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LA Noire pushes Xbox disc limits

After such a long wait for it to arrive at retail, Rockstar is packing crime title LA Noire with an incredible amount of content. So much so that, according to Kotaku, the game has had to be spread across three discs on Xbox 360. It will be a single Blu-ray …

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Apple App Store downloads hit 3bn

Worldwide iPhone and iPod touch users have download over 3 billion Apps in the 18 months since the App Store opened to the public. "Three billion applications downloaded in less than 18 months – this is like nothing we’ve ever seen before," said Apple CEO Steve Jobs. "The revolutionary App …

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3m play Battlefield Heroes

Publisher EA and Swedish developer DICE have announced that over 3m players have no signed up to the online free-to-play Battlefield Heroes. Battlefield Heroes continues to grow fast with well over 50,000 new players joining us every week,” Battelfield Heroes’ general manager Ben Cousins stated. The full story is over …

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EA snares UK sci-fi writer

British Science fiction author Richard K. Morgan has teamed up with publisher EA to work on three separate sci-fi projects, the writer himself has claimed on his blog, as spotted by Kotaku. It’s not yet known what projects Morgan is involved with, but it doesn’t take a huge amount of …

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Doubts cast over piracy plans

Lobbyists and soncumer groups have been quick to condemn the government’s intention to push forward with a three-strikes” policy to cut the internet connections of those accused of online piracy. Introducing a tiered response to illegal filesharing is a good idea in theory, but only if the right people are …

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Mandelson backs three-strikes policy

Labour MP and Business Secretary Peter Mandelson has stated that the UK will follow the lead set by France in introducing a three-strikes-and-you’re-out” policy that will leave those accused of internet piracy without a broadband connection. Lord Mandelson wants those found guilty of repeat offences cut off within 15 months …

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FRANCE: Net piracy law passed

European powerhouse France has ushered in controversial new legislation that looks to cut off the internet connections of those found to have pirated movies, music and games online. Offenders face being cut off from the internet for up to a year. A new agency has been established to govern the …

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FRANCE: Online anti-piracy ruling passed

Having been on the brink of approval in November last year, the French government has now given final approval to new laws that could lead to the prosecution of anyone found to have downloaded copyrighted material on three separate occasions. The BBC reports that The Creation and Internet bill was …

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Microsoft extends three year 360 warranty conditions

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has altered the terms of conditions of its three year Xbox 360 warranty scheme to include problems related to the common E74 error. In 2007 Microsoft admitted that it was, at the time, not happy with the number of Xbox 360’s suffering the so-called Red …

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Three Speech makes way for new EU PlayStation blog

Sony UK’s long-running semi-official” European PlayStation blog Three Speech is to close its digital doors on April 17th and will be replaced by a brand new EU PlayStation portal. A statement on the site reads: It’s your feedback, comments and suggestions that have made this possible, so you should all …

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