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May
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Revealed during a recent London showcase.



Check out the five major improvements for the next FIFA installment.

At a recent London showcase, main producer David Rutter, revealed that FIFA 13 will have 5 major improvements.

Here's the list:

May
08
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'AC is now the soundtrack for everything'



A man named Brian Lee has created a website that pulls from YouTube all the different songs from the different versions of Animal Crossing.

We all love Animal Crossing, and yes we all love its lovely soundtrack composed by Kazumi Totaka.

Well, a man named Brian Lee has created a website that pulls from YouTube all the different songs from the different versions of Animal Crossing (GameCube and DS/Wii) and causes the songs change in real time to correspond with your computer's internal clock.

You can toggle between the original and City Folk/Wild World soundtracks by clicking on the links at the bottom left of the website. Also, the background colors on the site now reflect the time of day.

Pretty amazing. Check out the website below!

OFFICIAL SITE: http://tane.us/ac/...
May
08
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A new color for us to choose



Sony has confirmed that the new Crystal White PS Vita model will arrive to Japan on June 23.

Sony Computer Entertainment will release in Japan a new Crystal White Playstation Vita.

The new color will be released on June 23 with a price of 29.980 yen ($375) for the 3G model and 24.980 yen ($312) for the Wi-Fi model.

If you want, you can buy also a pair of white headphones for your new Crystal White PS Vita, for just 2.980 yen ($37).


NEWS SOURCE: http://www.siliconera.com/2012/05/07/crystal-white-playstation-vita-comes-on-in-june/

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news story!
May
08
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Crazy stuff in here...



Yes, Mineception is a game-withinin-a-game where players hold a 'screen' that shows their in-game game of... Minecraft?!

We've seen amazing creations inside Minecraft, from Castlevania to FFVII's Midgar zone, but this has to be the most crazy one yet.

Mineception, created by Codecrafted, is a game-withinin-a-game where players hold a "screen" that shows their in-game game of Minecraft.

May
08
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A ¥3.000 discount



Sony will offer Playstation 3 DVR bundle with a discount of ¥3.000.

After releasing Nasne in Japan, Sony has decided to drop the price of the Playstation 3 Torne bundle pack.

So, starting on May 24, the bundle will be available for ¥32.980, thats a ¥3.000 discount.

The bundle combines a Charcoal Black 320GB Playstation 3 with a Torne kit.

This kit converts your Playstation 3 into a digital video recorder.

This pack has sold over one million units since March 2010.

NEWS SOURCE: http://andriasang.com/con0wv/ps3_torne_bundle_price_cut/

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news story!
May
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It will arrive on July 12



Level-5 has officially announced that TimeTravelers will arrive on JULY 12 to PSP, PS Vita and Nintendo 3DS.

Level-5 has officially announced the release date of the game Time Travelers. The game was originally announced as a 3DS title, but Level-5 revealed it to be multiplatform in the last year Level-5 World event, so the game will be launched simultaneously on PSP, PS Vita and Nintendo 3DS.

The release date has been set to July 12 in Japan and the price has been set to ¥5.980 for the retail version, while the PSP and PS Vita download versions will cost ¥4.980.

OFFICIAL SITE: http://www.level5.co.jp/news/20120508_01/popup.html

NEWS SOURCE: http://andriasang.com/con0wx/time_travelers_date/

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news story!
May
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Coming in August



Sony and Sega will release a Limited Playstation Vita model with an illustration of Hatsune Miku on the back.

Sony and Sega has teamed up to make a new PS Vita Limited Edition. This new LE edition will include a Crystal White Playstation Vita with an illustration of Hatsune Miku on the back, as you can see in the picture above.

The pack is scheduled to be released on August 30 in Japan, and it will include a 4GB memory card and a copy of the game Next Hatsune Miku Project Diva, and the price has been set to 39.980 yen ($500) for the 3G model and 34.980 yen ($437) for the Wi-Fi model.

NEWS SOURCE: http://www.siliconera.com/2012/05/07/limited-edition-hatsune-miku-project-diva-vita-set-for-august/

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news story!
May
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It will include Xbox Live Achievements

The game Pac-Man Kart Rally is already available for Windows Phone with a price of $2.99.

Pac-Man Kart Rally is already available for Windows Phone in the Windows Phone Marketplace.

The price of the game has been set to $2.99 and it features 10 classic characters and 17 tracks from Namco Bandai's repertoire.

This is the first Windows Phone game to support real-time multiplayer for four players over Wi-Fi, and it includes all the Xbox Live achievements and leader boards.

OFFICIAL SITE: http://www.windowsphone.com/en-US/apps/308cb72a-7c33-4a9b-adef-5c020c6c1cd1

NEWS SOURCE: http://www.joystiq.com/2012/05/08/pac-man-kart-rally-out-now-on-windows-phone/

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news story!
May
08
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All games dropped to $1



Q-Games will offer us an 'anniversary sale' with a lot of discounted games.

A new promotion from developer Q-Games has arrived for PixelJunk games. The PixelJunk games are available in the Playstation Network and, starting tomorrow, Q-Games will offer us an "anniversary sale" for a limited time, with many of the games available for just $1.

So you could find PixelJunk Racers, Monsters, Eden and Shooter with $1 price. The new games like PixelJunk Shooter 2 and PixelJunk Sidescroller are being marked down by half.

And PSP and Vita owners can purchase PixelJunk Monsters Deluxe with a 50% discount. The promotion will start tomorrow and will be available during the next 7 days.


NEWS SOURCE:...
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They will arrive next year



EA has just confirmed that new Dead Space and Need for Speed games will arrive next year.

EA has just confirmed that both, the Dead Space and Need for Speed franchises will be on stores by March 2013.

Both games were referenced during an earnings call today but no specific details were revealed. The only rumour is that Dead Space 3 will take place on a frozen planet.

During this call, Peter Moore from EA has another good new for us, and it's that we can expect a new Bejeweled and Plants vs Zombies games in the next months.

NEWS SOURCE: http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2012-05-07-new-dead-space-need-for-speed-due-by-march-2013

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item![/i
May
07
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Of course, by Team Xecuter.



Team Xecuter just announced that the first version of the Xecuter Fusion project has been released to beta testers!!

Team Xecuter just announced that the first version of the Xecuter Fusion project, has been reeleased to beta testers.

Xecuter Fusion v1.0.6 Beta is out, there still may be bugs and issues, so be sure to report them at their official support forum.

Here are the Xecuter Fusion features as of v1.0.6:

May
07
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Photos suggested that



Several screenshots of the Blockbuster's UK internal database have revealed what would be the Wii U's games line-up for the launching

GoNintendo has published three captures of the internal database of Blockbuster UK retailer revealing at least 25 titles of what would be the Wii U's games of the day of the launch....
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Also, Need for Speed and Dead Space titles in EA's FY 2013



Electronic Arts unveiled their Fiscal Year 2012 results. Lots of data, check out the summary inside!

Electronic Arts has unveiled their Fiscal Year 2012 / Q4 2012 results. Here's a summary of all the new data:

* EA in profit.

May
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New social features



The Rockstar Games Social club website has been updated with new features for the fans to enjoy Rockstar games even more

We have just received a PR from Rockstar informing us about the new features that Games Social Club got. Among others, the more relevant are the personalized Social Club Profile pages, user activity feeds, add friends functions and log in with Facebook or Twitter IDs.

Here is the complete press release:

May
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Connor is a real Assassin



Ubisoft has released a portion of a teaser trailer, but you can unlock the full trailer in their Facebook page.

Ubisoft has just released a new trailer of the upcoming Assassin's Creed 3. This small teaser trailer is only a part of a full trailer that you can unlock by following the game's official Facebook page.

Assassin's Creed 3 is scheduled to be released on Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 on October 31.

Check the video below:


OFFICIAL SITE: https://www.facebook.com/assassinscreed/app_380199672019307

NEWS SOURCE: http://www.vg247.com/2012/05/07/new-assassins-creed-iii-trailer-shows-woodland-hunting/

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news story!
May
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Activision confirmed it today



A new game based on the Family Guy tv-series is going to be released soon.

After the speculation that the leak of Amazon listing generated about a new Family Guy game, Activision has confirmed it officially with a press release.

Here is the complete text:

May
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New Amazon deal



Amazon has a new deal for you, buy a Wi-Fi PS Vita and get MK and 4GB memory card for FREE.

If you don't know where to buy your new Playstation Vita, you can buy it at Amazon with their new promotion: Buy the Wi-Fi model of the PS Vita and get the game Mortal Kombat and a 4GB memory card for free.

Mortal Kombat seems a bit gore for a public pack but... what the hell? it's a good game, and it's FREE !!

The promotion is available at Amazon.com.

NEWS SOURCE: http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.ht...d_t=201&pf_rd_p=1367383282&pf_rd_i=B003O6EATE

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this cash-saving news tip!
May
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You can 'control' your iPhone or Android device with this one...



Pebble is a $115 watch that has an e-paper face and its able to show different watchfaces, run sports, fitness apps and more...

The Pebble wristwatch, conceived by Eric Migicovsky, is a $115 device with an e-paper face, which is able to show different watchfaces, run sports and fitness apps and show notifications from your phone (such as new emails).

This one is capable to connect to iPhone and Android smartphones using Bluetooth, alerting you with a silent vibration to incoming calls, emails and messages.

The project started on Kickstarter, and has already collected almost 9 million USD, from an initial $100,000 goal.

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Ahead of Apple



Recovered from the holiday seasons, Android takes the lead with almost a two-thirds of all smartphones sold in North America.

That's it, Android smartphones are now ahead by sales in the U.S. with and impressive 41% of the total, followed by Apple with a 29%.

The holiday's quarter was dominated by Apple (41%) thanks to the big demand of its new iPhone 4S but Android phones recovered the lost ground in this first quarter of 2012.

According to CNET:

May
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The 'Wake Up' Campaign



After RIM orchestrated a 'Wake Up' protest at Australian Apple Store, RIM revealed that it was created by them, and its now a BlackBerry campaign...

Seems that RIM orchestrated a 'Wake Up' Protest at a Australian Apple Store last motnh, in which a large black bus with the words "WAKE UP" affixed to the outside of the store. After that, individuals dressed in black carrying "WAKE UP" signs quickly poured out of the bus and started chanting the phrase in front of the Apple Store!

Well, turns out, this one was part of the "Wake Up. Be Bold" campaign by BlackBerry, which was unveiled today at wakeupbebold.com