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PwC "just needs a bit more time to push GAME deal over the line"

Administrator PwC has said that GAME just needs to hold on for a short time longer so it can finalise an acquisition deal. We just need a bit more time to push the deal over the line,” PwC’s Mike Jervis stated. There is a huge amount of complexity in the …

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GAME.co.uk back up and running after down time

The GAME Group has apologised for the technical issues that have marred the re-launch of the GAME and Gamestation websites. Both portals are now up and running. The pair were re-launched last Friday, gathering much attention. Gamestation’s 99 Xbox 360 console promotion, in particular, saw a record number of visitors …

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Zelda OST offer extended

Nintendo of America has extended its offer for buyers of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D to claim a free soundtrack for the game. Eurogamer reports that thanks to what the platform holder calls "strong demand and technical issues", Nintendo has now extended the deal to guarantee the …

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‘Zelda 3D can repeat Mario 64 DS success’

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D can do for 3DS what Super Mario 64 did for the original DS, says Nintendo. Super Mario 64 DS was a launch title for the original dual-screen handheld which arrived in March 2005. In the UK it sold around 50,000 copies in …

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PSN’s 43 day nightmare is over

Sony has this morning confirmed that the PlayStation Store is being turned back on around the world. It’s recovery marks the full restoration of PSN. In total the full service was down for 43 days, or just over six weeks. "I’m happy to confirm that PlayStation Store is open and …

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iPad 2 pricing announced

Apple has finally confirmed its UK prices for the iPad 2 ahead of the device’s official UK launch this Friday (March 25th). As was exclusively revealed by MCV’s sister site PCR this morning, the launch has been pushed back until 5pm on Friday thanks to a national shipping error. Prices …

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Time set for PSP2 reveal

The long-awaited announcement of the PSP2 will take place in Tokyo at 6:00am UK time on Thursday January 27th. The specific time of the press briefing was revealed by Nikkei, as translated by Andriasang. The meeting itself is being referred to as ‘PlayStation Meeting 2011’, meaning there may even be …

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3D lessens 3DS battery time

With the Japanese day one software line-up now in place, more details about Nintendo’s 3DS are emerging – including confirmation that the 3D functionality comes at a price. Andriasang reports that playing 3D enabled titles on the device reduces its play time to between three and five hours on a …

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Dont judge Kinect on its launch software

Microsoft’s European head of Game Studios Peter Molyneux has urged people not to judge Kinect by its early software and instead wait until developers have had the chance to truly get to grips with the device. We can do core games with it, we can do totally immersive games,” Molyneux …

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Parties lock horns at ELSPA Question Time

The inaugural ELSPA Question Time event at BAFTA HQ last night saw the three key political parties debate some of the biggest issues surrounding the game industry. Labour’s Tom Watson, Conservatives’ Ed Vaizey and Lib Dem’s Don Foster each had a chance to respond to questions surrounding piracy, game age …

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