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DMC4 sells 2m

Devil May Cry 4 has sold two million copies worldwide, making it the fastest selling instalment in the series. The publisher claims that its decision to take the game multi-format was the reason for its success. Devil May Cry was previously a Playstation exclusive series. The Devil May Cry franchise …

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Eidos offers free Tomb Raider

Eidos has teamed up with Trialpay to make it easier for customers to play the latest Tomb Raider game, Tomb Raider Anniversary. TrialPay is a leader in alternative payments, and players will get a free subscription to Tomb Raider: Anniversary by trying or buying an offer from blue-chip advertisers. I …

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Ex-Naughty Dogs create new studio

Development veterans Bob Rafei and E. Daniel Arey, former employees of Naughty Dog, have launched Big Red Button. Big Red Button is set up to create original character-based IP for cross platform and cross media developments. Six of these projects are said to be in development. "Games are now the …

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Take-Two hires new executives

GTA publisher, Take-Two, has unveiled three new appointments to its management team. The Board of directors has named Strauss Zelnick, currently non-executive chairman, as the new executive chairman. Ben Feder has been employed as CEO of Take-Two until October 31st 2012. And Karl Slatoff was named executive vice president, with …

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Deadly Creatures Wii bound

US publisher has announced Deadly Creatures, a new IP for the Nintendo Wii. Developed by Rainbow Studios, Deadly Creatures throws players into a world of desert terror, and follows the entwined adventures of an armoured scorpion and a stealthy tarantula. Deadly Creatures is an amazingly innovative game concept, and exemplifies …

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Nintendo asks US to address worldwide piracy

Nintendo of America has requested that the US Trade Representative encourages governments to take a more aggressive stance in combating piracy. Nintendo has highlighted China as a primary source of manufacturing pirated DS and Wii games, with Korea emerging as the leader in distributing illegal files over the internet. Brazil, …

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EA partners with sports media giant

EA has announced a multi-year strategic partnership that joins EA Sports with IMG, the sports, entertainment and media enterprise. Under the agreement, IMG will work with EA Sports to market its brand, which could result in sports camps, gaming lounges, publishing products and performance apparel. This is an exciting step …

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EA unveils Red Alert 3

EA has announced Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 for Xbox 360, PC and PlayStation 3 The game is to be developed by EA Los Angeles who promise a fully co-operative campaign, and light-hearted action-orientated gameplay. It’s been too long.” said Chris Corry, executive producer at EALA. Fans have been …

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GameSpot UK announces record figures

GameSpot UK is now attracting more than 3.5 million unique users within the UK each month, according to an audit conducted by ABC Electronics in December. The figure is the highest in GameSpot UK history, with the vast majority of users accounting for the sites audience. The gaming industry has …

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PC gaming in disarray

PC gaming is in a state of ‘disarray’ according to Epic’s Cliff Bleszinski, with the studio set to concentrate on producing console titles. Speaking to MTV, Bleszinski said: I think people would rather make a game that sells 4.5 million copies than a million and Gears is at 4.5 million …

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