Friday, January 20, 2012

Megabits Of News: Weekly Roundup

Megabits of Gaming trawls the web for the tastiest morsels of news, so you
don't have to...

SEGA Sonic store sale now online
Good news for all Sonic merchandise hunters as SEGA officially launches its full online Sonic the Hedgehog store. For those who love a bargain, customers can get 15% off any order until the end of January by entering the following code – JANSALE15. See for details.

Ubisoft shuts studio in Vancouver
Publisher Ubisoft has shut its studio in Vancouver, Canada. Employees at the studio - apparently previously known as Action Pants - will have chance to consider jobs at some of Ubisoft's other studios, says Joystiq.

Official Video Game for London 2012 announced
Limber up your thumbs and forefingers - or even arms and legs if you have motion control support with an Xbox Kinect or PlayStation Move - as SEGA has confirmed an official tie-in for the London 2012 Olympic Games, featuring over 30 events.

Rockstar’s GTA V could be out by March 2013 - analysts
According to VG24/7, analysts believe Rockstar will have Grand Theft Auto V released before March 2013. Little has been revealed about the game to date.

Katy Perry collaborating with EA’s The Sims franchise
CVG says gaming giant EA has brought in pop star Katy Perry to advertise its new advertising and marketing campaigns for the Sims brand. Perry will also collaborate with EA to develop special Katy Perry themed in-game content.