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Sony on the limitations of glasses-free 3D

The hunger for glasses-free 3D screen technology is misjudged, Sony’s 3D gaming boss Mick Hocking has claimed. "There are already glasses-free TVs, big screens and small screens out there," he told Eurogamer. "The problem with glasses-free, or auto-stereoscopic as it’s called, is that it has inherent limitations. "With stereoscopic 3D, …

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Doctor Who: The Adventure Games set for October return

The BBC’s series of downloadable Doctor Who games will return in October, starting with The Gunpowder Plot. As with the original four episodes, released last year, the new wave of Adventure Games will be free to download via the BBC website and will star Matt Smith as the Doctor and …

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Master Chief freebie for Halo Anniversary pre-orders

Microsoft has announced a fan-pleasing giveaway for customers who pre-order for Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Edition, which is due out in the UK on November 15th. Chiefly, gamers who commit to buying the title will receive a green MJOLNIR Powered Assault Armour – as sported by the Master Chief himself …

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Mass Effect 3 gets Origin-exclusive content

Publisher EA is making good on its promise to reward those who shun rival retailers and buy direct from its own portal by dishing out freebies with upcoming RPG Mass Effect 3. It has announced that the Digital Deluxe Edition of the game purchased on the Origin Store will include …

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Call of Duty Elite is "the best free games service ever made"

Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg is supremely confident in the Call of Duty online service the publisher is launching with Modern Warfare 3. In fact he thinks Call of DutyElite’s mix of community features, content updates and competitions will make it the best free gaming service available. At E3 we …

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Zynga: Games should be free

It’s the silent success story of modern gaming. It’s growing. It’s bigger than you realise and it becomes more influential every day. And it believes video games should be free. That’s the realisation that could well this morning be hitting the industry’s top level execs right in the face following …

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Forza 4 grabs BMW exclusive

Microsoft has announced a partnership with BMW that will see its upcoming 2012 M5 model appear first in Forza 4. Those who buy the 59.99 Limited Collector’s Edition will also gain access to 25 additional cars, with the 2012 M5 appearing as the cover star of the SKU – which …

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Free 180-day Music Unlimited trial

Sony is offering a free 180-day trial of its Q Music Unlimited service. It offers users the chance to sample the ad-free internet radio style experience with a library totalling 7m tracks. The deal is open to PS3 owners who haven’t previously or aren’t currently subscribed to the service. PS3 …

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Zelda OST offer extended

Nintendo of America has extended its offer for buyers of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D to claim a free soundtrack for the game. Eurogamer reports that thanks to what the platform holder calls "strong demand and technical issues", Nintendo has now extended the deal to guarantee the …

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E3 2011: Xbox Live ‘too closed’ for Dust 514

Xbox Live is too closed for the developer of PS3 exclusive Dust 514. Speaking to Eurogamer during an E3 presentation, CCP CTO Halldor Fannar said: Let’s just say that with Sony at least they have policies that allow us to build the game the way we want.” That is one …

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