Tag Archives: speed

Microsoft begins autumn update hype machine

The ability to constantly reinvent how a console works and the functionality it offers has undoubtedly been one of the greatest innovations of the current generation of machines – and now Microsoft has for the first time started talking about its next significant Xbox 360 update. VG247 reports that in …

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Need for Speed reinvention revealed

Following the questions asked of the franchise just this morning , publisher EA has announced that its successful Need for Speed franchise is to get a radical three-SKU revamp in 2009, with the casual market being at the heart of the reinvention. MCV’s sister site CasualGaming.biz has the full story …

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Need for Speed facing the chop?

Various sources across the industry are speculating that EA’s Black Box studio in Canada may soon be closed. Speculation from unnamed sources also suggests that because of the less than favourable nature of reviews of Need For Speed: Undercover, which also suffered relatively poor sales compared to previous iterations of …

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ASA bans iPhone ad

Fashionable global technology firm Apple has been forced by UK advertising watchdog the ASA to pull a TV advert for its iPhone that has been found to paint a misleading picture about the speed of the machine’s web browser. CasualGaming.biz has the full story – click here to take a …

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EA announces Need for Speed Live event

US publisher Electronic Arts has announced that it will debut a brand new car show based on its popular Need for Speed franchise next year at UK race circuit Brands Hatch. Need for Speed Live, which will take place on June 26th and 27th next year, is described as a …

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256MB of internal memory in DSi

Nintendo’s revamped DSi handheld will include 256MB of internal memory, it has been revealed, though half of it will be taken up by downloading the free Opera web browser. Unfortunately, web browsing was criticised for being very slow, with sites such as Yahoo News reportedly taking over a minute to …

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