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App criticising corporate ethics pulled by Apple

Apple is alleged to have deleted an iPhone app which condemns ethical practices in the manufacturing of gadgets such as the iPhone. The title, called Phone Story, is displayed on the App Store but cannot currently be purchased. The game’s developer, Molleindustria, has said Apple has removed the game from …

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FIFA Superstars for iPhone pulled from App Store

Electronic Arts has pulled the iPhone version of its social game FIFA Superstars from the App Store, after players experienced problems playing the connected game. The game started life on Facebook, where it currently has just under 2.8 million monthly active users. In late August, a standalone iPhone version was …

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Amazon.com pulls 3DS from sale

The US arm of online retailer Amazon has suspended sales of Nintendo’s new handheld the 3DS. While this item is available from other marketplace sellers on this page, it is not currently offered by Amazon.com because customers have told us there may be something wrong with our inventory of the …

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More emulators pulled from Android Market

Google has removed a series of console emulators by developer Yong Zhang from the Android Market, while also revoking his developer privileges. The apps includeNesoid, Snesoid, Gensoid, N64oid, Ataroid, Gearoid and Gameboid,some of which had been riding high in the Android Market charts for months as paid apps. According to …

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Metacritic pulls developer ratings

Just days after introducing its new individual developer ratings, reviews aggregation site Metacritic has pulled the plug on the service. It does, however, intend to reinstate it in the future. "Although our credits database is growing, as our users’ feedback has indicated, it is a work in progress and is …

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2K distances itself from leaked Top Spin ad

Publisher 2K Sports has attempted to halt the distribution of a Top Spin 4 ad that was never actually aired to the public. The spot features US tennis legend Serena Williams. What sets it part, however, is its rather risque approach to marketing the game. Dubbing Serena "the world’s sexiest …

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OutRun times out on PSN

After just 18 months on the market, Sega has confirmed that OutRun Online Arcade has been pulled from Sony’s PlayStation Network. The reason is that Sega’s licensing agreement with Ferrari has now expired on PS3. The game remains available on Xbox 360, however. "Due to the expiry of the contract …

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Broadcaster withdraws MOH story

A major news broadcaster has this morning withdrawn a planned news story about Medal of Honor after learning that much of the information being touted about the game by the media is inaccurate, MCV has discovered. Upon discovering that no British troops feature in EA’s game the media company ruled …

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Microsoft killed Kameo 2

Consumer games site CVG is reporting that Microsoft has pulled the plug on a number of games in development at Rare – including a sequel to Xbox 360 launch title Kameo. The portal claims that Rare earlier this year underwent a company-wide restructure” in an effort to focus its resources …

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Microsoft pulls Sky Player

Just hours after the service debuted on Xbox Live yesterday, Microsoft has been forced to remove the much-hyped Sky Player from Xbox Live due to technical problems. However, the platform holder hopes to reinstate the service at some point today. The Sky Player on Xbox 360 service did successfully launch …

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