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Metro plans News of the Worldstyle phone tapping spree

Well, it doesn’t. But that’s a great headline, isn’t it? As was astutely pointed out by Premier PR’s Gareth Williams on Twitter this morning, Oh dear, the Metro. Rockstar surely must be as bored of this as we are?”. This morning’s copy of freesheet Metro tells the tragic tale of …

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Metro: Last Light confirmed

After weeks of rumours, publisher THQ has finally announced Metro 2033 sequel Metro: Last Light. Developed by 4A Games, it promises to expand on the tense single-player experiences of the first title amidst the setting of a civivl war for control over a secret doomsday device. THQ has admitted that …

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Now Metro stirs up MW3 trouble

We all know how much The Daily Mail loves video games and the people that play them. But if there’s one paper whose admiration and respect for gamers can match our favourite tabloid, it’s Metro. Following on from The Daily Mail’s "fury" yesterday about the London levels in Modern Warfare …

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FIFA makes users ‘more aggressive’ than COD

Call of Duty, Bulletstorm, Grand Theft Auto – these are the familiar names of killer games sewing their evil seeds in the minds of children across the nation. But little did we know that a far more dangerous threat has been lurking on our kids’ shelves for years in the …

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Metro links games to ADHD

Video games are on the front pages again this morning, though sadly for all the wrong reasons. National freesheet Metro this morning carries a front-page story entitled Video games are ‘linked to ADH’”. The paper has a track record of going big on stories that seem to carry an anti-games …

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THQ confident Metro 2033 will deliver

THQ Claims its forthcoming thriller Metro 2033 could be as big as Call of Duty or GTA. The FPS is based on Russian novelist Dmitry Glukhovsky’s book, set in an underground post-apocalyptic dystopia. THQ believes this source material has helped developer 4A Games produce a unique gaming experience. Globally, I …

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THQ titles to sponsor Stargate

THQ has signed a new partnership with Sky One to sponsor the first series of the popular Stargate Universe. The multi-million pound deal will run for eight months, ending in June 2010, and will see the publisher sponsoring episodes of the new show, as well as repeat episodes of Stargate …

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THQ bags Russian shooter

Publishing rights to Russian studio 4A Games’ long-in-the-works Metro 2033 have been bought by THQ. The publisher will release the game on 360 and PC next year. Metro 2033 is based on a best-selling Russian novel by Dmitry Glukhovsky and is built with 4A’s cutting edge proprietary engine. For the …

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Wii Fit turns YouTube sensation

Nintendo has denied being responsible for a voyeuristic Y ouTube video that shows a young lady gyrating to Wii Fit’s Hula Hoop game, according to a full page report in the Metro newspaper. The video clip entitled ‘Why Every Guy Should Buy Their Girlfriend A Wii Fit’ was filmed by …

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360 bundle madness grips retail

Multiple retailers are offering Xbox 360 bundle deals to coincide with the today’s price drop. Several of these offers are promoted in today’s Metro newspaper, which includes deals from Zavvi, Argos and Blockbuster. Zavvi is offering an Xbox 360 Pro, with copies of Assassin’s Creed, Lost Odyssey and Halo 3, …

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