Morning News Wrap (30 Jan 2013)

What was the first thing you thought of when you woke up this morning?  We’d like to think it was “zombies are awesome”.  But it probably wasn’t, was it? Apple will be releasing a new 128GB fourth generation iPad on Tuesday, 5 February.  One has to wonder if that announcement will receive the mass indifference a(nother) “new” Apple product actually deserves.  If…

BBC: Female gamers to outnumber males and the elderly using games to keep mentally active

The BBC have posted a rather surprising new video article [uploaded by ReutersExclusiveNews] that discusses the benefits of videogames with a senior female gamer, Hilda Knott. Ms. Knott discloses, and it makes total sense, that videogames are beneficial to her as they keep her mentally active. In the report on BBC, the news giant claims: “It is predicted that by the…

Get Your Face on WWE’ 13 With ‘Be on the Cover’ Facebook App

THQ will release a “Be on the Cover” Facebook application for WW’ 13 inspired by cover sperstar CM Punk. The application wil be available at facebook.com/WWEgames for those interested in creating and printing their own WWE ’13 cover artwork, as well as sharing their designs on Facebook with others from around the world. The WWE ’13 “Be on the Cover” creation process…

PES Extends UEFA and Acquires More Club and National Squad Licenses

Konami has extended its exclusive licensing agreement with UEFA for the use of the ‘UEFA Champions League’ and ‘UEFA Europa League’ competitions for the PES series. Konami has also penned a few more licences for use within in PES 2013. The publisher has signed the Spanish league licensed in its entirety, while signing some clubs from Italy, and also sourced individual agreements with…