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Windows Phone 7 dated

Details of the launch plans of Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 7 have been revealed by the Wall Street Journal. The launch is said to be "centered" in New York with events in other cities simultaneously according to people "familiar with the launch plans" cited by the WSJ. The launch event …

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Newspaper dates 3DS launch

Though its official launch date remains unknown for now, German newspaper giant Bild has slipped a supposed launch date for the machine into a wider story about the device. The paper claims that the 3DS will launch in Japan on November 11th and then in Europe in spring 2011. A …

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Halo boosts Xbox 360 hardware sales

Not content with boosting the weekly video games software market in the UK last week, the release of the latest instalment in the Halo saga also provided a welcome boost for Microsoft’s hardware sales. The release of Halo Reach helped increase Xbox 360 console unit sales by 99 per cent …

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Expect more Halo, more often

Following the cash bonanza that was the release of Halo Reach, Microsoft has confirmed that it intends to increase the rate at which it pumps out new Halo titles. There’s no explicit strategy that says we’re to ship a Halo game every year,” Microsoft Game Studios’ corporate VP Phil Spencer …

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F1 2010 is Codies biggest ever release

UK publisher Codemasters has announced that this Friday’s release of the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC versions of F1 2010 will be the largest in the company’s history. 2m copies of the console game have been shipped to retailers in Europe and North America, and it will also be available …

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Games industry prepares to Move

With the release of Halo Reach just days behind us the video games industry is already bracing itself for the second big launch of the week – the PlayStation Move. Though PS3 has always supported motion to a limited extent via the SixAxis controller, Move takes motion control on the …

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JAPAN: Xbox 360 S 4GB dated

Microsoft has announced that it will launch the Xbox 360 S 4GB in Japan on September 9th. It will carry an RRP of YEN 19,800. Andriasang reports that as in other territories, the SKU will include a new Slim version of the Xbox 360 console incorporating 4GB of internal memory, …

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Milo presents thematic challenge for MS

Ambitious developer Peter Molyneux has made the brave admission that developing a game about the player’s relationship with a young boy presents particular challenges thanks to the very public fear about paedophilia. When asked by USA Today about the process needed to get the game into a finished, releasable state, …

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PS3 Move arriving this July?

On the face of it the claim seems a little unlikely, but a South African retailer named BT Games has stated in its latest retail catalogue that Sony’s PlayStation Move controller will be launched in July. As spotted by LazyGamer, the catalogue boldly proclaims: Watch out for the PlayStation Move. …

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Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep dated

The sixth in Square Enix’s popular Kingdom Hearts franchise – Birth by Sleep – will hit retail as a PSP exclusive on September 10th. Kingdom Hearts games have sold more than 14m copies worldwide since the self-titled original was released on the PS2 in 2002. They became well known for …

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