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NEWS ROUNDUP: Government backs PEGI

The Government has heralded a new future for UK video games classification – with PEGI becoming the sole age ratings model in the region. Here’s a run down of all of the coverage on MCV to date: PEGI wins government backingGovernment’s new games classification model reduces BBFC’s powers as pan-European …

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The secrets and the leaks of this year’s E3

This year’s E3 was a spectacular return to for the show, with all three of the major platform holders making huge announcements that bode well for their respective platforms. But in today’s day and age of 24/7 reporting, keeping those secrets under wraps has becoming increasingly tough. Here’s a quick …

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ROUNDUP: Platform holders at E3

This year’s E3 was an important one for all players. With the global economy still in dire straights and the games industry starting to appear a little vulnerable, it was important that all three platform holders came up with some big ideas to keep the interest in gaming on its …

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ROUNDUP: Sony E3 press conference

With Microsoft having thrown such a great show yesterday, the pressure was on Sony to do the same tonight – a challenge it certainly rose to. It’s motion tech may be a little me-too, but seems technically sound. Where it really impressed though was with its blossoming support for PSP …

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ROUNDUP: Nintendo E3 press conference

Having taken control of the market, Nintendo’s E3 job was to prove that it can deliver the right content to maintain the domination by Wii and DS – particularly considering the aggressive moves by both Microsoft and Sony. Here’s what Nintendo had to say: New Super Mario Bros announced Wii …

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ROUNDUP: Microsoft E3 press conference

Microsoft has just finished off its very impressive E3 presentation, leaving both Sony and, in particular, Nintendo with plenty to do to live up to it. Highlights included full body motion control system Natal, which as well as allowing game control also boast facial, voice and pattern recognition. There was …

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