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Green Man Gaming to serve as official Gfinity Championship supplier

UK eSports firm Gfinity and digital games retailer Green Man Gaming have penned a deal surrounding the former’s upcoming pro-gaming tournament. Under the new partnership – the second-such collaboration in as many weeks for Gfinity, following its two-year hookup with The Sun owner News UK – Green Man Gaming will …

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Microsoft daily deal offers free triple-A games with Xbox One bundles

Halo: The Master Chief Collection and The Crew are among the games those buying an Xbox One bundle can now get for free. As part of its ’12 Days of Deals’ promotions, US consumers buying one of three Xbox One bundles through Microsoft’s online store will be given the choice …

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Google backed out of Twitch deal due to ‘antitrust issues’

Previous reports that Google was on the verge of buying Twitch were true, a new report has claimed. It was last month said that Google had committed itself to a $1bn buyout of the video streaming service. However, it was confirmed last night that Amazon has acquired the company for …

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Creditors agree to deal to keep Mastertronic in business

Long-running UK games publisher Mastertronic has agreed a deal with its creditors to keep the company in business. Last week it was revealed that the company had filed for a company voluntary arrangement as it sought to pay off its debts. As well as filing for a CVA, the company …

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Buyers of John Lewis £112 Wii U bundle miss out

The internet was last week set alight for a few brief moment as John Lewis offered an unbelievable discount on Wii U hardware. On offer was a Wii U Basic console along with a copy of New Super Mario Bros U and 8GB SD card for just 112 – less …

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Strong Q4 leads to annual profit for EA; US Titanfall sales revealed and Respawn deal extended

A decline in physical sales was not enough to stop a strong Q4 help EA to an annual profit for the year ending March 31st. GAAP income for the quarter hit $367m, up from $323m the year before. Digital revenue grew from $453m last year to $491m while physical game …

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EA chasing Comcast streaming cable box gaming deal

Cable boxes may soon be able to stream and play a range of EA titles in North America. Reuters reports that EA and Comcast – which has 22m US subscribers – are close to finalising a deal following two years of testing titles such as FIFA, Madden, Plants vs Zombies …

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Pre-owned Xbox One available for £299

The Xbox One price war rages on as GAME has become the first retailer to break the sub-300 barrier (pre-owned, at least). GAME has slashed the price of a pre-owned Xbox One to just 299.99, well below the retailer’s 329.99 asking price for a second-hand PS4. It’s also a massive …

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Nintendo turned down Skylanders exclusivity opportunity

Skylanders has been such a huge success it has made Activision the biggest seller of RFID tech in the world – but Nintendo refused a proposed partnership with the brand. In an in-depth look at the franchise’s history on Polygon, developer Toys for Bob revealed that the game was pitched …

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Square Enix to launch Enemy Front and Lords of the Fallen in the UK

CI Games has signed a deal with Square Enix to distribute its titles across Europe. The agreement will see the publisher launch WWII shooter Enemy Front on PS3, 360 and PC in June. Meanwhile, RPG Lords of the Fallen will hit PS4, Xbox One and PC this Autumn. Both titles …

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