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    Continuing the trend of others who wish to show their passionate love for their favourite console or portable device (i.e. Zune guy), A man in Briton has got what’s being claimed as the first tattoo for the PS3. Personally I’m not that into tattoos, but this one’s probably one...
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  • Nintendo Sells 1 Million DS's in Australia

    Congratulations Nintendo! Let’s face it, a million units of anything is big deal, especially in a country of 21 million people. AustralianIT has the details....
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