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E3 2012: Original Snoop Dogg track features in Tekken Tag Tournament 2

West Coast hip-hop star Snoop Dogg has recorded an original track for Namco Bandai’s upcoming Tekken Tag Tournament 2. The track is called Knocc ‘Em Down”. Further more, Snoop will also make an appearance in game. You won’t get to punch him, however. His role is limited to that of …

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E3 2012: $99 Xbox subscription deal rolled out to retail

Microsoft has rolled out its experimental $99 Xbox 360 offer to GameStop and Best Buy in the US. The deal, which offers a cut-price console to consumers who sign up to a $14.99 Xbox Live contract for two years – arrived in May but has until now only been available …

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E3 2012: Square Enix reveals next-gen game engine

Square Enix has shown off the technology that will power its next-generation of video games. The engine is called Luminous Studio, and it offers a depth of visual detail never before seen – even in high-end PCs. Demonstrating the tech was a demo called Agni’s Philosophy, based in the Final …

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E3 2012: Wii saves and games can transfer to Wii U

Nintendo has confirmed that it is working on a method that will allow gamers to transfer Wii content to the Wii U. This will include existing game downloads and save game information. However, the platform holder did add the caveat this it is preparing” the tech, suggesting that it has …

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E3 2012: Uncertainty hangs over The Last Guardian future

Sony Worldwide president Shuhei Yoshida has refused the chance to categorically confirm that The Last Guardian will still definitely be released. The game – a spiritual successor to PS2 (and subsequently PS3) hits Ico and Shadow of the Colossus – was first revealed at E3 2009. However, development has been …

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E3 2012: Wii U GamePad charge lasts 3-5 hours

Nintendo has confirmed that the Wii U GamePad will run for between three and five hours per charge. That puts it roughly in line with the Vita and 3DS and means that dedicated gamers will likely have to spend much of their game time tethered to their consoles while recharging. …

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E3 2012: Has the next-gen already made its E3 debut?

Microsoft and Sony may be holding their breath on next-gen for another year but publishers, it seems, are more than ready. One of the visually more impressive demoes of E3 this year has been LucasArts’ Star Wars 1313. And all the signs suggest that it is in fact a next-gen …

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E3 2012: Persona 4 Arena NA release date announced

A release date for fighting title Persona 4 Arena was revealed by Atlus at E3 this morning, along with a decision that should please fans of the series. The game is to feature a dual language option, offering both an English-speaking dub and also the original Japanese recording. "Persona 4 …

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