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Archive for 4 September 2012


‘Grifball’ will be an official multiplayer mode in Halo 4

Community-created future sport ‘Grifball’ will have its own official multiplayer mode in Halo 4, according to developer 343 Industries.

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TERA servers being merged, dropping from 11 to three

Update: The merge applies to US servers only, not the Europeans servers operated by Gameforge.

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Steam Community update now live for everyone

Steam’s updated Community functions are now out of beta and live for everyone.

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Sample some new bits of Resident Evil 6 later this month

An all-new Resident Evil 6 demo will be released on 18 September, distinct from the one which was previously exclusive to those who owned a copy of Dragon’s Dogma on the Xbox 360.

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You won’t be playing CoD: Black Ops 2 on Windows XP

Treyarch look to be doing their bit for PC technological advancement by announcing that the Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 engine will be using DirectX 11.

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Battlefield 3′s ‘Armored Kill’ DLC launches with several bangs [Video]

There’s a launch trailer for Battlefield 3′s ‘Armored Kill’ DLC in town, and it wants to run over your fences, strafe your house with helicopter gunfire and parachute onto your roof.

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Firefly’s Simon Bradbury: crowdfunding model has “staying power”

While it’s unlikely to topple the traditional videogame publishing model entirely, crowdfunding has undeniably taken off as a viable method of getting your game financed.

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The Walking Dead Episode 3: Long Road Ahead [Review]

**Read our review of The Walking Dead Episodes 1 & 2 here**
Long Road Ahead’s opening scene is a microcosm of what Telltale Games’ episodic The Walking Dead has served up so far.

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Dead or Alive 5 and the anatomy of boobs

If you want to experience Dead or Alive 5 in all of its titular glory, then you’re going to have to buy the collector’s edition.

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‘Blood soaked’ Fallout movie looking for crowd-funding support

Australian filmmaker Wake K. Savage is seeking $10,000 in crowd-funding to produce Fallout: Lanius.

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Rovio to launch Bad Piggies on September 27

September 4, 2012 – Espoo, Finland – Rovio Entertainment, the creators of Angry Birds, today announced their newest game, Bad Piggies, launching September 27 for iOS, Android and Mac.

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Sony showing 47 games at TGS, The Last Guardian not one of them

The Tokyo Game Show is starting to take shape, with Sony detailing their plans for the event.

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Dark Souls might be getting an ‘easy mode’

Kind of a weird one this…
Dark Souls, one of the best and most difficult games of this generation, could be getting a new ‘easy mode’.

4 Sep 2012 | 2

WoW: Mists of Pandaria launch events detailed

Blizzard has announced plans for numerous launch events to celebrate World of Warcraft’s Panda love-in expansion Mists of Pandaria, which is released on the evening of 24 September.

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Skyrim’s Hearthfire is out now… unless you play on PC or PS3

Bethesda has release the Hearthfire DLC for Skyrim on Xbox 360.

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Valve is entering the hardware market

After various rumours and the odd leaked screenshot and document, it seems that Valve really are now entering the hardware market.

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PS4 and Xbox 720 are “spectacular”, according to EA boss

Frank Gibeau, the man in charge of EA Games, EA Sports, BioWare and Maxis (has looks very man-childish), has described the next generation of consoles as “spectacular”.

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