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NIS America reinstates GaymerX support

The founder of GaymerX has apologised for what he says was a misunderstanding regarding NIS America’s support of the event. It was reported earlier this week that the company would not fulfil the $3,000 pledge it had previously offered – this, however, was never the case. "We, GaymerX, received an …

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Bungie vows to make sure Destiny works at launch

Battlefield 4, Grand Theft Auto Online, Final Fantasy XIV, SimCity, Half-Life 2, Diablo III – the list of online launch disasters is hardly a small one. But Bungie has said that it is already working on measures to ensure that Destiny is not added to any such list this September. …

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Iwata: A fourth year of losses would be ‘unacceptable’

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has vowed to prevent Nintendo suffering another year of losses. Having reported its first ever loss in 2010, the company yesterday reported its third successive annual loss on the back of weak Wii U sales and lower than expected 3DS sales. Two and three fiscal years …

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GamesAid tenner raises £6,371 at MCV Awards

Thanks to the generosity of the UK games industry, last week’s GamesAid Tenner at the MCV Awards raised an incredible 6,371. Big thanks must go to Sony PlayStation, too, which matched every single 10 donated with a tenner of its own. Gamesaid Tenner fund-raising during the MCV Awards has always …

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Sony: We won’t repeat PS3’s mistakes

PlayStation UK insists it will not repeat the mistakes of its troubled PS3. The firm told MCV that it has already fixed two of the mistakes it made before, by launching PS4 a lower price and closer to the competition. Sony?UK says it has spent ‘tens of millions’ on its …

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Eternal Darkness successor may never be released

The makers of Shadow of the Eternals have confessed that the game is in danger of not making it to market. The game currently stands at $115,304 on Kickstarter – that’s well short of its $1.35m goal with 18 days left to run. Precursor Games’ own crowdfunding efforts have raised …

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NPD makes new digital pledge

Following recent criticism from publisher EA, NPD has once again pledged to introduce digital sales numbers into its monthly US video games sales data. "We are expanding the number of digital retailers we have relationships with in order to develop a digital POS (point of sale) service," NPD analyst Anita …

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3DS games won’t dry up, Iwata promises

Gamers can expect regular software releases to be very much the norm with its upcoming 3DS handheld, according to Nintendo president Saturo Iwata. Speaking to a Japanese newspaper, as translated by Andriasang, Iwata made the following pledge: "It’s important that you be able to supply software with no pause. With …

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New PC promises from Microsoft

The release of Fable III on PC heralds yet another fresh dawn for Microsoft and its commitment to Games for Windows. That seems to be the suggestion from a leaked internal Q&A document obtained by Kotaku which reads as follows: Q: Does "Fable III" on Windows signal a larger reinvestment …

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