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Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games confirmed

Publisher Sega has announced that Mario and Sonic will unite once again this Christmas on Wii and DS. The announcement has been expected since Sega secured the Vancouver Winter Olympics rights last week, and the game was even confirmed by the Winter Olympics’ director of licensing, Dennis Kim. We are …

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PlayStation magazines shine in Future ABC results

Future Publishing has posted ABC increases for five of its eleven gaming magazines. The announcement follows news that Future’s games portfolio suffered a ‘challenging’ fourth quarter, with total revenue up just one per cent to 41 million. The company’s Official PlayStation Magazine saw the largest gains, growing by 16.6 per …

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NCSoft restructuring takes shape

Restructuring at NCsoft continues to spark job losses and new development strategies at the MMO publisher. The company is continuing to ‘solidify and streamline’ operations across its NCsoft West territories, which include its offices in America and Europe – meaning up to 90 jobs will be impacted. For all the …

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Pokémon Platinum dated for May

Nintendo has announced that Pokmon Platinum is to arrive in Europe on May 22nd. The latest entry in the mega-selling franchise has already taken Japan by storm, becoming the country’s second biggest title of 2008 with 2.4 million copies sold to date, with its first million being sold in the …

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New Mario and Sonic confirmed

Sega will publish a sequel to Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games, based on the 2010 Winter Olympics. The title was confirmed to The Province by the Winter Olympics’ director of licensing Dennis Kim, while MCV understands an official announcement will be made later in the week. "Last year, …

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ShopTo makes new release guarantee

Shopto.net has announced that it will pay customers 3 if it fails to deliver a pre-ordered game on its day of release. The guarantee applies to any customer who orders a product by 12 PM two days before it is due out, with the full details available on the firm’s …

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Hawx dated for March

French publisher Ubisoft has announced that its upcoming Tom Clancy flight-sim Hawx will hit shelves on March 6th for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. PC gamers will have to wait a week until March 13th, just two weeks after Tom Clancy: End War gets its release on the format, which …

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Warner unveils new Lego titles

TT Games and Warner Bros are set to release a trio of new strategy-based Lego DS games, entitled Lego Battles. The new titles are due for release in the summer, and are based on the themes Lego Pirates, Lego Space and Lego Pirates. Lego Battles offers players the action-packed and …

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Sega reveals Iron Man 2 game

Publisher Sega has secured a deal to produce a game based on the next Iron Man movie. The title will be released on multiple platforms in time for the Marvel-created movie’s May 2010 release date, and is being developed at Sega Studios San Francisco. We are thrilled to build on …

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Lets Tap confirmed for Europe

Sega has confirmed that Let’s Tap will be released in Europe this summer. The Wii game is being developed by Prope, the studio set up by Sonic creator Yuji Naka, and requires gamers to lay a Wii controller on a table or box and tap their way through the game. …

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