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First Amazon Prime Day video game deals appear

Ahead of Amazon’s members-only Prime Day sale tomorrow, the promotion’s first video game offers have started to appear. For those not in the know, Prime Day is much like Amazon’s highly popular Black Friday sales – except you have to be subscribed to the retail giant’s 79/year service (which counts …

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Now £299.99 DriveClub and Last of Us PS4 Black Friday bundle rumoured

GAME has confirmed its 299.99 Xbox One hardware bundle for tonight’s Black Friday sale, and now it looks as if it might be joined by a PS4 one. HotUKDeals, which was first on the case with the Xbox One deal, reckons GAME’s Aberdeen store tweeted a picture of a 299.99 …

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Newman on Mojang sale: ‘I’d have done the same thing’

Garry’s Mod and Rust developer Garry Newman has defended Markus ‘Notch’ Persson from the criticism he has faced following his sale of Mojang to Microsoft. Specifically, Newman thinks that an employer’s obligations to staff outrank any other concern and would much rather see a studio’s workers receive a bumper pay …

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Notch to pocket $1.4bn of potential $2bn Microsoft Mojang buyout

Those questioning Markus Persson’s reported decision to sell his studio Mojang to Microsoft need to take a realistic look at the numbers. It was reported earlier this week that Microsoft is in talks to acquire the Minecraft developer for $2bn. It was later claimed that Persson himself had instigated discussions, …

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GameFly sells digital distribution service to AtGames

Retro console manufacturer AtGames has acquired GameFly’s digital distribution service. Joystiq reports that the service will keep going throughout the transition and the company assures users that they will retain access to their content after the switch is complete. AtGames, which is best known for making replica retro consoles such …

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Oculus Rift dev kits removed from sale in China

Chinese developers are being blocked from buying Oculus Rift dev kits due to the number of units being sold on by buyers. Games In Asia reports that the company has even go so far as to cancel exiting pre-orders. It is a bummer that we’ve had to suspend sales in …

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The ‘world’s largest video game collection’ is up for sale

The Guinness Book of World Records’ officially sanctioned ‘World’s Largest Video Game Collection’ is up for sale. Michael Thommason’s 11,000+ strong collection includes complete software catalogues for a range of platforms including Dreamcast, Saturn, Virtual Boy, Lynx, Jaguar, Turbo-Grafx-16 Super CD and Sega CD. It also boasts near complete collections …

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