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GameStop quits offering product replacement plan for the Xbox 360

GameStop quits offering product replacement plan for the Xbox 360

I would sound very much like a broken record if I mentioned the fact that the Xbox 360 has a reputation of dying on people (surely not!). Unfortunately, it's a very real fact, one which keeps fellow 360 owners up at night. At least when you go to purchase a new console you have the option of getting a replacement plan which will net you a new console if it should ever die right? Not at GameStop.

UK gamers to get only black next-gen PSP, no TV-out cable

UK gamers to get only black next-gen PSP, no TV-out cable

Not wishing to suggest that UK gamers are getting screwed, but worrying news is emerging from retailers that the PSP Slim and Lite - Sony's narrower, lighter version of the popular handheld - will launch in the UK without the TV cable and in only the black colour option.  Retail chain GAME told reporters that the cable - which allows you to play PSP games on your big-screen TV - is not included in the official pack as supplied by Sony, and that there is no indication of when it might arrive as an aftermarket accessory.

 

Special editions of Batman: Arkham City pack in unique content

Special editions of Batman: Arkham City pack in unique content

One of the games that many gamers are looking forward to that is set to land soon is Batman: Arkham City. There are going to be several special editions of the game that will pack in extras for fans wanting more than just the regular game. We can also expect like many other games that the pre-orders for the title due October 21 will come with various freebies at different retailers.

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Nintendo 3DS Listed for March 18th Release Date in the UK

Nintendo 3DS Listed for March 18th Release Date in the UK

At the beginning of January, a leaked image showed that the Nintendo 3DS would be launching in the UK on March 1st, 2011, and allowed interested customers to register their interest in the device before the launch. While it was believed the leaked promotional material was from game retailer Gamestation, nothing has been confirmed. We know the device is set to launch in Japan on February 26th, 2011, but with new listings from UK retailers, it may be a bit longer before the 3D-enabled portable gaming unit lands in the UK.

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Medal of Honor Developers Change Taliban to Opposing Force in Multiplayer

Medal of Honor Developers Change Taliban to Opposing Force in Multiplayer

Video games creating some kind of controversy isn't new. Ranging from first amendment rights, to whether games are art or not, they manage to get into the news one way or another. For publisher EA and developer Danger Close, their upcoming title Medal of Honor was gaining quite a bit of press, thanks to its multiplayer mode. As EA representatives were putting it, "If someone's the cops, someone's gotta be the robbers." In the case of the upcoming title, that would mean the robbers would have to be Taliban forces, and that's exactly what the developers put into the title. But, activists, military families, and friends of those in the Armed Forces raised their voices, and now the developers have changed their minds, opting for "Opposing Force" rather than "Taliban."

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Gaikai cloud-gaming service gets Intel cash to put Mass Effect in your browser

Gaikai cloud-gaming service gets Intel cash to put Mass Effect in your browser

Looks like OnLive could have some competition in the form of Gaikai, another cloud-computing service that promises performance gaming without a console.  Unlike OnLive, which uses a standalone box, Gaikai streams games directly into your browser; we've already seen it streaming WoW to Apple's iPad.  Intel Capital has just invested an unspecified amount [pdf link] into Gaikai, which will use the company's hexacore servers and SSDs.

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Rumor – Xbox 360 is failing in Australia

Rumor – Xbox 360 is failing in Australia

The Xbox 360 is dead. At least that's the firm belief of several major retailers in Australia. Apparently they're only stocking the console because of their relationship with Microsoft. Seems like the Land Down Under must be filled with PS3 and Wii lovers.

Grand Theft Auto IV coming to your Nintendo DS

Grand Theft Auto IV coming to your Nintendo DS

According to this document that is supposedly from a game retailer the Rockstar Games’ upcoming All-Star is coming to a DS near you for some hardcore stylus action. I honestly have no idea what they are thinking bringing such a game to that handheld, but if Rockstar is at all involved in the port it should remain as epic as you remember the games.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Review

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Review

Big, clever, and finally beautiful: the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has come of age. Heir to the phablet empire Samsung itself created, the Note 5 takes the esteemed features of its predecessor and clads them in a premium package worthy of the equally high-end price tag. There'll be tears on the S Pen, mind, as in doing so Samsung has jettisoned some of the key advantages that owners of prior Notes were most vocal about. Question is, has the mainstreaming of the Galaxy Note 5 come at too great a cost?

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CoD Black Ops multiplayer beta coming to Xbox One, PC 26 Aug

CoD Black Ops multiplayer beta coming to Xbox One, PC 26 Aug

If you've been dying to try out the upcoming Call of Duty's new multiplayer mode but don't have a PlayStation 4 console, you may not breathe a sigh of relief. As long as you have an Xbox One or at least a PC, that is. Activision has just revealed the schedule of the open beta of Black Ops' multiplayer mode across all supported platforms. While PS4 gamers will indeed get to taste it earlier, other gamers won't be far behind, following just seven days later.

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