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OPINION: Xbox 720 in 2014? You never know, but I doubt it

It was very, very nearly revealed at E3 back in June, but talk of a longer than expected wait for Xbox 720 is bubbling up once again. "We have heard no word yet from Microsoft or Sony about their plans to launch new consoles,” Michael Pachter said in his regular …

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GameStop expects only one new console launch in 2013

The boss of global games retailer GameStop doesn’t believe that both the Xbox 720 and PS4 will launch in 2013. "The Wii U, we expect it at holiday," CEO Paul Raines told Polygon. "This week, I’m getting a lot of rumours that are very interesting about 2013. We have not …

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PEGI ratings go official on July 30th

July 30th is the day that the full-blooded new PEGI age ratings system for video games will go live in the UK. Games released in the UK are currently rated by both PEGI and, if they contain mature content, the BBFC. PEGI will assume sole control from the end of …

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Analyst predicts iPad mini launch this October

Apple with this October launch an iPad Mini to rival Google’s new Nexus 7, a US analyst has predicted. The new device, Pacific Crest analyst Andy Hargreaves told CNet, will boast a 7.85 inch screen, carry 8GB of internal storage and retail for $299. Hargreaves predicts sales of 10m in …

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UPDATED: White 320GB PS3 is exclusive to GAME

GAME has secured the exclusive rights to the White 320Gb PS3 in the UK. The SKU will include a white console, two white DualShock controllers and a 90 day subscription to PlayStation Plus, which normally retails for 12.99. Also in the box is an AC power cable, one AV cable …

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Amazon Germany predicts 399.99 Wii U price, December release

Following Amazon.co.uk’s stab at predicting the RRP and release date of Wii U last week, the retailer’s German arm has this morning made its own prediction. A new listing on Amazon.de reckons the machine will have an RRP of €399.99. That translates directly to 322 and would, most likely, point …

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UPDATED: Amazon prices Wii U at £199.99, quotes July release

The Wii U will cost 199.99 and be launched on July 14th in the UK – according to Amazon.co.uk. In truth the release date, at least, seems highly unlikely. Were the console so close to launch then E3 would have included far more detail than it did, and third parties …

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ShopTo estimates £279.99 RRP for Wii U

Retailer ShopTo has become the first to guess the retail price of the Wii U. It is currently accepting pre-orders for the device at 279.85, with an estimated RRP of 279.99. Both the black and white SKUs are available. It carries the following disclaimer: All information on this product page, …

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London Games Conference returns on November 21st

The changing rules of digital games and marketing will be laid bare at November’s London Games Conference. Returning for its fourth year, the popular conference and networking event will again examine emerging trends in digital games. LGC 2012 is run by Intent Media, publisher of MCV and Develop. The first …

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Molyneux’s 22 Cans’ debut game could be here by July

The debut title from Peter Molyneux’s new studio 22 Cans could be released in as little as six weeks. Molyneux’s departure from both his own studio Lionhead and its owner Microsoft was only announced in March, but the iconic UK developer has told Beefjack that work is progressing quickly. He …

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