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Mario Kart coming to arcades – adding “fusion karts” for fightin’

Mario Kart 8 only hit the shelves in May, but it looks like another Mario Kart title is on the way. This isn’t for consoles though – you’ll have to get on down to your local arcade, assuming that it still exists. Namco has taken on the development duties from Nintendo for Mario Kart Arcade GP DX and the game …

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James O'MalleyMario Kart coming to arcades – adding “fusion karts” for fightin’

Is the use of gaming strategy guides the same as cheating?

For some, the summer months are the best time to slap on the sunscreen, pull on a swimming costume and go bask in the rare British sunshine. For me, it's an opportunity to catch up on the past 6…

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Gerald LynchIs the use of gaming strategy guides the same as cheating?

Plants vs. Zombies to hit Xbox Live Arcade with multiplayer modes

Plants vs. Zombies, the madcap tower defence game that pits the undead horde against a fearless army of foliage, is hitting the Xbox Live Arcade this Autumn. Costing 1200 Microsoft Points (£10.20), developers PopCap games are aiming for an early…

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Gerald LynchPlants vs. Zombies to hit Xbox Live Arcade with multiplayer modes

Cowboys in videogames – saddling up for Red Dead Redemption

Red Dead Redemption, the open-world cowboy adventure from the brains behind the Grand Theft Auto series, is shaping up to be one of the must-have games of the year. A stunning take on Sergio Leone style Spaghetti Westerns, it's a…

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Gerald LynchCowboys in videogames – saddling up for Red Dead Redemption

Marvel vs Capcom 3 confirmed for Xbox 360 and PS3 – TRAILER

After a decade of waiting, Capcom have today finally revealed Marvel vs Capcom 3, the sequel to arguably one of the best fighting games of all time. Mashing together all your favourite characters from both the Capcom gaming and…

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Gerald LynchMarvel vs Capcom 3 confirmed for Xbox 360 and PS3 – TRAILER

USB memory support hits the Xbox 360

Here's a free little treat for Xbox 360 owners. Connect to Xbox Live today and you'll be greeted with an update that allows data to be saved to USB memory sticks. It'll let you back-up your saves and Arcade downloads…

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Gerald LynchUSB memory support hits the Xbox 360

Retro Thing release classic USB Joystick. Take that, evil space invaders!

You can shove your PS3s and Xbox 360s; put yourself in front of a classic Galaxian arcade cabinet and watch as it devourers all the silver in your pockets with old-school gaming joy. Emulators like MAME may keep your piggybank…

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Gerald LynchRetro Thing release classic USB Joystick. Take that, evil space invaders!

EA's Need For Speed, Spore Creatures and the Simpsons headed to the iPhone

EA have today announced that it plans to release versions of three of its flagship gaming properties onto the iPhone. Need For Speed Shift, Spore Creatures and the Simpsons Arcade represent months of EA honing their skills developing for the…

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Gerald LynchEA's Need For Speed, Spore Creatures and the Simpsons headed to the iPhone

When rumours become FACTS – Xbox 360 only £129 from this Friday

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And that is OFFICIAL. No more relying on dodgy scans and the assurances of 13-year-olds on internet forums. Xbox 360 Arcade, the non-hard drive model of the console, will cost £129 from this Friday.

The 60GB hard drive one, which Microsoft refers to as the plain old “Xbox 360″ is also coming down in price, to £169, with the all-black Elite worrying PlayStation3’s arse by costing only £229. The war has just got DIRTY. Here’s what Microsoft’s chief European war commander, Neil Thompson, said…

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Gary CutlackWhen rumours become FACTS – Xbox 360 only £129 from this Friday