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October 30, 2008 (Thursday)

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EA updates Mercenaries 2
EA updates Mercenaries 2 and adds two models Sarah Palin and Barack Obama. Read more

October 28, 2008 (Tuesday)

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Tomb Raider: Underworld gets Demo
Tomb Raider: Underworld Demo is available for download on Xbox live. The demo is 1.3GB Read more

October 27, 2008 (Monday)

Killzone 2 gets new trailer
Today Sony released a new Killzone 2 trailer called "Helghan" which shows off some of the new weapons, vehicles, enemy and some storyline features. Read more

October 23, 2008 (Thursday)

Resistance 2 beta invites sent
Today it was reported that the Resistance 2 beta were sent out. Read more

October 22, 2008 (Wednesday)

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EA gets Obama girl for Ad
For their new Red Alert 3 advertisement, EA has hired Obama girl from barely political to do a Ad with JK Simmon's character US President Howard Ackerman. Read more

E3 2009 dates announced
The ESA has announced that E3 2009 will be held on June 2–4 at the Los Angeles Convention Centre. In addition, it appears that the convention will be returning to its former, pre-2007, scale. Read more

October 21, 2008 (Tuesday)

Psp 3000 sales
The PSP 3000 has sold 140,000 in four days after it was released in japan. To date about 10,357,481 numbers of PSPs has been sold world wide by sony. Read more

October 20, 2008 (Monday)

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Unreal Tournament 3 expansion planned
Epic games president Mark Reins has planned a major expansion for Unreal Tournament 3 Read more

October 16, 2008 (Thursday)

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Midway focuses on licenses that make money
Midway has decided to narrow their focus on licensed games to those that perform well. Read more

October 13, 2008 (Monday)

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New Spider-Man Web of Shadows trailer
There is a new trailer for spider-man web of shadows which is going to be released on October 21. Read more

October 9, 2008 (Thursday)

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Resident Evil 5 trailer
There is a new Resident Evil 5 trailer which was shown at the TGS. The game is set to be released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on March 13th, 2009 Read more

October 4, 2008 (Saturday)

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First Halo Wars trailer
The first trailer explaining the back story of Halo Wars, the RTS game in development by Ensemble Studios, has been released. The game takes place before the events of Halo: Combat Evolved. Read more

October 2, 2008 (Thursday)

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SD card game downloads for the Wii
In the Nintendo Fall Press Conference it was announced that in Spring 2009 WiiWare games and Virtual Console games will be able to be directly downloaded to an SD card. Read more

New DSi
Today Nintendo announced the release of the new Nintendo DSi. The DSi has a larger touch screen, a .3 megapixel camera, and is thinner than its predecessor, the Nintendo DS lite. Read more


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