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Google announces piracy crackdown

In what could prove a very big blow to the activities of internet pirates, Google has announced a number of new policies designed to limit the accessibility of illegal content online. In a document entitled ‘Making Copyright Work Better Online’ on its Public Policy blog, Google has ledged to radically …

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MS: Crackdown and Halo hitting mobile

Platform holder Microsoft has opened Gamescom 2010 with a serious statement of intent about what appear to be its very real ambitions for gaming on Windows Phone 7. We’ve been waiting years for the announcement of a portable Xbox… and here it is. In today’s market Microsoft was always unlikely …

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Crackdown 3 could support Natal

Future instalments in the popular Crackdown series could include support for Microsoft’s Natal motion-sensing camera, developer Ruffian has admitted. Speaking to CVG, producer James Cope stated: I think Natal as an experience is great because it’s opening up a kind of social gaming thing and there’s a good place for …

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Ruffian is right dev for Crackdown 2

Microsoft has defended its decision to hand over the development responsibilities of Crackdown 2 to Scottish startup studio Ruffian. Back in December, Realtime Worlds – developers of the original Crackdown – had explicitly contested rumours that Ruffian was working on the lucrative IP. I very much doubt that Microsoft would …

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