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Dovetail on its multi-million pound investment, Dovetail Live and the state of the sim market

We catch up with Dovetail Games CEO Paul Jackson and COO Jon Rissik to find out about its recent investment, its plans for the Dovetail Live platform and the state of the simulation market. You recently secured a multi-million pound investment from UK finance house Alcuin Capital Partners. What do …

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Why System 3 is rebuilding Constructor

19 years ago, System 3 partnered up with publisher Acclaim to release city-building title Constructor. The game became a cult hit, launching on PlayStation, PC and Mac, and went onto sell over 5m units. Now System 3 is bringing the series back, releasing a new HD version. It’s launching later …

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iPhone 5 tipped for September release

Apple’s iPhone 5 is gearing up for a release in September, according to new reports. The Guardian has learned” that the new device is just two months away. It will include a new 19-pin connector (replacing the current Apple standard 30-pin version) and a new nano-sim (that’s 40 per cent …

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‘SimOcean’ trademarked by EA

EA has filed a trademark for ‘SimOcean.’ Silconera (via Shacknews) spotted the filing yesterday by the publisher. Unfortunately little is known beyond that bit of info at the moment, but it seems a strong hint to what new direction at least one potentially upcoming Sim game is looking to go. …

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Katy Perry teams up with The Sims

EA has announced a collaboration with Katy Perry which will see the music star appear in future DLC and ad campaigns. The publisher says Perry will work closely with The Sims Studio to help create in-game accessories, clothing, hairstyles and furniture. She will also appear in TV ads, online promotions …

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Vodafone announced as PlayStation Vita 3G partner

SCEE has confirmed that Vodafone is to be its preferred provider” of 3G connectivity for its new PlayStation Vita in the UK. The deal also covers France, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Australia, New Zealand and The Netherlands. 3G versions of the Vita will ship with a Vodafone SIM card …

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Rising Star signs Alex Sim-Wise

Growing UK publisher Rising Star has signed up sexy starlet Alex Sim-Wise as a writer for its Japanese-orientated games portal Hoshi Club. Sim-Wise shot to fame after winning FHM’s Student of the Year award in 2004. After a spell modelling she went on to work in the media. She joins …

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Revenues climb 14% at EA Mobile

Alongside its success on the Wii and PC, EA also enjoyed a strong quarter in the mobile sector in the three months ending June 30th with news that revenues at the EA Mobile division were up 14 per cent year-on-year at $50m. CasualGaming.biz has more through the link.

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Sim-free iPhone 3GS now available

Gadget lovers looking to legally get their hands on an Apple iPhone 3GS but not wanting to commit themselves to O2 have been given a lifeline by online retail giant Play.com – though if you thought Apple’s prices were steep, you haven’t seen anything yet. All the details are over …

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