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Iwata apologises for day one Wii U update

Punters who buy a Wii U this weekend face a sizable day one patch if they want full functionality – a fact Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has apologised for. "Personally I think that users should be able to use all the functions of a console video game machine as soon …

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Deadly Premonition getting Director’s Cut re-release in early 2013

Rising Star Games has announced Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut, which will be released in the West in Q1 2013. The update – which is exclusive to PS3 – will include new controls specifically aimed at improving the combat and new content including a new scenario by the game’s makers. …

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The end has come for Life with PlayStation, Folding@home

Sony is calling time on its Life with PlayStation application. The app will be removed from the XMB via the next PS3 software update (version 4.30) that will begin distribution tomorrow (Tues October 23rd). The app’s services will be terminated in November. The decision also means an end to Stanford …

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Sony "temporarily postpones" new PlayStation Store rollout

Technical problems with the new-looks PlayStation Store yesterday have lead to its postponement in the UK. The new-look digital storefront, which was demoed only last week, was supposed to roll out yesterday. And it did, for a while at least. However, a host of complaints from users including problems with …

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Call of Duty game engine criticism unfair, Treyarch claims

Critics of the Call of Duty game engine are being unfair, developer Treyarch has insisted. With high-profile FPS rivals like Crysis and Battlefield sporting relatively modern game-engines, many have been quick to point the finger at Call of Duty and its various creators’ willingness to stick with the same engine …

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Diablo III gaining 100 Paragon levels in upcoming patch

Blizzard will be adding a new ‘Paragon’ system to Diablo 3 that looks to adjust endgame content as well as the Magic Find system. The upcoming tweaks to the Magic Find system stem from player feedback, specifically frustration over then unfair nature of swapping gear. The endgame additions don’t come …

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Your iPad can now control your Xbox 360

Microsoft’s My Xbox Live iOS app has been updated to offer users the ability to control their console with their iDevice. The app’s v1.6 update allows iPad users to take control of a number of features including launching games, watching Xbox Live videos, in-video controls and browsing of the general …

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Tiny Wings 2 is free!

Oh, how things change. Tiny Wings 2 is arguably the biggest release in games this week… and it’s free! Owners of Tiny Wings should keep their eyes peeled for an update to the game. It has already rolled out in New Zealand and should hit the UK around midnight. What …

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Gamers ‘asked’ for digital-only Euro 2012 game

EA Sports says it is up to the fans if the next football tournament tie-in gets a boxed release. The publisher released this year’s Euro 2012 tie-in as a DLC add-on to FIFA 12. But that doesn’t mean the same will happen with 2014’s World Cup game. Gamers in all …

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Molyneux’s 22 Cans’ debut game could be here by July

The debut title from Peter Molyneux’s new studio 22 Cans could be released in as little as six weeks. Molyneux’s departure from both his own studio Lionhead and its owner Microsoft was only announced in March, but the iconic UK developer has told Beefjack that work is progressing quickly. He …

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