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This Week's Games News

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Releases this week include Wreck-It-Ralph (Wii, DS, 3DS), an appropriately retro if largely uninspired 2D platform game to complement Pixar's delightful plundering of video game history; Heavy Fire: Shattered Spear (Xbox 360, PS3, PC), which wants you to fire various calibres of weapon at absolutely everything that moves; Hitman HD Trilogy (Xbox 360, PS3) lets console owners finally find out what life was like before Hitman: Absolution while discovering what the fuss was about; Omerta: City Of Gangsters (Xbox 360, PC) makes managing a gangland empire about as entertaining as switching gas suppliers; while Wizardry Online (PC) sees the arrival of the powerfully hardcore Japanese massively multiplayer online game on our shores, with brutally hard difficulty level and permadeath intact.

Twitter Hacked! 250,000 User Accounts Breached

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Anonymous hackers have targeted Twitter last week and gained access to roughly 250,000 user accounts though only "limited information" such as email addresses was compromised, the microblog said on Friday.

PlayStation 4: game on for the next generation ?

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Start spreading the news ... Sony is hitting New York on 20 February and invites are going out to the global technology press. We're thinking this isn't to reveal a new video-on-demand partner, or an update to the PlayStation Network service. No, this is it. This is PlayStation 4.