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New bill to make criminals of Youtube/JTV game streamers

A bill has been proposed that, if passed, could mean jail time for those of us who stream videogame footage to Youtube and Justin.tv. In other words, this site, many other sites, and potentially a lot of you guys. An excellent editorial at ...   read

 
 
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Sony CEO says brand's improving, takes 16% pay cut

Sony CEO Howard Stringer has stated that perception of his company's brand is improving after suffering several damaging blows to its reputation. He has also revealed that he's been eating a 16% pay cut as part of the rebuilding process.&nb...   read

 
 
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Team Fortress 2 free-to-play whiners demand a refund

Valve made a big splash last night after announcing that Team Fortress 2 had become free forever and -- as you'd expect from any Valve announcement -- entitled fans got severely butthurt and are now demanding their huge $20 investments back...   read

 
 



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Game Republic has closed its doors?

Game Republic, the studio behind such original titles as Folklore and Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom, has sadly disappeared from the face of the earth.  The company's website has been taken offline and its Tokyo offices are vacated. Wi...   read

 
 
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Wii U only supports one player because of price concerns

Nintendo has revealed that the Wii U will only support one controller at a time because of price concerns. Nintendo apparently has the technology required to support four controllers at once, but the publisher claims it's too expensive for ...   read

 
 
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PS3 sales up in spite of PSN downtime

Your personal data was compromised, but don't panic! Sony was doing just fine. The company proudly boasted that PS3 sales actually rose during the PlayStation Network downtime, promising that its system is "stronger than ever" at retail.&nb...   read

 
 
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Sony to no longer make PS3-like, expensive consoles

When Sony proudly announced that the PlayStation 3 would cost $599, way back in 2006, the world laughed and Sony didn't understand why. The console was an expensive investment but a significant number of consumers didn't like that investmen...   read

 
 


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PlayStation brand makes $435 million profit

There's been a lot of bad Sony news recently, so the fans and fanboys may like to know that the company has seen a big profit on the PlayStation brand for the 2010 financial year, raking in $435 million (or ¥35.6 billion). The news...   read

 
 
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Sony: PlayStation Store to return May 24

Sony has told publishers to expect the PlayStation Store on May 24. That's according to a memo sent to various companies, which of course found its way to the proles of the Internet.  As previously revealed, Sony plans to update the St...   read

 
 
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Brink dev: 1% of games shouldn't make 99% of the profit

Brink developer Splash Damage has criticized the near-monopoly that certain games have on the market, lamenting the state of affairs that sees a small fraction of titles rake in the majority of the money. According to the studio, this hampe...   read

 
 
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Microsoft buys Skype, bringing it to Xbox Live

Microsoft has sunk its razor-sharp fangs into everybody's favorite Internet-talking-thing, Skype. It cost the company $8.5 billion, which is silly money, and the company aims to bring the service to Xbox Live.  "Skype will support Micr...   read

 
 
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PSN outage costs Capcom 'hundreds of thousands'

Capcom has confessed that the PlayStation Network breach and subsequent downtime cost the company "hundreds and thousands" of dollars, which could easily become millions.  "I’m frustrated and upset by [the outage] for a number of...   read

 
 
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Hulu Plus offering a week's credit to PSN users

It's a small comfort, but here's a bit of positive news concerning the ongoing PSN debacle. Hulu Plus will be offering a week's credit to benefit those subscribers who accessed the service via PlayStation Network.  Since Hulu Plus can ...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy III comes to iOS, is quite expensive

Square Enix has released Final Fantasy III for your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. The publisher is known for charging silly amounts of money for its mobile games, but this may have broken the record -- Final Fantasy III iOS will set you back...   read

 
 
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Easy Studios: $60 game prices are 'exploitative'

Do you like paying $60 for the latest videogames? Easy Studios boss Ben Cousens hates that you do it. Criticizing the current price of games as "exploitative", Cousens believes the free-to-play model is superior.  "I can’t think ...   read

 
 
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Looks like I may have been wrong about Knights Contract

You might remember that we reviewed Knights Contract a few weeks ago, and I called it a broken, sloppy, dull, pointless waste of space. I urged you not to buy it, but apparently I was mistaken -- given its current price at Zavvi, I may...   read

 
 
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THQ doesn't want to 'kill' pre-owned game market

THQ has been one of several publishers to embrace the "online pass" scheme that combats used sales by demanding secondhand buyers pay $10 to unlock a title's online content. Despite its fight against pre-owned, however, the publisher claims...   read

 
 
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THQ stock falls following mixed Homefront reviews

THQ has sunk a lot of time and money into Homefront, the recently released "alternate history" shooter. Unfortunately, it seems that the effort may blow up in THQ's face, with investors allegedly "spooked" by the game's tepid reviews. ...   read

 
 
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Microsoft to punish MS Point exploiters

This past week, we brought word that cheeky exploiters were dishing out free Microsoft Points any time somebody refreshed their website. As gamers sat back and refreshed their way to dozens of point codes, Microsoft lost some mad bank in co...   read

 
 
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Nintendo 3DS breaks preorder records in UK

Did anybody doubt that the 3DS would be a success? Perhaps the most ardently hateful fanboy. Unfortunately, impotent online rage isn't enough to stop the system's momentum, with word that it's broken Nintendo's all-time preorder records in ...   read

 
 
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Geohot: Don't blame me for PSN cheats, gimme some money

George "Geohot" Hotz has become something of a celebrity for his part in the cracking and distribution of the PlayStation 3's security code. Thanks to him, many hackers have torn their PS3s apart, and not all of them have done so with noble...   read

 
 
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Apple officially lets Apps charge subscription fees

It's time to shove a cork up your arsehole, folks, because Apple just kickstarted the buggery of a lifetime. The App Store now officially allows in-App purchases to extend to subscription fees, meaning that some of those games you enjoy pla...   read

 
 
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Sony dropped NGP features to keep it 'affordable'

Sony has revealed that the impressive specifications for its PSP successor could have been even more astounding if price wasn't an issue. The NGP apparently had a few more tricks up its sleeve, but they were nipped in the bud to keep the sy...   read

 
 
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Boy spends over 1000 on Xbox Live, mother blames MS

An eleven-year-old boy racked up an almighty £1,082.52 on his mother's debit card after an Xbox Live spending spree. Rather than blame the child, or herself for being so stupid, the mother in question has scolded Microsoft for le...   read

 
 
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Debunk: No, GameStop WON'T sell the NGP for $1,000

GameStop has started to take preorders for the freshly revealed PSP successor, codenamed the Next Generation Portable. However, some people have gotten their panties in a bunch over the price estimate, which lists the console for a whopping...   read

 
 
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