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Archive for 27 June 2011


Tribes: Ascend revealed as free-to-play

Tribes: Ascend, the persistent world FPS from Hi-Rez (not to be confused with their more MMO-based outing, Tribes: Universe) will follow a free-to-play model.

By Paul Younger | 27 Jun 2011 | Comments Off

Crysis 2’s PC prettification patch released

Crytek have released two optional patches for the PC version of Crysis 2, adding DirectX 11 support and new, high-res textures.

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David Bateson dropped from Hitman: Absolution

David Bateson, the voice actor for Hitman’s Agent 47 since the start of the series, has been dropped for Hitman: Absolution according to reports.

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Boulder Dash-XL coming 13 July

Sneaking in just before the ‘Summer of Arcade’ launches, Boulder Dash-XL will bring the ‘reinvented’ classic to Xbox LIVE Arcade on 13 July.

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Author of ‘violent game’ law responds to Supreme Court decision

Senator Leland Yee, the man responsible for writing California’s ‘violent game’ law, has responded to todays Supreme Court’s 7-2 ruling in favour of the EMA.

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EVE players cancel 4,500 accounts, ‘riot’ in-game

There’s been an angry reaction from EVE Online players to the introduction of not-so-microtransactions by developers CCP, and leaked documents which suggest more on the way.

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Operation Flashpoint: Red River – Valley of Death DLC trailer

Codemasters has released a new trailer this afternoon for the Op Flash DLC whic is due at th eend of this month.

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US Supreme Court rules on ‘violent game’ case

As expected, the US Supreme Court has now issued its verdict in the Brown vs EMA case that would have restricted the sale of ‘violent’ videogames to anyone under 18 and would require such games to adopt a special label.

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Gods & Heroes replica helmet revealed

Last week Heatwave Interactive launched their mythological Roman MMO RPG Gods & Heroes and they are now going to be selling replica Roman helmets.

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Guild Wars 2 Fan Day – A narrative

The IncGamers: Guild Wars 2 community admin spends a couple of days at ArenaNet.

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UK Charts: Zumba still conquering all

It’s the start of the week which means a new set of UK all-format game charts and there’s only a few changes this week.

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