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Gamestation reveals XP givaway

Some time over the next couple of weeks Gamestation will issue its one millionth Elite Reward Card – and that lucky customer is in for a big surprise. Said person will be given 1m XP points (worth 2,500), a personalised Xbox 360, PS3 or Wii modified by Aliens Stole My …

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Now SOE confirms data theft

Games developer Sony Online Entertainment has confirmed it was attacked by hackers as part of last month’s PSN hack and that user data has possibly been compromised. In total the firm believes that it has lost around 12,700 credit card numbers with some 24.6m accounts being compromised. The attack took …

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Worries surround PSN card security

Six days on and we’re still none the wiser as to the nature of the "external intrusion" that has lead to the collapse of PSN – and customers are starting to get worried. At the first the concern was one of inconvenience. Easter is a busy weekend for many gamers …

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3DS logs flash cart use

Even if hackers do succeed in circumventing the security measures included in Nintendo’s 3DS handheld, there are indications that a nasty surprise lays in store for those who do. Kotaku reports that Japanese retailer Enterking has stated that it will not be accepting any 3DS units that have been used …

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R4 already working on 3DS

Having enjoyed a tremendous launch in Japan over the weekend, Nintendo’s 3DS has already received its first bit of bad news – hackers have got the R4 piracy device up and running on the handheld. Destructoid reports that the internet is already alight with examples of Japanese users running illegal …

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GAME: The importance of Reward Cards

GAME Group CEO Ian Shepherd has emphasised the often underestimated importance of its Reward Card loyalty programme. It’s a scheme that formed a central part of GAME’s Strategic Update earlier this morning. "The ability to take a customer on a journey from buying a console to buying a game to …

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360 USB memory support confirmed

As was rumoured earlier this month, Microsoft is to release a firmware update that will allow Xbox 360 owners to use USB mass storage devices to store all manner of game information. Both flash cards and hard drives will be compatible, though the Xbox 360 will only utilise up to …

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Nintendo appeals Flash card case

Platform holder Nintendo is to back the appeal of prosecutors who have said they intend to challenge a recent court ruling from a French judge in favour of Flash card manufacturer Divineo. Upon dismissing the case on Monday, the judge accused Nintendo of deliberately locking out developers from its range …

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Nintendo loses Flash card lawsuit

In a blow to its ongoing battle against video game piracy, platform holder Nintendo has lost a lawsuit against a manufacturer of a DS Flash card. Ruling in favour of the Divineo Group, a French judge accused Nintendo of deliberately locking out developers from its range of hardware, adding that …

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PES 2010 app hits iPhone

The many fans of popular football franchise Pro Evolution Soccer will be delighted to hear that Konami has released iPES – The Fan App on the Apple App Store. The app works by encouraging users to amass ‘points’ with which can be used to collect virtual PES 2010 trading cards. …

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