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A very merry VG247 Christmas: wishlists and happy memories

Whatever you’re celebrating this holiday season – and we hope at the very least it’s “a day off” or “time and a half” – VG247 would like to share its non-denominational cheer with you.

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Christmas headlines

  • MMO Winter Festivities: WoW, GW2, Lotro, SWTOR, Neverwinter, more

    Plenty of MMOs are hosting holiday events or other sorts of festivities between now and the new year, so instead of creating a news post for each one, I thought I would round a few up for you instead. Get the list full of acronyms below.

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  • Christmas 2011: We've called it

    If you have a merrily on high, it’s time for the ding dong. We’re stopping the full-time news here, but we’ll have any major stories and monthly retrospective features every day throughout the Christmas break.

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  • Merry Christmas: You're nothing but a punk, says EA

    EA’s release a message of Christmas cheer to all of you. After the break. Is it time to start drinking yet?

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  • Euro Vita out 2012, Sony being secretive over launch plans

    Sony intends to skip the Christmas period with Vita in Europe, instead launching it in 2012, VG247 has learnt.

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  • Rumour: iPhone 5 launch to clash with NGP release

    Business Insider has reported that the next iteration of Apple’s ubiquitous iPhone won’t go into production until September 2011, meaning it may not be here until early 2012. That could ruin Christmas for a lot of people.

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  • Source: PSP2 to release Holiday 2011

    Developers and publishers have been told that PSP2 will release at the end of next year, a British source familiar with the matter has told VG247.

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  • Christmas: we're calling it

    Before I descend into writing stories about some mad woman that called the police because her son was playing GTA in the middle of the night, I’m going to stop for Christmas. As you’ve no doubt noticed, our post-rate’s dropped off steadily over December: Steph’s taking a well-earned rest; Nathan’s doing whatever it is Texan […]

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  • Rare 360 theme goes live on Live, postcard brings Rarey cheer

    Rare’s just popped its own Christmas theme up on Live. Yours for 240MSP. Get it here. If that wasn’t enough Rare in your life, the developer’s also released its Christmas card. This obviously means that Killer Instinct 3′s in development. Merry bloody Christmas, Rare people. Have a good one.

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  • Common Sense Media lists games to avoid buying for your kids

    Common Sense Media has released its annual list of 10 games parents should avoid purchasing, wrapping, and setting under the tree this year. Titled “10 Cool Games That Are Uncool for Kids”, the list offers “safe alternatives” for each title that is currently popular and not safe for children. Here it is: Assassin’s Creed (Mirror’s […]

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  • Microsoft: "Credit crunch means more quality family time this Christmas"

    Bailiffs at the door? Repossession notices hidden from the wife at the back of the shed? The holes in little Billy’s shoes impossible to disguise any more? Don’t worry: buy an Xbox 360 and the global financial disaster will be a million miles away this Christmas. In what probably isn’t the most tasteful press release […]

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