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Games to eclipse other media

Video games are set to eclipse” all other forms of media entertainment, according to Activision Blizzard’s president and CEO of publishing Mike Griffith. During his keynote speech at CES 2009, Griffith boasted games are prospering as demand for almost every other entertainment category declines, according to the BBC. He claimed …

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Thrustmaster unveils a joystick with H.E.A.R.T

Trustmaster has announced its new T.16000M joystick will include the peripheral manufacturer’s Halleffect Accurate Technology, or H.E.A.R.T., recently revealed at this year’s CES. H.E.A.R.T uses 3D Hall Effect magnetic sensors built into the stick, which are 256 times more precise than those used in other products. It also removes all …

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CES 2008: PSP Slim adopts Skype

As part of its plan to expand the scope of the PSP as a wider entertainment system, SCE has announced that the Slim version of the handheld will be fitted with Skype capabilities, reported Next Generation . The free voice-over-IP service will be available on the console via a software …

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New HD-DVD 360 on the way?

Joystiq reports that Bill Gates could use his final Consumer Electronics Show keynote to reveal a new Xbox 360 model with an integrated HD-DVD player – putting the console on a par with PS3 and its built-in Blu-Ray functionality. The report adds that platform holder Microsoft could also be preparing …

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CES increases games focus

The Consumer Electronic Show is boosting the amount of floor space dedicated to video game firms by 65 per cent for the 2008 event. So far the show’s Gaming Showcase currently only lists companies such as Commodore Gaming, Entropia Universe, LumiSource and Red Beard reported Games Industry . However format …

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