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Apple confirms iPad 2 reveal next week

The rumours were true – the world will finally get its first look at the Apple iPad 2 next week. Apple has begun sending out invites to a San Francisco based reveal scheduled for Wednesday March 2nd at 18:00GMT. It is to be held at the Yerba Buena Center, which …

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Minecraft confirmed for iPad, iPhone

Having emerged as one of the biggest indie games success of 2010, PC hit Minecraft is getting an official port to Apple’s iOS devices such as the iPhone and iPad. The confirmation comes direct from the game’s creator Markus Persson. Gamasutra reports that the port is being handled by Aron …

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PlayStation Phone is finally official

After literally years of speculation and months of information leaks, Sony Ericsson has finally confirmed what nearly every human being on the planet has known for weeks – it is planning on releasing a PlayStation-branded mobile phone. An ad on the company’s Facebook page shows the device, saying that a …

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PlayStation iPhone app arrives

Sony’s Official PlayStation App for Apple’s iOS devices is now live and ready to download on Apple’s App Store. The free app, which is also heading to Google Android devices, was first announced last month. It allows for users to keep up to date with the latest Sony news as …

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GAME becomes official Kinect launch event partner

Retailer GAME will host the official UK launch event for Microsoft’s Kinect next Tuesday night (November 9th) at its Oxford Street store, it has been confirmed. On the night a special mystery guest will speak live to the audience via Kinect video chat. Over 300 GAME and GameStation stores will …

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Kinect priced at £130

Microsoft has at last announced an official price for Kinect – and it’s come in at the top end of the UK industry’s estimates. The standalone device will retail for 129.99 and will include a copy of Kinect Adventures in the box. In Europe it will cost €149.99 and in …

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Martinet to host Galaxy 2 launch

Charles Martinet, the voice of Mario and possibly the nicest gent in the entire global games industry, is to host Nintendo’s official UK launch event for the upcoming Super Mario Galaxy 2. Taking place at GAME’s Oxford Street Store in London on the evening of Thursday June 10th, admission to …

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Martinet to host Galaxy 2 launch

Charles Martinet, the voice of Mario and possibly the nicest gent in the entire global games industry, is to host Nintendo’s official UK launch event for the upcoming Super Mario Galaxy 2. Taking place at GAME’s Oxford Street Store in London on the evening of Thursday June 10th, admission to …

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PlayStation launches in Philippines

The PlayStation 3 has officially arrived in the Philippines in a move that highlights Sony’s growing aspirations in the fractured Asian market. VentureBeat reports that the 120GB version of the console will cost 18,999 PESOS (280) with the 360GB SKU costing 20,999 PESOS (310). The PSP, meanwhile, will retail for …

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UK officially exits recession

As was expected, the ONS has confirmed that the recession that has dogged the UK economy for the last 18 months is officially over. The economy grew by 0.1 per cent in the final quarter of 2009. The growth comes after a record six successive quarters of decline – the …

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