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E3 2012: Nintendo says 3DS XL talk is "speculative"

Nintendo has done little to douse the fires of speculation by describing the speculative report of a new 3DS as… speculative. MCV yesterday reported that Japanese news outlet Nikkei believes that the platform holder will tonight unveil a redesigned 3DS with a bigger screen. It adds that the machine will …

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Rumour: Assassin’s Creed III Vita info unearthed

It appears a Vita tie-in game for Assassin’s Creed III is in the works. A NeoGAF forum user has posted details from an issue of Game Informer which supposedly contains a preview of Assassin’s Creed 3: Liberation for the PS Vita. The posting follows a VG247 report last week that …

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Report: Quantic Dream unveiling next project at E3

A report from a familiar face has word that developer Quantic Dream’s next game will be a featured part of Sony’s E3 press conference. Former Develop editor and current CVG associate editor Rob Crossley reports that the Heavy Rain studio will pull the curtain back on one of their two …

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iPad Mini to launch in October?

Rumours suggest Apple will release a smaller iPad this Autumn at a lower price point. Dubbed the iPad Mini, the new device will reportedly boast a 7-inch Retina Display, according to iMore (via Stuff). It will initially only be available as an 8GB model. Sources also claim it will retail …

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Bayonetta dev reignites sequel hopes

Consumers who were left disappointed by the apparent news of the cancellation of Bayonetta 2 have been thrown a lifeline by the first game’s creator. Spong yesterday reported that progress on the apparent Platinum Games sequel was halted” as a result of Sega’s ongoing restructuring, which has to date lead …

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Vivendi denies break-up reports

Activision Blizzard will not be split from Universal Music, owner Vivendi has strongly asserted. Rumours had started circulating earlier in the week that owner Vivendi was pondering an organisational reshuffle that could result in its break-up. "Vivendi learned with stupefaction of the claims made by Bloomberg in a story published …

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THQ rumoured to be making redundancies in Oz/Japan

A source has told MCV that THQ are making redundancies to their Australian team, while Kotaku is reporting similar in Japan. Earlier today, a source contacted MCV with the news that the Australian THQ offices were being hit with redundancies. Kotaku has also reportedly received similar news, which states that …

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‘Kinect 2 can lip read’

Microsoft’s second generation of Kinect hardware is so accurate that it is able to read the lips and interpret the facial emotions of users. That’s according to details from Eurogamer, which has gone live with a host of revelations about Microsoft’s future plans. It says that Kinect 2 will come …

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Next Xbox skips optical drive, goes digital only?

The latest rumours concerning Microsoft’s next Xbox console suggest that the company may launch an entry-level machine that is not compatible with disc-based games. As it has done with Xbox 360, DigitalFoundry reports that Microsoft will look to launch its new machine in two iterations. However, the distinction between the …

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Next Xbox due 2013… No, wait, 2012

Yes. More rumours. More rumours about the successor to the Xbox 360. And this time, 2012 is being pegged as the likely release date. An Edge source” reckons that Ubisoft Montreal is currently working with target boxes” – PC kits thrown together in a way as to best resemble the …

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