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AUS: Volcano halts games deliveries

Though we’re unlikely to see any delays to the UK’s continental-based video games deliveries unless the disruption continues for far longer, Iceland’s Eyjafjallajkull volcano is causing major disruptions to Australia’s video games supplies. Much of Europe is currently in the midst of a travel clampdown, with ash spewing from the …

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Doctor Who game dated

Tonight’s episode of BBC sci-fi drama Doctor Who was followed by the first national TV trailer for the upcoming Doctor Who: The Adventure Games – which, it has now been revealed, will be released on June 5th. The free PC game is set in the 1960s and will feature the …

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NPD: New high for Final Fantasy

First it was Modern Warfare 2 echoing its UK achievements in the US market, and now Square Enix’s Final Fantasy XIII is getting in on the act. Crediting its ground-breaking multiformat release, NPD has stated that Final Fantasy XIII has enjoyed the best ever launch for a game in the …

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Demons Souls gets June release

Critically acclaimed Japanese RPG Demon’s Souls has been given a UK release date of June 25th and will be available only in a limited edition pack. Namco Bandai will be publishing the game in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific following an agreement with Sony. The limited edition …

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Sony scraps PSP’s PlayStation Room

Having announced in September last year that it was developing a portable version of PS3 Home for PSP users, Sony has now confirmed that it has scrapped the project. Dubbed PlayStation Room, the service was supposed to offer a virtual world that allowed for portable interaction on the go, sharing …

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Big summer for new Activision IP

After a relatively quiet start to the year on the new releases front, Activision Blizzard is set to storm the High Street with two brand new IPs this summer. The publisher is also targeting its established fans with the latest title from one of its most lucrative licences. Activision is …

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Gears of War 3 revealed, dated

As had been previously confirmed, Epic Games’ design director Cliff Bleszinski’s appearance on US TV show Late Night with Jimmy Fallon was used to offer the world the first glimpse of Gears of War 3. Furthermore, Microsoft has subsequently given the game a firm release date of April 8th 2011. …

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Football Manager coming to iPhone

It’s a title that gamers have been demanding for years and now Sega’s Sports Interactive has finally announced that it is coming – and it will be here within the next 48 hours. Football Manager Handheld 2010, as it will be called, should hopefully be on the App Store by …

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Legal row delayed Modern Warfare 3

It will take a long time for the full picture of Activision and Infinity Ward’s dispute to be painted, but a more immediate effect is one that gamers most certainly will notice – potential delays to Modern Warfare 3. As part of Activision’s counter-lawsuit aimed at former Infinity Ward bosses …

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Alan Wake release pushed forward

Microsoft has announced a revised release date for Xbox 360 exclusive Alan Wake in May – one week earlier than expected. The game will hit retail on May 14th rather than its initial May 21st date, which, incidentally, is the day Red Dead Redemption and Split/Second: Velocity are released. Director …

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