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National Geographic drops HD-DVD

Sky News reports that National Geographic is to drop the HD DVD format in favour of rival hi-def format, Blu-Ray. National Geographic, along with New Line Home Entertainment, HBO Home Video and BBC Home Video, are all distributed under the Warner umbrella. Warner announced it was to drop HD DVD …

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Rock Band moshing on Wii

CVG reports that Electronic Arts has confirmed Rock Band is coming to Nintendo’s Wii. EA CEO John Riccitiello revealed the information during the question-and-answer session of the company’s third-quarter conference call, referring to the coming launch” of a Wii version of the game. Last year, Harmonix CEO Alex Rigopulos said …

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US: ELSPA condemns piracy chip

90 per cent of North American DS pirates are using the R4 chip to play pirated DS games, according to ELSPA. Speaking to The Sunday Post, John Hiller, manager of ELSPA’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit said: The implications are massive. In America it’s thought 90 per cent of Nintendo DS …

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Woolworths announces £385m refinancing

Woolworths has reached an agreement to refinance its bank revolving credit and other facilities with new four-year facilities totalling 385 million, reports The Retail Bulletin The new financing arrangements provide the Group with flexible long-term facilities which will enable its continued development, and in particular, support the growth in the …

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ASIA: EA confirms Warhammer

Electronic Arts has announced it is to launch and operate Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. Working closely with developers EA Mythic, GigaMedia will provide marketing, community management, technical support and customer service functions. We are pleased and honoured to become EA’s operating partner on …

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GT 5 Prologue to arrive on March 28th

The prologue to the fifth Gran Turismo is due to hit shelves on the 28th March, and will be priced at 24.99. A downloadable version of the game is also due. GT5 Prologue is set to contain ten tracks, 37 vehicles, and four game modes, and is one of the …

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