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UK leads the way in mobile, online and downloadable games

The UK is the biggest market for digital games in Europe. The latest figures from IHS Screen Digest reveal that the digital and online spend on games grew 16 per cent in the UK to 819m last year. This is driven by increased spending on freemium PC game experiences, PC …

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Free downloadable Pokemon game announced; Championships character giveaway confirmed

A free Pokemon game called The Band of Thieves & 1000 Pokemon is on the way to 3DS. Eurogamer reports that the game, which thus far is only confirmed for Japan, allows users to collect sticker shaped versions of Pokemon via Streetpassing with others before taking the beats into battle. …

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Star Wars shooter First Assault in development… but may never be released

A digital-only precursor to the ill-fated Battlefront III is in development at LucasArts, but may not now ever be released. That’s according to Kotaku, which says that Star Wars: First Assault is a 16-player multiplayer shooter that was at one stage scheduled for a release this spring. The idea behind …

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Next Skyrim DLC allows you to design and build your own home

The second DLC release for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim will allow players to construct their very own in-game home. Called Hearthfire, the download allows for gamers to purchase plot and plans and then construct a fully customisable dwelling that can be decorated and extended as its owners see fit. …

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Date set for new MW3 DLC

Premium Call of Duty Elite users will be able to download the fresh multiplayer map Overwatch on February 21st. This piece of downloadable content will be available to Xbox 360 owners first, and will arrive on PS3 shortly afterwards. It will be available as a paid-for extra to non-Call of …

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House of the Dead 3 and 4 creep onto PSN

PS3 owners will be able to download House of the Dead 3 exclusively via PSN next month, with its sequel to follow in spring. Sega’s popular arcade zombie shooter title The House of the Dead 3 will arrive on the PlayStation Network on February 7th, featuring HD graphics, trophies and …

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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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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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Free Gears of War 3 DLC inbound

Gears of War 3 owners will be able to download a free map pack on November 24th, Epic Games has confirmed. The Versus Booster Map Pack will include five maps for online play – including Bullet Marsh and Clocktower from the original Gears of War game. The other three are …

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Grasshopper reveals Black Knight Sword

GAMESCOM: Shadows of the Damned developer Grasshopper Manufacture has unveiled its newest game – 2D platformer Black Knight Sword. The downloadable Xbox Live and PSN game was shown off to press at this year’s Gamescom. It features picture book-style visuals and 2D platforming combat akin to Konami’s popular Castlevania series. …

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