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Battlefield Premium sells 800k; EA wants model for other brands

EA has confirmed that its paid-for multiplayer Battlefield 3 expansion Battlefield Premium has sold 800,000 subscriptions in its first two weeks. That equates to something in the region of $40m in revenue. Battlefield Premium offers members a numbers of perks including early access to multiplayer map expansions as well as …

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Enjoy yourself: The other MCV Awards video

Is it reallya decadesince the first MCV Awards?And how much can you remember? In addition to the Anchorman-style industryslugfest which shocked everyone on the night, there was also a more reflective look back on other big nights from the event’s history, which you canwatch here. The MCV Awardscelebrate the UK …

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Yamauchi would love to make non-GT game

The driving force behind Sony’s powerhouse Gran Turismo franchise has admitted that he would relish the opportunity to work on a different project. The first Gran Turismo was released on PlayStation in 1997. Kazunori Yamauchi’s Polyphony has since gone on to produce four proper sequels, the latest of which hits …

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Sony faces more OtherOS lawsuits

PlayStation 3 platform holder Sony is facing up to a further two legal challenges to its decision to remove the ability to install alternative operating systems from the console. OtherOS functionality, which allowed PS3 owners to install the likes of Linux, was removed from the PS3 in last month’s firmware …

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Sony sued over OtherOS removal

A Californian man is to sue Sony over its recent 3.21 firmware update for the PS3 that removed the ability to install alternative operating systems such as Linux. The suit, filed by Anthony Ventura, claims Sony’s decision to force users to disable the OtherOS function was based on its own …

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No UK delay for Metroid: Other M

Nintendo has stated that the delays suffered to both Metroid: Other M and Sin & Punishment 2 in the US will not affect the games’ planned release in Europe. Reports emerged late last week that Metroid: Other M had moved from a June 27th release to simply TBD and Treasure …

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Sony rules out OtherOS refunds

No refunds will be issued to those aggrieved by Sony’s recent move to cut the OtherOS functionality from the machine in its most recent firmware update. The statement from Sony follows a recent report of a consumer who was able to procure a partial refund for his console from Amazon. …

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Hotz declares war on Sony

Having been the first to crack some of PS3’s key security features earlier this year, famous iPhone hacker George Hotz has vowed to discover a method to circumvent Sony’s upcoming PS3 update that will remove the ability to install an alternative operating system. Hotz claims that the move is not …

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PSN cut-off for other OS PS3 users

The next firmware update for PS3, which will be released on April 1st, will remove the ability to install a third party operating system onto the console. The move is designed to dampen the ongoing efforts of pirates to hack into the currently secure machine. It’s thought that the decision …

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Nintendo dates key UK titles

Further to its announcement of a June 11th release for Super Mario Galaxy 2 in the UK and Europe, Nintendo has dated a number of its key upcoming Wii titles for the months ahead. Capcom’s Monster Hunter Tri will be released on April 23rd and will offer free online play …

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