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West and Zampella clarify rights

In a further layer to the already astonishing events of the Activision-Infinity Ward saga, defendants Jason West and Vince Zampella have outlined what they say are the rights afforded to them according to their deal with former bosses Activision. The Memorandum of Understanding gives West and Zampella creative authority over …

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Activision: MW lawsuit meritless

Publisher Activision as labelled the lawsuit filed against them by sacked former Infinity Ward bosses Jason West and Vince Zampella as ‘meritless’ Bloomberg reports that the pair are seeking a total of $36m in damages as well as control of the Modern Warfare ‘subset’ of the Call of Duty series …

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Google founders to sell up

The two men who set up internet and cloud computing giant Google are reportedly looking to sell their controlling stake in the tech behemoth, netting themselves around 3.4bn in the process. The BBC reports that Larry Page and Sergey Brin are preparing to sell 10m of their shares over the …

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Sony briefing PS3 motion control to developers

Sony is currently showcasing the PS3’s new motion controller to its development partners, providing extended information on the device’s properties. The new PlayStation Eye-trackable peripheral will integrate force feedback, according to an article at news site Kotaku. The report adds that Sony has already provided face-tracking and head-tracking capability in …

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Tretton: Motion control possible on all PS3 games

As well as revealing his disdain for sensitive info leaks, SCEA CEO Jack Tretton has also suggested that the PS3’s prototype motion controller is more flexible than the Wii’s. Speaking in an interview with news group CNBC Tretton compared Nintendo’s revolutionary Wii remote with Sony’s own post-Sixaxis motion controller. Personally, …

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Microsoft wont ditch the joypad

The industry’s move to embrace motion control does not mean the end of the traditional joypad, Microsoft has asserted. E3 was defined by both Sony and Microsoft’s demonstrations of their new motion-based control options, but neither firm looks set to follow the Wii and ditch the joypad as their primary …

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Sony unveiling new motion-sensing controller tonight?

Sony will unveil its own competitor to the Wii Remote controller at its E3 conference this evening, according to our sources. Allegedly the format-holder has already briefed developers on the device. The new controller has been described to us as being a wand-like device for the PS3. It’s an all …

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360 gesture control rumours start to mount up

The rumour mill is working overtime ahead of June’s E3 event, and now the Wall Street Journal is the latest to claim that Microsoft will unveil a new game controller at the event. According to the US business publication, "Microsoft is developing a new videocamera for its Xbox 360 videogame …

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Is gesture control the new iPhones big gaming innovation?

Whilst we can be fairly certain a new iPhone is on the way this June or July, most likely packing a 3.2 megapixel camera, gyroscope and larger internal memory, it’s anyone’s guess what else Apple has planned – but new documents suggest motion tech could be at the heart of …

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Big SingStar update takes to the stage

Sony will tomorrow release a free update for the PS3 version of SingStar that will bring with it a host of improvements to the game – including for the first time PS3 Trophy support. CasualGaming.biz has the full story – and it’s all just one tiny click of the mouse …

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