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VG247 launches in Italy with VG247.it

VG247′s first local language version, an Italian site run by the same team behind Eurogamer.it, is now live.

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  • PS4: Italian launch gets insane light show, watch it here

    PlayStation 4′s Italian launch kicked off with an insane light show cast on Rome’s Castel Sant’Angelo building. It saw a projected dragon tear the place apart, followed by – you guessed it – dubstep. Watch it here.

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  • Koch Media to distribute THQ titles in Spain and Italy

    Spanish website Revogamers is reporting that THQ will cease distribution of its titles in Spain and Italy. German firm, Koch Media, is taking over distribution duties of THQ-published titles in the regions from this summer, including responsibility of the publisher’s back-catalogue and future games, which includes Darksiders II in August and Metro: Last Light early […]

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  • PlayStation Network content added to GameStop, EB Games offering

    GameStop-family retailers across Australia, New Zealand and several European nations will begin selling PlayStation Network games and DLC in-store.

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  • Fully localized Italian version of World of Warcraft in the works

    Blizzard has announced it’s developing a fully localized Italian version of World of Warcraft.

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  • ESA: 54% of illegal file swapping comes from Brazil, China, France, Italy and Spain

    The ESA has named Brazil, China, France, Italy and Spain as the five countries with “extraordinarily high” levels of online game piracy.

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  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat gets February 5 UK release

    Koch just confirmed a February 5 street date for S.T.A.L.K.E.R : Call of Pripyat in the UK, Nordic and Italy.

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  • Germany and Italy get PS Blogs

    SCEE launched German and Italian versions of the official PS Blog – read all about it here. “Pretty much everything that we post on the English Blog that is relevant to a European audience will be localised and available in your language on the new Italian and German Blogs,” said SCEE portal manager Emmanuel Orssaud. […]

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  • Rumor: Xbox 360 wireless 802.11N adapter advert spotted in Italian Gears 2 GOTY case

    The Xbox 360 802.11n Wi-Fi adapter that’s currently being tested by the FCC has been spotted on a promotional flier inside the Italian version of the Gears of War 2 Game of the Year edition. What a mouthful. Anyway, the Italian gaming site Mondobox got a hold of the flier and has posted it to […]

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  • inFamous - Euro versions to get English language patch

    Following news this morning that Sony was to release the Dutch, French, German, Spanish and Italian version of inFamous without English language support, SCEE has just told VG247 that the firm has u-turned on the decision – English is to be patched in at a later date. “Following feedback from the community, we realise that […]

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  • English language left off major inFamous Euro builds

    Sucker Punch has apparently confirmed on its forum that the French, Italian, German, Spanish and Dutch versions of inFamous will feature no English language option. The English version will only have Portuguese and Russian language settings. This is unlikely to go down well, as you can see from the responses to the mod post, especially […]

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  • Capcom wants to crown you Ultimate European Street Fighter Supreme Master

    Capcom and Xbox 360 are on a quest to find the Street Fighter IV champions in  France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK.  When found, the champ will be crowed the European Street Fighter Supreme Master. Not only will the winner be bestowed with such a long, illustrious title, they will win some prizes too. […]

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  • EU PS Blog to launch this "summer" in multiple languages

    SCEE’s confirmed that the EU PS Blog will launch this summer, after announcing yesterday that Three Speech is to close later this month. “The blog will be launched in English first, with French, Italian, German and Spanish versions to follow soon after,” said a rep. “There will be a period between the closure of ThreeSpeech […]

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  • Japanese hardware sales, March 9-15

    Yet another big week for PlayStation hardware in Japan, although the joint PSP-PS3 fgiure isn’t as impressive as last week. Wii’s up a bit, though. And 360′s down a lot. Keep the edge of your seat warm for next week’s data. PSP – 43,463 PS3 – 28,014 DSi – 27,564 Wii – 17,941 DS Lite […]

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