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IN BRIEF: What’s Happened Today (August 30th 2012)

A new Metal Gear Solid set in an open-world? That’s more or less all we have to go on, but that’s enough. We do know that it’s called Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes (or is it Ground Zero? Opinion seems divided). And we also know that a Metal Gear Solid …

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IN BRIEF: What’s Happened Today? (August 29th 2012)

Playing with Modern Warfare 2’s night vision goggles in the MCV basement was the best of times. So please forgive us if we become giddy with excitement with the news that having skipped a Prestige release for Modern Warfare 3, Activision is back at it again with Black Ops II. …

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IN BRIEF: What’s Happened Today? (August 28th 2012)

So that claim from OnLive that Steve Perlman was to remain as CEO then? Yeah, that was a lie. But he’s not the only boss out of the door – the bad news continues at shmup specialist Cave, whose CEO and president has also jumped ship. And let’s not even …

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IN BRIEF: What’s Happened Today (August 24th 2012)

It’s a three-day weekend, people. So now’s your last chance to catch up all that lovely news before you crack open the wine. So what’s been happening, then? Well, Steve Perlman is sticking around as CEO of OnLive, despite the firm racking up debts in the region of $40m under …

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IN BRIEF: What’s Happened Today (August 23rd 2012)

If you’ve ever been to a game launch event in the UK the chances are that you’ve visited GAME’s Oxford Street store in London. Well, you’d better cherish that memory as the new-look Game Retail limited has confirmed that it won’t be renewing the lease on the property. It will …

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IN BRIEF: What’s Happened Today (August 22nd 2012)

WipEout may no longer be the powerhouse franchise it was back in ‘90s, but few avid gamers won’t have fond memories of the IP. It was a key game in the PlayStation revolution. Suddenly we weren’t stomping on mushrooms and collecting rings – we were racing hover ships while listening …

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IN BRIEF: What’s Happened Today? (August 21st 2012)

August 21st 2012 is unlikely to live long in most people’s memories. That’s unless you’re an Apple shareholder, of course. For it was revealed today that Apple has now officially become not just the richest company in the world, but also the richest company the world has ever known, overtaking …

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IN BRIEF: What’s Happened Today? (August 20th 2012)

It’s out with the OnLive and in with the GoneLive. Sort of. OnLive went out of business over the weekend. Well, by out of business we mean it sold all of its assets to a new buyer dropping half its staff but maintaining its services. But either way you look …

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IN BRIEF: What’s Happened Today? (August 17th 2012)

We’ve got more news trickling out from this year’s Gamescom. Capcom has some big plans in the works for its new IP, Remember Me. The publisher is planning on working with developer Dontnod on turning it into a long-term brand. Bohemia Interactive spoke about its fears on fan blacklash when …

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IN BRIEF: What’s Happened Today? (August 16th 2012)

Gamescom 2012 may well be winding down for the year, but there’s no let up in the frantic rollercoaster that is the global video games industry. Free-to-play seems to be flavour of the day, what with Ubisoft adopting some of its biggest IP to the model and existing F2P titles …

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