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Doctor Who: The Adventure Games set for October return

The BBC’s series of downloadable Doctor Who games will return in October, starting with The Gunpowder Plot. As with the original four episodes, released last year, the new wave of Adventure Games will be free to download via the BBC website and will star Matt Smith as the Doctor and …

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Doctor Who gets F2P MMO

After enjoying great success with its free to download Doctor Who: The Adventure Games series last year, the BBC has lifted the lid on its next project – a free-to-play Doctor Who MMO. Called Doctor Who: Worlds in Time, BBC Worldwide says the game "allows players to enter the TARDIS …

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Future eyeing BBC swoop?

Future Publishing is seriously considering making a bid for the BBC Magazine portfolio, which includes the likes of Radio Times and Top Gear. That’s according to The Guardian, which claims that the Bath-based company "has been actively involved in the sales process surrounding BBC Magazines" though understands that the final …

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Yoostar’s web plan takes shape

A Yoostar 2 Facebook app will help the Move and Kinect title attract millions of casual gamers. It will allow users of the movie karaoke title to earn in-game currency and take part in film clips that aren’t in the console version. Yoostar has also struck a deal with YouTube …

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BBC returns to games addiction

Listeners to BBC Radio 5Live this morning have heard the broadcaster’s return to the touchy subject of alleged video games addiction. The surprise report comes as the result of advice from government childhood safety advisor John Carr who has called for schools to educate kids about safe video gaming. Last …

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PS3 iPlayer helps BBC break records

The BBC has announced that viewing figures on the PS3 reached 7m in December. Programme requests made via Sony’s console increased by 31 per cent when compared to the previous month, according to the Beeb. The PS3 figures helped iPlayer break its own records, pushing total requests for TV and …

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MS rubbishes Kinect RROD claims

A seemingly lightweight report on the BBC linking motion camera Kinect to new instances of the ‘Red Ring of Death’ on some Xbox 360 consoles has been dismissed by Microsoft. The story claims that "console owners told the BBC that their machines crashed shortly after plugging in Kinect". Ten-year-old Adam …

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