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Sega gives Steam Machines thumbs up

Last week digital games giant Steam announced plans to launch into the living room. The firm unveiled its own operating system (SteamOS), announced plans for series of ‘Steam Machines’, and even showed off a new controller designed specifically for PC games and genres. Sega went hands-on with the device at …

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GameStop Expo to offer hands-on with Xbox One and PS4

The Xbox One and PS4 will both be playable at upcoming American consumer event GameStop Expo. The event, which is open to members of the retailer’s PowerUp Rewards customer loyalty scheme, takes place on August 28th in Las Vegas. That’s a good three months before the Xbox One and (presumably) …

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UK Wii U showcase tour revealed

Nintendo is embarking on a national UK Wii U showcase, kicking off at the end of September. Mirroring the strategy it used with the 3DS, Nintendo will try and get the hardware in as many people’s hands as possible prior to the console’s UK launch on November 30th. Nintendo Land …

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VIDEO: New live-action Assassin’s Creed III trailer

A brand new live-action Assassin’s Creed III trailer has been released by Ubisoft, and you can watch it right here. 18th Century North America. After more than 20 years of conflict, the 13 American colonies and the British Crown are on the brink of war,” the blurb reads. Battle lines …

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Sony outlines UK Vita tour

UK consumers will be able to go hands-on with PlayStation Vita games such as Uncharted: Golden Abyss before the handheld launches. Sony is bringing ‘Vita Rooms’ to UK cities such as Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham and London in January and February 2012. The first event will kick off on Friday, January …

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Halo hits the High Street early

Microsoft has teamed up with GAME to allow fans to play Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary weeks before its November 15th release date. One event will take place on November 4th at Gamestation’s Birmingham New Street store, while a second will kick off on November 12th in GAME’s Kingston Upon Thames …

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Eurogamer Expo gets UK first Vita hands-on

The first chance for the UK public to get hands-on with the new PlayStation Vita will be at the Eurogamer Expo later this month. Units will be available for gamers to try on the show floor ahead of the console’s European launch at some point in 2012. In addition, Sony …

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Old Republic ‘a WoW clone’

Cowen and Company analyst Doug Creutz has issued a damning verdict of EA and BioWare’s upcoming MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic. Claiming that he was "largely unimpressed" by what he described as a "game that’s highly derivative of World of Warcraft" which sports visuals that are "competent but hardly …

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First NGP hands-on goes live

One consumer site has gone live with its impressions of Sony’s NGP. Mobile-review.com says that it had some hands-on time with the machine at a London press event on May 19th. It says that its final dimensions are very similar to the original PSP and that "you immediately recognise the …

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Guitar Hero III Mobile nears 1 million sales

Hands-On Mobile, the developer of the mobile version of Guitar Hero III, has confirmed that its title has nearly reached the one million download mark, GameDaily reports. The milestone makes it one of the fastest selling games in mobile history. "Fans of the Guitar Hero console games have been very …

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