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UK games store count plummets

There are 300 fewer games specialists on the High Street in 2012. MCV?research has shown the combined number of GAME, HMV and Blockbuster outlets has plummeted from 1,465 to just 1,144. GAME took the biggest hit, with hundreds of branches closed when the chain went into administration in March. Conversely, …

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VIDEO: Metroplex heeds the call of the Last Prime; Release date change

Transforming Autobot city Metroplex is the star of the latest short for Activision’s upcoming Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. In it we see the bedraggled Autobot leader Optimus Prime is seen summoning a voice he has heard through the Matrix of Leadership. The voice belongs to Metroplex, who is heard to …

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Extended Halo 4 E3 trailer to air during England game

Microsoft will use tonight’s England vs France clash at Euro 2012 to give its Halo 4 marketing a significant kick-start. The TV premiere of the live action Extended Halo 4 E3 trailer will be shown at half time – or around 5:45pm – on ITV1 and ITV1 HD. It depicts …

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WATCH THE VIDEO: First trailer of Disney’s video games homage

Walt Disney Pictures has released the debut trailer for Wreck-It Ralph, a film that tells the tale of a frustrated video game villain. The clips shows the titular Ralph at a group therapy session with other gaming nasties, including Bowser, Dr Robotnik and Clyde, one of the Pac-Man Ghosts. He …

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E3 2012: IO apologises for Hitman trailer, is "surprised" by response

Danish developer IO Interactive has apologised to those who were offended by its recent trailer for Hitman: Absolution. The short, which featured Agent 47 taking out a group of sexually provocative killer nuns, elicited a strong reaction from some consumers and parts of the games press. They were uncomfortable with …

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E3 2012: Square Enix reveals next-gen game engine

Square Enix has shown off the technology that will power its next-generation of video games. The engine is called Luminous Studio, and it offers a depth of visual detail never before seen – even in high-end PCs. Demonstrating the tech was a demo called Agni’s Philosophy, based in the Final …

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E3 2012: Watch the Nintendo press conference here, LIVE

As has become tradition, Nintendo will tonight be the final platform holder to take to the E3 stage in LA and wow the world with its latest hardware and software. We can be fairly sure what the agenda will be – Wii U, Wii U and perhaps some Wii U. …

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WATCH THE VIDEO: Star Wars 1313 gameplay trailer

LucasArts has shown off the first ever gameplay video of its gritty sci-fi action title Star Wars 1313. In it we see a mix of both traditional cover and shoot third person gameplay, as well as an Uncharted-style climbing section in which the player must escape an exploding spaceship. Note …

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