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Nov
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Court orders them to pay $84,000 (£53,000) in damages over a pirated encyclopedia in the App Store!



Apple has appealed a Chinese court decision that awarded the 'Encyclopedia of China Publishing House' with $84,000, saying it shouldn't be held responsible for the pirated app in its store...

That's right, the Encyclopedia of China Publishing House sued Apple after they found some of its copyrighted material on the App Store.

Apple argued that, as the store operator, it wasn’t to blame for the infringement, however the court found the company guilty because it had profited from the sales, and ordered them to pay $84,000 (£53,000) in damages!

Now, the Cupertino company has appealed the ruling, saying that it shouldn’t be held responsible and that the amount is too high.

Nov
16
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The real action has arrived



Carnage Racing, the racing action game has finally arrived to Facebook.

Developed by Rockstar Midnight Club the awaited Carnage Racing has been launched today on Facebook.

According to Jay Panek, studio director:

Carnage Racing offers us amazing races against our friends or other Facebook users. In the game you'll be able to earn prices and...
Nov
16
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Made £600,000 in two years!



A fraudster from Croydon, London has been jailed for 32 months, after selling counterfeit Nintendo DS games over the past two years...

According to the Croydon Guardian, a video game fraudster was jailed earlier this week after being caught selling fake Nintendo DS games over the internet.

Justin Success-Brooks made £600,000 in two years running a "complex and sophisticated operation" with "very substantial" trade to buyers in China. He has now been handed to a 32 month jail term.

Nov
15
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It will arrive on December 4 to Xbox 360



Bethesda has released today new screenshots of the upcoming Dragonborn DLC for Skyrim.

Bethesda has released a new batch of screenshots of the upcoming DLC for Skyrim titled "Dragonborn". This DLC will be released on December 4 for Xbox 360 with a price of 1.600 MSP and it includes new shouts and the ability to tame dragons.

Check out the new pictures below:

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Nov
15
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And 6 more games 50% off



Microsoft wants to celebrate the 10 years of the Xbox Live service giving away one Arcade game and cutting off the price of 6 more

To celebrate the 10th anniversay of Xbox Live service, Microsoft wants to to gift all the member with a free game and the chosen one was Kinect's Wreckateer that will be free to download for 48h, so better hurry up!. In addition, 6 games have been cut off in their price a respectable 50%.

Read what Major Nelson wrote:

Nov
15
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Sales are inminent



Apple has begun stocking its U.S. based retail stores with LTE versions of the 4th generation iPad.

Good news we have here. It seems that Apple is sending the LTE 4th-gen iPad to its retail stores (at least in the U.S) to begin sales at anytime.

This is what 9to5Mac is reporting:

Nov
15
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Bad bad bad



Problems with soldering process could lead Apple to delay the deliveries until early 2013

Bad news we have here. Rumors are floating around about Apple delaying the deliveries of the new and thin iMac to the early months of 2013 due to difficulties with the welding techniques as well as with the new manufacturing process for the LCD that the device sports.

According to the french site MacBidouille (Goole Translation):

Nov
15
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Play with your friends!



Ubisoft has released a new ZombiU video to show us how the multiplayer will work in this amazing game.

The Wii U launch day is almost there and Ubisoft wants to show us the amazing multiplayer of ZombiU with a new video. Just check out the video below to see how the game works with friends.

Enjoy !!


NEWS SOURCE: ZombiU multiplayer gameplay pop demo (via) GamesRadar

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Nov
15
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Burn !! Burn !!



Tomorrow Corporation has released the launch trailer of Little Inferno for Wii U and PC.

Tomorrow Corporation has released a launch trailer of the Wii U's launch title Little Inferno. In this trailer you can make an idea of how the game works and how you can burn everything.

Little Inferno will be released for Wii U on November 18 alongside the PC version. You can also pre-order the game to get some goodis like a few select tracks from Kyle Gabler's soundtrack.


NEWS SOURCE: Little Inferno launch trailer says burn baby burn (via) ShackNews

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Nov
15
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Don't miss it out!



Activision is informing all Call of Duty II early adopters about the changes in Call of Duty Elite subscription features

This is a must-read PR we have just received:

Nov
15
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For $5.49

Bastion has been updated to version 1.1 to make it complatible with newer devices.

The amazing Bastion has been updated to version 1.1 to make it playable on iPhone 4S and iPod Touch fifth generation or newer devices (It was previously compatible with iPad 2 and up). The game has been optimized for the iPhone 5's four inch Retina display and supports iCloud sync.

Bastion is now available in the App Store for $5.49.

The game is also available on Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox Live Arcade.

NEWS SOURCE #1: Bastion now available on iPhone iPod (via) VG247
NEWS SOURCE #2: Bastion (via) Apple App Store

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Nov
15
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Five player action!!



The upcoming New Super Mario Bros. U has a new video for us. Check it out here.

A new New Super Mario Bros. U footage video has been unveiled today. Check out this new five player action video of the awaited game:


NEWS SOURCE: New Super Mario Bros U gameplay pop demo (via) GamesRadar

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Nov
15
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And you can unlock Son of Sparta difficulty



The upcoming DmC: Devil May Cry demo will offer us two levels to play.

The awaited DmC: Devil May Cry demo will include two missions for us to play. In the demo you'll be able to fight the Succubus and explore Limbo City. This demo will include three difficulty modes: Human, Devil Hunter and Nephilim, and when you finish the demo once you'll unlock Son of Sparta difficulty mode.

The DmC: Devil May Cry demo will be released on November 20 in the US and Europe and November 21 in Japan.

NEWS SOURCE: DmC Devil May Cry demo has two missions unlockable Son of Sparta difficulty (via) SiliconEra

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Nov
15
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And his wife too



Steve Wozniak to co-star with Danny Trejo in iOS action game

This is hilarious, it seems that Steve Wozniak will appear on a new action iOS game called Danny Trejo's Vegeance: A Woz with a Coz. His wife Janet will be featured in it too. Read what Engadget wrote about:

Nov
14
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New tool by JjKkYu.

This neat PC tool allows you to easily compile your PKG files to use them on the PS3, in addition to many more functions!


Following his EBOOT Resigner tool, 'JjKkYu' has released another one called TrueAncestor PKG Creator, which aims to help you create and manage PKG files for the PS3.

Here's the official info for the first release:

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You can download v1 of the...
Nov
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New tool by JjKkYu.



This neat PC tool allows you to easily compile your PKG files to use them on the PS3, in addition to many more functions!

Following his EBOOT Resigner tool, 'JjKkYu' has released another one called TrueAncestor PKG Creator, which aims to help you create and manage PKG files for the PS3.

Here's the official info for the first release:

Nov
14
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Formatting and System software eat up at least 5GB of built-in storage!



It looks like the 8GB Wii U can only store 3GB of downloaded games and DLC, as around 5GB is reserved for formatting, firmware and profile data.

In a new japanese Nintendo Direct video posted on late Tuesday, the company explained that formatting the internal drives for the Wii U data can take up about 10% of the available storage space from the get-go. This reduces the usable space on the 8GB system to 7.2GB and the 32GB system to about 29GB.

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Now, it looks like an additional 4.2GB of data is taken up by data preloaded on the system, meaning that, in the end, the Basic Wii U model only has 3GB of space left over to store things like downloaded games and save files....
Nov
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Apparently, Activision is looking into the matter...



Numerous users have reported connectivity and freezing issues with the just released Black Ops 2, and while the Xbox 360 and PC versions are also affected, it's most prevalent on the PS3.

It looks like a lot Black Ops 2 PS3 users are reporting connectivity and freezing issues on the official game forums.

Apparently, these aren’t limited to the PS3 version, as Xbox 360 and PC users are also reporting problems, however, it just seems more prevalent at present on the Sony console.

Activision is aware of the issues, and are already working on a fix.

Nov
14
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And also report difficulties reclaiming their accounts!



Numerous EA Origin users are reporting cases of account hijacking. The customers have been locked out as the outsiders changed their password, email address or both!

According to reports from the official Electronic Arts support forums, a number of Origin accounts have been compromised, locking their owners out.

Users whose accounts were compromised received an email from EA stating that the address associated with their account was successfully changed, and can report their issue to EA's customer support.

However, it looks like users are also getting a lot of troubles when reclaiming their accounts, as in some instances, outsiders have...