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FEATURE: Games distribution special

You’d think distribution would be a less exciting part of the games industry, but you’d be wrong. As its life is so deeply rooted with physical retail, the sector faces just as many ups and downs as the High Street. If it’s not the threat of new competitors emerging and …

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Nordic signs Alan Wake on PC

Nordic Games has won a publishing deal for Remedy Entertainment’s critically acclaimed Alan Wake. The company will bring the boxed PC version of the title to UK retail this March, which has been tweaked and redeveloped specifically for the platform.The PC SKU will include both DLC episodes – The Signal …

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Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D finally gets release date

One of the most anticipated games for Nintendo 3DS, Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D, has finally got a UK release date. Konami’s title will be released on March 8th. The box art has also been revealed. Gamers had hoped initially that the game would arrive alongside Nintendo’s handheld in …

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Lace Mamba goes green with climate change game

The publisher of a brand new climate change game is doing its own bit to save the planet by making the packing as eco-friendly as possible. Brighton-based Lace Mamba Global is releasing the boxed version of PC strategy title Fate of the World on Friday, January 27th. The 19.99 ‘Tipping …

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Vodafone announced as PlayStation Vita 3G partner

SCEE has confirmed that Vodafone is to be its preferred provider” of 3G connectivity for its new PlayStation Vita in the UK. The deal also covers France, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Australia, New Zealand and The Netherlands. 3G versions of the Vita will ship with a Vodafone SIM card …

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PICTURES: Vita box, launch apps revealed

The first picture of the box for Sony’s PlayStation Vita has been released, and you can see it below. Sony has also detailed the ten apps that will come pre-installed on the console when it launches in Japan on December 17th and in Europe and the US some time in …

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Dead Island censored in US

Publisher Deep Silver has confirmed that it is to change the Dead Island logo that will appear on the front of the game’s box when it is released later this year. IGN reports that the North American SKU will not feature the zombie hanging from a tree that has been …

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Kinect POS pictured

Consumer site Kotaku is carrying what it reckons could be the first official snaps of the packaging for both the Xbox 360 Kinect and a console hardware bundle containing the device. Also pictured (as can be seen below) are two FSDUs that carry both hardware SKUs as well as the …

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Xbox Factor blamed for action film decline

The rising popularity of chick-flicks at the cinema has been blamed on what movie execs have dubbed the ‘Xbox Factor’. An increasing number of men and boys are shunning a night out at the movies for in favour of a night at home in front of the console, The Telegraph …

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God of War III Ultimate Trilogy Edition announced

Sony has announced that the God of War Collection Ultimate Trilogy Edition will be released in Europe at some point next year and will include both the anticipated God of War III as well as both HD versions of PS3 classics God of War and God of War II. Until …

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