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Sony considered buttonless, touchpad-only DualShock 4 design

In an alternative dimension there’s a world out there somewhere where Sony just launched a PS4 with a buttonless controller. At the very start, we were thinking of drastically changing the controller,” Sony Computer Entertainment’s product planning manager Toshimasa Aoki told VentureBeat. We tried out new devices, changing the form …

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Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2 goes digital-only on Wii U in Europe

Tecmo Koei has announced a change of plan for the release of Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2. Firstly the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions have been delayed a week and will now be released on February 8th, Polygon reports. Secondly, and far more interestingly, the Wii U …

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Game-only crowdfunding platform revealed

A new games-specific equity-based crowdfunding platform has made a call for developers to submit proposals. Gambitious is pitched as the first professional crowd funding platform exclusively dedicated to the games industry, and has been set up by a group of developers and publisher Mastertronic. The platform, hailing from Holland, offers …

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EA’s FIFA Euro 2012 is a download-only title

The inevitable licensed Euro 2012 title from EA Sports will be a digital-only release, MCV can reveal. Furthermore, the game will skip a stand-alone release entirely and instead be made available as a DLC expansion for existing title FIFA 12. Called EA Sports UEFA Euro 2012, the download includes all …

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Next Xbox skips optical drive, goes digital only?

The latest rumours concerning Microsoft’s next Xbox console suggest that the company may launch an entry-level machine that is not compatible with disc-based games. As it has done with Xbox 360, DigitalFoundry reports that Microsoft will look to launch its new machine in two iterations. However, the distinction between the …

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Researchers predict GTA V will be download only

Market research company Newzoo has made the bold prediction that Grand Theft Auto V will be released as a digital-only product. The prediction comes just hours ahead of the official debut trailer which is due for release at 16:00GMT today. "There are a lot of reasons why publishers are pushing …

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House: Camera-only gaming is limited

SCEE chief Andrew House claims Microsoft will ‘hit a wall’ when creating new games for Kinect. He says Sony learnt from the EyeToy that only a limited number of experiences can be had with cameras, adding that this isn’t a problem he has with Move. We pioneered camera-based gaming with …

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SingStar introduces Online Battle mode

Six years on from its debut on the PS2, Sony’s karaoke series SingStar is for the first time heading online with a brand new update entitled Online Battle Mode. Included as part of the latest title update arriving this June, the new functionality allows PS3 owners to send invitations to …

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Yakuza 3 CE is only UK SKU

Sega has confirmed that the Collector’s Edition of upcoming Japanese gangster title Yakuza 3 will be the only SKU released in PAL regions. Kotaku reports that, despite the extras, the game will carry a standard RRP. Included in the package will be a copy of the PS3 game on Blu-ray, …

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US: Uncut Manhunt 2 on the way

From this Friday gamers will for the first time be able to legally buy Rockstar’s unedited version of controversial stealth action outing Manhunt 2. Though the game is currently available off the shelf, online retailer Direct2Drive will from this Friday offer the ‘AO’ (Adults Only) version of the title for …

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