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Capcom looking for gamers around San Francisco Bay area

Posted: 24.01.2008 by Kres

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Capcom is looking for gamers around the San Francisco Bay area next Friday. If you're selected then you'll get to see and play an announced project currently in development by Capcom. The fun doesn't end there either, gamers will also be showered with prizes and other goodies.

THQ decides to scrap several franchises

Posted: 24.01.2008 by Kres

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We've got more news from Financial documents today, but this one bring some sour news to the gaming industry. THQ has decided to scrap a few of its titles, and two franchises will also be wiped out of the development line.

Stuntman Ignition was released towards the end of last year and received average reviews from the media, for this reason THQ has scraped the series.

Zavvi set to expand games area

Posted: 21.01.2008 by Kres

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Zavvi has told MCV that they'll be increasing their games area by 15 percent, taking shelf space from the music section.

The reason for this increase is because during the Christmas season the store saw a big increase in the amount of game products that got sold. This will mark the second time its increased its range of gaming products.

Game's acquisition of Gamestation almost complete

Posted: 16.01.2008 by Kres

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The Competition Commission has confirmed that Game's acquisition of Gamestation is almost set and that the market shouldn't expect to see any substantial lessening of competition for the supply of gaming software, consoles and related accessories in the UK.

Game said: "The board of The GAME Group is pleased to note that the Competition Commission, in its final report published today, has unconditionally cleared the completed acquisition of Gamestation,"

Crab Sticks Games Criminal In Pinch

Posted: 16.01.2008 by Kres

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A 61 year-old man from North Ayreshire who sold copied games, films and music to trawlermen returning to Troon Harbour, South Ayrshire after an extended fishing trip in exchange for a box of crabs has been fined £3,000.

On 5th November 2007, George Clarke pleaded guility to íspecimení charges present to him by Ayr Sheriff Court pertaining to the illegal sale of copied games, music and films.

Brilliant gaming balloons

Posted: 11.01.2008 by Kres

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There are some very talented people in the world that use their skills to create models of their favorite gaming characters, we've seen people using food, cross stitching and cars to show their interests in gaming, but this one gave us the biggest laugh yet; in a good way.

Burnout 3: Takedown available on marketplace next week

Posted: 11.01.2008 by Kres

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Burnout Revenge 3: Takedown will be the latest title to make it to the Xbox Originals section on the Xbox live Marketplace next week. You'll be able to download the classic racing title from Monday, January 14, starting at 2AM, PST, for 1200 Microsoft Points.
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