Friday, October 19, 2012

Megabits of News: Weekly Roundup (w/e 19 Oct)

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Foxconn admits to using child labour
Not good news to start. News agency Reuters reported that China-based technology manufacturer Foxconn has admitted that some interns working at its plant in Yantai were aged between 14-16, a violation of China’s labour laws and Foxconn policy. Foxconn said that immediate steps have been taken to resolve the issue. MCV

Cult horror video game coming to the PS3
Psychological horror video game Deadly Premonition will soon be scaring the pants off PS3 owners after the title removes its Xbox 360 exclusivity. A Director's Cut of the cult game, which received mixed reviews from critics, will be released for PS3 in 2013. MCV

Third-party Wii U games to be given hefty price tags
Nintendo Wii U console owners will need deep pockets if they want to buy third-party games. Titles such as Black Ops 2 and Assassin's Creed 3 could be sold for as much as £55 by some retailers. It is understood some outlets will sell Wii U editions of multiplatform games at prices much higher than their PS3 and Xbox 360 counterparts. CVG

Nintendo's Pikmin 3 to hit Wii U in spring 2013
Real-time strategy game Pikmin 3, which will be an exclusive title for Nintendo's Wii U titles, is expected to arrive in spring 2013. The little plant-like creatures are being tipped to be one of the Wii U’s best titles. Joystiq

Gamers made to wait for Infinity Blade: Dungeons
Developer Epic Games has announced that Infinity Blade: Dungeons will not be out until 2013. The iOS sequel has grown too much in scope to meet its 2012 deadline. Joystiq