Tekken 5 Online Coming Soon

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Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection is set to have a new online mode added soon, it has been confirmed. For the first time Tekken will be available to play online, available as an add on purchase...

PS3 Sells 1 Million in PAL Regions

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The PS3 has become PAL's fastest ever selling console, shifting 1 million units since its launch in March 10 weeks ago. This beats records previously held by the Playstation and PS2 and probably represents the...

Anger Over DRM-free iTunes Tracks

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The launch of the DRM-free music store from Apple has been overshadowed by news that tracks purchased from the store contain information of who bought the songs embedded into the files. Some fear that should...

Gran Turismo 5 Details Emerge

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French gaming mag Joypad landed an exclusive interview with Gran Turismo producer Kazunori Yamauchi in their June edition, and with that interview they squeezed out some juicy information regarding the next release of GT, including...

GTA IV Special Edition Announced

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Grand Theft Auto IV will be available in a special edition come its release in October, Rockstar has revealed. The edition will appear alongside regular copies of the game on 16 October in North America,...

British Online Spending Tops £100 billion

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Total online spending by British shoppers has hit £100 billion, research shows. This figure dates back to April 1995 when e-retail first launched, according to the Interactive Media in Retail Group (IMRG). Britons spent £3.465...

Warhawk Public Beta Coming

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Details are slowly trickling through about one of Sony's most messed about titles, Warhawk. Originally demoed as a single player campaign and multiplayer game, and one that made sense of the SIXAXIS controller, it later...

PSP Sales in 60% Increase

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The recent price drop in Europe for the PSP has seen a 60% increase in sales according to Sony, who declined to reveal actual sales of its handheld console. The price of the PSP dropped...

Folding@Home Now at 700 Teraflops

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With the one month anniversary of the PS3's contribution to Folding@Home it has now been announced that any one moment Folding@Home is producing 700 Teraflops of processing power, 400 of which is currently contributed by...

Nintendo Raises Profit Estimates

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Nintendo has raised it's full year sale estimates from 900 billion JPY to 966 billion JPY, following continued sales and profit success from their DS Handheld. Nintendo had already upped their estimates four times already...

Xbox 360 Ad Banned

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A TV advertisement for the Xbox 360 has been banned in the UK because it promotes and glamorises dangerous driving. The ad featured a rooftop and street car chase ending with the protagonists congratulating each...

UK hacker loses extradition fight

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A London man has lost his High Court Fight against extradition to the US. He allegedly carried out the "biggest military computer hack of all time". Gary McKinnon, of north London, is accused of gaining...

Toshiba Slash HD-DVD Player Prices

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In a shock move Toshiba have slashed the price of many of their HD-DVD players in the US, effective immediately. They labelled the move a "strategic action". The reduction sees its entry level player priced...

GTA IV Trailer Released

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Last night, the countdown timer on the GTA IV website finished, and with it, displayed a trailer for the next generation version of Grand Theft Auto. The Rockstargames server ground to a halt as what...

Xbox 360 Elite Finally Announced

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Possibly the worst kept secret in gaming history, but finally the Xbox Elite has been announced. On Channel 10 last night Albert Penello showed off the black matte console, featuring HDMI output and a 120GB...

UK Games Chart Dominated by PS3

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While attachment rates in Asia and American were dismally low, salvation has been found in the UK, with PS3 launch titles littering the UK Top 20 this week. Sony exclusives Resistance: Fall of Man, and...

Bandai Namco Using PS3 Cell in Arcade

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Bandai Namco is developing arcade games using the Cell chip from Sony's PlayStation 3. The deal between the publisher and format holder will mark the first time that Sony's Cell processor has been used commercially...

PS3 Breaks UK Records

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It took a while, but the PS3 finally arrived in the UK last week, and already it has raked in some impressive stats, selling an estimated 165,000 in the first two days of sale, an...

Folding@Home Dominated by PS3

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Anyone interested in the actual power of the PS3 will be pleased to see how it performs at Folding@Home, introduced in the 1.6 update Folding@Home calculates complex mathematic figures to help scientists around the world....

Xbox 360 May Support Blu-Ray "One Day"

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Although the eventuality has been hinted at before, Xbox UK head Neil Thompson has stated again that if the Blu-ray format becomes significantly more successful than the HD-DVD format then the company will support it...

Laptops Set to Outsell Desktops

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Analysts IDC have said that by 2011 laptops will outsell desktop computers as portable machines become quicker and more efficient. The report predicts that laptop sales will grow 16.1% year-on-year until 2011, compared to 3.8%...

Beatles Internet Deal Rumoured

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Rumours speculating that the Beatles back catalogue would be soon made available have been quashed by record company EMI. Currently Beatles songs aren't available for download on websites such as iTunes and Napster. The Beatles...

Kotaku Rumour Rocks Web

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Kotaku.com caused a stir after receiving a rumour about a Playstation feature to be announced at GDC next week. PlayStation Home as they were informed would be "Sony's blending of achievements and Miis". Their source...

Konami Trials PES Arcade Game

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Konami is currently trialling an arcade cabinet in the UK based on the hit Pro Evolution Soccer franchise. The two-player Pro Evolution Soccer Arcade Championship is being tested in two locations in London, with the...

Sony and Immersion End Lawsuit

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Sony and Immersion have finally made up, possibly paving the way for future rumble compatibility on the sixaxis? Gamesindustry.biz certainly thinks so. A new agreement has been made which will see Immersion working on introducing...

BBC's Watchdog Lays into 360

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Watchdog, a British consumer programme last night examined the fact that a large number of consumers consoles had died, just after the warranty had run out. It's a well known fact that some of the...

Digital Games to be Included in UK Chart

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Industry title MCV has reported that UK company Chart-Track is looking to integrate downloaded games into the charts--so could gamers see retro PlayStation or Super Nintendo Entertainment System games storming to number one? It's something...

Intel Reveals Teraflop Processor

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A chip with 80 processing cores and capable of more than a trillion calculations per second (teraflop) has been unveiled by Intel. While it is not a commercial release it does pave the way to...

Sony Announce PS3's Free Gift

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Sony have announced that up to 500,000 people picking up a PS3 on the 23rd March EU Launch day will eligible for a free Blu-ray movie of Casino Royale. Casino Royale will be one of...

EA to 'Attack' Nintendo Market

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A recent report links EA as the number one publisher on Sony, Microsoft and PC platforms. With that EA has set its sights firmly on becoming Nintendo's publisher of choice. In its latest conference call,...

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