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GAME grabs exclusive Gears of War 3 console

Retailers GAME and Gamestation have been revealed as the exclusive stockists of a Gears of War 3 themed Xbox 360 console due out on September 20th. The Limited Edition 320GB bundle includes a Gears-styled console as well as two decorated controllers. The 269.99 SKU can already be pre-ordered from the …

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Invizimals dev signs with Sony

Spanish developer Novarama has penned a new deal with Sony that will see the studio’s future content released exclusively on Sony devices. Novarama was the team behind PSP release Invizimals and is currently working on PS Vita launch title Reality Fighters – a game that will now be tied to …

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MS paid for Vesperia exclusivity

A member of Namco Bandai’s European community team has admitted on Facebook that Microsoft paid for RPG title Tales of Vesperia to be an Xbox 360 exclusive outside of Japan. "Microsoft paid for the exclusivity the same way Sony paid for having Heavy Rain only on PS3," Charlotte Toci stated, …

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GAME wins Assassin’s Creed exclusive

UK retailers GAME and Gamestation will be the only High Street chains to stock the Special Edition of Assassin’s Creed: Revelations. The SKU will include a soundtrack, special cover art and several bits of DLC – Ezio’s Ultimate Armour and two new multiplayer characters. It will also include the Constantinople …

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SONY: PS3 gets EA privileges

EA is to continue its ‘special relationship’ with Sony by offering extra content for three of its upcoming key releases on PS3. Highly anticipated shooter Battlefield 3 will get a significant extra on the Blu-ray disc for no extra charge – a copy of Xbox Live and PSN hit Battlefield …

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PopCap agrees Amazon exclusivity deal

PopCap will host its first two Android games exclusively on the Amazon App Store for 14 days, the company has said. The deal will see the release of PopCap title Chuzzle on Amazon’s mobile store until May 30th. Later in the month, the Android edition of Plants vs Zombies will …

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Gameloft reveals Xperia Play exclusive

In the first announcement of its kind, mobile games publisher Gameloft has revealed a new game that will be exclusive to Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play for a limited time. Called Backstab, the initial imagery released stirs up memories of titles like Assassin’s Creed and Prince of Persia. It will be …

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GAME grabs MK exclusivity

Publisher Warner Interactive has announced that the Kollector’s Edition of upcoming console fighter Mortal Kombat will be available exclusively in GAME and Gamestation. The SKU will include a figurine of iconic brawlers Scorpion and Sub-Zero, a 110+ page art book and an in-game Retro Ninja Costume. Xbox 360 owners will …

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Amazon grabs Angry Birds Rio exclusivity

Fresh from announcing 100 million downloads for its Angry Birds games and predicting that tablets will kill consoles, now Rovio has announced an exclusive deal for the Android version of its Angry Birds Rio game. No, not with GetJar, the app store that bagged first dibs on the original Angry …

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Open vs exclusive distribution

Leading UK distribution firms are torn between open distribution and exclusive deals. Open distribution allows multiple firms to deliver the same product, while exclusive deals usually concern a publisher, manufacturer or developer who opt for just one distributor to supply its product to retail. The findings come from MCV’s latest …

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