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Ashes Cricket 2013 taken off Steam

Less than a week after its stealthy release on Steam, Ashes Cricket 2013 has been pulled from the digital service. The surprise release had come without any announcement from publisher 505 Games. Videogamer reports that the console versions had failed certification on at least one occasion”. The game had been …

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Sony, Mercedes-Benz partner for Gran Turismo 6 promotion in India

Sony and Mercedes-Benz have come together to promote Gran Turismo 6 in India through a promotion that will span 14 cities across the country. Mercedes-Benz GT6 Racing Challenge The Mercedes-Benz GT6 Racing Challenge will see India’s best Gran Turismo players take on each other in a multi-city championship that will …

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INTERVIEW: Yoichi Wada, Square Enix

Square Enix chairman Yoichi Wada delivered the opening keynote at the NASSCOM Game Developer Conference this past weekend, where he spoke about the Japanese company’s operations in India. We caught up with Wada-san on the sidelines of the conference to talk a little more about his views on the India …

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Milestone announces Aero Birdies for iOS

At NASSCOM GDC this past weekend, Milestone Interactive announced the third game from its mobile game publishing division – Aero Birdies. Developed by Mile Nine Studios, which also developed Worbble, is an endless runner that tasks players with catapulting a bird upwards while avoiding enemies. Aero Birdies will be free …

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Ashes Cricket 2013 gets 22nd November release date on Steam

Out of nowhere, Ashes Cricket 2013 has popped up on Steam with a 22ndNovember release date. That’s just two days away. The game is available for $20.99 (approx Rs 1,300), but that’s after a 30% preorder discount. Buy it after release and the price goes up to $30 (approx Rs …

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LGC: PEGI unveils International Age Rating Coalition

PEGI has detailed a new rating system due to be rolled out worldwide. Simon Little, PEGI MD, detailed the International Age Rating Coalition for the first time at this year’s London Games Conference. The new system will be deployed as a single online form, which will see developers and publishers …

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Sony not releasing Tearaway at retail in India

Sony will not release Media Molecule’s PS Vita debut Tearaway at retail, it has confirmed. The game was listed at various online stores, and as we reported a few days ago, there was quite a disparity between that suggested retail price and the price of the digital version on PSN. …

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Ubisoft details Assassin’s Creed 4 PC features

Ubisoft has revealed more details on the PC version of Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag, which releases later this month. As with Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Ubisoft has worked with Nvidia to ensure that Black Flag is optimised for the current generation Geforce GTX graphics cards. PC gamers with Geforce GTX …

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No Diwali delay for Call of Duty: Ghosts

Indian festivals have for long caused delays in the release of high-profile games, but that won’t be the case for Call of Duty: Ghosts. Distributor WWC has confirmed to MCV that the shipment of Infinity Ward’s latest has already arrived in India and will clear customs in time to hit …

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Sony continues preferential digital pricing, Tearaway Rs 1,000 cheaper on PSN

Sony is continuing its trend of pricing first-party games way cheaper on PSN than at retail. The latest example is Tearaway. Media Molecule’s long-awaited PS Vita debut is priced Rs 2,499 at retail, but is now up for preorder on PSN for just Rs 1,579; that’s almost Rs 1,000 less. …

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