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Warframe dev Digital Extremes lined up for acquisition by a chicken meat supplier

Digital Extremes could soon find itself in the hands of a surprising new owner. Gamasutra reports that free-to-play specialist Perfect World has teamed up with chicken meat supplier Sumpo Food Holdings to acquire the Warframe studio, with a bid having been filed this week. Due diligence pending, everything should be …

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The ‘world’s largest video game collection’ is up for sale

The Guinness Book of World Records’ officially sanctioned ‘World’s Largest Video Game Collection’ is up for sale. Michael Thommason’s 11,000+ strong collection includes complete software catalogues for a range of platforms including Dreamcast, Saturn, Virtual Boy, Lynx, Jaguar, Turbo-Grafx-16 Super CD and Sega CD. It also boasts near complete collections …

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Chromecast arrives in the UK

UK shoppers can from today officially get their hands on the Google Chromecast. It works by plugging into the HDMI slot in your HD TV and streaming video content from either a PC running Chrome or an Android or iOS device. It doesn’t ship with a remote and is instead …

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Nintendo details Wii U Virtual Console US launch line-up

Eight games are available to buy now on the Wii U’s Virtual Console store in the US. Two of them are SNES titles – the seminal Super Mario World and racer F-Zero. The remaining six all stem from the NES era – Donkey Kong Jr, Excitebike, Ice Climber, Kirby’s Adventure, …

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New Red PS3 is a GAME exclusive in the UK

Sony’s new Red and Blue PS3s are now available in the UK. However, those wishing to grab the red version – perhaps for Valentines Day? – will need to head down to GAME following the retailer’s exclusivity agreement on the hardware. Or alternatively you can buy it online here. The …

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Namco Bandai promises more Ni No Kuni stock later this week

Surprise chart hit Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch should be back on retail shelves later this week. The game has been in short supply since launch with retailers such as Tesco, Amazon and Play having been unable to fulfil all of their existing pre-orders. And those trying …

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Guild Wars 2 available now for Mac

NCsoft has announced a Mac version of Guild Wars 2 – and it’s available to buy right now. As of today anyone who buys the game is entitled to download the beta version of the Mac SKU. It’s still being optimized, although it already allows Mac players to log onto …

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Indie retailers snap up Borderlands 2 Top Trumps offer

2K Games’ indie-only Borderlands 2 Top Trumps promotion has proved a big hit on the UK High Street. The video games themed card game is limited to 5,000 copies and will never be released at retail. It will be made available to those who pre-order the game through retailers who …

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E3 2012: $99 Xbox subscription deal rolled out to retail

Microsoft has rolled out its experimental $99 Xbox 360 offer to GameStop and Best Buy in the US. The deal, which offers a cut-price console to consumers who sign up to a $14.99 Xbox Live contract for two years – arrived in May but has until now only been available …

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Who, if anyone, will buy GAME?

Leading financial and retail experts are all eyeing up a move for GAME Group. But as-of-yet only one has made a firm offer. Some GAME rivals have even readied funds in preparation of a possible administration – with the firm’s 19.4m loyalty card database and GAME.co.uk domain amongst the targets. …

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