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APPLE: iCloud revealed

We’ve listened to music on the iPod, made calls on the iPhone and surfed the web on the iPad. Now Apple is introducing iCloud. This free cloud computing service lets iOS users upload their pictures, apps, music and other files to one server. This allows them to instantly access them …

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APPLE: Game Center upgraded

Apple has boosted its iOS online gaming service Game Center with a bunch of new additions. iPhone and iPad owners will be able to purchase and download games directly from Game Center, as well as play turn-based games such as Settlers with others. Users will also be able to discover …

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PS3 hits 50m units worldwide

SCE has today announced that as of March 29th 2011 total worldwide sales of its PS3 console have reached the 50m unit mark. It has also confirmed that total sales of the PlayStation Move controller have reached 8m units as of April 3rd. Move was launched in September 2010. As …

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Global PS3 sales overtake Xbox 360

New stats from from two separate sources have stated that Sony’s PS3 console has now passed Microsoft’s Xbox 360 in terms of total unit sales across the globe. Europe has always been a strong territory for Sony’s machines. Gamasutra reports that retailer GameStop – citing data from an IDG report …

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Apple WWDC clashes with E3

As if the increasing tensions between Apple and console rivals like Nintendo and Sony wasn’t enough, the iPhone and Mac platform holder has just upped the stakes. Apple has announced that its annual Worldwide Developers Conference will run from June 6th to June 10th in Moscone West, San Francisco. This …

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1m sales and counting for Homefront

Console shooter Homefront has passed the 1m unit sales barrier just over a week after its release. The number takes into account sales in Europe, North America and Asia. In total 2.4 units have been shipped toss torso across the globe. The game, which sees America come under occupation of …

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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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Doctor Who gets F2P MMO

After enjoying great success with its free to download Doctor Who: The Adventure Games series last year, the BBC has lifted the lid on its next project – a free-to-play Doctor Who MMO. Called Doctor Who: Worlds in Time, BBC Worldwide says the game "allows players to enter the TARDIS …

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Gran Turismo 5 sales pass 6m

Developer Polyphony Digital has revealed that total global sales of Gran Turismo 5 have now passed 6m units. The exact worldwide sales figure now stands at 6.37m copies. On a regional basis by far the biggest success has come from Europe where the game has sold 3.97m units. This is …

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NGP: Sony can’t guarantee 2011 launch

Despite promising a NGP launch in 2011 at its Tokyo press event yesterday, Sony has warned that its unlikely that consumers in the three major markets – the US, Japan and Europe – that a launch this year in all three territories is unlikely. "I know [our launch date] is …

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