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Talk of the Xbox 720 set-top box re-emerges

Rumours of a low-spec TV set-top box style Xbox have returned. The Verge reckons that multiple sources familiar with Redmond’s plans” have revealed that Microsoft is indeed intent on launching two versions of the Xbox 720. One is the fully-fledged meat and two veg console powerhouse that you’d expect while …

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HMV reveals new, twin-stick 3DS XL!

DISCLAIMER: HMV hasn’t revealed a new twin-stick 3DS XL. Although shoppers on one UK High Street today may well be thinking otherwise after what appears to be a marketing error from the entertainment giant. As spotted by a Nintendo Gamer reader, POS for at least one HMV outlets is carrying …

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Twin Wii U GamePad support not available at launch

News that Nintendo’s Wii U WILL support two GamePads after all has come as a relief – but don’t expect the feature to be ready for launch. Nintendo had initially stated that the console would only support one GamePad at a time, but this stance was changed at E3 last …

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Retailers discount Vita in Japan

Following lower than expected week two sales of Sony’s PlayStation Vita in Japan, some retailers have reportedly discounted the device in an effort to stimulate sales. The more expensive 3G Vita model, in particular, is said to be selling in very low numbers. GamesRadar reports that some retailers have now …

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PS Vita plays second fiddle to PSP in second week as 3DS shines

A drop in sales of 78 per cent week-on-week for the PlayStation Vita in its second week of sale in Japan has seen sales fall below that of its predecessor the PlayStation Portable. Andriasang reports that Vita sales fell from 325k to 72k – that’s fewer than all of the …

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Microsoft announces golf expansion for Kinect Sports 2

An additional nine holes are to be released for the golfing component of Microsoft Kinect Sports: Season Two. The Maple Lakes Golk Pack will be released on December 20th for a measly 400 Microsoft Points. Once installed it will bring the total number of holes available in the game to …

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Wii U could support two tablets after all

Nintendo engineers are working hard to upgrade Wii U so that it can simultaneously support two tablet controllers, sister site Develop understands. Nintendo and development partners had previously indicated that only one tablet controller could work with the system, due to technical limitations. But Develop’s source, speaking on the condition …

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Wii U limited to one controller

With Nintendo’s Wii U still in the early stages of development every aspect is still open to change, but for the time being at least it looks as if each Wii U will only be able to use one new touch-screen controller. "Our basic premise is that you can use …

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Take-Two: Non-GTA years too costly

Publisher Take-Two has said it needs to expand in order to turn a profit in years that lack a new Grand Theft Auto release. Speaking to the LA Times, Take-Two chairman Strauss Zelnick said: We have a worldwide distribution and publishing footprint, and in a GTA year that cost basis …

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FIFA World Cup plays it simple

The combination of a licence as wide-reaching as the World Cup and a new easier-to-understand control scheme will, EA hopes, entice a new generation of gamers to buy into the already lucrative FIFA franchise later this month. We’re delighted with the performance of FIFA 10 and believe 2010 FIFA World …

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