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Sony takes jailbreak fight to US

With a decision expected on Sony’s Australian injunction against the sale of PSJailbreak today, it has emerged that the American arm of the platform holder has joined the battle. Kotaku reports that SCEA has filed a lawsuit against Californian online retailer Zoomba LDC, alleging a number of copyright violations. It …

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Price cuts for DSi and DSi XL

Nintendo has confirmed that it is to cut $20 off the price of its two most recent versions of the DS in North America from September 12th. The DSi will drop from $169.99 to $149.99 and the larger DSi XL will fall from $189.99 to $169.99. The older DS will …

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Namco brings casual in-house

In a nod to the ever growing importance of the casual games sector, it has been confirmed that social games publishing division Namco Networks America is to be merged with Namco Bandai Games America. Current Namco Networks CEO and COOKenji Hisatsune will subsequently become president and CEO of the new …

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Mobile gaming continues to grow

The number of mobile phone owners who play games on their portable devices has grown by seven per cent to 34 per cent in the last 12 months in North America, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. MSNBC reports that 38 …

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First iPhone 4 lawsuit arrives

A class action lawsuit calling for damages as a result of the iPhone 4’s antenna design has been filed against both Apple and AT&T in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. The claims made against both companies are numerous, citing defect in design, breach of express …

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Dead Rising 2 delayed

Japanese publisher Capcom has confirmed that the hotly tipped zombie-themed action outing Dead Rising 2 has seen its US and European release delayed. The game is now scheduled to arrive on European shelves on October 1st – a month later than was initially planned. It will hit US shelves a …

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Doctor Who goes international

Having already achieved great popularity in the UK, the BBC’s Doctor Who Adventure Games series is to get an international release. BBC Interactive editor Iain Tweedale confirmed to Digital Spy that City of the Daleks, the first release in the gaming series, will be rolled out on third-party gaming sites” …

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Global 3DS launch by March 2011

Nintendo has vowed to launch the 3DS is Europe, America and Japan before the end of its financial year in March 2011. The reason we haven’t announced a launch date or pricing is that, first, we wanted to get reaction here,” NoA boss Reggie Fils Aime told IndustryGamers at E3. …

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Level 5 to self-publish Layton series

As part of its newly announced international expansion, Japanese developer and publisher Level 5 has stated that its long-term aim is to self-publish the critically and commercially popular DS series Professor Layton. Currently published by Nintendo in the UK, the franchise has proved a big hit in every major market …

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Level 5 to self-publish Layton series

As part of its newly announced international expansion, Japanese developer and publisher Level 5 has stated that its long-term aim is to self-publish the critically and commercially popular DS series Professor Layton. Currently published by Nintendo in the UK, the franchise has proved a big hit in every major market …

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