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Zavvi threatens customers with legal action after accidentally sending them PlayStation Vitas

Coordinates set for consumer backlash disaster! Last month Zavvi accidentally supplied some customers who had pre-ordered Vita title Tearaway with the Tearaway hardware bundle that includes a Vita console. At the time it asked customers if they’d be kind enough to return them – a request that the vast majority …

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Microsoft vows "vigorous action" against Gears of War: Judgement pirates

Those found to be playing Gears of Wars: Judgement early can expect a swift can of whoop-ass courtesy of Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft. It emerged last night that an unfinished (but mostly fully-featured) version of the game – which is not due for release until March 22nd – is …

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Robert Downey Jr stars in live-action Call of Duty: Black Ops II ad

Activision has released a brand new live-action trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops II. Carrying the tag line There’s a soldier in all of us” the short sees a number of supposedly normal gamer folk facing off in a brutal city war scenario. And it also stars Robert Iron …

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FEATURE: PEGI is law – what now?

A lot has happened since Tanya Byron first put pen to paper on her Byron Review in September 2007. We’ve had the on-set of the global recession, swine flu, Barack Obama, the volcanic ash cloud, two major earthquakes, a tsunami and the death of Michael Jackson. Elsewhere, Manchester United (twice), …

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EA research said Dead Space 1&2 were too scary

The realisation that horror games Dead Space and Dead Space 2 are scary led to the decision to shift the focus away from scares in Dead Space 3, EA has told MCV. Fans of the series took to the internet following the reveal of Dead Space 3 to bemoan its …

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Live action Street Fighter series is real, on the way

A brand new live action TV series based on the Street Fighter franchise is on the way. Shoryuken! Called Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist, the thrilling, multi layered series” will explore the formative years of series’ protagonists Ryu and Ken. They are the last two students of the mysterious Ansatsuken discipline …

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EA aware of fans’ Dead Space 3 concerns

We definitely do not want to piss off our fans by taking [Dead Space 3] too far from horror." That’s according to EA Labels president Frank Gibeau, who has admitted to CVG that the publisher is aware of the less-than-ideal reception its E3 Dead Space 3 trailer received from the …

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Codemasters abandons action for racing

Codemasters will leave behind the action genre to focus solely on racing games. The firm is working on new titles in the F1, Grid and Dirt racing series, and they will all be released under the company’s new publishing label, Codemasters Racing. The new label’s first game will be Dirt …

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