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Bungie drops more new Halo hints

Fanboys around the world howled in horror last July when Bungie stated that the upcoming Halo: Reach may be the last game in the series it ever creates – but now the studio has dropped yet more hints that it’s love affair with Master Chief and friends is likely to …

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DS2 dev kits are in the wild

Development kits for Nintendo’s successor to the world-conquering DS handheld not only exist, but they’re also in the hands of key Japanese studios – that’s the claim being made by CVG. The website states that The Pokemon Company, amongst others, was the first outfit to get their hands on the …

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Codies confirms new FPS IP

Britsoft publisher Codemasters has confirmed rumours that its Guilford studio is working on a brand new first person shooter IP headed up by creative director Stuart Black – who, as has been noted, was the man behind Criterion’s 2006 outing Black. The title will be built using the EGO Game …

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AUS: Pirate to pay Nintendo $1.3m

An Australian man who uploaded an illegal copy of New Super Mario Bros Wii to the internet before the game went on sale has agreed to pay Nintendo $1.3m in compensation. Having acquired the game early and made it available online before it could be legally purchased in shops, Nintendo …

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Has EA given up on Rock Band?

Conspicuous by its absence in EA’s forward planning for the financial year ahead was any mention of the once golden franchise that is Rock Band, leading to speculation that the publisher could be looking to drop its distribution agreement for the game. Furthermore, with the end of its current deal …

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Miyamoto confirms new Nintendo hardware

The Wii HD, Wii 2, DS2, the return of the Game Boy, perhaps a new Virtual Boy (or perhaps not) – the possibilities are numerous, but we now know for a fact that Nintendo IS working on new hardware. The news comes from none other than acclaimed Nintendo games designer …

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Autumn release for Fallout: New Vegas

Publisher Bethesda has confirmed that its upcoming first person RPG Fallout: New Vegas will be released on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC this autumn. Developed by Obsidian – the studio behind the likes of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and Neverwinter Nights 2 – New Vegas is best …

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And Project Needlemouse is

16 years on from the release of Sonic the Hedgehog 3 on the Mega Drive – and after a string critically questionable 3D outings for the speedy mammal – Sega is to return to the series’ roots with Sonic the Hedgehog 4. The game was first touted in September last …

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Darksiders to spawn sequel

A sequel to THQ’s recently-released action title Darksiders is in the works after the publisher revealed that the game is on track” to meet internal forecasts, selling 1.2m units since its release last month. Earlier in the week analysts had claimed that the title had underperformed, selling well under 1m …

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Wii 2 to go beyond HD

There’s no way of knowing how far off the announcement of a successor to the Wii actually is, but new comments from Nintendo boss Saturo Iwata suggest that when the machine does arrive it will pack more than simply a high-definition upgrade. If asked if making the Wii compatible with …

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