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EA drops SecuRom DRM for The Sims 3

Publisher EA has confirmed that it has dropped its controversial SecuRom copy protection system for its upcoming release of The Sims 3, opting instead for a more standard serial code system. EA ran into trouble for its use of SecuRom with last year’s PC hit Spore, with users complaining that …

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Sony ditches Go!Messenger on PSP

A lack of users for Sony’s Go!Messenger software on PSP has lead to the platform holder confirming that the service will be shut down at the end of next month. Go!Messenger was an internet telephone, or VOIP, service run in collaboration with telecoms giant BT that allowed PSP owners with …

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LucasArts denies Indiana Jones cancellation

LucasArts has insisted that its physics-based next-gen Indiana Jones title has not been scrapped despite recent reports to the contrary. IGN yesterday claimed that multiple sources” had informed it of the title’s cancellation, with the development team being reallocated to other projects. However, a LucasArts spokesperson issued a statement to …

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Destroy All Humans 3 scrapped on PS3

North American publisher THQ has confirmed that the PS3 version of its upcoming Destroy All Humans: Path of the Furon has been abandoned. The publisher confirmed to Shacknews that development issues” were the reason behind the decision, which incidentally means that the title has now become an Xbox 360 exclusive. …

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Ubisoft drops Heroes game

It has emerged that French publishing giant Ubisoft will not be publishing a video game based on the TV series Heroes after all, MTV reports. Ubisoft scooped the rights to the franchise, which tells the story of a number of genetically modified super-heroes, in July last year. However, following the …

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EA cancels Command & Conquer Tiberium

Nearly a year after EA first announced its Command & Conquer themed FPS Tiberium , the US publisher has confirmed that the project has been cancelled – and it seems that some of the developers working on the game face the prospect of losing their jobs. An official EA statement …

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Xbox 360 HD-DVD player discontinued

Following Toshiba’s decision to cease development and production of HD-DVD equipment, Microsoft has now confirmed that manufacturing of its HD-DVD add-on for Xbox 360 is also to end. A statement from the firm read: ”As a result of recent decisions made by Toshiba, Hollywood studios, and retailers, Microsoft plans to …

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