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Free Killer Instinct character switched

Xbox One owners can now access an alternative free character in Double Helix fighter Killer Instinct. A patch released by the studio has swapped previous free character Jago for Sabrewulf. It’s the first time the game’s free character has been changed since its arrival alongside Xbox One in November. The …

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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn offers free PS3-PS4 switch

Square Enix has offered a generous freebie to console Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn players. The publisher says that it will allow those who buy the game on PS3 to switch to the PS4 version for free. Note that the beta for the PS4 version won’t go live until …

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A quarter of iPhone users considering switch to Samsung Galaxy S4

25 per cent of UK iPhone users are considering ditching their Apple smartphone in exchange for the mysterious mobile from the South Korean rival, according to shopping offers serviceVoucherCodes.co.uk. 59 per cent of existing iPhone users claim they’ll stand by their iOS device, while 30 per cent of BlackBerry users …

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Star Wars: The Old Republic is now, officially, free-to-play

After what can rightly be described as a mixed first year, EA and BioWare’s Star Wars: The Old Republic is now a free-to-play title. Throughout the game’s early life subscriber numbers hit a reasonable 1.7m, although within six months that number had fallen to 1.3m and as of July this …

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Star Wars: The Old Republic’s free-to-play switch dated

EA has announced that BioWare’s MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic will become free-to-play in all territories on November 15th. The F2P system will allow players to experience all of the class storylines through to the current level cap – level 50. Existing subscribers will be boosted with free Cartel …

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Hints dropped about possible F2P switch for SingStar

PlayStation karaoke titan SingStar could be on the verge of a switch to free-to-play. The rumour stems from a new popup message being presented to users of the SingStar Viewer app on PS3, which allows users to browse theirs and their friends media libraries and download tracks independently of the …

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Nintendo ready for digital switch

David Yarnton says it won’t be long until Nintendo rolls out its digital games strategy to retailers. Last month, we reported on global plans by Nintendo Japan to start selling more downloadable content via all its retail partners to aid the marketing of digital content and reduce inventory costs. Nintendo …

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Warner bemoans AAA-to-social switch

Development staff at Warner Bros’ new Montreal outfit are said to be angered at management’s decision to shift the studio’s focus to social and mobile games. Yet Warner Bros Montreal’s existing 26 employees are, according to Canadian newspaper Lapressaffaires, being told to work on bite-sized mobile/social games and a microtransaction-based …

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3DS users can turn off 3D

US news agency Forbes has revealed that the 3D elements of Nintendo’s upcoming handheld the 3DS can be switched off. The admission comes amidst concerns relating to the possible health effects for children who play 3D titles for a prolonged period of time. However, the claims point to a far …

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