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Expected to be released on 3Q12



According to sources from the upstream supply chain, Apple would release a new MacBook Air with a reduced price to compete with ultrabooks

That's it, a rumor is suggesting that Apple would launch a new MacBook Air with a retail price tag of 799$ intended to compete in the ultrabook market. Such device may be launched in the third quarter of this year 2012.

According to Digitimes:

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It looks like a bigger Cinema display and has Siri and Facetime



According to a source, the rumored device exists at Apple and features Siri integration and Facetime capabilities

According to a Cult of Mac's source (an insider) the so rumored Apple HDTV device exists and looks like an actual Apple Cinema Display but bigger and with Siri and Facetime.

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They pay the shipping charges



Amazon Japan is now accepting used games and paying customers with Amazon Vouchers

CNET is informing that Amazon Japan website is now buying used games from customer and instead of do it with real money, they do with Amazon Vouchers. The best part of all is that they also pay the shipping charges.

According to CNET:

You have more info in the link below (In Japanese).

NEWS SOURCE: http://japan.cnet.com/news/service/35016797/

Our thanks to 'Kaos2K' for this news item!
May
08
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Facebook's official page revealed



The official Hitman facebook page has posted an intriguing picture of Agent 47 with the 'May 10th' date stamped on it

That's the message posted below the amazing image of Agent 47 in the top of building that has been posted on the official Hitman profile on Facebook. We don't know what IO Interactive understands as "Major" but we are pretty excited about it.

What it would be? In a couple of days we know it.

NEWS SOURCE: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?...&set=a.246743173986.139443.82040998986&type=1

Our thanks to 'Kaos2K' for this news story!
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Kingdom Hearts 3, at last?



In a recent interview with KH creator Tetsuya Nomura, he talks about the PS Vita, Kingdom Hearts III, and HD remakes.

In a recent Game Informer interview with Kingdom Hearts creator, Tetsuya Nomura, he shared a few details about the future of the franchise.

He said PS Vita is a powerful device, but he feels it’s time for Kingdom Hearts to return to console.

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The 4GB model with Kinect



Microsoft announced that it will be offering its Xbox 360 4GB with Kinect bundle with a reduced price of 99$ but with a two year Xbox Live contract

Microsoft has confirmed the previous rumors and is now offering its Xbox 360 4GB Console with Kinect, for $99.00 with a minimum two year monthly subscription to Xbox LIVE Gold of $14.99 per month.

As for now, the offer is only available in the official Microsoft Stores in the US. No word about this spreading to other parts of the world.

You have all the info and terms in the links below.

OFFICIAL OFFER: http://content.microsoftstore.com/store/xblive2yr-offer/

CONTRACT TERMS: http://www.xbox.com/en-US/Legal/xbox-live-contract-terms

Our thanks to 'Kaos2K' for this news story!
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The extra accessory is codenamed 'Joule'.



Apparently, Microsoft could soon unveil a new Kinect game, with an accessory that will work as a heart-rate monitor...

According to The Verge, Microsoft could be working on a game called Kinect Play Fit which will include an accessory, codenamed Joule, that will work as a heart-rate monitor, similar to the bundled with EA Sports Active, or perhaps also like the Wii Vitality Sensor, from Nintendo, which never saw the light of day.

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SoundWave!



Microsoft Research, developed a Kinect-like system that uses your computer's built-in microphone and speakers to provide object detection and gesture recognition!

Microsoft Research and the University of Washington, have created a motion control system that works like Kinect, using your computer's built-in microphone and speakers, much in the same way that a submarine uses sonar.
This is a new "SoundWave" tech.

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For Xbox 360 and Playstation 3



The Street Fighter DLC for Asura's Wrath has been launched today.

The Street Fighter DLC for Asura's Wrath, featuring Ryu, is already available to download. The price of this DLC has been set to ¥200/160MSP, for Playstation 3 or Xbox 360.

The next DLC will be released on May 15.

NEWS SOURCE: http://andriasang.com/con0x9/

Ou thanks to 'Robe24' for this news story!
May
08
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Nine minutes long



Kevin Vlaming wants to show us Metal Gear Solid 3 for Playstation Vita.

A new video of Metal Gear Solid 3, from the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection for Playstation Vita has appeared.

The video features brand manager Kevin Vlaming playing MGS 3 on the system, so no words needed, just check out the long video below:


NEWS SOURCE: http://www.vg247.com/2012/05/08/mgs3-vita-gets-nine-minutes-of-new-footage/

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for news story!
May
08
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$400,000 to release the game on February 2013



Stainless is asking the community of fans to help them with its new Carmageddon game funding.

This is hot, very hot, at least to the ones (like me) who loved the old Carmageddon franchise since childhood.

It has come to our attention that the new entry in the saga, Carmageddon: Reincarnation is going to be released on February 2013 on Steam but only if the Kickstarter project that Stainless have opened reaches the $400,000 goal. If they surpass that amount, the game will come to consoles, tablets and even smartphones.

At the time of writing this, the total amount collected is more than $50,000 which is something impressive taking into account that the project was started only 5h ago. As always, all the backers will not be charged a cent unless the project reaches the proposed goal....
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Introducing a new line of Soviet heavy tanks



Additions and substitutions in the tanks roster, new gameplay elements and new arena

Another press release of World of Tanks, this time informing about the update 7.3 that brings new tanks, new gameplay elements and a new map, South Coast.

Here is all the relevant info:

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Opening its office in Seoul



All the products of the company such as World of Tanks and World of Warplanes will be also available there.

Wargaming.net wants us to know that they are entering the Korean Market this May, establishing a "base camp" in Seoul with Park Chan Guk as the Managing Director.

Here is the complete press release with all the relevant info:

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Meet the Fw.57, Bf.110, Me.410 and Me.P.1102 German warbirds



Wargaming has revealed the next planes that will be part of the roster of its World of Warplanes game.

We have just received a press release from Wargaming.net informing about the new German Heavy Fighters planes that will be available to all the players of World of Warplanes.

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08
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It comes with DRM-free and DLC included



That's your opportunity to buy Alan Wake with a lot of extras for a really good price!

If you like digital games you should know that the amazing Alan Wake is available on GOG.com with a 50% off discount. So you can purchase this great game for just $14.99.

The offer is available until May 15, and it includes the game, both DLC's, the manual, wallpaper, and a number of videos and extra goodies. You can't miss it !!

NEWS SOURCE: http://www.gog.com/news/release_alan_wake

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for another cash-saving news tip!
May
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THQ confirms the release in 2013



The sequel to critically acclaimed real-time strategy game is coming to PC the next year.

Thats it. THQ has confirmed the early rumors and reports suggesting Company of Heroes 2 on 2013.

With their official press release, THQ informed us that the real-time strategy game from Relic will be in our PCs somepoint next year.