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Once a game is added to EA Access’ Vault, it’s there for good

EA will not freely add and remove games made available via EA Access. The subscription service was revealed last month, and for either 3.99 a month or 19.99 a year offers free access to games contained within ‘The Vault’ as well as a discount on digital DLC and new game …

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Xbox dev director ‘fully expects’ more 1080p titles on Xbox One

The number of games outputting at 1080p on Xbox One should increase as time progresses. That’s according to Xbox director of development Boyd Multerer, who told OXM that: "I fully expect that to happen. The [graphics processing units] are really complicated beasts this time around." "The hardware is basically baked, …

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Ubisoft is planning a digital revolution

Ubisoft’s recent Digital Days event showed the publisher has its sights firmly set on digital, but not in all the ways you might expect. When EMEA executive director Alain Corre took to the stage to open the show, he set high ambitions for the company’s digital growth, outting a goal …

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EA Sports: ‘We must not screw up our next-gen titles’

The boss of EA Sports has warned his teams not to ‘screw up’ its next gen games. EVP Andrew Wilson is wary of the impact new technology can have on the sports genre, describing new consoles as an ‘inflection point’. Our first objective for the next generation is not to …

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Zynga to close three recently launched titles as it stems losses

CityVille 2, The Friend Game and Party Place are to close despite having only launched in the last quarter. Three other games that launched in the period – CoasterVille, Bubble Safari Ocean and Ayakashi – are to survive. The news comes as Zynga reports a net loss of $209.4m for …

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The relationship between games advertising and sales

Generation Media looks at the year-on-year percentage change in video games advertising and sales of boxed titles. The way in which consumers are able to purchase games and consoles in recent years has gone beyond just retail. As such, it has become difficult to understand what is really going on …

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Bigpoint hits 250m-player milestone

More than 250m users have signed up for Bigpoint’s free-to-play PC browser games in the ten years it has been producing them. The online games giant now has over 1,000 game portals across social networks and media sites. Plus, a quarter of a million new players are drawn to its …

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18 new Vita games coming to Tokyo Game Show

Sony has announced that 18 previously unannounced titles for the PlayStation Vita will be revealed at the Tokyo Game Show later this month. In total, 31 games will be showcased for the system, according to Siliconera. Named and confirmed games for the convention include Disgaea 3 Return, Virtua Tennis 4, …

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OnLive UK: September 22nd launch

Cloud gaming comes to the UK in a serious way on September 22nd. OnLive launches that day, MCVcan reveal, with some 125 titles available. The firm also has deals in place with retailers to stock the micro console as well as agreements with consumer electronics manufacturers to bundle the technology …

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‘Extraordinary losses’ warning from Square Enix

Square Enix has drastically revised its predicted losses for the fiscal year ending March 31st. Describing the change as ‘extraordinary’, the company has increased its forecasted loss from YEN 1bn to YEN 12bn (around 90m). Sales and income are expected to come in slighty below expectations, too. The change was …

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