchily titled Dissidia 012 [duodecim] Final Fantasy will arrive sometime next year exclusively for PSP. The name refers to the ‘12th battle’ – a new war that the game revolves around, with ‘duodecim’ meaning …

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Neverwinter confirmed for 2011

A new Neverwinter game is in the works for PC and is expected to hit store shelves in Q4 2011. The title – known simply as Neverwinter – is in development at Cryptic Studios which has worked on MMOs City of Heroes, Champions Online and Star Trek Online. It will …

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Nintendo wont change 3DS shape

The Nintendo 3DS won’t change in appearance before it hits shelves next year, the publisher has confirmed. When asked whether the look of the 3DS will change before release, Nintendo’s veteran game producer Hideki Konno told Wired: You can take this as the final shape.” The first DS was initially …

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XBOX: Star Wars Kinect game revealed

A new Star Wars game has been confirmed for Xbox 360 motion device Kinect at Microsoft’s E3 press conference. Attendees were treated to a brief trailer on the main stage’s big screen. The video displayed a player-controlled Jedi taking out a group of stormtroopers and a mech before going head-to-head …

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Rage pushed back to 2011

The ongoing development of FPS Rage has caused its 2010 release window to slip to 2011 to give id Software extra time to perfect the game. id Software’s lead designer Tim Willits told VG247: There’s nothing worse than pushing something out before it’s ready. Trust me, it would be horrible …

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GAME: Analyst paints gloomy picture

Following its recent financial report and the announcement of a fresh spate of store closures, one analyst has issued a worrying outlook for the potential prosperity for the chain. The company’s current trading performance was worse than expected,” Janco Partners’ Mike Hickey stated. The departure of key executives from the …

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