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IN BRIEF: What’s Happened Today? (August 21st 2012)

August 21st 2012 is unlikely to live long in most people’s memories. That’s unless you’re an Apple shareholder, of course. For it was revealed today that Apple has now officially become not just the richest company in the world, but also the richest company the world has ever known, overtaking …

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IN BRIEF: What’s Happened Today? (August 20th 2012)

It’s out with the OnLive and in with the GoneLive. Sort of. OnLive went out of business over the weekend. Well, by out of business we mean it sold all of its assets to a new buyer dropping half its staff but maintaining its services. But either way you look …

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IN BRIEF: What’s Happened Today? (August 17th 2012)

We’ve got more news trickling out from this year’s Gamescom. Capcom has some big plans in the works for its new IP, Remember Me. The publisher is planning on working with developer Dontnod on turning it into a long-term brand. Bohemia Interactive spoke about its fears on fan blacklash when …

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IN BRIEF: What’s Happened Today? (August 16th 2012)

Gamescom 2012 may well be winding down for the year, but there’s no let up in the frantic rollercoaster that is the global video games industry. Free-to-play seems to be flavour of the day, what with Ubisoft adopting some of its biggest IP to the model and existing F2P titles …

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IN BRIEF: What’s Happened Today? (August 15th 2012)

Things couldn’t really have gone any better for Sony at last night’s Gamescom 2012 press conference. New IP? Check. New functionality? Check. Slick presentation? Check. New hardware? Well, no, there wasn’t any new hardware. Not quite yet, anyhow. Here’s a look at the last 24 hours in gaming: UK indie …

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IN BRIEF: What’s Happened Today (August 14th 2012)

Considering yesterday’s news escapades, Capcom’s announcement of a brand new IP – Remember – with a great looking new female lead could hardly have been timed better. However, those hoping Gamescom will follow-up with an even bigger announcement in the shape of Half-Life 3 are heading for disappointment. And that’s …

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IN BRIEF: What’s Happened Today (August 13th 2012)

The things that get said in this office could land people in a lot of hot water. That’s why we don’t say them to other journalists. And that, it appears, is the key mistake made by the Gearbox developer who chose to tell Eurogamer that the in-office name for an …

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IN BRIEF: What’s Happened Today (August 10th 2012)

MCV has spent a lot of time this week lamenting the inability of big companies to tell it to us straight. Well, perhaps they were listening. Today we’ve bought you a refreshingly honest interview with Square Enix about what it got wrong with MMO title Final Fantasy XIV. On top …

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IN BRIEF: What’s Happened Today (August 9th 2012)

Booya for Ouya, bender on Slender and minger for Zynga. Which roughly translated means that it’s been a great day for Ouya, a bad day for the MCV journalist forced to play horrific indie title Slender and really not the best 24 hours for Zynga. This is the news. Codemasters …

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E3 2012: Nintendo conference news roundup

The curtains have just drawn on Nintendo’s E3 press conference, with Shigeru Miyamoto and Reggie Fils-Aime both taking to the stage to detail the upcoming Wii U. Whereas Microsoft and Sony had the excuse of upcoming new hardware releases to justify their somewhat lightweight new games offer, Nintendo does not, …

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