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VIDEO: Internet shouty man Francis takes an axe to Xbox 360

Do you remember that guy who went mental about Diablo III on YouTube? Chances are that if you saw it you won’t have forgotten. Francis is a very distinctive character. And the bad news is he’s angry again. What has evoked the latest rage? Rumours that the new Xbox will …

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Microsoft dev director dismisses always-on "drama"… then locks Twitter account

Will Xbox 720 require an always-on internet connection? It’s possibly the biggest question in console gaming right now. Some find it simply incredulous that Microsoft would make such a decision. But an alarming attack on always-on naysayers by Microsoft Studios creative director Adam Orth is arguably the biggest hint yet …

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OPINION: SimCity gifts Durango a potential PR nightmare

Whether you like the sound of it or not, at the very least you must understand the motivation behind Microsoft’s online vision for Durango. A machine that is always connected to Microsoft’s servers, is always up to date, monitored, guarded. And it’s also important to admit that such a setup …

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Miyamoto on Wii U sales: "I’m not at the point where I’m concerned yet"

Nintendo’s design boss Shigeru Miyamoto insists that he remains confident about the Wii U’s long-term prospects. He does concede, however, that he had hoped for a better performance than the machine has achieved to date. I think that the Wii U still has a long future,” Miyamoto told The New …

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Why all that whinging online is counterproductive

Ever been left infuriated as the developer or publisher from whom you have been demanding answers online simply ignores you? Yeah, well it could be that’s there’s a very good reason for that. You may well fall into an upsettingly large category of online forum users whom sane minded individuals …

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$99 Wii Mini is confirmed; Does not include internet connectivity; Is Canadian exclusive

Nintendo has officially unveiled the Wii Mini. The cut-sized console will retail for $99 in Canada. It has a manually operated top-loading disc drive and sports no internet connectivity whatsoever. It is also not compatible with GameCube titles. The system is designed to lay flat. In the box gamers will …

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High Street vs Online – the impact of internet retailers

Kantar World Panel analyst Laurie Krohn discusses the changing face of retail and why it’s important to support the High Street retailer… The face of British retail is changing – and it has been for some time. The growing popularity of online shopping has brought a number of new challenges …

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Diablo III faces two consumer rights battles

Blizzard is facing pressure from both sides of the globe as consumer rights groups get up in arms about Diablo III. PCGamesN reports that German body the Federation of Consumer Organisations is threatening to take legal action if Blizzard doesn’t move to highlight the game’s requirement for a persistent internet …

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Ofcom outlines UK’s "three strikes" net policy

The most contentious element of the Digital Economy Act has at last been outlined by Ofcom. The three strikes” policy is designed to afford content holders with a means to disconnect pirates from the internet. These companies will be allowed to send infringement reports to ISPs who will then in …

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