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Microsoft vows "vigorous action" against Gears of War: Judgement pirates

Those found to be playing Gears of Wars: Judgement early can expect a swift can of whoop-ass courtesy of Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft. It emerged last night that an unfinished (but mostly fully-featured) version of the game – which is not due for release until March 22nd – is …

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PS3 BioShock Infinite includes original game

US consumers who buy a PS3 copy of BioShock Infinite will receive the original 2007 BioShock game for free. However, it has not yet been confirmed whether the UK PS3 version of BioShock Infinite will include a copy of the original game. The third instalment in 2K’s popular shooter series …

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Spry Fox sues Yeti Town dev over iOS copyright breach

The critically acclaimed freemium game Triple Town has been flagrantly plagiarised by a rival games studio, according to allegations in a copyright infringement suit. Mobile games group Spry Fox last week launched a lawsuit against casual game studio 6Waves Lolapps, alleging that its latest release – called Yeti Town – …

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MS threatens to ban early Modern Warfare 3 players

Managed to get hold of a copy of Modern Warfare 3 early? Then Microsoft is urging you to think twice before putting the disc in your Xbox 360. The warning, which has become fairly standard nowadays, comes from Xbox Live’s director of policy and enforcement Stephen Tolouse. Responding to questions …

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EA scraps plans to include Battlefield 1943 in Battlefield 3

PS3 gamers hoping to find a free copy of digital-only title Battlefield 1943 included in their copy of Battlefield 3 are going to be disappointed. It has emerged that EA has not, as previously promised, bundled the multiple shooter in PS3 versions of the new Battlefield title. The Battlefield Twitter …

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Microsoft caught stealing Google data

Google unveiled the results of a sting operation which shows that Microsoft have been capturing Google search results and placing them into the competing Bing search engine. The issue relates to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and the Bing Toolbar which apparently passes search queries and visited web pages to Microsoft servers …

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Black Ops stung by early piracy

In what is almost a given ahead of the release of any big title in the modern market, it has emerged that copies of Call of Duty: Black Ops are currently being distributed on the internet. The games industry has for years been trying various methods to try and prevent …

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THQ giving away Red Faction Guerilla

In an unusual promotion in North America, publisher THQ has finally revealed the mystery freebie up for grabs to anyone who bought the console version of Darksiders – a courtesy copy of shooter Red Faction: Guerilla. Upon opening their copies of Darksiders, consumers in the region were greeted with a …

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Pirates claim PS3 hack success

With piracy rife in the Wii, Xbox 360, DS and PSP markets, the PS3 has to date proved the only current-gen machine to successfully fend off the hackers – but it seems that things could be about to change. According to reports on Maxconsole, a lengthy and convoluted workaround has …

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Tesco unveils digital movie drive

It already boasts a popular and competitive MP3 marketplace and now leading national supermarket Tesco has taken a huge stride into the digital video space with the announcement of its new Virtual DVD offering. Using Microsoft’s Silverlight – an ambitious rival to Adobe’s Flash technology – the products will offer …

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