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Eidos Montreal's Deus Ex 3 at GDC in March, "Cyber Renaissance"

Posted: 12.02.2010 by Technet2k

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Art director Jonathan Jacques-Belletete from Eidos Montreal will give a speech on Deus Ex 3 in March at the Games Developer Conference.

He'll be talking about its "Cyber Renaissance" specifically, which is "infused across fashion, characters, environments and story" say the GDC.

Lost Planet 2 producer confirms split-screen co-op for its campaign

Posted: 11.02.2010 by Technet2k

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Producer Jun Takeuchi has told Famitsu that Lost Planet 2 will enjoy two-player couch co-op for its story campaign, much like Resi Evil 5.

It's releasing for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC this year. Speculation was running riot over split-screen action for the sequel, and now it can stop.

Rapture has "many stories that could be told within its walls" say 2K

Posted: 11.02.2010 by Technet2k

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BioShock has plenty of room for more if the sequel's audio lead, Michael Kamper, is to be believed. Rapture is just such a captivating place.

In fact it's "probably one of the most unique places ever invented," and won't be tied down. Right now 2K are "just focused" on BioShock 2.

Aliens vs Predator bonus DLC "available to everybody" post launch

Posted: 11.02.2010 by Technet2k

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For gamers who can't quite afford those Hunter and Survivor Edition's of Aliens vs Predator, fret ye not, because their DLC will be up for grabs.

Day one content for Edition owners will be 4 multiplayer maps and 2 survivor maps, while everyone else has to wait. AvP is out next week.

No PC Dead Space 2 line backpedals, is now "under consideration"

Posted: 11.02.2010 by Technet2k

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EA has noticed the PC community is a little upset over no Dead Space 2 for their rigs, and so developer Visceral say it's "under consideration."

That's by no means a concrete PC release, but it's better than the "not in the plan" remark earlier by an EA rep. It was originally coming to PC.

Ubi's new Ghost Recon "same experience" on PS3, PC details later

Posted: 10.02.2010 by Technet2k

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Ghost Recon: Future Soldier isn't just for Xbox 360 but also PS3 and PC. The console versions offer "same" gameplay, dev team and date.

The PC version will have its details spilled later, reveals Ubi's Kimi Matsuzaki. Future Soldier releases this autumn after a summer beta.

Q-Games announce 'PixelJunk Shooter 2', is not just a "re-hashing"

Posted: 09.02.2010 by Technet2k

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Studio founder Dylan Cuthbert says Q-Games are busy with a PixelJunk Shooter sequel, one with "a ton of ideas" on the drawing board for.

The game engine has "lots of potential" they want to explore, and it'd be a waste not to "try out more stuff." There'll be all new ship suits.

Dead Space 2 drops PC, for console and handheld says EA report

Posted: 09.02.2010 by Technet2k

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EA's Q3 fiscal 2010 paperwork has Dead Space 2 down for Q4 fiscal 2011, but it's not coming to PC, just consoles and handheld only.

This could mean a PC version will arrive in fiscal 2012, or that EA has decided to abandon the PC version. It retails January-March 2011.

Ubisoft aren't ready to reveal Ghost Recon: Future Soldier platforms yet

Posted: 09.02.2010 by JamieSI

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Ubisoft announced Ghost Recon: Future Soldier this morning, with the Xbox 360 being the only platform confirmed. When we asked Ubisoft about PS3 or PC versions, the firm told us that it won't be revealing the platforms just yet as we'll have to wait for more announcements.

"We aren't communicating the formats just yet, you will have to wait for further announcements in the coming months." said a spokesperson.

Survey: Dead Space Extraction, Planet Cracker for XBLA and PSN

Posted: 09.02.2010 by Technet2k

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A recent survey reveals plans to bring Dead Space Extraction to Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network, as part of a pre-order plan.

It would be the same "guided" FPS but in "full HD." Planet Cracker meanwhile is all new, and a "resource strategy game" for Dead Space 2.

Square Enix trademark 'Deus Ex: Human Revolution', 3 is subtitled?

Posted: 09.02.2010 by Technet2k

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Eidos Montreal remains busy working on Deus Ex 3 but it may have gotten a new name if Square's latest trademark is anything to go by.

The third instalment is a prequel to events in the original Deus Ex game. Square Enix are publishing and producing all CG cinematics.

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 includes a WWII Japanese Island level

Posted: 08.02.2010 by Technet2k

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According to the ESRB summary, EA DICE's Bad Company 2's singleplayer has a trip down memory lane before arriving in the 'present'.

Specifically they say players "conduct missions" on an unknown Japanese Island "during World War II" before they move into "modern day".

Rebellion: "Unprecedented demand" revealed AvP's match issues

Posted: 05.02.2010 by Technet2k

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Developer Rebellion says the massive demand from gamers for Aliens vs Predator's multiplayer demo on PC revealed some issues.

Matchmaking was sluggish or not letting some "find games at all," but that was corrected by the studio. They're looking into "similar" PS3 woe.

Rumour-mill: Viral promo casting call for F.E.A.R. 3 spills plot beans

Posted: 05.02.2010 by Technet2k

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Director Marcus Nispel is helming a web promo for F.E.A.R. 3 according to a leaked casting call, which held auditions in mid-January.

Nispel recently remade Friday the 13th. It reveals quite a few spoilers and character developments. So far the game is unconfirmed.

Crysis 2 set three years after first, more Nanosuit 2.0 details emerge

Posted: 02.02.2010 by Technet2k

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Developer Crytek has been very busy with Crysis 2, moving it from a jungle island to an urban one as it's set in the very tall New York City.

That means there's plenty of vertical action this time around. Nanosuit 2.0 is sounding better as well, combing speed and strength.

Rez HD could come to PlayStation Network, dev 'polling feasibility'

Posted: 01.02.2010 by Technet2k

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Developer Q Entertainment aren't bringing 'Rez HD' to PlayStation 3, they want that clear right now, but they are "researching" the idea

Specifically "if it's feasible" at like $15 on the PlayStation Store. It's all just some "informal polling" going on, there's no green lit project.

Sega dates 'After Burner Climax' for "Spring 2010", XBLA and PSN

Posted: 29.01.2010 by Technet2k

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Jet fighter action will be coming to Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network thanks to Sega's AM2 division, announces their US blog.

The "fast and furious stuff" of 'After Burner Climax' strikes this spring, and is accessible to all skill levels - no mavericks required to enjoy.

Rumour-mill: Console only Star Wars: Battlefront Online in works?

Posted: 29.01.2010 by Technet2k

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SOCOM: Confrontation developer Slant Six Games is apparently enlisted by LucasArts to help make them 'Star Wars: Battlefront Online'.

Sources reveal it's still in pre-production, meaning it could be scrapped easily. It's purely an online console affair, with a tentative 2011 date.

Platinum Games' Vanquish announced, first teaser trailer goes live

Posted: 29.01.2010 by Technet2k

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The latest episode of GameTrailers TV has exposed to the world what Platinum Games' next project is, and it's definitely no Bayonetta.

They've been cooking up their own Halo-like action shooter, complete with a guy in an armour suit. It's about the US and terrorism.

Tecmo hopeful Quantum Theory to be "well received" in the west

Posted: 28.01.2010 by Technet2k

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Quantum Theory is a third-person shooter from Tecmo, but it's not one filled with "big, sweaty men" they say - it's got a "softer" cast.

Tecmo notes third-person shooter titles "aren't so popular" in Japan, but hope they've got their "balancing act" of action and story right.
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