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Ati: Xbox 360 will outperform PS3

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"I think PS3 will almost certainly be slower and less powerful," says graphics guru Richard Huddy in an interview. Of course he'd say that, he's ATI's Developer Relations Manager.

M$, Universal and Fox see light in Halo

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Microsoft and the Creative Artists Agency have reached a tentative agreement with Universal and Fox for the film rights to the Xbox video game "Halo."

Add-on PS3 HDD will run Linux

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Ken Kutaragi reveals the console's hard drive will use alternate OS, hints that it will ship separately and will come in more than one model.

Hollywood unions reach deal with video game makers

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Hollywood actors unions have reached a contract deal with video game publishers, accepting higher pay instead of the profit-sharing they had demanded, the unions said Wednesday, removing the threat of a strike.

Advent Falls Down, Can't Get Up

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Over the past few years, some video games have made great strides blending cinematic narrative with engaging action. Unfortunately, for all its bluster, the science fiction adventure Advent Rising is not one of them.

Pacman comes to life virtually

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A human version of the classic arcade game Pacman, superimposing the virtual 3D game world on to city streets and buildings, is being developed by researchers at Singapore. "These games symbolize the dawn of an era where real and virtual interactive experience will form part of the routine of our daily lives."

XBOX 360 Shortages Possible, Says M$

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UK Xbox chief admits that you might have trouble finding a 360 this Christmas, but blames demand rather than supply.

Doom book publishers sued

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Former Ion Storm COO Michael Wilson is taking book publisher Random House to court over allegations that a biography of id Software contains lies about him. It's not yet known if the lawsuit will halt production of the film adaptation of Masters of Doom currently in the works.

In-game advertising in video games, may boom

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More and more U.S. TV viewers are fast-forwarding through TV commercials and as a result, in-game advertising in video games, may boom.

Push for California violent video game bill stalls

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A bill before the California Assembly to ban the sale of violent video games has been shelved because of a lack of support, an aide to its author said on Friday.

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