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E3 2012: Large-screen 3DS rumoured for E3 reveal

Nintendo will tomorrow announce a large-screen version of the 3DS, Japanese news outlet Nikkei. As reported via Andriasang, it speculates that the new hardware will boast a 4.3 inch screen – 1.5 times the size of that found on the current device. It adds that the hardware could hit Europe, …

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MICROSOFT: Blockbuster year of games for Xbox 360

Disappointed that there was no word of Xbox 720? Microsoft says there’s no need, thanks to its "biggest year for blockbuster games in Xbox history". The platform holder confidently claims that the next twelve months is going to be better than any previous year for Xbox 360 users, thanks to …

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E3 2012: SmartGlass offers the next evolution for Xbox brand

Microsoft has described its new SmartGlass technology as the next step in its journey to make Xbox synonymous with entertainment” following the 2010 release of Kinect. SmartGlass has been designed to offer creative opportunities both for games developers and content providers. Although no finished products were shown, Microsoft did play …

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E3 2012: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive dated

The long-awaited follow-up to Valve’s popular multiplayer shooter will be released on August 21st. The game is currently in development for PSN, Xbox Live Arcade and Steam. It will cost approximately $15 on all platforms. Global Offensive will feature new maps and weapons, as well as updated version of classic …

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E3 2012: Microsoft conference news roundup

Microsoft’s E3 presentation has just come to a close, marking an official start to the biggest week in the annual games calendar. The conference was light on new announcements, though did see a couple of game reveals and the confirmation of some important DLC exclusivity tie-ups. Also revealed was Microsoft …

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MICROSOFT: E3 presser closes with Call of Duty Black Ops II

With Master Chief having opened proceedings, Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops II was given the honour of closing Microsoft’s E3 press presentation just moments ago. The live gameplay shown saw a player in a squad transporting a female President, only for the convoy to be compromised by an attack …

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MICROSOFT: Dance Central 3 confirmed

R&B legend Usher has given Microsoft’s E3 audience a surprise with an on-stage performance to announce Dance Central 3. The star appeared and performed a full track, with no further details about the game revealed. It’s probably safe to assume Usher it will be in it, at least. Oh, and …

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