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London getting Europe’s largest Wi-FI network for Olympics

Mobile network O2 is to provide free wi-fi access across the London boroughs of Chelsea, Westminster and Kensington as part of a roll out that aims to become Europe’s largest free wi-fi zone. The wi-fi network will be provided through base stations attached to street equipment such as phone boxes …

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Angry Birds to hit the Olympics?

Today’s most iconic games franchise is about to gate crash the London 2012 Olympics, MCV understands. Rovio’s Angry Birds crowd game is being pitched for next year’s Games. The title debuted at V Fest and at the Singapore GP. It features an Angry Birds level on a big screen, with …

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Olympic-sized TV spend for Mario & Sonic

There will be no escaping Mario & Sonic this Christmas as Sega ramps up its TV ad push. The publisher has prepared its biggest ever TV spend for the upcoming London 2012 Olympic Games title, which will be released for Wii on November 18th. The bulk of ads will run …

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No London Games Festival in 2011

UK video games trade body UKIE has announced that there will be no London Games Festival this year. It will be the first time in six years that the event hasn’t taken place. However, UKIE has announced that a 2012 LGF has been confirmed and will take place during the …

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November release for Mario & Sonics new Olympic game

As you’re no doubt aware, yesterday marked one year to the day until the beginning of the London 2012 Olympics, and Sega has used to hype to announce a release date for one of its Olympic titles. The Wii version of Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games …

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Mario & Sonic Olympics out November

Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games will hit UK shelves on Wii this November. Sega confirmed the latest party game will be out in time for Christmas, while a 3DS version will be released in February 2012. In addition to this, a separate game, London 2012 – …

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Official London Olympics game revealed

Sega has confirmed that it will next year release an official game to tie-in with the 2012 Olympics. Called London 2012 – The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games, it will include over 30 events and online functionality. The game, which is licensed by International Olympic Committee’s interactive entertainment …

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Mario & Sonic heading to London Olympics

Iconic duo Mario and Sonic will join forces for an officially licensed title based on next year’s London Olympics. Called Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games, it’s due out on both the Wii and 3DS though the release date won’t be announced until later this year. It’s …

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Creative Assembly making Olympics game?

Just 24 hours after it was suggested that RTS maestros Creative Assembly was developing a new sports title, anonymous sources have now claimed the project in question is an Olympics game. An anonymous source told news site Eurogamer that Creative Assembly’s Australian studio is tasked with developing a game to …

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