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Turn 10 ‘disappointed’ to have let down Forza fans; No microtransaction pressure from MS

Dan Greenawalt has admitted to disappointment about what he regards as letting down fans with aspects of Xbox One launch title Forza 5. It’s been disappointing. I’m not disappointed in people – people feel how they feel. I’m more disappointed in myself that I’ve elicited this reaction in people,” Turn …

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One Direction fans try to out-hate Call of Duty fans on Twitter

There are many evils in this world and it’s safe to say patching Black Ops II and suggesting Harry Styles has a penis are definitely two of the worst. Such is the conclusion one can draw from the Twitter reaction of both the Call of Duty and One Direction online …

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GAME "immensely impressed" with Microsoft rethink

The UK’s leading games retailer GAME has welcomed Microsoft Xbox One rethink. Microsoft have shown that they truly understand and value their fan base and the gaming community as a whole,” GAME’s Martyn Gibbs told Edge. Microsoft have listened to the feedback of recent weeks and acted on it, putting …

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GameFly describes Xbox One U-turn as "a win/win for consumers"

Digital retailer GameFly has welcomed Microsoft’s Xbox One U-turn. "I always felt good about the future of GameFly, but I feel better today," GameFly co-founder and SVP of business development Sean Spector told Joystiq. "Today is a win/win for consumers, as well as GameFly. I think choice is always important …

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Fable: The Journey criticism "destroyed" Lionhead team

Lionhead’s creative director Gary Carr has confessed that the internet backlash to Microsoft’s E3 2011 reveal of Fable: The Journey had a bit effect on the Guilford studio. It destroyed them,” Carr told CVG. You get very excited when something is very embryonic, and when you’re building something at its …

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Hardcore gamers "have issues" with EA Origin

EA admits core gamers have ‘issues’ with its download platform. But the publisher hopes it can win over the sceptics by making Origin the ‘best download site’ it can be. It follows EA’s new promotion that offers Kickstarter-funded games the opportunity to get listed on Origin for free. The hardcore …

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OPINION: The media’s questionable attitude to Modern Warfare 3

We always love to cheer on the underdog, especially in this country. And in some ways I can just about understand why this embittered attitude is clear to see amongst some elements of gaming’s fanbase. But what I struggle to understand is why the games industry itself begins craving the …

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Yoshida ‘shocked’ by 3DS circle pad design

The president of SCEA Worldwide Studios has admitted that he found Nintendo’s controversial decision to release a second circle pad add-on for 3DS shocking”. The peripheral was first revealed earlier this month, with Nintendo announcing an official release date and price last week. Well it’s not like they looked at …

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Square ‘respects’ GameStop’s OnLive voucher removal

Far from angering the publisher, GameStop’s decision to remove OnLive vouchers from the PC version of Deus Ex: Human Revolution has been met with understanding from the game’s publisher Square Enix. The retailer last night admitted that it ordered staff to open every unit of the PC SKU and remove …

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