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GoldenEye: Source multiplayer mod for Half Life 2 ditches beta

GoldenEye: Source multiplayer mod for Half Life 2 ditches beta

GoldenEye: Source, the fan-made conversion modification of Half Life 2, has been knocking about for years, but the team responsible for the redressed retro multiplayer has finally ditched the beta label and released the fully optimized mod. Now up to v4.1, the conversion consists of 22 maps - both the classics from GoldenEye on the N64, and new revisions - and eleven characters, together with over 50 custom music tracks.

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2011 BBC global iPlayer launch will debut as subscription-only iPad app

2011 BBC global iPlayer launch will debut as subscription-only iPad app

The BBC has confirmed that its global iPlayer service will launch as a paid-subscription service when it arrives in 2011, with the first offering being an iPad app. According to Broadcast, BBC.com managing director Luke Bradley-Jones confirmed that the global iPlayer - which allows, in the UK at least, access to the most recent seven days of programming online - would likely migrate to "a hybrid business model" which would combine subscriptions, download to own and pay per view.

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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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Sony BRAVIA Internet Connected TVs Getting BBC’s iPlayer

Sony BRAVIA Internet Connected TVs Getting BBC’s iPlayer

Having a TV in your home isn't what it used to be. With the progression of technology, and the way that we enjoy entertainment expanding every day, TVs have to be able to do more than just simply feed you your standard cable or satellite programming. Now they've got to be able to connect to your WiFi connection, and let you update your favorite social networks whenever you want. And let's not forget streaming video, either. Sony's BRAVIA HDTVs are about to get a major upgrade in that department.

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BBC iPlayer iPad update goes live

BBC iPlayer iPad update goes live

The BBC have updated their iPlayer app to suit the iPad, fresh to UK shores, and the Flash-free tablet can now stream TV and radio via its wireless connection.  Where the previous version required Flash support in order to stream to a mobile device, the updated iPlayer gets a finger-friendly interface and iPad-friendly codec.

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MSN Video Player Released to Compete with BBC iPlayer

MSN Video Player Released to Compete with BBC iPlayer

Streaming videos isn't the new thing. Although, we would say that it's becoming ever more popular as the weeks progress into the 2010 year, and we're wondering if all those cable and satellite providers out there are shaking in their boots yet. Watching TV on your computer, or even from your computer to your TV is becoming something of a regular in most houses, and MSN is looking to jump on the bandwagon with a free alternative. And, despite the fact it's free, there's some juicy goodness in here.

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BBC relaunch iPlayer as Wii Channel

BBC relaunch iPlayer as Wii Channel

The BBC has announced that it will be "relaunching" the iPlayer streaming TV system on the Nintendo Wii, with the system now present as a dedicated Wii channel.  While iPlayer access on the Wii has been possible since April 2008, the new iPlayer channel will apparently offer a "faster, high quality and improved viewing experience" according to Erik Huggers, direct of Future Media and Technology at the BBC.

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Sony PSP mini games fast-track approvals strips out networking, multiplayer

Sony PSP mini games fast-track approvals strips out networking, multiplayer

Sony's PSP "minis" download games for the upcoming PSP Go are already prompting confusion, not least because of the company's own guidelines for developers hoping to fast-track their submissions.  Sony has revealed its policies for PlayStation Network approval, including details on the "accelerated approvals process"; unfortunately, for titles to qualify for that process they must be single-player, have no network or downloadable content, and no peripheral support.

BBC iPlayer TV downloads now available on Macs

BBC iPlayer TV downloads now available on Macs

The BBC has released a new version of their iPlayer software, which allows Mac users to download TV shows from the service and store them for offline viewing for up to thirty days.  While this functionality was made available to PC users around eighteen months ago, until now those running OS X could only stream content, which required a relatively speedy (and available) internet connection.

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