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Blizzard’s new IP is next-gen MMO

Blizzard Entertainment CEO Mike Morhaime has confirmed that its still unofficial and unnamed ‘next generation MMO’ will be based around completely original IP. He also discussed ‘Project Titan’, and confirmed that the game would be based around completely original IP. Internally we think of that as a next generation MMO," …

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Blizzard’s Titan is ‘next-gen MMO’

Titan is not just the name of Blizzard’s latest mystery title – it’s also the name of what the developer has tantalisingly called a "next-gen MMO". "The media is not supposed to know anything about that. It’s our next-gen MMO project," Blizzard’s senior VP Frank Pearce told Destructoid. "We’ve only …

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EA working on new Syndicate title

Consumer site CVG is claiming that EA is on the verge of announcing a next-gen addition to its popular Syndicate franchise. The site claims the upcoming title on the way as part of the agreement between EA and developer Starbreeze that was announced earlier this year, in which it was …

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US: Analyst predicts Xbox 360 victory this Q4

Jesse Divinch of analyst firm Electronic Entertainment Design has said that Sony must seriously consider adjusting the RRP of PS3 this Q4 or else face the prospect of being beaten by Xbox 360 in the festive sales war. Edge Online quotes Divinich as saying: Between Sony and Nintendo, Sony should …

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US: Wii claims next-gen pole-position

Nintendo is claiming that Wii is now the best-selling next-gen console in North America after NPD figures confirmed that since its launch in November 2006 the machine has racked up sales of 10.9 million units. In June ’08 alone the Wii sold over 666,000 units in the region. "Wii was …

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LucasArts: Most games dont take advantage of next-gen hardware

US developer LucasArts has said that whilst many studios are pushing the visual envelope, few are genuinely taking advantage of the power offered by the Xbox 360 and PS3. Speaking to CVG, a spokesperson for the developer stated: "To put it simply, Fracture is one of the few games that …

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Microsoft: HD-DVD will have no impact on 360

Following the news that Toshiba has dropped the guillotine on its struggling HD-DVD format, Microsoft has said that it doesn’t believe the decision will have any impact on the next-gen console battle. "We do not believe the recent reports about HD-DVD will have any material impact on the Xbox 360 …

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Segas Alien-based FPS named

More or less nothing is known about Sega’s upcoming Alien FPS as of yet – but the next issue of US games mag Game Informer claims to have the scoop on the game’s title. Aliens: Colonial Marines is being developed by Gearbox, the US studio behind WWII FPS Brothers in …

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The next next-gen predicted for 2010

Though all three format holders have been keen to talk up the lengthening of console life cycles, Pacific Crest Securities analyst Evan Wilson has predicted that 2010 will see a host of new machines arrive in the market place. As an aside in a report about EA, GameSpot quotes Wilson …

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Riccitiello: Console transition is over

John Riccitiello, the increasingly talkative CEO of the now second biggest games publisher in the world EA, has said that he believes the huge sales enjoyed by all three next-gen games consoles in the US through Thanksgiving proves that the transition to the next generation of consoles is now over. …

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