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Gran Turismo 6 leads tribute to F1 legend Ayrton Senna

Two decades after the tragic death of Ayrton Senna, the developers behind Gran Turismo are remembering the legendary driver. Set to run throughout May, the Senna memorial will kick off with the debut of "in-game racing content only available in Gran Turismo 6", but no further details on the content …

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EA Sports gives Movember $500k worth of in-game ad space

Prostate cancer charity Movember has received a $500,000 in-game ad gift from EA Sports. It has handed the charity half a million dollars worth of free in-game ad space throughout November. The spots will appear in titles such as FIFA 13, Madden 13 and NHL 13. Movember is all about …

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Real-world money to buy in-game currency in Assassin’s Creed III

A listing on PSN and Xbox Live suggests players of Assassin’s Creed III multiplayer mode will be able to buy perks using real-world cash. Eurogamer reports that bundles of Erudito Credits will be available to purchase in bundle of 20, 50, 155, 380 and 925, with the biggest costing 1600 …

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EVE Online dev wants to sell more physical goods in-game

CCP Games is looking at more ways to sell real-life products to players in exchange for in-game money. The developer-publisher of popular PC MMO EVE Online – which has over 360,000 subscribers worldwide – recently offered gamers 100 Nvidia graphics cards in-game. They sold out in less than two minutes. …

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EA pushes the freemium model with new Theme Park on iOS

Just how far can EA push the freemium model on smartphones? Last week MCV revealed that the publisher had released a new version of Tetris on iOS that offered the option of subscribing to the game for extra perks and content. Now AOL reports that a new version of RTS …

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In-game ads to top $7.2bn by 2016

Revenue from in-game advertising is expected to increase in the next few years, but are advertisers making the most of our medium? The new Advertising and Video Games report by research firm DFC Intelligence predicts that the in-game advertising market will reach $7.2bn globally by 2016, according to IndustryGamers. The …

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VIDEO: Elder Scrolls V Skyrim

A brand new trailer for Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has gone live this afternoon, and you can see it below, It’s the first time gamers have got a chance to see some in-game footage from the title, which is due out worldwide on November 11th on Xbox 360, …

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Cryteks Warface gets gameplay footage

The first ever in-game footage of Crytek’s free-to-play PC shooter Warface has appeared on YouTube – and you can watch it below. The game was first announced at the end of last month, and is currently only planned for release in Korea and other key Asian markets, with Tencent being …

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Microsoft confirms Massive closure

Microsoft’s once-prosperous in-game advertising outfit Massive Inc has, as had been rumoured, closed down, the publisher has confirmed. Having initially bought the group for an estimated $200-400 million, Microsoft will now move Massive’s operations in-house. The announcement that a small” number of staff will be retained was the only signal …

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