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UK Charts: FIFA 12 Starts 2012 On Top

By Darryl Kaye on January 9, 2012, 9:16AM EDT
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FIFA 12 has started off 2012 as it ended 2011, at the top of the UK video game sales charts, which are compiled by GfK Chart-Track. Battlefield 3 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 continued to duke…

Rumour: New Zelda Title Already In Development

By Darryl Kaye on January 8, 2012, 10:04AM EDT
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Zelda sage Eiji Aonuma confirmed a few months ago that his team at Nintendo were already planning the next Zelda title, but he's now hinted via the Hyrule Historia book, that it has entered…

Harmonix Wins $383m In Case Against Viacom

By Darryl Kaye on January 4, 2012, 5:10AM EDT
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Rock Band developer Harmonix has won a huge court case against its former owner Viacom, which entitles them to a $383 million payout in withheld bonus payments. According to Viacom's initial purchase…

ESA Maintains Support For SOPA

By Colin Tan on January 3, 2012, 8:08PM EDT
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The Entertainment Software Association has reaffirmed its support for the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), an anti-piracy bill that's being sent through the works in the Senate, despite major players…

3DS Hits 4M In U.S., Sells Faster Than Wii

By Patrick Molloy on January 3, 2012, 12:33PM EDT
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Nintendo announced today that it sold more than 4 million 3DS hardware units in the U.S. in 2011, selling more than the Wii in its first nine months. The company said fast-selling holiday titles such…

Epic Mickey 2 Evidently Confirmed For Fall 2012

By Colin Tan on December 30, 2011, 5:51PM EDT
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Epic Mickey 2 is apparently the real deal and set for a 2012 release. The information comes from a NeoGaf user who confirmed that Disney had prematurely released a newsletter confirming development…

Aonuma: Zelda Series Will Keep Motion Controls

By Patrick Molloy on December 12, 2011, 1:41PM EDT
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Now that the Zelda series has had its taste of motion controls, Nintendo will continue to use them on future Zelda titles. Yes, Miyomoto got scoffed at during E3 last year, when the Wii Remote's…

Spike Video Game Awards 2011: Winners List

By Chloe Read on December 11, 2011, 2:10PM EDT
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Spike's Video Game Awards come but once a year, with the VGA Advisory Council picking which games and their companies will take away trophies for categories such as Best Graphics, Best Downloadable…

GU's Comments Of The Week - 9th December

By Chloe Read on December 9, 2011, 5:27PM EDT

Welcome back to Comments of the Week! Over the coming weeks, some of the community based content on Gaming Union will be going through a touch of a metamorphosis, and ol' CotW isn't excluded from…

Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 2 Rated in Korea

By Patrick Molloy on December 9, 2011, 2:18PM EDT
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Sega seems to be preparing the second episode of Sonic the Hedgehog 4, if a Korean rating is any indication. The downloadable titles were put on hold this year due to Sonic's anniversary celebrations…

Sakaguchi's 'The Last Story' Has Been Dated

By Lauren Alessandra on December 8, 2011, 8:33AM EDT

Nintendo has officially announced the release date for Hironobu Sakaguchi's Wii-exclusive RPG, The Last Story. The Final Fantasy legend's latest title will feature a single player campaign and an…

Report: Nintendo's Miyamoto Looks To Retire

By Patrick Molloy on December 7, 2011, 11:58PM EDT
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If there's one person who you could point to who has had the most influential hand in shaping the modern video game industry, that person very well could be Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto. So when the…

PES 2012 Patch Notes Released

By Lauren Alessandra on December 5, 2011, 11:32AM EDT
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Konami has released new information on the upcoming PES 2012 patch which will hopefully solve many of the game-freezing issues the title suffers from in its Online and Become a Legend modes. Amongst…

EFF Pushes To Legalize Game Console Jailbreaking

By Patrick Molloy on December 2, 2011, 4:27PM EDT
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Following the U.S. Copyright Office's decision last year allowing users to "jailbreak" iPhones, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is seeking similar exemptions from the Digital…