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WATCH THE VIDEO: Chris Dring storms America

The Americans wanted truth. And Christopher Dring gave it to them. The mainstream media can sometimes be a bit befuddled by E3. They don’t get video games. They don’t get why thousands would head to LA to hear people talk about them. The lights, the smoke, the whooping – it …

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E3 2012: Sony conference news roundup

Sony this morning treated its E3 audience to a number of new game announcements – and a little magic. Although it won’t have appealed to the very core-centric vocal internet audience, Wonderbook looks like a fantastic innovation – and don’t underestimate the endorsement of one JK Rowling, either. As revealed …

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E3 2012: Microsoft conference news roundup

Microsoft’s E3 presentation has just come to a close, marking an official start to the biggest week in the annual games calendar. The conference was light on new announcements, though did see a couple of game reveals and the confirmation of some important DLC exclusivity tie-ups. Also revealed was Microsoft …

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BBC: Master Chief to resolve Syrian conflict

The United Nations is no stranger to accusations of political impotence, but have things got so bad that the iconic Master Chief is being drafted in? In a news report last week about Amnesty International’s call for intervention from the United Nations Security Council in Syria, the BBC used a …

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Bayonetta dev reignites sequel hopes

Consumers who were left disappointed by the apparent news of the cancellation of Bayonetta 2 have been thrown a lifeline by the first game’s creator. Spong yesterday reported that progress on the apparent Platinum Games sequel was halted” as a result of Sega’s ongoing restructuring, which has to date lead …

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48 hours and counting – Vita news roundup

The wait is nearly over. The clock is ticking on the first gaming hardware launch of the year – the PlayStation Vita. Sony’s machine is a technical marvel. It improves upon the formula laid down by its predecessor the PSP by including a bigger, multi-touch screen, twin analogue sticks like …

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MCV’s Daily Must Reads (Jan 25th 2012)

Here at MCVuk.com we spend all day reading the internet. Hundreds of sites. Millions of words. But if we were to recommend, say, five stories to read, what would they be? Funny you should ask that, because they would be these: Interview: GAME and the state of retail (Spong) Much …

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MCV Pacific – the week’s biggest news

In the first of our regular roundups, we look at the week’s big news in Australia and New Zealand courtesy of sister-site MCV Pacific. Somewhat inspiring speech from a conference we were the media sponsor for:http://www.mcvpacific.com/news/read/speech-paul-callaghan-asks-us-to-turn-off-our-screens-at-gcap-2011/087662 Part 2 of an interview with the Head of Retail Sales and Marketing for …

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REVIEW: London Games Conference 2011

The market is in a curious, contradictory state.Going by Chart-Track numbers, the UK boxed market has just had its highest-grossing weekend ever, but not by selling the most games. More games were sold in the comparable 2010 week than the last. So what’s going on? Games are doing better than …

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Electronic Theatre tops 300,000 unique users

Gaming news and reviews website Electronic Theatre has relaunched after reaching a new monthly user milestone. Since launching in 2003 the site now reaches over 300,000 unique visitors per month. The redesign is part of a bid to draw 500,000 monthly visitors by April 2012. The new website has received …

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