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Report: 12 GB PS3 headed to North America this month

A 12 GB flash-based model of the PS3 will reportedly hit US and Canadian retailers later this month. Engadget reports on a since-removed leak on Canadian chain Future Shop’s website, which showed the new SKU as available. The tech site also received a photo, apparently snapped at a US-based Kmart, …

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Rumour: Black 3DS XL model lands at US and Canada retail this week

A black model of Nintendo’s 3DS XL line looks to be on its way to shelves in North America, according to an ad promoting the hardware. Go Nintendo reports on a print ad from Real Canadian Superstore (pictured) that shows the yet to be announced black 3DS XL, and lists …

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Wii U Virtual Console hits North America, Europe launch imminent

Nintendo has announced the Wii U Virtual Console has launched in North America. Launch titles include a handful of NES games for $4.99 (Ice Climber, Balloon Fight, Donkey Kong Jr., Excitebike, Kirby’s Adventure, and Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream), and a couple of SNES games (Super Mario Bros. and F-Zero) for …

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Gree nabs four more North American indie devs

GREE has announced the signing of four additional North America-based indie devlopers for its mobile games platform. Independent studios Enders Fund, Fathom Interactive, Fifth Column, and FreezeTag will each publish games on GREE’s social gaming network. We’re very focused on working with indie talent here at GREE and we’re committed …

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Gree picks up North American indie devs

Social and mobile games publisher Gree has revealed partnerships with a handful of North American-based independent developers. The four studios include Gamenauts, InfiniDy, Oceanside Interactive, and SkyVu Entertainment. SkyVu, best known for its Battle Bears mobile franchise which boasts over 18m users, will release its latest Battle Bears effort exclusively …

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Assassin’s Creed III Limited Edition announced for North America

Ubisoft has revealed a Limited Edition of Assassin’s Creed III exclusive to North America and Latin America. The extras-enhanced version of the upcoming title will release on both Xbox 360 and PS3, while a Digital Deluxe Edition with its own share of goodies is currently in the works for the …

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Gioteck grows US presence with Solutions 2 Go deal

The UK games industry may be visiting America for E3 this week, but some firms are establishing a more permanent foothold over the pond. UK accessories vendor Gioteck has taken further steps to conquer America with a new distribution partnership. The firm has teamed up with US company Solutions 2 …

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Way of the Samurai 4 gets Western release

XSeed Games is bringing acclaimed PS3 title Way of the Samurai 4 to PSN in the US one year after its Japan release. The action game was first released in Japan in March 2011, where it was published by Spike and developed by Acquire. It picked up a Gold Award …

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Ridge Racer hits retail in March

Ridge Racer Unbounded will race to UK retailers on March 2nd 2012 and North America a few days later. The Namco Bandai driving game for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC is the latest in the long-running Ridge Racer series, which first hit arcades and the PlayStation in the early ‘90s. …

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Dark Souls ships 1.5m units

Namco Bandai’s rock hard RPG Dark Souls has reached 1.5m shipments worldwide in just over one month. Andriasang reports that more copies of the game have been shipped to retailers in Europe than its home country Japan, with 470,000 shipped in the former and 370,000 the latter. 40,000 units have …

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