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Archive for June 2012


A guided tour of Assassin’s Creed 3′s frontier [Video]

Need a bit more information about the Assassin’s Creed  gameplay that was shown at E3?

13 Jun 2012 | 1

Konami close Metal Gear Online servers

The Metal Gear Online servers have been shut down. Publisher Konami made the decision after the game had been live for four years.

13 Jun 2012 | 7

New features and civs explored in Civ V: Gods and Kings dev diary [Video]

2K Games and Firaxis have released a developer diary for the upcoming “Gods and Kings” expansion for Civiliation V, you can watch it in full below.

13 Jun 2012 | 1

Dust 514 is free-to-play, but a top loadout costs $0.24

According to CCP vice-president Morgan Godat, a “very, very top end” loadout in PlayStation 3-exclusive free-to-play shooter Dust 514 will set you back $0.24.

13 Jun 2012 | 7

If you cheat in Max Payne 3, you will only play other cheaters

Rockstar is testing the waters with a new system for dealing with those players that decide to in Max Payne 3 multiplayer.

13 Jun 2012 | 3

Microsoft say that they are not neglecting gamers, but are they?

In the wake of Microsoft’s E3 2012 press conference, the general consensus is that the games are taking a back-seat to the platform holder’s plan to turn the Xbox 360 into a catch-all entertainment and social media device.

13 Jun 2012 | 21

EA wins the Mass Effect 3 ending investigation farce

EA has won in the investigation into the advertising campaign for Mass Effect 3. 

13 Jun 2012 | 3

Second part of Max Payne 3 comic, “Hoboken Blues”, out now

Rockstar has released the second chapter of the Max Payne 3 comic series.

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No such thing as a Left 4 Dead prequel, it was all a rumour

Last week there was a rumour going around that Valve were working on a prequel to zombie-fest Left 4 Dead.

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Tomb Raider is not like Uncharted, it has attempted rape

Update:
Crystal Dynamics has released a statement denying the existence of an “attempted rape” scene.

13 Jun 2012 | 3

Diablo 3 Real Money Auction House Launches

After a spate of bannings earlier today, Blizzard has this evening launched their Real Money Auction house for Diablo 3.

12 Jun 2012 | 9

Just Dance gets ‘Greatest Hits’ release

Ubisoft is bundling up what it considers to be the best songs from Just Dance, its sequel and Just Dance 3 into one Just Dance Greatest Hits release for Xbox 360 (if you have Kinect) and Wii.

12 Jun 2012 | 1

Gameplay from Microsoft’s Summer of Arcade line-up [Video]

Microsoft is keeping the Xbox Live ‘Summer of Arcade’ line-up pretty much in-house this year, with four of the five games coming from Microsoft’s own Game Studios.

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European PS Store launches Vita sale

From tomorrow (that’s 13 June for the time zonally challenged), the EU PlayStation Store will be kicking off a few weeks of Vita-related sales.

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Race for the White House wants your vote

Eversim has tossed its hat into the 2012 US Presidential election by announcing Race for the White House, a simulator where you buy the Diebold company and produce enough rigged voting booths to win the ultimate political prize.

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Indie Game: The Movie now available on demand

What goes on inside the minds of indie game developers? For decades it seemed as if we could only ever guess the answer to that question, offering unsatisfactory answers like “pixels, maybe?” or “I dunno, socks?” That is, until now.

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Final Skyrim ‘Dawnguard’ beta invites going out today

Bethesda has confirmed that the final batch of beta invites to Skyrim’s forthcoming ‘Dawnguard‘ DLC is going out to Xbox 360 users today.

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Massive erection: Babel Rising footage [Video]

Ubisoft has released a fresh dose of Godly anger on the eve of Babel Rising’s launch.

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Paradox announces most extreme game collection of all time

Yes, it finally happened. The boundaries of extreme-ness have been massively overstepped as Paradox today announced Ship Simulator Extremes Collection; a mega-extreme package that bundles the maritime madness of Ship Simulator Extremes will every single piece of DLC released for the game to date.

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Fuijiwara’s Tomba! coming to PSN

MonkeyPaw Games has announced plans to bring Tokuro Fuijiwara’s Tomba! to PlayStation Network (via the PSone Classics section).

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