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  • New Vanquish trailer shoots, explodes flips & explodes again
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    Based on what we know of the studio’s previous offerings, we imagine that somewhere at Platinum Games HQ, there’s a keyboard with just five buttons, labeled “Explosion,” “Laser,” “Ninja Flip,” “Giant Robot” and “Overly Dramatic Dialogue.”

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  • Woods set to play in Irish pro-am
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    World number one Tiger Woods will fine tune his game ahead of the Open at a pro-am event in Ireland next month.

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  • It’s now or never for Capello
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    When Fabio Capello removed the release clause in his contract to ensure he remains in charge of England until 2012, it was a welcome sign of loyalty. But one detail jarred: by prolonging his stay, Capello is thinking long term, but his recent actions have shown a surfeit of short-termism.

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  • The Economics of the World Cup (Infographic)
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    The World CUP is the number one major global sporting event in terms of viewer-ship . That means major money for advertisers, sponsors FIFA and host countries.

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  • Spanish Judges Liken File Sharing To Lending Books
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    Dan Fuhry writes “A three-judge panel in the Provincial Court of Madrid has closed a case that has been running since 2005, ruling that the accused are not guilty of any copyright infringement on the grounds that their BitTorrent tracker did not distribute any copyrighted material, and they did not generate any profit from their site: ‘[t]he judges noted that all this takes places between many users all at once without any of them receiving any financial (more…)

  • 25 Years of Rare – The Greatest Games They Have Done
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    British games studio Rare celebrates its 25th anniversary this summer. In honor of this, we’ve dug back through the archives to celebrate 25 of the developer’s finest achievements from its early work on home computers in the UK to its pioneering work on the SNES and Nintendo 64, through to its acquisition by Microsoft in 2002.

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