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The Sun makes entry into eSports with two-year Gfinity partnership

The owner of national tabloid The Sun has made its first move into the pro-gaming sector by backing eSports organisation Gfinity for the next two years. The collaboration with News UK and Ireland Ltd marks the first major media deal for Gfinity, and is said to have enabled the firm …

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UPDATE: The Sun ‘investigation’ claims gaming is ‘as addictive as heroin’

As if video games aren’t already bad enough, it has now been revealed that they are as addictive as another really bad thing. So says The Sun, anyhow, which has a spread in today’s paper (via @scully1888) with the headline: ‘Gaming as addictive as heroin’ carrying a ‘The Sun Investigation’ …

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PS4 hijacks The Sun’s page 3

Sony has paid to take over the page three spread in today’s issue of UK newspaper The Sun. Readers opening the paper today are presented with a two-page ad for the PS4 and the following message: Apologies to Rosie, 22, from Middlesex. Today’s page 3 is for the players”. Here’s …

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The Sun says 3DS is the best console ever

Nintendo’s 3DS has grown to become the best console ever released, according to UK national The Sun. In the space of a few months, the Wii U’s little brother, the handheld 3DS, has become my favourite gaming console,” a story posted online today reads. I don’t mean favourite handheld console, …

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Celebrities promote Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14

EA has teamed up with top names from the world of sport to drive this year’s Tiger Woods PGA Tour. Man City and England midfielder James Milner dressed in 1930s golf gear to promote the game’s Legends mode on Soccer AM and ESPN. Meanwhile Welsh golfer Jamie Donaldson will assist …

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And this is how you get some coverage for your game in The Sun

Getting coverage in the games press is easy. Just fly a load of journalists over to Seattle, show them a video with men talking very enthusiastically and fly them back. Simple. But how about the mainstream press? That can be a harder nut to crack, although if you want something …

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Hey guys – is this what sexy real girls look like?

A saucy calendar is looking to take the gaming world by storm – by pairing classic consoles with scantily-clad women.” That’s a quote from The Sun, by the way. Because, y’know, tragically socially inept GAMING NERDS like you and I couldn’t possibly be aroused a picture of a GIRL unless …

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The Sun lets rip at Wii U

There are people out there who have accused The Sun of having an anti-Nintendo agenda. Why on earth could that be? Well, today’s astonishing story – Will you be picking up a Wii U? Here’s five reasons not to” – might give you an idea. (As might this fabulous 3DS …

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The Sun: Terrorists using COD to "plot attacks"

Pay attention Daily Mail – this is how you troll the games industry. In what can only be described as a remarkably stupid cover story in today’s issue of The Sun, the Murdock daily has sensationally claimed that Call of Duty is being used by terrorist to plot attacks. Islamic …

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The Sun fights back in Xbox Live ‘hacking’ saga

UK national newspaper The Sun is not sitting down in its campaign about alleged Xbox Live hacking. Earlier this week The Sun ran a story on the front page claiming that users of Xbox Live were seeing their accounts hacked and money stolen. Microsoft responded by denying any talk of …

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