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PS3 gets its Blue and Red on

Sony is to release two new colour variations of its PS3 console in the UK. The new Garnet Red and Azurite Blue versions both come in 500GB flavours. Both include two Dualshock 3 controllers. Both SKUs are due for release on February 15th and will be priced along the same …

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43 new apps flood Xbox 360

Microsoft has announced the release of 43 apps for Xbox 360 spread across various regions between now and spring 2013. The new apps for the UK Xbox Live Marketplace are Sainsbury’s, streaming music service Napster, CrunchyRoll, All3M, Fightbox, GameTrailers, IndieFlix and Livesport.tv. Also available is Microsoft’s new pay-as-you-play Karaoke app. …

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Deloitte confirms closure of 125 additional Comet stores

Hopes that Comet will emerge from its administration appear to be fading after the biggest store closure plan so far was revealed by Deloitte. Comet is to close an additional 125 stores over the next several weeks”, leaving just 70 stores trading in an effort to sell off remaining stock. …

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Apple reveals iPad Mini AND iPad 4

The iPad Mini. Well, that’s not a surprise, is it? But the new iPad 4? We admit – we had no idea that one was coming. But first the new machine. The new mid-range device boasts a 7.9 inch screen (compared to the iPhone 5’s four inch screen and the …

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Increased R&D + Decreased income = New Xbox approaching

The New Xbox feels a lot closer this morning than it did last night. The headline from Microsoft’s Xbox financials was the 94 per cent drop in operating income. But combine that with the massively increased R&D figure, and you have an inescapable conclusion. R&D expenses were up 44 per …

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New PS3 SKU propels hardware sales upwards

The arrival of the new ‘Super Slim’ PS3 has boosted sales of the console in the UK. Despite offering no significant price cut, PS3 sales were up 138 per cent last week according to UKIE and GfK Chart-Track data. The new 500GB machine accounted for 37 per cent of all …

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Fergal Gara amongst six new UKIE board members

UK gaming trade body UKIE has revealed the names of the six people – four of whom are developer – who have been appointed to its board. The development heads are Noirin Carmody (owner and COO of Revolution Software), Miles Jacobson (studio director, Sports Interactive), Alice Taylor (CEO and founder, …

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VIDEO: Black Ops 2 features expanded 8-player zombie mode

It’s a Call of Duty game. Made by Treyarch. And that, as well know by now, means zombies. And this year, it will mean more zombies than ever before. Polygon reports that the game will for the first time support eight players simultaneously – a significant evolution for a game …

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Spark Unlimited tipped for Onimusha revival

UK games magazine PSM3 has claimed that Spark Unlimited has been handed the task of resurrecting the Onimusha franchise. Onimusha debuted on PS2 on 2001 and offered a melee-focused alternative to the Resident Evil franchise. However, while Resi has gone on to become a global franchise, Onimusha never enjoyed the …

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