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NFS World gets $100 downloadable car

EA is charging users of Need for Speed World $100 to download the free-to-play PC racer’s first ‘premium elite’ car. The publisher has listed the Koenigsegg CCX Elite Edition motor at $100, although it’s currently on offer at $75 until December 21st, reports GameSpot. Although Need for Speed World is …

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PS Vita launch shipments upped

Retailers in Japan will receive 200,000 more units of PlayStation Vita in time for launch, bringing the total shipped to 700,000. Andriasang reports sources close to Sony that the format holder had originally planned a shipment of 500,000 units, but this has now been raised to cope with pre-order demand. …

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Games TV ad lengths: 2010 vs 2011

Generation Media takes a look at why more games TV advertisements are longer than ever, with a year-on-year comparison. The chart below demonstrates how advertisers of games and consoles have changed the length of their communications from 2010 into 2011.The most obvious change has been in the use of longer …

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Software Sales Monitor: UK market rises to £68.3m

Retail discounting Skyrim helped the UK games retail market generate a whopping 68.3m last week – a ten per cent rise over the week prior’s 62.2m. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim also toppled Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 as the top-selling game of the week ending December 10th, thanks …

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Alan Wake finally heads to PC

Psychological action thriller Alan Wake will be released on PC in early 2012 – a year and a half after its Xbox 360 release. The game, which was published by Microsoft on Xbox 360 in May 2010, will be available as a downloadable PC title on Steam. Developer Remedy has …

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Capcom reveals eight-game retail bundle

Several Xbox Live hits including Street Fighter games will arrive in stores for the first time next year. The Capcom Digital Collection retail SKU for Xbox 360 consists of eight games: 1942: Joint Strike, Bionic Commando Rearmed 2, Final Fight Double Impact, Flock, Rocketmen: Axis of Evil and It Came …

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Zynga releases ForestVille on iOS

We’ve already seen the success of FarmVille and CityVille – now Zynga has launched ForestVille on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The free-to-play building simulation game follows other iOS App Store titles from the casual games giant including Mafia Wars Shakedown, CityVille Holidaytown and Dream Zoo. Players of ForestVille can …

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Boxed Angry Birds smashes onto consoles

Boxed Angry Birds console games are landing at retail next year accompanied by a line of official accessories. The titles are due on Xbox 360, PS3 and Nintendo 3DS and could be here as soon as February.Impact Global Solutions has acquired the rights to produce and distribute over ten peripherals …

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Vita doubles up as PS3 controller for MvC3

Gamers will be able to use the PlayStation Vita to control PS3 games such as Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3. Capcom says owners of the upcoming Sony handheld – which is due out in the UK on February 22nd – will be able to use it as the ultimate controller” …

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YouTube lands on Xbox Live

UK Xbox 360 owners will be able to access a host of new dashboard apps today including YouTube, Blinkbox, MSN and Muzu.TV. As well as being able to view content from internet video giant YouTube, gamers can now watch over 10,000 films using digital movie service Blinkbox via the Xbox …

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