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Aliens vs. Predator demo confirmed

Posted: 10.01.2010 by JamieSI

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Rebellion has confirmed that a demo for Aliens vs. Predator will be released, although no specific platforms have been mentioned.

"There will be a demo... That's all we can say." said lead designer Alex Moore in an interview with AvP Galaxy.

Bungie teases "Super Secret" mode for Halo: Reach multiplayer

Posted: 08.01.2010 by Technet2k

Comments: 8
 
Halo: Reach will have multiplayer action, that's a given, but developer Bungie is keeping one mode very close to their chest - except to tease.

It'll involve "some number" of players against others in a "rousing and highly competitive" game, with points awarded for "all kinds" of stuff.

Rumour-mill: Modern Warfare 3 not Infinity, is likely Sledgehammer?

Posted: 08.01.2010 by Technet2k

Comments: 4
 
According to a developer source, the next Modern Warfare won't be from Call of Duty veteran Infinity Ward. Instead it's going all Canadian?

Sledgehammer Games is new, founded by ex-Viscerals, and is tipped to be taking on the project. They're looking for an online designer.

CES: Microsoft toots exclusivity, Modern Warfare 2 DLC this spring

Posted: 07.01.2010 by Technet2k

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They just can't help themselves. Microsoft has reminded us all that the first Modern Warfare 2 DLC is this spring, and only on Xbox 360.

At least it'll hit their platform first anyway, in the form of two map packs from developer Infinity Ward. They've been in the works since November.

Rumour-mill: Treyarch's 'Call of Duty: Vietnam' all about the platoon

Posted: 07.01.2010 by Technet2k

Comments: 5
 
Some more alleged details have emerged for Treyarch's winter Call of Duty entry, the one set in Vietnam. It'll flesh out your squad a lot with story.

It will also, according to "reliable sources", feature heavy influences from movies like 'Platoon', 'Apocalypse Now' and 'Full Metal Jacket'.

Battlefield has "always been deeper", not just about maxing score

Posted: 06.01.2010 by Technet2k

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Those other FPS games out, with online? They're shallow compared to Battlefield, says Bad Company 2 producer Karl-Magnus Troedsson.

He doesn't "want to judge" others but reckons the Battlefield team has it right when it comes to online play. They got shock paddles and junk!

Few details surface on Medal of Honor reboot, multiple characters

Posted: 05.01.2010 by Technet2k

Comments: 6
 
EA has been very quiet on revealing many specifics about the new and improved Medal of Honor, set in modern day Afghanistan. Too quiet.

Luckily we press types are total blabbermouths, so OXM is teasing what they'll spill next issue. Actual "Tier 1 Ops" were invited to authenticate.

Matt Hazard: Blood Bath and Beyond this week's XBLA release

Posted: 04.01.2010 by JamieSI

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Microsoft has confirmed that D3Publisher's Matt Hazard: Blood Bath and Beyond will be released on the Xbox Live Arcade this Wednesday.

The PS3 version will be released on Thursday, with both being priced at $15 / 1200 MS Points.

Microsoft offers 'no comment' on Half-Life 2 played via Natal clip

Posted: 04.01.2010 by Technet2k

Comments: 7
 
Can you guess where this is going? Microsoft has issued a big "does not comment" on rumour spiel over clips of Natal and Half-Life 2.

According to the blurred footage some guy is playing some Valve blockbuster using that thingy called Project Natal. Don't overdose on salt.

Sega say with "great pleasure" that AvP is to sell uncut in Australia

Posted: 18.12.2009 by Technet2k

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Aliens vs Predator will be going on sale in Australia after all as publisher Sega wins their appeal against the OFLC, who refused to classify.

They applaud the review board on their decision that "clearly considers the context" of the IP. This is "a big win" for Aussie gamers everywhere.

Jill Valentine, Josh Stone playable in Resi Evil 5 Alt's 2nd episode

Posted: 17.12.2009 by Technet2k

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Gamers can play as Jill Valentine, a series veteran, and as newcomer Josh Stone in Resident Evil 5 Alternative Edition's second episode.

In 'Desperate Escape' Valentine and Stone are on a support mission. Josh is known for his resilient boat among fans, in Resident Evil 5.

Latest Medal of Honor trailer features all "in-game footage" say EA

Posted: 17.12.2009 by Technet2k

Comments: 7
 
EA is rebooting the Medal of Honor series, and they're going all modern and Afghan with next year's release on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.

They're put out a new trailer and it's got "100 percent in-game footage", showing vehicles, explosions, gunfire, booby-trapped corpses...

Modern Warfare 2 Patch being tested

Posted: 17.12.2009 by JamieSI

Comments: 6
 
Modern Warfare 2 community manager Robert Bowling has confirmed that the upcoming patch is currently in the testing stages, so it should be available pretty soon.

"Update in Test now: 1887s Balanced. Public 'private' Match fix. Infinite Ammo fix. Prestige Hack on PS3 fix. Texture Hack on PC fix."
said Bowling.

Artist CV mentions Monolith's 'Project Hades', could be F.E.A.R. 3?

Posted: 15.12.2009 by Technet2k

Comments: 5
 
An online CV has possibly revealed a secret, now who'd have thought that? According to one artist CV, a 'Project Hades' is in the works.

It's for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Previously the staffer worked on F.E.A.R. 2 and its DLC offerings. Warner "don't comment on speculation".

Left 4 Dead 2 gets 'The Passing' DLC, involves Survivors from L4D

Posted: 15.12.2009 by Technet2k

Comments: 4
 
Valve has announced 'The Passing', which releases in "early spring," and has L4D2 and L4D Survivors working together "in one campaign."

It will have a "huge offering" of new gameplay, some new weapons and a "new uncommon common" infected to bash in. Set in rural Georgia.

Infinity: Modern Warfare 2 ammo exploits on 360 "being addressed"

Posted: 15.12.2009 by Technet2k

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Oh noes! Those pesky modders have been at it again, this time molesting our Modern Warfare 2 map caches or something on Xbox 360.

They've only gone and removed ammo counters, giving us infinite. Robert Bowling of team Infinity says it will be "eliminated soon enough".

Square Enix's '0 Day Attack On Earth' will strike XBLA next week

Posted: 15.12.2009 by Technet2k

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Publisher Square Enix are feeling festive and so decided to make sure their latest XBLA title was close to Christmas day, and full of invaders.

'0 Day Attack On Earth' has us protect our merry planet from giant flying robots, super slug monsters and more, all above real world cities.

Voice actor had "by far the most fun" with Star Wars Battlefront 3

Posted: 14.12.2009 by Technet2k

Comments: 9
 
According to fansite Battlefront3.net, who contacted actor Chris Marazzo, there apparently is a Star Wars Battlefront 3 in the works after all.

Marazzo says the original title was a third game, "but it evolved" into Empire At War's add-on. However Battlefront 3 "is also in development".

Halo: Reach trailer introduces 'Noble Squad', has multiple Spartans

Posted: 14.12.2009 by Technet2k

Comments: 2
 
You won't be gunning it solo in Halo: Reach, going all 'lone wolf', according to the latest trailer from developer Bungie. You're in Noble Squad.

At least six Spartans will be kicking Covenant rear on the planet Reach, which a much more serious tone given from the teaser. Beta in spring.

'Spec Ops: The Line' made official by 2K, set in post-disaster Dubai

Posted: 14.12.2009 by Technet2k

Comments: 2
 
For gamers next year, 'Spec Ops: The Line' from 2K will give us a sand storm, a rogue US officer and a disaster struck Dubai to deal with.

German studio Yager is developing the game, which looks to use a lot of physics, sand and unsavoury decisions to be made by players.
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