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Archive for 9 August 2012


Blizzard’s Battle.net system “illegally accessed”

A security update posted on Blizzard’s official site warns users that the Battle.net system has been subject to “unauthorized and illegal access”.

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Viking Barbara joins Rayman Legends cast [Video]

With its surreal visual flair and a multitude of character designs, it’s hard to imagine what the Rayman series might have been missing.

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Rhode Island takes control of 38 Studios’ assets

The latest twist in the downfall of Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios has seen the US State of Rhode Island take control of the game developer’s remaining assets.

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Konami doesn’t fancy patching Silent Hill HD on the 360

By most reports, the Silent Hill HD Collection recently released by Konami needs a bit of patching.

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Sounds of Space Command: Halo 4′s weapon noises [Video]

Do you enjoy weapon noises? Do you like slow, lingering pans across virtual weaponry?

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Big Huge Games returns as Impossible Studios

You may remember developer Big Huge Games being caught in the rapid downfall of Rhode Island-based 38 Studios.

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Creative carnage in this new Dishonored footage [Video]

Whether it’s with rats, their own pistol or a deviously rewired electric fence, the hapless guards of Dishonored always seem to end up dead when protagonist Corvo is around.

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Spooks in the spotlight: Ghost Recon Online hits open beta

A blog post on the Ubisoft site for Ghost Recon Online reveals that the game is now in open beta.

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Hybrid returns to Xbox Live marketplace

After yesterday’s server issues which prompted Microsoft to pull Hybrid from its Xbox Live marketplace, the third-person jetpack based shooter is now available to purchase and download again.

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DUST 514 Producer outlines plans for EVE Online integration

In a lengthy update from Dust 514 Executive Producer Brandon Laurino, he outlines the current state of the Beta test as well as upcoming plans as they prepare to integrate the PS3 Dust 514 server with the EVE Online server.

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Funcom to show first Secret World raid instance at Gamescom

As new content continues to be added to Funcom’s Secret World MMO, next week at Gamescom they will be showing the game’s first raid instance.

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Nintendo 3DS XL Review – Bigger is better

The 3DS XL comes little over a year after the release of the original 3DS, making it a rather contentious and potentially irritating piece of kit for anyone who plumped for the first model.

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Call of Duty Black Ops II multiplayer set for Gamescom premiere

The premiere of the Call of Duty: Black Ops II multiplayer mode will be at Gamescom in Cologne next week on the 360.

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Magicka WOOT DLC released

Paradaox has released the Magicka WOOT DLC today and guess what?

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Star Wars: The Old Republic at Gamescom

With the recent news that SWTOR is going free to play later this year, anyone going to Gamescom will be keen to find out what EA has planned for the title.  

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Guild Wars 2 stress test today

More than likely many Guild Wars 2 players may have missed this as it was posted on Facebook, but there is another Guild Wars 2 stress test taking place later today.

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Witcher 2 modding tool at Gamescom

CD Projekt Red will be heading to Gamescom next week, where (amongst other things) they will be revealing the REDkit.

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Blizzard outlines Diablo 3 v1.0.4 info release schedule

We’ve all been sitting here twiddling our thumbs waiting for some sort of development updaye with regards to the v1.0.4 patch which is expected to resolve many of the problems players are currently experiencing in Diablo 3.

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