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DSGi posts £29.8m loss

PC World and Currys parent DSGi has axed its dividend to preserve liquidity, after being hit with a 29.8 million pre-tax loss for the first six months of the year. Comparatively, the group made a 52.5 million profit during the same period last year. The firm says it hasn’t made …

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Motion control comes to PC gaming

With Nintendo’s investment in motion control seemingly redefining the rules of the current console market, opening up the sector to whole new generation of casual gamers in the process, Mgestky is now trying to do the same for PC gaming. To read the full story, click here to set your …

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Lord of the Rings: Conquest announced

EA has for the first time officially spoken of its upcoming foray into Tolkien’s ocr-heavy universe, Pandemic’s Lord of the Rings: Conquest. It’s not the first time EA has peered into the realm of Middle Earth, having previously enjoyed great success with it’s two titles based on New Line Cinema’s …

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Ubisoft sponsors Big Freeze event

Publisher Ubisoft has become a major sponsor of this year’s Big Freeze event with its Shaun White Snowboarding video game. The FS04 Big Freeze is set to kick off tomorrow and will run until October 26th, and will feature snowboarders Danny Kass, Scotty Lago and Lucas Magoon, plus skiing stars …

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Activision reveals new FPS Secret Service

US super-publisher Activision has unveiled a brand new FPS, entitled Secret Service, that will surprisingly be available by the end of the year in North America. The game, which sees players tackling a bunch of extremists on Inauguration Day in Washington DC, will cost just $39.99 on Xbox 360, $29.99 …

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Codemasters to close RF Online

Britsoft firm Codemasters has announced that it to turn off its European servers for its PC MMO RF Online on November 10th. A statement on the official site claims that the decision was reached following the failure to agree contract renewal terms with the game’s Korean developer CCR, resulting in …

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PES 2009 demo dated

Japanese developer and publisher Konami has confirmed that it is to release a demo of the upcoming Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 on October 2nd (this Thursday) – the day before the European release of EA’s FIFA 09. The demo will offer a five-minute exhibition match with a choice of teams …

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Spectrum Collection heads to Gamestation

Retro fans may still be weeping after the news that Gamestation has burned the vast bulk of its retro games stock – but at least there’s something to rejoice in the news that the retailer is going to be the exclusive stockist of a new Sinclair Spectrum compendium for PC. …

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Full PES 2009 details revealed

Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 will be released on October 17th for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC – and comes complete with a fully-licensed UEFA Champions League mode, MCV can reveal. Konami has also fired a warning shot at rival EA, insisting that Pro Evolution Soccer is still far superior …

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Dead Space release date moves again

Just last week EA announced that the release of its brand new sci-fi survival horror IP Dead Space had been moved forward a week from the initially touted Halloween to October 24th – but seemingly that’s simply not soon enough. The publisher has now stated that the US release has …

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