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Following the merger of Sky Television and British Satellite Broadcasting in 1990, BSkyB grew to become the biggest pay-TV broadcaster in the UK. Domestic success was fine, but in July, the company decided it was time to cast its net wider, so it agreed a deal with 21st Century Fox to snap up Sky ...

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Dah-da-dah-daaaaah! Now imagine that music with a European accent, because Europe's chest-openers will find a Special Edition of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D waiting for them when the game launches in spring 2015. As revealed during yesterday's continental Nintendo Direct, the "limited-...

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If you ask some musicians, Spotify is a trap; they earn so little from the service that they'd rather pull their albums and risk additional piracy. That's not necessarily true in every case, though. Kobalt Music Publishing, which represents songwriters like Lenny Kravitz and Paul McCartney, claims...

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Tesla's electric vehicles might be known for their impressive range and executive looks, but founder Elon Musk is always keen to emphasize their impressive safety standards too. After picking up an unprecedented 5.4 stars on the US' National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) inspection...

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Nintendo will peel the proverbial banana that is its line-up of upcoming games in a new Direct streaming tomorrow, November 5. The Nintendo of America broadcast will provide "updates about upcoming games for 3DS and Wii U," and it's set to go out at 2PM PT/5PM ET. As ever, Nintendo's European an...

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The EU believes that its "right to be forgotten" is about removing outdated or irrelevant information, rather than letting people photoshop their backstories. Unfortunately, the latest in a long line of people to miss that memo is musician Dejan Lazic, who tried to using the ruling to erase a bad ...

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Nintendo has pushed up the UK release date for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, announcing that its crossover brawler will now hit Europe on November 28. Nintendo originally pegged Smash Bros' UK debut for December 5 before deciding to bump it up a week. A special edition GameCube controller, four-p...

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Barely a week after it was first proposed, Hungary's internet tax looks to be dead in the water. Tens of thousands of Hungarians took to the streets last weekend to protest the tax, which would have seen internet use charged per gigabyte transferred. The plan was expected to rake in around $80 mil...

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What would you do to stimulate a sluggish economy? Push tourism? Cut taxes? Well, Italy is trying something a little different: free public WiFi. Over 100 legislators have proposed spending €5 million ($6.3 million) over three years to help install gratis hotspots in thousands of locations ac...

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Those that have yet to tag along with Joel and Ellie and would prefer to do so on PS3 will have a fresh opportunity to bash bricks on the skulls of clickers, presuming they live in Europe: PlayStation Blog Europe has revealed that The Last Of Us: Game of the Year Edition will be priced at 39.99 wh...

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It's probably a good thing that Google got its Street View surveil of Hungary in when it did, because a new tax being proposed could make internet traffic in the country more expensive. A tax bill draft sent to parliament could impose a 150 forints fee (about $0.62) per each gigabyte transferred. ...

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Coaxial cables won't stop European Xbox One owners from using the console's various media center capabilities thanks to the debut of the Xbox One Digital TV Tuner. Though the Xbox One is designed to augment and enhance a user's existing cable TV stream, in Europe many people still receive televi...

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European and Australian Wii U and 3DS owners can finally go on the trowel in November, when Shovel Knight reaches their eShops following a lengthy wait. While the retro-inspired platformer came to Nintendo systems in North America back in June, it was only available internationally on PC. Developer...

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Sony confirmed today that UK buyers can purchase a white PS4 standalone starting this Friday, October 17. Sony Computer Entertainment Europe told VideoGamer this morning that an Amazon UK listing for the game-less, snowy white system was accurate. The retailer currently has the white PS4 listed ...

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Capcom announced court dates for the 3DS redrawn, higher-res Ace Attorney Trilogy, with eShop orders scheduled for December 9 in North America and December 11 in Europe. The constitutional compilation includes the first three GBA/DS games starring sweat-soaked defense attorney Phoenix Wright, na...

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Minecraft continues its charge onto new systems with a European launch for Vita on October 15. 4J Studios, the UK team porting the sandbox game, tweeted there isn't a confirmed date as yet for North America, adding "hopefully we'll hear soon." The portable version of Minecraft is cross-buy with ...

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