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Man blames Microsoft for his kid's £1150 Xbox Live bill

A foolish child managed to spend £1150 of his father's money on Xbox Live. The father's response? Blame Microsoft for his own slapdash parenting, of course.  "He didn't realize it was costing real money," said Sam Ghera...

 
 
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Resident Evil 6 to feature over four hours of cutscenes

Cutscene haters, prepare to summon bile from the depths of your interiors with a fervor unmatched by man or beast! It's been discovered that the multiple campaigns making up Resident Evil 6 narrative will boast over four hours of cutscenes....

 
 
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ASA: EA did not lie about Mass Effect 3

The fallout from Mass Effect 3's controversial ending still hasn't dissipated from some corners of the Internet, and those still angrily believing they were misled by Electronic Arts have suffered a dint in their argument today -- Britain's...

 
 
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Zombie cheerleaders can be found at London Comic-Con

Are you sad because you live out of the country and it's very difficult to make it to the legendary San Diego Comic-Con? Well, if you live in/near London, UK, you can always head to the MCM London Comic-Con being held later this week. And t...

 
 
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Inside Xbox UK has been terminated

Following the discontinuation of Inside Xbox in the United States, Microsoft has announced that the British alternative is also to be scrapped. The jobs of Dan "MrPointyHead" Maher and his team are all to be ended as well. Which is absolute...

 
 
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UK teachers protecting the young with ignorance

Teachers here in Blighty are concerned. They aren't worried about how the curriculum doesn't prepare kids for the real world or how they've simply become training camps for university, no. It's videogames that appear to be getting their kni...

 
 
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GAME officially files for administration

Well, looks like the final nail is being driven into GAME's coffin at an inexorable, torturous, pace. Following weeks of humiliating failures, the UK retailer has finally filed for administration, having been unable to find a way to remain ...

 
 
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The Sun says 'fanatics' use COD to plot terrorist attacks

It's been a while since a British "newspaper" attempted to whip the public up into a hysterical game-flavored frenzy, but the latest mess from The Sun provides a real winner. According to some remedial fantasist over there, budding terroris...

 
 
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GAME not quite dead yet but it's definitely looking pale

GAME, the failing UK videogame retailer, has not been having a good year so far. A string of major releases never appeared on the shop's shelves, preoders were cancelled and things were looking gloomy. The GAME Group needed £180 milli...

 
 
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Watch the gaming BAFTAs this evening

Today is special for two obvious reasons. Both Niero and Destructoid are a day older, two pretty solid reasons for drinking and general joviality. So I sort of feel a little bit sorry for the British Academy Video Game Awards -- the gaming...

 
 
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Leaked memo: Microsoft, Activision, pull support for GAME

GAME is still dragging its broken legs behind itself as it crawls across a field of broken glass, suffering further indignity today with reports that both Microsoft and Activision have decided to pull back their support of the company. That...

 
 
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GAME not stocking Ninja Gaiden 3, WO3, Raccoon City

As if you needed telling by now, it has been revealed that GAME will be unable to stock Ninja Gaiden 3, Warriors Orochi 3 or Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, all scheduled for launch this month.  Koei itself announced that its ga...

 
 
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GAME reportedly preparing to go bankrupt

If you check your Twitter feed today, you might see a few updates reading, "RIP GAME," or expressing similar sentiments. That's all because of a new report in MCV claiming that the UK retailer is now prepared to go into administration. This...

 
 
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GAME won't stock Street Fighter X Tekken, Asura's Wrath

The parade of indignity just hasn't stopped marching for the United Kingdom's biggest game retailer. Recently, GAME has had to announce that it couldn't stock The Last Story, nor could it sell Mass Effect 3. Now, Capcom reveals that it won'...

 
 
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GAME won't be selling Mass Effect 3

UK retailer GAME has announced that it will not be stocking Mass Effect 3, one of the biggest games of the year. This news follows previous announcements that the chain wouldn't be stocking The Last Story, and until recently had no plans to...

 
 
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UK retailer cancels all pre-orders for The Last Story

UK retailer GAME has had to cancel every single pre-order for The Last Story ahead of its European release on Friday, revealing that it won't be the stocking the game at all. Anybody who dropped a deposit on the upcoming Wii RPG is entitled...

 
 
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Mass Effect 3 pressures UK government for proof of aliens

Electronic Arts has been known to pull some pretty ridiculous marketing stunts in its time, whether it's causing traffic disasters or protesting its own titles. Mass Effect 3, however, may have just won the prize for the stupidest promo cam...

 
 
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BAFTA game nominations revealed

BAFTA has revealed the nominations for the GAME British Academy Video Game Awards and most of them aren't terribly surprising, but it's not all the usual suspects. Forty-eight different games have been recognized and they cover most bases. ...

 
 
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Getting fit with SoulCalibur V

To mark the release of SoulcCalibur V, Gymbox at Westfield in London are holding special swordsman workout classes throughout February. I teamed up with Namco Bandai to try out a class and it got pretty sweaty!  The classes have been ...

 
 
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The Binding of Isaac gets a grotesque retail edition

It was only a few days ago that online retailer, Merge Games, announced they would be selling a retail version of Terraria, a collectors edition no less. Now another of my favorite indie games from last year is getting a retail special edit...

 
 
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Retailers: Drop online pass, and we'll share our profits

A number of retailers across the United Kingdom have said that, if publishers were to drop online passes and start offering better business terms, they'd be happy to offer a slice of pre-owned sales profits.  "As a retail store we woul...

 
 
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Sales of boxed games and consoles took a 13% hit in UK

There's a lot of stuff we like over here in Blighty: Football related thuggery, laughing at Europeans, crap food; it's an endless list and I've really just mentioned the highlights. But you know what we don't like? Boxes. To show our disdai...

 
 
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Daily Mail: SWTOR players are torturing & abusing slaves

We're not even a week into the new year and The Daily Mail has already published yet another hysterical attack on videogames. Star Wars: The Old Republic has come under fire from Rob Waugh, alarmed at the fact that Sith Warriors can en...

 
 
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Skyrim becomes the UK's Christmas number one

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim can add yet another accomplishment to its growing list, becoming the United Kingdom's number one charted game for Christmas. This is the first time that the prestigious slot has gone to a game not published by EA...

 
 
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3DS is selling out in the UK

With the 3DS price drop in full effect and a one-two punch of Super Mario 3D Land and Mario Kart 7, it would seem that Nintendo is going to close the year smiling. Retailers across the UK are reporting sales spikes for the system to the poi...

 
 




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