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MTV looks to monetise piracy

MTV is set to take a different approach to tacking the problem of copyright infringing user content by trailing a new system that will see offending material automatically updated with paid-for ads. Reuters reports that the trial, which uses technology from third party developer Auditude, is already underway on social …

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WHATS NEW October 24th 08

It was set to be the one of the most epic release days in history until LittleBigPlanet managed to get itself delayed (ruining a bet in the MCV office in the process, incidentally), but this Friday will still see a shockingly high number of genuinely blockbuster titles battling it out …

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WHATS NEW October 17th 08

EA’s FIFA 09 may continue to dominate the UK charts , and win over the world’s games critics , but this Friday brings its sternest test yet in the shape of Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 . The battle between the two footballing giants typically defines the UK October charts, …

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WHATS NEW October 10th 08

With FIFA 09 likely to top the charts for quite some time (well, at least until October 24th) it’s not surprising to see that most publishers have shied away from unleashing their big releases this week. One notable exception is Fracture, LucasArts’ first original IP in quite some time. On …

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Games team expanded at 20th Century Fox

Movie studio Twentieth Century Fox has hired a new VP of new-media licensing to work and manage its game development staff and partners. Former senior VP of business development at THQ Gary Rosenfeld will be responsible for overseeing Fox’s portfolio of video game projects based on its properties. To read …

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WHATS NEW October 3rd 08

October is nearly here, and along with the official arrival of autumn and the hideousness of travelling home from work in the dark, it also means that Q4 has arrived – and with it comes an explosion in the activity in the games release schedules. At least that’s the plan. …

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WHATS NEW September 26th 08

There’s a busy day ahead for retail this Friday, with plenty of hard-hitting titles heading for shelves – and with something for everyone many will be hoping for the biggest Friday for quite some time. It’s hard to pick a headline act out of the assorted collection, but Ubisoft will …

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WHATS NEW September 19th 08

There’s no doubting what game is spearheading the new retail releases this week – though if you’ve not yet felt a disturbance in the Force then it may be that LucasArts’ Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is not be for you. Anyone who saw Justin Lee Collins’ Bring Back Star …

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US: Microsoft hails 600 per cent 360 Arcade sales hike

Microsoft is understandably delighted by its August sales victory over Sony’s PS3 , and has highlighted the massive surge in Xbox 360 hardware sales in early September in its response to NPD’s August US sales figures. Having been crowned the victor in its battle of Sony in August, Microsoft immediately …

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WHATS NEW September 12th 08

After a big hitting week of new releases last week , things are a little calmer this Friday, though there’s still something for owners of any of the next-gen consoles, as well as a couple of treats for portable console owners. The long-awaited PS3, Wii and PS2 versions of EA’s …

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