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E3 2011: Wii U has 25GB disc size

Nintendo’s next home console will read discs as large as 25 gigabytes of data, according to one of the firm’s chief game designers. Nintendo exec Katsuya Eguchi told Kotaku that Wii U’s proprietary disc format could carry enough data to fill a Blu-ray disc. Elsewhere it is being reported that …

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Peace Walker tipped for PS3

French site JVN is reporting that Konami’s Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker is in line for a move to the PS3. The site says it will appear in Sony’s recently announced PSP Remaster series, which will see PSP games get a high definition makeover and released on Blu-ray disc. According …

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Xbox 360 getting "updated" disc format

Microsoft has begun asking US Xbox 360 owners to register for the latest System Update Preview which this year promises something of a surprise. "We are conducting an open call for US based participants for a public preview to help us prepare for an updated Xbox 360 disc format," community …

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Euro customs officials seize PS3s in Blu-ray dispute

Shipments of PS3 consoles have been seized by European customs officers as an LG injunction against Blu-ray technology seeks to block Sony products from sale, according to a report in The Guardian this afternoon. Earlier this month, LG had filed a claim with the International Trade Commission calling for a …

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Mortal Kombat films include DLC

Buyers of Mortal Kombat on Blu-ray will receive a DLC code for extra costumes in the PS3 version of the upcoming game. Both ‘90s films Mortal Kombat and Mortal Kombat: Annihilation are being re-released on Blu-ray on April 19th to tie in with the release of Warner Bros’ new game. …

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Tomb Raider Trilogy pack confirmed

Crystal Dynamics has announced that a Tomb Raider PS3 trilogy pack will be released in Q1 2011. The release will include Tomb Raider Legend, Tomb Raider Anniversary and Tomb Raider Underworld on one Blu-ray disc. A retail listing appeared on Amazon Germany before developer Crystal Dynamics confirmed its authenticity. Global …

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Back to the Future game giveaway

Buyers of the upcoming Back to the Future trilogy on Blu-ray will discover a pleasant surprise in the box – a free copy of the first episode of the upcoming Back to the Future game. The game’s developer Telltale Games told Joystiq, which made the discovery, that upon using the …

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ShopTo targets movie market

ShopTo will ramp up its DVD and Blu-ray range after reporting record market share last week. The retailer offers a limited range of movies, but will grow the category in 2011. We aren’t the type of company to rest on our laurels so you can expect further advancements in all …

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Blu-ray in 17% of US households

After its now long-forgotten turbulent arrival on the global marketplace, Blu-ray has finally hit its stride and established itself in 17 per cent of North American homes. Home Media reports that the number of Blu-ray players in homes in the region has doubled since 2008. It means one in five …

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