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Elite: Dangerous gets final release pack and price

Frontier Developments has announced the launch bundle for the much-anticipated Elite: Dangerous. The Elite Dangerous Mercenary Edition for PC costs 35 for those who pre-order before the day of release – which, incidentally, has not yet been revealed beyond simply ‘2014′. For the money buyers will get the game, an …

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Destiny claims UK’s biggest new IP launch

Activision’s Destiny has officially been crowned as the best-selling new IP ever in the UK, beating former record-holder Watch Dogs. The PS4 version claimed the lion’s share of the sales with a 46 per cent share, while Xbox One accounted for 36 per cent. However, factor in the 14 per …

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Nvidia to launch Shield Tablet in Europe at Gamescom

Nvidia has set the European launch of its Shield Tablet gaming device for this year’s Gamescom. The event in Cologne will run from August 14th to 17th, with the Shield Tablet set for release on the first day of the show. The Tablet, which allows players to play Android titles …

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The Last of Us: Remastered is No.1 and 2014’s 5th biggest launch so far

Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us: Remastered has debuted at the top of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40. The game is the fifth biggest release of 2014 to date and also the fourth ever biggest on PS4, just behind InFamous: Second Son. The school summer holidays and …

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Xbox One to launch in China on September 23rd; Prices start at £355

China will become an officially supported Xbox One region when the console arrives the in the freshly green-lit territory in September. It will be the first foreign machine to go on sale in the territory since trade restrictions preventing the sale of games consoles were lifted at the turn of …

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Diablo III to launch in China

Blizzard has teamed up with NetEase to bring Diablo III to the Chinese market. Polygon reports that Diablo III will be the fifth Blizzard title to launch in the region, joining StarCraft 2, World of Warcraft, Hearthstone and the upcoming Heroes of the Storm. "We’re very excited that with our …

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Chinese retailer claims eye-watering RRP for Xbox One

Microsoft may be aiming high with its RRP for Xbox One in China. Kotaku reports that Zol.com claims that Microsoft has priced the machine at Y4,999 – that translates to about 470/$800. Note that while that represents only a 120/35 per cent mark-up on the UK price, it’s almost double …

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Xbox One’s Japanese launch line-up revealed

The supposed Xbox One launch line-up has been revealed by Famitsu. Kotaku reports that at least 28 games will be available across Xbox Live and retail including Assassin’s Creed 4, Forza 5, Battlefield 4, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Wolfenstein, Tomb Raider and Thief. Not in the list is Watch Dogs, …

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DICE eyes up early access model for future Battlefield titles

The Battlefield studio says it’s looking to include players into the development of the shooter as early as possible. EA has already rolled out a Battlefield Hardline beta for PS4 and PC users – which in itself could be considered early access – but DICE is now looking at early …

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