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Games, TV, web and advertising industries unite for four events

The worlds of TV, games, internet and advertising are coming together for a new series of events. ConnectedUK has been organised by UKIE, PACT (TV production), BIMA (Interactive and digital media) and the IPA (advertising). The events are designed to ‘forge commercial and creative links between the UK’s key creative …

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Apple TV on the verge of going into production

Apple is close to beginning commercial manufacturing of the Apple TV set-top box for a late 2012 release, it has been reported. TheGuardianclaims that Japanese firm Sharp has been asked to begin commercial production of the TV’s in February, ready for sale in the second half of next year. Apple …

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Ofcom receives 25 complaints about ITV’s Arma II gaffe

Broadcast regulator Ofcom has received 25 complaints following ITV’s Arma II gaffe in a documentary about the IRA. It emerged yesterday that a short video clip sourced from a fan-made Arma II video was presented in a documentary as proof of the IRA shooting down a helicopter. ITV has since …

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ITV apologies for Arma II "human error"

UK broadcaster ITV has apologised for the erroneous use of a gameplay clip from PC title Arma II in a documentary about Colonel Gaddafi and the IRA. MCV yesterday reported that the film, called ‘Exposure – Gaddafi and the IRA’ supposedly showed a scene of IRA militants gunning down a …

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ITV runs Arma II footage, says it is real IRA shooting

An ITV documentary aired last night in UK reportedly used footage from PC war sim Arma II as evidence of the IRA’s procurement of weapons from Colonel Gaddafi. The film, called ‘Exposure – Gaddafi and the IRA’ supposedly showed a scene of IRA militants gunning down a helicopter using vehicle-mounted …

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Gears of War 3 gets Champions League trailer

Microsoft has announced that a brand new Gears of War 3 trailer will be aired in the UK after the Champions League final this Saturday. It can be seen after the final whistle blows at Wembley following the heavyweight clash between Manchester United and Barcelona – around 21:45 or a …

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