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Nvidia’s Shield gets new release date

Android and PC streaming gaming handheld Shield has been given a new release date by Nvidia. The $300 device will now launch on July 31st. We want to thank you for your patience and for sticking with us through the shipment delay of your Shield,” a statement read. Our goal …

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Capcom resurrecting Strider franchise

The Strider franchise is being lined up for a return in 2014 publisher Capcom has announced as Comic-Con in San Diego. It’s being developed by Xbox One Killer Instinct studio Double Helix Games, whose previous titles include Battleship, MX vs ATV Reflex, Front Mission Evolved and Silent Hill Homecoming. Polygon …

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Miyamoto rules out new F-Zero as he’s all out of ideas

We all thought the same thing when we saw the zero-gravity stuff in Mario Kart 8 – where’s the new F-Zero game from Nintendo? The answer – there isn’t one. And there may not be one for a very long time. "I certainly understand that people want a new F-Zero …

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Call of Duty: Ghosts built on an upgraded version of current engine, dev reveals

The engine powering Call of Duty: Ghosts has not been built from the ground-up as per previous reports. Does that make it an ‘upgraded’ engine as opposed to a ‘new’ engine? That’s a matter of semantics, argues Infinity Ward’s animation lead Zach Volker. When we’re talking about a new engine …

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Infinity Ward shows off stunning new Call of Duty engine

Activision and developer Infinity Ward has finally shown the world what it can expect from the next generation of Call of Duty. The upcoming new game in the series, Call of Duty: Ghosts, will use a number of new graphical techniques to make the game ‘more immersive than ever before.’ …

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The three operating systems and improved controllers that power Xbox One

Microsoft has detailed the key tech innovations that will power the Xbox One. Three operating systems will run inside the system – the Xbox dashboard, a kernel version of Windows and a third that allows for seamless switching between the two. MS proudly claims to have eliminated wait times, with …

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The New Xbox launch – WATCH IT HERE FROM 6PM

Microsoft will reveal the new Xbox at an exclusive American press event at 6pm tonight UK time. But the good news for UK gamers is that you can see the whole thing live right here. The video below will go live at 5:50pm tonight (May 21st 2013). What are we …

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Indie retailer Games Centre wants ten stores this year

MCV Award-winning indie chain Games Centre is adding three more shops over the next 12 months. This expansion will see the store count for the Scottish firm rise to ten, with even more planned for the following two years. We operate from seven stores at the moment with three more …

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Microsoft confirms Gamescom return

The new Xbox console will be showcased at Gamescom 2013 this August. The confirmation did not come via a press release but was instead issued by Xbox EMEA’s social marketing manager Graeme Boyd on Twitter. Xbox will be back at Gamescom this August,” he wrote. ‘Next chapter of Xbox gaming …

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Is Illumiroom the Next Xbox’s secret weapon?

Microsoft’s Illumiroom technology could be one of the platform holder’s key drivers behind its new Xbox. As MCV reported in January following the tech’s unveiling at CES, Illumiroom uses a system that harks back to the old Philips amBX tech, but evolves it far beyond anything seen before. A projector …

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