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Oculus to acquire Xbox 360 controller designer Carbon

Virtual reality company Oculus VR announced the acquisition of Carbon Design team this week. Carbon Design is best known as the designer of Microsoft's Xbox 360 controller, and will continue working from its studio in the Seattle area. Oculus said it has been working with Carbon "for nearly a year ...

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MLG signs gaming pros, shells out $1.75 million

The little gaming league that could, Major League Gaming (MLG) sent word that they've signed seven more professional gamers today. Halo 2 teams Carbon and the rest of Str8 Rippin (Tsquared, the fourth member, was signed back in June) all were granted professional status getting paid a big ole sum of...

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Major League Gaming drops $1.75 million to sign more pros

Major League Gaming has secured team Carbon, the four-man national Halo 2 champion, with a $1 million group contract, and signed additional $250,000 deals with three members of team Str8 Rippin. Having signed similar contracts with team Final Boss and Str8 Rippin captain Tom Taylor back in June, MLG...

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NFS Carbon developer diary video

IGN has posted a video developer diary for EA's upcoming racer Need For Speed Carbon. Obviously, being the Nintendo version of the multi-platform game, we care most about the controls. Understanding such, that is the focal point for the majority of the video. IGN doesn't allow their videos to be em...

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EA continues to exploit, charging $50 for Need for Speed unlockables

EA is determined to be the bully of Xbox Live Marketplace. Once again, the world's biggest games publisher is offering pay-don't-play content, inviting gamers to buy Need for Speed Carbon's unlockables. EA and Microsoft will argue that this is simply a matter of choice: choose to buy content; or cho...

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EA seeking extra cash from collectors

EA is getting into the Collector's Edition racket with an upgraded version of Need For Speed: Carbon on sale October 31. Here's what you get for $69.99: 3 new cars 10 specially tuned cars 6 new races 10 exclusive vinyl kits Code to download Mazda RX-7 off XBLM Bonus DVD containing behi...

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Need for Speed: Carbon controls revealed

Newsweek has got a bit of an exclusive look at the upcoming Need for Speed: Carbon for the Wii. Why them? Bah! But some interesting details were divulged nevertheless. As expected, the default control configuration for NFS: Carbon is the one of simplicity, found also in Excitetruck and a mini-game ...

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New Need for Speed Carbon video released

I gotta admit the Need for Speed franchise has come a long, long way since I first played it on the Playstation. I can still remember its god-forsaken turning sensitivity that just about drove me crazy. Thankfully, those days are long gone, and the series is still going strong, which i...

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NFS Carbon details and screens

Leipzig has caused a slow and sure trickle of news and finally we're able to report on some information specific to Need For Speed: Carbon on the Wii. With a trio of surprisingly lovely snapshots and controls similar to that of Excite Truck, we're very excited for this latest installment in the ser...

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Need for Speed: Carbon race modes revealed

On the official forums for Electronic Arts, an EA employee with the forum handle of eacomsmoothie has revealed a long list of race modes that will be available in the upcoming Need for Speed melting pot. While it took us until the third of July to catch his post, he had left his reply as to give us ...

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