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Joystiq chats with Jay Wilson on Diablo 3

click to embiggen The buzz here at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles is all about Diablo 3. When will we have a playable demo? When can we expect a release? Blizzard, of course, isn't willing to commit to a date other than their standard "when it's done" answer: What classes are going to be...

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WiiPlayer optimizes iPlayer for Wii

It still puzzles us that the BBC was so keen to make its (admittedly excellent and very popular) iPlayer catch-up service compatible with the Wii. Are there really that many Wii owners out there with internet-ready PCs who would opt to use the service on the Wii's slightly clunky Opera browser? Why...

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Nintendo sponsors UK Gladiators

To tell you the truth, we never knew you folks in the UK got your own version of American Gladiators. Growing up, we would catch the show after our usual dose of Saturday morning entertainment, as the sugar would take effect from all of the Lucky Charms we had while catching our toons, fueling our...

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BBC iPlayer takes the Wii by storm

Now we know what makes you people tick: the BBC. Our inboxes (and comments) have been flooded with news about the BBC iPlayer in one of our most-tipped stories ever. If you're one of the five people who didn't send us this tip and don't know what's up, the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation)...

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SXSW: Games + Entertainment Brands: Five Top Trends In 2007

This panel brought together Robert Nashak, GM of Yahoo Games, Chris Charla, director of business development for Foundation 9, Charles Merrin from Real Networks, and Brian Ring, the GM of Interactive Content for Scope Seven. The purpose was to discuss the top five trends in 2007 in the realm of...

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Lieberman takes video game industry money

The nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics found that Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman took $73,000 from a "variety of industry sources" over the past two years. Is $73K a pitiful amount in Lieberman's multi-million dollar warchest? It sure is. One contribution was from Linda McMahon, CEO of...

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DS Gunpey vs. PSP Gunpey

The next game from the folks at Q? Entertainment, responsible for the masterpieces that are Lumines and Meteos, have been working on a new puzzler for both the DS and the PSP. Each version is unique in how it plays and looks and, according to 1UP, the DS installment is superior to the PSP's game....

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Sony exec admits PSP more about media than games

Dave Karraker, new PR head for Sony, was recently confronted by Gamasutra in a pretty intense interview. While it focuses mostly on the upcoming PLAYSTATION 3, Karraker had a few interesting things to say about the PSP: The PSP is doing incredibly well, and I think that you'll see even more interest...

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Wild Hare to bring Alten8's games to U.S., Europe

Publisher Wild Hare Entertainment has joined forces with developer Alten8 to bring their upcoming PSP to the U.S. and Europe. "With reciprocal content publishing and distribution between our like-minded companies, we can create a strong alliance for a cross-Atlantic partnership, which opens new...

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Meteos takes it online, DS Fanboy staff asks for help

Turns out Q Entertainment has plans to take the near-perfect gameplay of one of DS Fanboy's best DS games, Meteos, and bring it online. The only problem is that this new and improved formula of Meteos is currently set to grace the PC and not the DS. This is when the person listening to all of this...

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