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Siren Blood Curse release plans revealed

Posted: 04.07.2008 by JamieSI

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Three Speech has revealed some information about the release plans for Siren Blood Curse. On the 24th July, four Siren Blood Curse chapters will be released, and each chapter is to contain three consecutive episodes from the series.

Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise coming 5th September

Posted: 03.07.2008 by JamieSI

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Microsoft announced today that Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise will be released exclusively to the Xbox 360 on 5th September.

With more than 30 additional new pinata species, expanded co-op options and multiple gameplay modes, Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise offers limitless fun for every animal-lover in the family.

LittleBigPlanet runs at 30FPS, 720p

Posted: 02.07.2008 by Kres

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Talking with readers from Eurogamer today, Media Molecule co-founder and technical director David Smith has confirmed that LittleBigPlanet runs at 30FPS, 720p.

David Smith: "LittleBigPlanet beta might open up to more people"

Posted: 02.07.2008 by Kres

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Talking with readers from Eurogamer today, Media Molecule co-founder and technical director David Smith has confirmed that a beta test for LittleBigPlanet could happen, but haven't yet reached the stage where they know what direction they'll be taking it.

LEGO Indiana Jones appears on Xbox Live Marketplace

Posted: 27.06.2008 by Kres

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This is just a quick update to let you know that a demo for LEGO Indiana Jones has been made available to download on the Xbox Live Marketplace.

If you haven't had a chance to try this out yet, then we highly recommend downloading the demo now. It's available in all regions.

Microsoft talks to the world: PC gaming is looking up

Posted: 25.06.2008

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In an open letter to the world, Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of LIVE, Software and services John Schappert has told consumers that things are looking up for PC gaming.

He claimed that Microsoft had helped make the PC gaming platform the “largest gaming platform in the world.”

God of War III appearing at E3

Posted: 25.06.2008

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Fans of the God of War series may have a reason to be rather excited about the upcoming Electronics Entertainment Expo (E3), which is slated for mid-July. According to multiple sources, a Sony representative at a recent GDC event held in Paris let this big cat out of the bag:

God of War III for the PlayStation 3 will apparently be shown in some form at the big show in Los Angeles.

Developer Majestic respond to "some alleged" plagiarism claims

Posted: 24.06.2008 by JamieSI

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The point-n-click adventure game Limbo of the Lost has been in a whirlwind of copyright theft allegations with entire environments 'pinched' from other titles.

In response to GameSpot's request for comment the dev team have issued an official statement that announces their "consent and full cooperation" to recalls.

Atari issues statement regarding AITD review scores

Posted: 20.06.2008 by Kres

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Atari has issued a statement to Gamesindustry.biz about the recent reviews of Alone in the Dark. The company said that it's happy with UK reviews of AITD, but refused to comment when asked about the legal rumours that have started appearing on the web.

"We're happy with the review scores in the UK," a spokesperson explained. "We believe the game speaks for itself."

Limbo of the Lost composer issues statement

Posted: 19.06.2008 by Kres

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These Limbo of the lost stories aren't ending yet, as the composer behind the Adventure game has registered on a gaming forum and issued a statement regarding his music role. Marko Hautamäki claims that he wasn't involved in the theft.

Dark Cloud 3: PS3 Exclusive?

Posted: 19.06.2008

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Italian Playstation mag, PSMania, has reported that developer Level 5 is working on a new Dark Cloud game exclusively for the PS3. The translation from PSMania reads as follows...

GamersGate awards the most active SI members!

Posted: 18.06.2008 by Jurgen

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The leading online distribution site, GamersGate, awards the most active SI members with a FREE game, of their choice! What's good about this is that this isn't a competition of any sort. This is just an announcement.

New Frontpage/features - Sorry for the minor issues

Posted: 17.06.2008 by Kres

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Our new Frontpage is now live, but we are still sorting it all out so please bear with us.

We hope you like the new look!

Xbox Live Arcade gets two new releases tomorrow

Posted: 17.06.2008 by Kres

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Microsoft announced today that two new Xbox Live Arcade titles will be released on Wednesday, the first is Elements of Destruction, for 800 Microsoft Points, and the second is Sea Life Safari, also 800 Microsoft Points.

New Dreamlords – The Reawakening Screenshots

Posted: 16.06.2008 by Kres

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The Dreamlords – The Reawakening image gallery has been updated with 10 new screenshots.

New Siren: Blood Curse Screenshots

Posted: 16.06.2008 by Kres

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The Siren: Blood Curse image gallery has been updated with 8 new screenshots.

Codemasters announce Fathers Day event for Lord of the Rings Online

Posted: 12.06.2008 by Kres

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Codemasters Online have announced a Fathers Day virtual event taking place across Middle-earth in The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar.

Taking place on June 15th, Codemasters Online will be running a series of in-game Father’s Day events designed to celebrate this special occasion including father and sons fishing, music and fireworks as well as ad hoc competitions and challenges taking place throughout the day. Fathers are invited to attend these events with their sons and daughters and take part in the online festivities with the thousands of other players in Middle-earth.

Tri Synergy releases statement regarding Limbo of the Lost

Posted: 12.06.2008 by Kres

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Tri Synergy has issued a statement regarding the recent comparisons of level design and artwork between Majestic Studios’ Limbo of the Lost and Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion.

Limbo of the Lost stole from Elder Scrolls: Oblivion?

Posted: 11.06.2008 by Kres

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This one could turn into quite a bit of trouble, but Majestic Studios title Limbo of the Lost has been reviewed by gaming site GamePlasma, and they claim that it has stolen some of the level design structures from The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion.

Flagship Studio's problems become public

Posted: 11.06.2008 by Kres

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Flagship audio and gameplay programmer Guy Somberg has published a new update on his blog which publicly admits the on-going problems with Hellgate, it appears programmers, accountants, artists and HR people have started to leave the team. It doesn't end there either.
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