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Xbox 360 update next week?

Consumer site Joystiq claims to have accessed leaked documents saying that Microsoft will begin rolling out a spring firmware update for Xbox 360 next week. Beginning May 19th, the company is apparently planning to send the update out in waves running until May 30th. The update will provide compatibility for …

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Next PES 2011 DLC dated

Konami has put a firm release date on the next piece of long-awaited DLC for football title PES 2011. The patch, which will include all the player changes from the winter transfer window that closed on February 2nd, will be released on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC on March 15th. …

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GDC: Nintendo reiterates 3DS update plans

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime confirmed that a worldwide system update will be released for 3DS in late May. Discussing the new handheld’s long-tail launch during Nintendo’s keynote at GDC 2011 in San Francisco, Fils- Aime confirmed the update would introduce a number of previoulsy announced features that would …

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WP7 update failure rate reaches 10%

Undoubtedly it’s not the start Microsoft would have wanted – the firm has admitted that as many as one in ten updates to Windows Phone 7 handsets have resulted in significant technical problems. The platform holder has blamed a combination of poor internet connections and insufficient computer space. However, it …

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FIFA Ultimate Team gets update

Ultimate Team, a free-to-play downloadable addition to EA’s FIFA 11, is to get a significant functionality update on Xbox 360 and PS3, the publisher has announced. Since its launch, Ultimate Team has served more than 65m game sessions with 171m trades being made and 275bn coins spent in the auction …

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Cloud storage coming to PS3?

Sony could be the first to bring cloud gaming features to home consoles if the latest rumours are to be believed. Kotaku is reporting that the platform holder will introduce a new feature called Online Saving, which will allow PS3 users to save their game data remotely to a server …

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E-portal ready for 3DS launch

Nintendo has said it will continue offing an online games portal for its upcoming handheld, the 3DS. It means both established studios and smaller indies can still distribute their content on Nintendo’s next major console. The ‘3DS eShop’ will provide users with a catalogue of DSiWare games, as well as …

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PSP2: The Story So Far

On January 27th this week, Sony WILL finally offer up official details for the PSP2. From today, key representatives based across the global games industry – from publishing and development to the media, from Bath to Boston – are flying to Tokyo for the grand unveiling. The successor is expected …

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GT5 gets seasonal update

Sony has put out a big update for Gran Turismo 5 as a Christmas treat for owners of the game. The 600MB file adds seasonal events which allows players to take part in one-off races for rewards and experience. These include time trials and drift trials. There is also a …

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Kinect accuracy could be ‘quadrupled’

Reports suggest that Microsoft is working on a downloadable update for its motion camera Kinect that would effectively quadruple its level of accuracy. Eurogamer reports that the platform holder hopes to make it so accurate that it will be able to detect finger movement and hand rotation. How can this …

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