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Second judge removed from Pirate Bay case

The soap-opera like narrative of the ongoing Pirate Bay prosecution in Sweden has taken another unexpected turn with the news that a second judge has been thrown off the case after it emerged she had links to pro-copyright lobbyists. This is the second time that the Swedish legal system has …

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Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 emerges from the tunnel

One of the biggest releases of the annual gaming calendar has been revealed today with Konami lifting the lid on its plans for the upcoming Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 on Xbox 360, PS3, PC, PSP and mobile phones. The publisher claims to have listened to feedback from both core and …

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New Wii controller unearthed

Nintendo has quietly announced a new controller for the Wii on its Japanese site called the Classic Controller Pro. On the face of it the device appears to be a standard Classic Controller with some sort of additional housing on the back, but the shift of the secondary shoulder button …

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PS3 leads PES 2009 charts charge

For the first time in the series’ history, sales of the new Pro Evolution Soccer have been spearheaded by PS3, which accounted for 58 per cent of the game’s week one performance. PES 2009 shot straight to the top of the Gfk ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 yesterday , knocking …

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PES 2009 downloadable roster updates confirmed

Ahead of tomorrow’s release of Pro Evolution Soccer 2009, publisher Konami has confirmed that the game is to receive periodic squad updates going forwards – with the first set to arrive some time in early November. The first patch will offer updates to four Spanish sides (Athletico Madrid, Sevilla, Racing …

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PES 2009 reviews kick off

Ahead of its European release this Friday, the first reviews of Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 are in, and it seems that the Japanese developer’s latest has pleased its fans. CVG has scored the game 8.8/10, stating: Despite the lack of movement regarding the new modes, licenses and Master League …

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Seabass: FIFA engine is superb

Ahead of the European release of Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 this Friday, the series’ legendary creator Shingo ‘Seabass’ Takatsuka has expressed his admiration for the game engine EA has developed for its FIFA series. When asked by CVG if he would consider using EA’s game engine if given the …

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Online is top priority for PES 2009

Ahead of the release of Konam’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 on October 17th, the series’ creator Shingo Takatsuka has claimed that improving the game’s online performance has been the top priority for the team this year. Speaking to CVG, Seabass admitted: I do acknowledge that last year we placed such …

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US: Pre-E3 360 price drop?

Rumours of an Xbox 360 price cut in the US won’t go away, as an unverified Kmart scan indicates that a price cut is set to take place in early July. The scan in question can be seen over on High-Def Digest forums, and shows the Xbox 360 Pro SKU …

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360 sales double after price crash

Xbox 360 sales have seen a huge leap following last month’s price drop in Europe, according to Microsoft. The platform holder lowered the price of their Arcade, Pro and Elite consoles to 159.99, 199.99 and 259.99 respectively, and the firm hopes upcoming titles GTA IV, Lego Indiana Jones, Rock Band …

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