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Infinity Ward departures hit 25

In what has become a slow twist of the knife for publishing powerhouse Activision, a further eight developers have left Modern Warfare 2 studio Infinity Ward. Ongoing embarrassment for the lawsuit-riddled Activision continues, as a total of 25 staff is said to have left the highly prized development outfit. According …

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iPad suffers virus attack

A virus that specifically targets users of the iPad is doing the rounds, TechRadar reports. Delivered in an email, the virus disguises itself as an update for iTunes. However, once the link is clicked personal data is stolen from the machine. Identified by BitDefender as Backdoor.Bifrose.AADY, the piece of malicious …

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VidZone TV announced

Today’s VidZone update will add a brand new piece of functionality called VidZone TV to the music video on demand software. It will offer over 100 pre-programmed music channels that can be viewed at any time. They are broken down into various themes such as genre, year or artist. Other …

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PlayStation Trophies get re-jig

A host of new sorting functionality is coming to Sony’s PS3 Trophy system in the next firmware update – which, incidentally, is the one that will add much-touted 3D game support. Users will be able to sort their Trophies in both the ‘Trophy Collection’ and ‘Comparing Trophy’ screens, arranging them …

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Sony rules out OtherOS refunds

No refunds will be issued to those aggrieved by Sony’s recent move to cut the OtherOS functionality from the machine in its most recent firmware update. The statement from Sony follows a recent report of a consumer who was able to procure a partial refund for his console from Amazon. …

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No 3D Blu-ray for PS3

It has emerged that Sony’s 3D PS3 update coming this June won’t add 3D Blu-ray functionality to the machine, TechRadar reports. What the update will do is add 3D gaming functionality to the console. A subsequent firmware patch later in the year will add the long-awaited 3D movie option that …

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Killzone 2 getting 3D update

Sony’s throwing its weight behind the upcoming PS3 3D update in June by confirming that popular FPS title Killzone 2 will be patched to support 3D in the same month. As spotted by Gamer Access in the latest edition of PSN series Qore, the move adds triple-A credentials to the …

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Teething troubles for MW2 DLC

One of the most anticipated and talked about pieces of DLC, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’s Stimulus Pack, is now live – but widespread reports are claiming that it doesn’t actually work. Quick-off-the-mark users who have already downloaded the content have noted a number of complaints, including faulty multiplayer …

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PSN cut-off for other OS PS3 users

The next firmware update for PS3, which will be released on April 1st, will remove the ability to install a third party operating system onto the console. The move is designed to dampen the ongoing efforts of pirates to hack into the currently secure machine. It’s thought that the decision …

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360 USB memory support confirmed

As was rumoured earlier this month, Microsoft is to release a firmware update that will allow Xbox 360 owners to use USB mass storage devices to store all manner of game information. Both flash cards and hard drives will be compatible, though the Xbox 360 will only utilise up to …

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