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Capcom unlikely to port back-catalogue to Wii U

Recent releases Resident Evil 6, Street Fighter X Tekken and Okami HD are unlikely to be ported to Wii U. That’s because Capcom has revealed that it is not currently planning on re-releasing any of its recent titles on Nintendo’s hardware. When asked on the Capcom Unity blog whether or …

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GTA shipments hit 125m as "special" series continues to grow

And that’s why the industry gets excited, sits up and pays attention when the words ‘Grand Theft Auto’ are uttered. Take-Two boss Strauss Zelnick told the Credit Suisse 2012 Technology Conference – as reported by GameSpot – that the series has now shipped 125m units worldwide. Of that total Grand …

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Wii U US launch backed by 23 day-one releases

Nintendo has specified which Wii U titles in its previously announced launch window will actually be available upon release of the hardware. The full launch day lineup brings 23 titles such as New Super Mario Bros. U, Nintendo Land , Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, and Epic Mickey 2 …

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Max Payne 3 arrives on PC

The PC version of Max Payne 3 is available now for purchase and download. The game received a worldwide PC digital launch hours ago via Valve’s digital distribution service Steam. The Max Payne 3 Rockstar Pass is being offered as well, which offers access to all add-ons for the game …

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SPECIAL REPORT: Unfollow Friday

Traditional Friday game launches are quickly becoming a thing of the past. Publishers are ditching end-of-week releases as pressure mounts to make each and every game a global super-hit. Big Call of Duty-sized blockbusters have often arrived on Tuesdays to coincide with their US launches. But that’s now expanding to …

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StarDrone Extreme hits Vita this week

The PS Vita version of Beatshapers’ arcade action title StarDrone Extreme will arrive this Tuesday in North America. The game (originally slated to be a Vita launch title) landed for Vita owners in Europe earlier this month. The title is to feature crossplay with the PS3 version, so players can …

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Japanese trio headline Rising Star’s summer line-up

Rising Star Games is putting its weight behind three flagship titlesthis summer. Akai Katana?will be Rising Star’s first pan-Atlantic release following the opening of its US arm earlier this year. It will arrive in May, alongside Rune Factory Oceans on PS3. Harvest Moon: A Tale of Two Towns, the franchise’s …

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Where can you buy EA’s upcoming releases?

With Mass Effect 3, FIFA Street, The Sims 3 Showtime and Tiger Woods 13 all nearing release, EA has released details of exactly how consumers can get hold of its impressive upcoming roster. The move, of course, comes following the ongoing standoff between EA and retailer GAME that will see …

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New releases KO’d on tough UK High Street

Sales of triple-A video games have reached an all-time low. The UK games retail market is 25 per cent down compared with last year. And publishers are aghast by the performances of major sequels. One prominent analyst told MCV that sales are half of what they should be”. According to …

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Rising Star readies five games for 3DS

Rising Star Games will unleash more than ten releases in the first half of 2012, including a new Harvest Moon. Five of these titles will be released on Nintendo 3DS, such as retro arcade game Bit.Trip Saga in Q1, fishing title Super Black Bass 3D and puzzler Cradle of Rome …

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