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Limbo dev: The retail model is broken

The boss of developer Playdead has said the boxed games model has always been and still is broken”. Dino Patti, the co-founder of the studio that developed downloadable hit Limbo, told Eurogamer at the GameCity6 festival that he wants format holders to embrace the download space even more”. "The retail …

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First Gran Turismo 5 DLC dated

11 months on from its belated worldwide release, Polyphony Digital is to release the first premium DLC for hit PS3 racer Gran Turismo 5. Launching on October 18th, four individual DLC packs will be released for the game. The Racing Car Pack, priced at $7.99, includes 15 cars such as …

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Vita downloads capped at 20MB

Vita owners with a 3G connection will have a 20mb limit on downloads, an SCEJ spokesperson has said. In an interview with Ascii, (translated by Andriasang), the rep said that despite the initial 3G limitations, this might change in the future. The spokesman added that it is providing support to …

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Angry Birds downloads reach 350m

The wheels (or wings) show no signs of falling off the Angry Birds juggernaut anytime soon. Developer Rovio Mobile says its franchise has now generated more than 350 million downloads across all platforms. Are people still playing? Just a bit. General manager Andrew Stalbowtold the TechCrunch Disrupt conferenceyesterday that mobile …

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GAME rolls out digital Xbox games nationwide

As of today every GAME and Gamestation store in the UK has a range of Xbox Live digital titles on their shelves. In February this year the range was trailed in 44 stores, with customers receiving a code to download the content either on a paper receipt, email or SMS …

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Game Boy games exclusive to 3DS Ambassadors

Having confirmed an unexpected 3DS price cut earlier today, Nintendo has now detailed how it intends to reward those who paid out full price for the system just a few weeks ago. Every current 3DS owner will be entitled to ten free NES games and ten free Game Boy Advance …

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Amazons UK games download store ready for October launch

Online retail behemoth Amazon will launch its PC game download store in the UK this October, MCV can reveal. A US download store has existed since early 2009 but it only started selling downloadable versions of triple-A PC games in November last year.It’s been a much-delayed process for the retailer …

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Team Meat: We don’t f**king care about piracy

PC and Xbox 360 download hit Super Meat Boy may have been heavily pirated but the game’s developers say it isn’t a problem. Speaking on a DarkZero podcast, as reported by Rock, Paper, Shotgun, Team Meat founders Edmund McMillen and Tommy Refenes said piracy could translate into sales. Our game …

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