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Messi given FIFA 15 cover star role

World Cup Golden Ball winner Lionel Messi has unsurprisingly been named as the global cover star of FIFA 15. He’ll likely be joined in the UK by a couple of others who are yet to be named. We’d vote for Rickie Lambert and Emile Heskey, although arguably Wayne Rooney is …

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It’s pretty clear who the star of this GTA V midnight launch photo is

Grand Theft Auto V is not just for teenage boys. And we have proof that makes that an ACTUAL FACT. After all, you don’t become the fastest selling game in UK history and make the best part of one billion dollars in a day by only appealing to a narrow …

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Naughty Dog fought to get Ellie a starring role on The Last of Us cover

The creative director of The Last of Us has admitted that the studio has come under pressure to relegate the game’s female lead Ellie to the background of the game’s cover. The final box art of the game, which can be seen below, has Ellie in the foreground with fellow …

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Nathan Drake handed Star Trek 2 role

Nolan North, the most prolific game voice over provider in the galaxy, has been handed a role in upcoming Paramount flick Star Trek 2. He was handed the role by director J J Abrams who is a huge fan of his work as the voice of Naughty Dog’s Nathan Drake …

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Rising Star readies five games for 3DS

Rising Star Games will unleash more than ten releases in the first half of 2012, including a new Harvest Moon. Five of these titles will be released on Nintendo 3DS, such as retro arcade game Bit.Trip Saga in Q1, fishing title Super Black Bass 3D and puzzler Cradle of Rome …

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Messi defects from PES to FIFA

Barcelona and Argentina football star Lionel Messi has been signed by EA as its new global face of the EA Sports FIFA franchise”. The move is all the more significant as superstar Messi has in recent years been the face of rival Konami’s PES series. Messi’s first FIFA appearance will …

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Star Wars Old Republic "will be the last large-scale subscription MMO"

EA’s Star Wars: The Old Republic will, whenever it eventually arrives, be the last large scale” MMO to monetise itself via monthly subscriptions. That’s the opinion of Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley. We see some very interesting trends in subscription gaming,” he told GamesIndustry. In our cancellation surveys for …

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Ronaldo’s PES 2012 cover revealed

It is fronted by none other than Portuguese forward and former Manchester United winger Cristiano Ronaldo. I am flattered that Konami has chosen me to be the face of PES 2012, and by their reasoning behind the cover image,” Ronaldo stated. PES 2012 to me is the perfect recreation of …

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OPINION: Wii got what we need

So the answer to my question last week about how the market copes in the gap before ‘Wii 2′ was answered pretty swiftly. Answered with a price cut that has the potential to significantly lengthen the life of this generation’s star machine. It’s Wii’s first price-drop after nearly five years …

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Kratos to star in Mortal Kombat

It has been confirmed that Kratos, the god-killer made famous by Sony’s God of War series, will appear as a playable character in Warner’s upcoming new game in the Mortal Kombat series. With him will come a God of War arena, specific fatalities tailored to the character and moves that …

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