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ASUS G60 and G71X Republic of Gamers notebooks debut

ASUS G60 and G71X Republic of Gamers notebooks debut

ASUS have outed two new Republic of Gamers notebooks, the G60 and G71X, offering Intel Core 2 Duo and Core 2 Quad processors respectively.  The two new laptops each have NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 260M with 1GB of dedicated memory, driving a 16-inch 1,366 x 768 display in the case of the G60, and a 1,920 x 1,200 in the G71X.  Both machines have Blu-ray drives, dual HDDs set up in RAID arrays (640GB total in the G60; 1TB total in the G71X) and both HDMI and eSATA ports.

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PSPgo a no go for Dutch retailer

PSPgo a no go for Dutch retailer

The first time I heard about the PSP Go, I wondered if most of us were ready for a dedicated game system that lacks a physical software format. Sure, that is basically what the iPhone and iPod touch are, but I don't really think of those devices and the PSP Go as being in the same category.

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Sony PS3 Slim tipped for GamesCon launch

Sony PS3 Slim tipped for GamesCon launch

Rumors are always just rumors until the press release drops in our inbox, but evidence for Sony's PS3 Slim update continues to pile up.  After the leaked photos and the anonymous mutterings from retailers, Pocket-lint is next to stick their neck on the line and say that their sources - "close to the product" but, as always, unnamed - have tipped the refreshed console as launching next week at GamesCom in Cologne, Germany.

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GameStop breaks up with the Zune

GameStop breaks up with the Zune

I have some unfortunate news for those that plan on going out in search of a new Zune. No, they haven't discontinued them, nor is there some newly-discovered reason that you shouldn't buy one (other than the fact that it's a Zune). What has happened is that due to a lack of demand, one major retailer is kicking Microsoft's MP3 player to the curb.

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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.

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