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Free 180-day Music Unlimited trial

Sony is offering a free 180-day trial of its Q Music Unlimited service. It offers users the chance to sample the ad-free internet radio style experience with a library totalling 7m tracks. The deal is open to PS3 owners who haven’t previously or aren’t currently subscribed to the service. PS3 …

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PlayStation Plus discounted

PS3 owners have been given an extra incentive to sign up to PlayStation Plus, the premium version of Sony’s online gaming network. Subscribers who sign up to the 39.99 a year service between now and May 3rd will receive 15 months membership instead of 12 months. Existing members won’t miss …

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DC Universe Online subs discounted

From tomorrow gamers will be able to claim a significant discount off the price of a subscription to the recently released PS3 and PC MMO DC Universe Online. The PlayStation blog reports that 25 per cent has been taken off the price of a three month subscription, dropping from $41.99 …

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DC Universe signals new start for console MMO

Today marks the UK release of what many hope will be the turning point in the MMO genre’s stuttering fortunes on consoles – Sony Online Entertainment’s DC Universe Online. To date the only MMO titles to launch on current-gen machines are Square Enix’ Final Fantasy XI and Sega’s Phantasy Star …

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OnLive drops subscription fees

One of the more questionable aspects of OnLive’s business strategy has been dropped with confirmation that the cloud computing provider will no longer ask users to pay a monthly subscription. The fact that the service had planned on asking users to pay a monthly fee on top of paying to …

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Free subscription offer for Develop magazine

MCV’s sister magazine Develop is today launching a free year-long trial subscription for its essential monthly magazine. UK games industry professionals can have Develop magazine land at their desk or doormats simply by filling out an online form here. The longstanding trade magazine this year soared past its landmark 100th …

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$100 Premium XBL service predicted

Earlier this week Microsoft announced that it is to increase the price of some Xbox Live subscription packages – but Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter thinks the platform holder is preparing to take things much further. The extra $10 translates to around $100-150 million per year inadditional revenue for Microsoft,” …

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MS ups Xbox Live Gold price

Microsoft has upped the price of Xbox Live Gold membership in the UK, US, Canada and Mexico. In the UK the price has increased for 4.99 per month to 5.99. For UK users who pay monthly this represents an annual increase of 12. Those who pay for XBL access once …

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More COD premium multiplayer claims

Mark this one down strictly as unsubstantiated rumour, but games site MaxConsole claims to have word from a source” regarding the paid-for multiplayer components that Activision is expected to announce shortly for Call of Duty: Black Ops. It claims that alongside the traditional multiplayer options – which will remain free …

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