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Guitar Hero cutting out the console

In a move that will send shudders down the spine of platform holders, Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has stated that his firm is looking into the possibility of releasing a new Guitar Hero SKU that can be played directly through the TV without the need to be connected to …

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Virgin Play in trouble

Spain’s Virgin Play has gone into a form of liquidation in the firm’s home country. The firm’s financial advisers told MCV the company asked a Spanish Court in June for a three month period to seek a solution with its creditors due to a lack of liquidity. However, if more …

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In-game ads fail Quake Live

One of the highest-profile names in the free-to-play browser-based games market, Quake Live, is to turn its back on the in-game advertising model after its lead developer admitted that its returns to date have been limited. As a result, developer id has now admitted that it intends to turn to …

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Pay-to-Play debuts on PSN

With new games business models very much at the forefront of people’s attentions right now, an experiment by Sony of Japan could lead to a brand new payment model rolling onto the PlayStation Network.

 A new version of Yen Gomibako, which was recently released under the title Trash Panic on …

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UK games retail joins Twitter revolution

Top UK retailers have taken to social networking service Twitter to promote their latest games offers and communicate with customers. High Street and online giants including GAME, Gamestation, HMV, Amazon and Play are already using the service, with many working the social networking website to gather feedback from its customer …

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Sim-free iPhone 3GS now available

Gadget lovers looking to legally get their hands on an Apple iPhone 3GS but not wanting to commit themselves to O2 have been given a lifeline by online retail giant Play.com – though if you thought Apple’s prices were steep, you haven’t seen anything yet. All the details are over …

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Nintendo games now play themselves

The movement to make gaming as accessible as possible to as many people as possible is about to take another step forward with the news that Nintendo is to introduce a new option in upcoming games that will effectively allow the games to play themselves. To find out exactly how …

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PSPgo priced at UK retail

Sony’s PSPgo has appeared on GAME’s UK websites for 230. Consumers can now register their interest in the machine at GAME.co.uk, Gamestation.co.uk and Gameplay.co.uk. However, the High Street chain has told MCV that it is just a guide price” and could well change before launch. MCV Award winners Play.com has …

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New Sony Ericsson offers PS3 Remote Play

Sony Ericsson has lifted the lid on its new Aino device – a mobile phone that can play PS3 titles on the move via Remote Play. To date Remote Play has only been available to PSP owners allowing the playing of both PS3, PSN and PSOne titles on the move …

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2K Play reveals Its My Birthday for Wii

There’s a whole new market out there ready and waiting for those able to think outside of the box – and seemingly that’s exactly what 2K Play has done with its new Wii title It’s My Birthday. Getting older is about to become a lot more fun,” 2K Play’s vice …

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