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Capcom delays key titles

Japanese publisher Capcom has delayed three of its key 2010 titles until later this year to avoid clashing with some of Q1’s high-profile releases. Zombie sequel Dead Rising 2, action outing Lost Planet 2, fighting update Super Street Fighter IV and culy Japanese hit Monster Hunter Tri will all now …

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LittleBigPlanet takes kids BAFTA

Media Molecule has picked up yet another award for its seminal playground platformer LittleBigPlanet, this time receiving a BAFTA Children’s award. The Media Molecule team was up against esteemed competition in the videogame category, with each nomination tellingly having worked on new IP for the current generation of consoles. LittleBigPlanet …

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LittleBigPlanet PSP dated

You’d best get those orders in quick – the PSP version of LittleBigPlanet is just two weeks away, SCEE has today confirmed. Speaking to CVG, a rep for Sony Europe has confirmed that Media Molecule’s handheld version of its celebrated PS3 platformer will be released in the UK on November …

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LittleBigPlanet sequel looks unlikely

There were lots of puzzled looks when Capcom recently revealed that it is to release a disc-based successor to Street Fighter IV rather than expand its title via DLC, but now one major developer has vowed never to release a boxed sequel to its PS3 hit. Speaking to CriticalGamer about …

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THQ signs deal with Animal Planet

THQ has prepared a huge long-term marketing push to support the launch of its newest IP, World of Zoo – including a sponsorship deal of popular documentary TV channel Animal Planet. The Wii, PC and DS game is due on November 6th, and allows players to create and manage their …

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US: Capcom reveals 360 triple pack

Japanese publisher Capcom is to thrust three of its most successful Xbox 360 titles back into retail with the unveiling of a brand new SKU called the Platinum Hits Triple Pack. Included will be time-restricted zombie curiosity Dead Rising, thermally challenged third person shooter Lost Planet: Extreme Condition and gothic …

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LittleBigPlanet community grows to nearly 2m

Sony’s impressive PS3 exclusive platformer LittleBigPlanet has hit a big milestone with the news that the game’s online community now stands at nearly 2m users. In addition, the number of user-created levels now available for players to download has hit 725,000. Since Media Molecule’s game launched last November, it has …

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Has Capcom confirmed Lost Planet 2 exclusivity?

Following its reveal of Lost Planet 2 on Xbox Live earlier this week, Capcom has confirmed that the game is in development for Xbox 360 – and seemingly, exclusively so. Whilst the game’s 360 arrival is now certain, there has been no mention of other formats – but importantly, the …

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Lost Planet 2 announced

Having teased a brand new title reveal last week, Capcom has confirmed that Lost Planet 2 is in the works. The announcement came via a movie download on Microsoft’s Xbox Live Marketplace service. The video suggests that the game will, unlike its predecessor, not be limited to snowy terrain and …

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Hirai: LittleBigPlanet has sold 1.3m

Speaking to an audience at the Consumer Electronics Show, Sony Computer Entertainment boss Kaz Hirai revealed that the firm’s critically acclaimed PS3 title LittleBigPlanet has now sold 1.3m units worldwide. In addition, Kotaku reports that users have to date created over 300,000 levels that are available to play online, whilst …

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