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Sir Hammerlock and Mr. Torgue in latest Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel trailer

Posted: 18.09.2014 by Technet2k

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As we get closer to exploring and repeatedly butt-slamming Pandora's moon Elpis, 2K have just released a lengthy 9 minute introduction to Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel highlighting its features.

It's narrated by Sir Hammerlock and Mr. Torgue who give us a rundown of practically everything we'll be seeing, shooting and looting. The trailer is over 9 minutes of awesome.

Valve removes censorship from Australia's Left 4 Dead 2

Posted: 16.09.2014 by Technet2k

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With the re-classification of Left 4 Dead 2 in Australia, Valve is clear to brutally murder censorship, spraying guts and red tape all over the walls.

A totally free patch is available to let Aussie gamers feel like big girls and boys, thanks to political pressure having secured an R18+ rating. Who knew gamers were older than 15?

Overkill and Dennaton Games announce PAYDAY 2: Hotline Miami DLC

Posted: 11.09.2014 by Technet2k

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PAYDAY 2's Overkill and Hotline Miami's Dennaton Games have teamed up for a heist. New DLC is on the way for PAYDAY 2 that will add a bit more of a psychotic flavour to 'wealth redistribution'.

It's a "true collaboration" between the studios, reveals a new FAQ, because Overkill "f**king love" Hotline Miami. It's due out on Steam September 30th with more details to come.

EA revealing intel on Battlefield 4: Final Stand today @ 5.00PM BST

Posted: 09.09.2014 by Technet2k

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The fifth and final DLC romp for DICE's Battlefield 4 is about to be dished on by EA as they plan a reveal today, with a short icy teaser given out in the meanwhile.

This intel blowout will arrive at 5.00PM BST (GMT + 1), with the last add-on due between October and December. That wraps up the Premium package for this series.

Metro's 4A Games after a more "sand-box-style experience - less linear"

Posted: 27.08.2014 by Technet2k

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Metro 2033 and Last Light developer 4A Games is looking to add more sandbox in their next game. Their designers want a "less linear but still hugely story-driven" title.

Chief technical officer Oles Shishkovstov from 4A Games wouldn't go into much detail but did reveal they're toying with new approaches to visuals as well, leaning more on physics.

EA hopes to attract GTA players with Battlefield Hardline

Posted: 18.06.2014 by JamieSI

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EA are trying something a little bit different with Battlefield Hardline, as the publisher aims to move the series into a more urban cops-and-robbers type of theme, but this is actually something DICE have been planning since Battlefield 2.

"Probably the first prototype of something like Hardline was at DICE. We did it just after Battlefield 2." said Patrick Soderlund, executive vice president of EA Studios in an interview with Venturebeat. "There’s still footage that I saw not long ago from that, which looks... not so good."

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel will be releasing on 17th October, 2014 in the UK, 14th October in US

Posted: 05.06.2014 by JamieSI

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2K and Gearbox Software announced today that Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel will available in the UK on 17th October, 2014. We can also confirm the US date, which is the 14th October.

Currently in co-development with Gearbox Software and 2K Australia, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is set in between Borderlands and Borderlands 2, and brings low-gravity shoot ‘n’ loot mayhem to Pandora’s moon for the first time.

Sniper Elite V2 is Free on Steam for 24 Hours (UPDATE)

Posted: 04.06.2014 by JamieSI

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Why did UK developer Rebellion advise its social media followers not to buy WWII shooter Sniper Elite V2 last week? Because it's available for free on Steam from today for the next 24 hours, and what's great about this is that if you download it within the mentioned time period you get to keep it forever.

Deep Silver and Crytek reveal Homefront: The Revolution, coming to PC in 2015

Posted: 02.06.2014 by JamieSI

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Today we can now reveal what Crytek and Deep Silver are doing with the Homefront franchise after the IP was purchased during the collapse of THQ. Meet Homefront: The Revolution, a free roam FPS set in a near future dystopia where players must use guerrilla warfare to reclaim the streets of Philadelphia.

2K Marin to continue "shepherding" BioShock franchise post-Irrational Games

Posted: 30.05.2014 by Technet2k

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Ken Levine's Irrational Games won't be leading the warped alternate reality of the BioShock universe any more, but Take-Two aren't letting the franchise sink to depths unknown. 2K Marin will be taking responsibility.

There's "a lot of upside" to BioShock, says CEO Strauss Zelnick, and it "hasn't necessarily been realized yet." 2K Marin was behind BioShock 2, a direct sequel.

BattleCry is Bethesda's free-to-play multiplayer action game, beta set for 2015 on PC

Posted: 28.05.2014 by Technet2k

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Half-Life 2 and Dishonored's Viktor Antonov brings us a new warped world with BattleCry, which Bethesda announce as a free-to-play multilayer action game supporting 32 players between two teams.

The Royal Marines and the Cossacks do battle in sanctioned WarZones, with unlockable ranks granting new abilities and increasing loadouts of these elite warriors.

Battlelog update fuels 'Battlefield: Hardline' rumours, a SWAT-themed spin-off

Posted: 27.05.2014 by Technet2k

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Determined busybodies have been dissecting the latest Battlelog update from DICE and have discovered an acronym of interest lurking within the code. 'BFH' is the culprit, but no one is pointing at Battlefield Heroes.

Instead people are looking at 'Battlefield: Hardline', the supposed Police-themed spin-off in the works over at Visceral Games. The evidence begins with new icons.

Limited beta test for Yingpei Games' Hazard Ops May 28th

Posted: 23.05.2014 by Technet2k

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A European limited beta test will commence by the end of the month for Hazard Ops, announces Infernum. Mercenaries will be enlisted to handle cybernetic soldiers, mutants, armed dinosaurs and zombies.

Hazard Ops is a third-person action shooter with co-op and competitive multiplayer. It's littered with boss fights and huge waves of enemies, with plenty of guns and gear for loadouts.

Metro Redux announced by Deep Silver, "fully re-mastered" 2033 and Last Light

Posted: 22.05.2014 by Technet2k

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4A Games and Deep Silver have officially confirmed that Metro Redux is a thing, and that thing is a "fully re-mastered and improved" re-release of Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light for PC, Xbox One and PS4.

They boast 60FPS on the consoles with "new and improved content and features" for all. It's "much more" than a HD tune-up, with 2033 rebuilt in Last Light's engine.

Counter-Strike creator 'has seen Half-Life 3 artwork', also 'new Left 4 Dead'

Posted: 22.05.2014 by Technet2k

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Le Minh, former Valve developer and creator of Counter-Strike, has said he's seen concept artwork for the long-sought-after Half-Life 3, admitting it's "kind of public knowledge" Valve is working on it in secret.

He "did see something" belonging to the Half-Life universe, and will "go out on a limb" to say it's Half-Life 3. Minh also saw the "new Left 4 Dead" which "looks great" .

Turtle Rock's Evolve will be releasing October 21st, announces 2K Games

Posted: 22.05.2014 by Technet2k

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Left 4 Dead creator Turtle Rock is busy tinkering with genes in Evolve; the four versus one co-op shooter that's due this year. 2K Games has officially dated it for October 21st.

In Evolve four players must hunt down an evolving monster that's also player controlled. If they let the monster grow too big and powerful, then the hunters will become the hunted.

Free content update for Teleglitch: Die More Edition

Posted: 21.05.2014 by Technet2k

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Paradox Interactive has announced a free content update for survival-horror roguelike action game Teleglitch: Die More Edition, which brings with it interface improvements and bug fixes from developer T3P.

Arena Mode is a new game mode offering a "new challenge for seasoned veterans" with a 66% off discount on Steam until May 27th. Arena Mode is divided into four 'chapters'.

Ubisoft leaks minor story details about Far Cry 4

Posted: 20.05.2014 by Technet2k

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Are we another thrill-seeker parachuting out a plane with family and friends in Ubisoft's Far Cry 4? No, we'll be fulfilling our "mother's dying wish," when we get caught up in a civil war to overthrow a dictator.

This piece of information was leaked by Ubisoft when they updated Uplay, and the game's director confirms the pink suited guy on the cover is not the player character.

Trailer for Rebellion's Sniper Elite 3: Hunt the Grey Wolf DLC

Posted: 20.05.2014 by Technet2k

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The pre-order DLC Hunt the Grey Wolf for Sniper Elite 3 has just received a trailer. The Allies code named Hitler 'Grey Wolf' and he and his double are visiting Tobruk in 1942.

To line up for the kill we'll need to infiltrate ancient crumbling streets and rooftops. The real target is randomised each playthrough in this open environment of Tobruk.

Ubisoft announces Far Cry 4, set in the Himalayas and due this November

Posted: 15.05.2014 by Technet2k

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It's official as Ubisoft screams from atop the Himalayas that Far Cry 4 is on the way and due out this November. It's set for PC and consoles with five Ubisoft development studios collaborating on the project.

We're dumped in Kyrat, a "breathtaking, perilous and wild region" in the Himalayas that's under the rule of a despotic king. A first look of Far Cry 4 will be at Ubisoft's E3 briefing.
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