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Sony to distribute Dirt 2

In a surprise move, UK publisher Codemasters had confirmed that Sony is to take over sales and distribution duties for the upcoming Colin McRae: Dirt 2 on both PS3 and PSP. The deal echoes Sony’s swoop to capture the PlayStation publishing rights to Atari’s Ghostbusters earlier this year – though …

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Namco Bandai eyes Euro domination

Japanese giant Namco Bandai has its eye on a top five market share position in Europe, following the completion of its buyout of Atar’s PAL distribution business. The new company is tasked with growing Namco’s established franchises, including Tales of Symphonia, Tekken and Katamari, in Europe, and wants to be amongst …

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Rising Star scoops Fragile for Europe

The Home of Japanese Games” Rising Star has signed up the publishing rights for yet another interesting Eastern games property – the Wii exclusive Fragile. The game is being developed by Tri Crescendo, the outfit behind the distinctive and beautiful Chopin-based RPG Eternal Sonata as well the popular Baten Kaitos. …

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Star Ocean PSP arriving next month

Publisher Square Enix has confirmed that PSP exclusive RPG Star Ocean: Second Evolution will be released in Europe and PAL territories on February 13th. The Star Ocean series debuted in 1996 on the SNES, with this new PSP version being a remake of PlayStation sequel, Star Ocean: The Second Story. …

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Last Remnant heading to PC

Japanese developer and publisher Square Enix has announced that its recent Xbox 360 RPG release The Last Remnant will be released on PC across all PAL territories next spring. The format status of the game has been a constant source of speculation. For some time it was believed the game …

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Muslim-themed virtual world arrives

A brand new virtual world targeting both Muslims and all those with an interest in learning more about the Muslim community has been launched by social network Muxlim. The virtual world, called Muxlim Pal, is visually similar in style to popular virtual hangout Habbo, and lets users customise the appearance …

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Professor Layton dated for UK

Nintendo has finally confirmed a UK release date of November 7th for the tremendously popular Professor Layton and the Curious Village on Nintendo DS. The title combines over 100 logic puzzles with a charming story line and an appealing graphical style reminiscent of French animation. New puzzles are released over …

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Datel releases Wii Freeloader

In-game cheats specialist Datel has released a Wii version of its Freeloader software that will allow owners of the console to play games from a different global region. The software follows on from Datel’s successful GameCube product, which became a big hit with importers owing to the often long delays …

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