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Nintendo predicts record Mario launch

Super Mario Galaxy 2 is expected to trump the success of all previous Mario titles. The game was first announced at E3 last year but it is only in recent months that demand has begun to rise as details on Galaxy 2 emerge – and Nintendo believes this momentum will …

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Grand Theft Auto V for E3?

Rockstar may be preparing to steal the show at next month’s E3 Expo in LA with the first news on next-gen sequel Grand Theft Auto V. That’s according to EEDAR analyst Jesse Divnish, who made the prediction to Games Informer. I think we’re going to hear about another Grand Theft …

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Steam hits Mac tomorrow

Valve has confirmed that tomorrow will finally see the long-awaited arrival of Steam on the Mac platform. Amongst the first releases will be popular gravity-bending action puzzle outing Portal. It’s the first example of a title built using Valve’s Source engine running on the OSX operating system. Other games set …

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Expect 3DS to get a new name

Though the name 3DS seems to cover all the bases pretty thoroughly – it’s like the ‘DS’ and it’s ‘3D’ – it looks as if the next handheld to come from the Nintendo stable will get a new name before it arrives at retail. Speaking at a recent financial briefing …

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LittleBigPlanet 2 blows UGC apart

Sony’s long-rumoured LittleBigPlanet 2 has finally been revealed courtesy of US mag Game Informer – and it looks to take the template laid out by the first game and take it to levels way beyond what onlookers have predicted. Whereas the first title placed the emphasis on player’s creating new …

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PES 2010 gets iPhone release

Though Konami’s iPES app released in late 2009 didn’t deliver on the promise of pocket football, the announcement of a proper release for PES 2010 on iPhone should make up for the disappointment. Timed to coincide with the World Cup in South Africa, the fully 3D title will offer an …

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Wii 2 delay is hurting Nintendo

In the wake of today’s financial report that reveals falling Wii hardware and software sales, analyst Michael Pachter has told MCV that Nintendo is leaving it far too late to reveal its successor to its popular home console. In the last financial year Wii software unit sales fell to 192m, …

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Whats on the way from THQ

Following a year of stabilisation, publisher THQ has outlined the games that it hopes will drive growth for the company over the next two years. In the next financial year ending March 31st 2011 the firm will release a brand new addition to the Red Faction franchise. The last game …

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Realtime gears up APB for July

British developer Realtime Worlds has revealed the details for its blockbuster MMO, All Points Bulletin. The game is due for release on Friday, July 2nd and has a RRP of 34.99, which includes 50 hours of playtime and free access to the game’s social districts where customisation takes place. Indigo …

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MySims heads to 360 and PS3

The latest instalment of EA’s MySims franchise – SkyHeroes – has been scheduled for release this autumn and is heading to Xbox 360 and PS3 for the first time, as well as the Wii and DS. The MySims series has sold strongly on the casual-focused Wii and DS formats and …

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