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Minecraft and Kinect, together at last

Posted: 22.01.2011 by JonahFalcon

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It's sort of like chocolate and peanut butter. Minecraft is cool. Kinect is cool. Put them together, and you get supercool!

Blizzard: Never our intention to stop World of Starcraft mod

Posted: 21.01.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Blizzard is claiming that it was "never our intention" to halt work on a fan-made World of Starcraft mod.

Finally: Duke Nukem Forever on May 3

Posted: 21.01.2011 by JonahFalcon

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It's only been fourteen years since its announcement, but Duke Nukem Forever will be on store shelves on May 3, 2011.

Bethesda: "We own the rights to a Fallout MMO, not Interplay"

Posted: 21.01.2011 by JamieSI

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Bethesda VP of PR Pete Hines has been quick to quash Interplay's Eric Caen claims that the firm doesn't own the rights to develop a Fallout MMO by saying that it's Bethesda, not Interplay, that own the rights.

"We own the rights to the MMO," said Hines in an interview with VG247.

Interplay could develop Fallout 6, if Bethesda refuses to allow Fallout MMO release

Posted: 21.01.2011 by JamieSI

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Interplay says that it could end up developing Fallout 6 if Bethesda prevents it from releasing Fallout Online, as the sale of the IP will be terminated if it isn't allowed to continue with development.

If this is the outcome from the ongoing legal battles, Bethesda will only be allowed to develop one more Fallout says Interplay.

Unlock Dead Space armor in Dragon Age 2

Posted: 21.01.2011 by JamieSI

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BioWare has revealed that you'll be able to unlock Isaac Clark’s armor from Dead Space in Dragon Age II, but only if you purchase Dead Space 2 before March 31st, 2011.

Inside you'll find full details on this Dead Space armour, as well as a trailer showing it in action.

Activision claims evidence of tampering between Infinity Ward and Electronic Arts

Posted: 21.01.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Things in the Activision/Infinity Ward lawsuit have just gotten hotter as Activision has submitted evidence to the California Superior Court that they claim proves Electronic Arts tampered with Infinity Ward, and even conspired to deliberately delay downloadable content for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 until after the release of EA's Battlefield: Bad Company 2. The California Superior Court has since allowed the evidence and permitted Activision to include EA in the suit.

Walking Dead videogame coming?

Posted: 21.01.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Telltale has done a great job bringing IPs like Back to the Future and Jurassic Park to life - could AMC's hot television series The Walking Dead be their next license?

Paradox: Magicka being developed for "other platforms"

Posted: 20.01.2011 by JustCommunication

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Paradox has confirmed that their up-coming quirky Action-RPG title Magicka is being developed for "other platforms", but they can't commit to anything right now.

"We are developing Magicka for other platforms," a Paradox spokesperson said, "but because we are ultimately not in control of the process, we can only pitch it, we can't commit to anything right now."

'World of StarCraft' mod creator is offered job at Riot Games

Posted: 20.01.2011 by Technet2k

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Activision weren't impressed with StarCraft 2 mod 'World of StarCraft' and attempted to silence everything about it, possibly issuing legal papers.

However its creator, who used the official StarCraft 2 mod tools, has since been offered a place at League of Legends developer Riot Games.

SEGA reveal Total War: Shogun 2 pre-order stuff, money or map

Posted: 20.01.2011 by Technet2k

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Creative Assembly's Total War: Shogun 2 slowly edges closer and so publisher SEGA has announced what pre-order bonuses there are to grab.

On offer is the 'Historic Battle of Kawagoe' scenario which involves a "night time counter-attack" against besieging forces, and in-game currency.

World of Tanks open beta January 27th, free-to-play action-MMO

Posted: 20.01.2011 by Technet2k

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The closed beta period for World of Tanks is almost over and Wargaming.net thanks players for their "crucial contribution" to the free-to-play game.

In seven days time the open beta will begin with "unique game modes" and all-new maps and vehicles. It's a team-based armoured warfare action-MMO.

Konami buying out Bomberman

Posted: 20.01.2011 by Technet2k

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As of April 1st, developer Hudson of Bomberman fame will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of publisher Konami as they want their mobile gaming expertise.

Since April '05 Konami has had a 54 percent stake in Hudson. It's unclear if they will keep its name intact, but CEO Michihiro Ishizuka steps down March 31st.

Amazon now controls Lovefilm, buys up rest of its 58 percent

Posted: 20.01.2011 by Technet2k

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Movie and videogame rental service Lovefilm is now owned by retailer Amazon as they expanded their 42 percent stake to encompass all of it.

It's not disclosed how much Amazon paid to buyout control. Lovefilm posts out films and games to members, but also streams on PS3 and PC.

THQ: Future 'not Homefront dependent'

Posted: 20.01.2011 by Technet2k

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Danny Bilson of THQ has said they while obviously they want Homefront to sell like hotcakes, should it fail, "doesn't mean that much" for 2011.

They aren't gambling everything on the Kaos shooter, THQ's "whole world isn't around Homefront." They still have "unbelievable stuff coming" later.

THQ unveil cast for Red Faction: Origins, stars a former T-1000

Posted: 20.01.2011 by Technet2k

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The upcoming SyFy and THQ movie Red Faction: Origins bridges events between Guerrilla and this year's Armageddon. Now we know who'll star in it.

Robert Patrick, the iconic liquid T from Terminator 2, will be taking the role of Guerrilla's Alec Mason 25 years after the game. Brian J. Smith is his son, Jake.

Deus Ex: Human Revolution has "no adaptation" of difficulty

Posted: 20.01.2011 by Technet2k

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Eidos producer David Anfossi has dismissed the idea of Deus Ex: Human Revolution including 'adaptive difficulty' to how the player levels up.

They have "three difficulty settings" and that's all. He doesn't know who claimed they did but they were "either drunk" or didn't work at Eidos Montreal.

Dawn of Fantasy launches June 3

Posted: 20.01.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Reverie World Studios's self-described MMORTS Dawn of Fantasy will be released on June 5, 2011, according to publisher 505 Games.

Tim Schafer still looking to make Psychonauts 2

Posted: 19.01.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Tim Schafer continues to drop hints that he'd like to begin work on Psychonauts 2.

Propaganda Games shut down

Posted: 19.01.2011 by JonahFalcon

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It comes as no surprise to hear that Propaganda Games, a developer who produced two critical and sales flops and a canceled game, is being shuttered by Disney Interactive.
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