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Spec Ops: The Line due June 29th

Shooter Spec Ops: The Line will hit UK shelves in June with a host of pre-order bonuses, 2K Games has announced. The Xbox 360, PS3 and PC game will arrive on June 26th in North America and on June 29th in the UK. Consumers who pre-order the title will receive …

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Back to the Future boxed game due April 27th

Back to the Future: The Game arrives in UK stores in April, Deep Silver has announced. The publisher says the Wii, PS3 and PC versions of the previously download-only adventure will be released on April 27th. Time-travelling movie trilogy Back to the Future first hit cinema screens in the ‘80s, …

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Asura’s Wrath pushed back two weeks

Capcom has delayed its Xbox 360 and PS3 action game Asura’s Wrath to March 9th. The title was previously due to hit UK shelves on February 24th. It’s a third-person hack ‘n’ slash action title with shooter and quick time event sections. Pre-order bonuses for Asura’s Wrath include the Devastator …

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John Lewis eyes more special games shops

The Nintendo Shop at John Lewis Oxford Street could be the first of many, the department store specialist has told MCV. The Nintendo area in its flagship London shop has outperformed John Lewis’ other video gaming departments, the chain’s games buyer Robert Hennessy told MCV. The section launched last year …

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US: Three Silent Hill games confirmed for March

Konami has announced US release dates for its trio of new Silent Hill releases, including Vita exclusive Book of Memories. This game will arrive on March 27th, boasting a fresh storyline and a co-op mode – a first for the survival horror series. But before the handheld title hits shelves, …

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OnLive microconsole heads to retail this year

GAME is set to sell the OnLive microconsole in-store in time for Christmas. Others retailers should begin selling the device in 2012. It’s part of a partnership between the US cloud gaming firm and the retailer. OnLive’s microconsole will also arrive in GAME stores first. Other retailers will be able …

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BP: We could step in if games retail fails

An unlikely outlet says it can fill the void left by failing video game stores. BP – yes, the petrol station – says it is ‘uniquely placed’ to exploit any decline on the High Street. It follows the firm’s success with the Modern Warfare 3 launch, with over 300 BP …

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Black Ops price roundup

With just hours to go until Call of Duty: Black Ops is unleashed upon the world to potentially record-breaking sales, most of the major players in the UK entertainment retail sector have come clean with the deals that they hope will win them a big share of the game’s week …

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GameStation not under threat

GAME Group’s decision to expand upon its previously announced store closure programme does not, as some have feared, mean the end of the Gamestation brand. That’s the claim of interim CEO Christopher Bell, who when asked by MCV if the Gamestation brand still has a future gave the following blank …

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Is Street Fighter Fit on the cards?

Just moments ago MCV published the following introduction to a story: That Japanese publishing giant Capcom can criticise one of its own games for ‘feeling too Japanese’ is a perfect example of the increasingly Westward-facing outlook gripping the modern console industry.” Now let’s take that, make a few tweaks and …

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