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Ben Grant discusses the Battle of the Clans competition

GAME and Turtle Beach are running a tournament tomorrow to find the greatest Halo: Reach and Call of Duty: Black Ops clans in Australia, with the grand prize being professional sponsorship. The tournament is being held in Sydney, with the winners moving on to a grand final in September. Ben …

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New Australian event series celebrates retro gaming

The Oxford Art Factory in Sydney is set to play host to a series of events named Insert Coin(s), which are themed around old-school videogame arcades. Pat Kolan (former IGN entertainment editor) and Mark Gerber (Oxford Art Factory founder) have teamed up on the venture, which promises retro gaming installations, …

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GAMEfest tickets go on sale

Tickets for the first ever UK GAMEfest show have gone on sale. GAME reward card owners can buy tickets from the GAMEfest website, while those without loyalty cards can sign up for one first at www.game.co.uk or in-store. Tickets cost 10 for customers over 12 years old or 5 for …

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UKIE and Tiga take charge of Edinburgh

Games industry trade bodies UKIE and TIGA have teamed up to deliver this year’s Edinburgh Interactive Festival. The event will run from August 11th to 12th, and will feature a range of free public screenings of new games and tech, plus public sessions on how to get involved in the …

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Edinburgh Interactive registration opens

Registration has now gone live for Edinburgh Interactive 2011. And the organisers have announced that Tencent – China’s biggest internet service portal – will keynote the event. Visitors can book tickets to this year’s event by visiting the offical site at www.edinburghinteractive.co.uk. Early bird deals run until March 31st, 2011, …

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Xbox Quiz warms up Xmas

If you believe everything in the media, Britain has been brought to a standstill by snow. But believe this report: the show hasn’t chilled us – and tonight’s Xbox/MCV Pub Quiz is still going ahead. The event takes place at Sway Bar, Holborn and the bar opens at 6pm ahead …

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