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Archive for 14 August 2012


An enterprising new Star Trek trailer from Namco [Video]

Namco has issued a short trailer for its forthcoming co-op focused Star Trek title, based on the ‘rebooted’ universe of JJ Abrams.

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Hitman: Absolution has an intriguing ‘Contracts’ multiplayer mode

A new way of playing Hitman: Absolution was revealed today by I/O Interactive, and for the longest while I couldn’t properly figure out how it worked.

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Japan Studios’ Puppeteer might just pull your strings [Video]

A game it might have been easy to overlook in Sony’s somewhat packed Gamescom 2012 press event is Japan Studios’ platformer, Puppeteer.

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PlayStation Plus will get the God of War: Ascension beta first

Further proof that videogames should be banned from using the word “epic” until at least 2016 can be found in the new trailer for God of War: Ascension’s multiplayer portion (below).

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Dark Souls doesn’t look any easier in its Prepare to Die incarnation [Video]

It’s not at all long (next week, in fact) before Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition drags itself onto the PC.

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Assault Beefeaters with a cricket bat in ZombiU [Video]

It’s a rough time to be a member of the royal family in Ubisoft’s ZombiU.

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Deadly scuffles and Hank Williams in The Last of Us [Video]

Naughty Dog’s impressive looking The Last of Us has a brand new trailer (albeit with some old footage) for Gamescom, backed by the cheerful tones of Hank Williams Sr.

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‘Teen Horror’ Until Dawn announced for PlayStation Move

Supermassive’s Until Dawn is a newly announced title for the PlayStation Move which examines the question “will young couples ever stop visiting scary, dark cabins in the woods?” The answer, of course, is no.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified getting a special Vita bundle

What’s a major press event at a videogames show without mention of a Call of Duty game, eh?

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Tearaway and Killzone Mercenary announced for PS Vita

A pair of new PlayStation Vita titles have been revealed by Sony at is Gamescom press event today.

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Assassin’s Creed 3 gamescom trailer takes to the seas [Video]

Assassin’s Creed 3 protagonist Connor is apparently just as happy at sea as he is on land, just so long as he puts on his Captain’s outfit first.

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Cloud storage limit on PlayStation Plus will soon be 1gig

Sony has plans to increase the cloud storage limit on PlayStation Plus from 150mb to a rather more impressive 1 gig, the company announced today at its Gamescom press event.

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Sony reveals new ‘Cross Buy’ titles for PS3-Vita play

Sony’s Gamescom 2012 press conference has introduced some new titles in the ‘Cross Buy’ program, a system where certain PlayStation 3 title purchases will give you access to a PS Vita copy as well for no extra cost.

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EA SPORTS FOOTBALL CLUB MATCH DAY TO DRIVE REAL-WORLD NEWS INTO FIFA 13

Guildford, UK – Aug. 14, 2012 – Electronic Arts Inc. announced today that EA SPORTS™ has developed a new feature for FIFA 13 called EA SPORTS Football Club Match Day that will drive the deepest and most meaningful connection yet between a videogame and the real world of sport ever achieved.

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Cyberpunk ‘memory remixing’ in Capcom’s Remember Me [Video]

Do you recall Dontnod Entertainment’s Adrift from Gamescom 2011? No, neither do I.

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Need For Speed: Most Wanted’s multiplayer is a Teenage Wasteland [Video]

The latest multiplayer trailer for Criterion’s Need for Speed: Most Wanted employs the remixed talents of The Who, as well as a number of extremely fast virtual cars.

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Dishonored’s PC specs will not disgrace your rig

Amongst all the hustle and bustle of Gamescom, Bethesda has quietly revealed the minimum and recommended PC specs for Arkane’s forthcoming assassination-fest, Dishonored.

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Simcity coming to MAC in February 2013

COLOGNE, Germany – Aug. 14, 2012 – The king of city-builders is making its triumphant return to the Mac!

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‘Mann vs Machine’ mode announced for Team Fortress 2

Valve is ushering in a new mode over at Team Fortress 2, due to arrive on the 15 August.

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Battlefield 3 ‘Premium Edition’ coming in September

Think it’s too late to hop into the world of Battlefield 3 because of all the pesky DLC you’d have to catch up on?

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