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Sales, income down in Capcom's Q2 financial report

Capcom's Q2 financial results remain gloomy, with net sales down by 51.3 percent and operating income down by 41.6 percent over the same period in 2013. This marks the second consecutive quarter in which the Street Fighter publisher posted declining sales. The culprit, Capcom believes, is a lack...

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Halo 2's cinematics have never looked this good

The decade-old Halo 2 looks a bit long in the tooth these days, but thanks to the efforts of Blur Studio, the game's Master Chief Collection re-release is receiving a full complement of gorgeous new cinematics. [Image: Microsoft] ...

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Facebook's Zuckerberg offers his long view on Oculus VR

In a recent quarterly earnings conference call (report on Gamasutra), Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg touched on his plans for the future of Oculus VR, the recently acquired virtual reality headset company that Zuckerberg describes as "a long-term bet on the future of computing." "Every 10 to 15...

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Fan-favorite Halo 2 map Coagulation returns as Bloodline

Among the many, many multiplayer maps included in the Xbox One's upcoming Halo: The Master Chief Collection is a remake of Halo 2's Coagulation, boasting improved graphics, new vehicles and a pair of EMPs that will stop Warthogs in their tracks. Xbox Wire describes Bloodline as "like a "Best Of"...

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Manuel Noriega's Call of Duty lawsuit dismissed by LA court

Manuel Noriega's attempt to sue Activision has been dismissed by a Los Angeles Superior Court Judge who ruled that the former Panamanian dictator's unauthorized cameo in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is protected by America's free speech laws. In the game, Noriega helps players track down a...

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The Longest Journey gets tested down under, global launch 'soon'

Despite recent reports, iOS adventure The Longest Journey is not currently available on the iOS App Store. Instead, publisher Funcom has decided to keep the game exclusive to Australia and New Zealand for an initial testing period. "We're using Australia and New Zealand as test markets for an...

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Swedish eSports festival Dreamhack drops CEO Robert Ohlen

Following a lengthy tenure as head of one of the world's most prominent eSports festivals, Dreamhack CEO Robert Ohlen has been "relieved of his duties," according to Fredrik Nystrom, Dreamhack's head of PR. Instead of exiting Dreamhack gracefully, Ohlen opted to publicly protest the decision via...

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Titanfall, season pass discounted for Xbox Live Gold members

It's now a bit easier to jump inside the cockpit of Titanfall's giant stompy robots thanks to new discounts on both the game and its season pass. Normally priced at $50, this discount reduces the price of Titanfall to $25. The season pass, which is normally $20, is now $8.25. That should be of...

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Report: PS4 users report myriad issues following 2.0 update

Though today's PlayStation 4 system update brings with it a host of new features - most notably Share Play functionality - the new software has also been causing problems for a number of users. As Videogamer points out, numerous reports of issues stemming from the 2.0 update have appeared across...

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Return to Excitebike Arena in first Mario Kart 8 DLC

Alongside Yoshi's Circuit and Link's Master Cycle, the first Mario Kart 8 DLC pack will also include a dirt track inspired by NES motorcycle racing classic Excitebike. For those too young to remember console games that debuted in 1984, Excitebike saw players racing from right to left and leaping...

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