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Respawn cover Titanfall update plans in latest blog post

Posted: 25.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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Respawn have posted a blog update that details some of the new content to be added in Titanfall's game update four.

Alongside new limited-run game modes, players can expect new Burn Cards, new Titan emblems and two new Titan voice packs.

Check out the futuristic gear of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Posted: 25.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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Activision has released a new video for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, showing some of the game's futuristic war gear in action.

Developer Sledgehammer Games' co-founders Glen Schofield and Michael Condrey discuss how the future technology and advanced exoskeleton that players will have access to impacts that familiar Call of Duty gameplay.

Former S.T.A.L.K.E.R developers unite to create the ultimate post-apocalyptic shooter

Posted: 25.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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West Games, a new studio founded by former members of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. creators GSC World and 4A Games, are creating what they describe as "the definitive spiritual successor" to the cult post apocalyptic shooter.

Project Areal will be West Games' first title, set in a huge open world filled with a variety of mutated creatures intent on eating your eyeballs for dinner.

Wolfenstein: The New Order developer Machine Games "would love to do" a Sequel

Posted: 24.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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Wolfenstein: The New Order, it's fair to say, was a pretty solid hit. Not Watch Dogs levels of insane sales, perhaps, but successful enough that it could possibly warrant a sequel.

Something that creative director Jens Matthies, speaking to Giant Bomb, says the team at Machine Games "would love to do".

Codemasters to release free HD texture pack for PC version of Grid Autosport

Posted: 24.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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Codemasters will release an HD texture pack for the PC version of racing title Grid Autosport when the game launches, and the good news is it will be free to download.

The HD texture pack "will increase the visual fidelity of the liveries and car exteriors." The team say they "wanted to make the pack optional as the 4K textures included will be a small hit on your performance, so instead of bumping up the minimum specs for everyone we thought we’d leave the decision in your own hands."

Leaked images emerge from first Hearthstone expansion, The Curse of Naxxramas

Posted: 24.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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Leaked images have emerged for The Curse of Naxxramas, the first expansion for Blizzard's card battle game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft.

You can check out some of the 30 new cards to be added in the expansion, mostly based on the Naxxramas dungeon found in parent game World of Warcraft.

Visceral respond to Battlefield: Hardline 'expansion' accusations

Posted: 24.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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Battlefield: Hardline developer Visceral Games has responded to fan accusations that the upcoming police-themed shooter is little more than an expansion for Battlefield 4.

Speaking to PlayStation Lifestyle, lead multiplayer designer Thad Sesser has promised that once fans get a good look at everything the game has to offer they'll see "where the value proposition is with this game."

Far Cry 4 cover art reaction "uncomfortable", says game's creative director

Posted: 24.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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There was a fairly hostile reaction to Far Cry 4's official cover art when it was revealed last month, with accusations of racism and cultural stereotyping.

Speaking with Eurogamer, creative director Alex Hutchinson has criticised several articles for "jumping to conclusions", and called elements of the general reaction "uncomfortable".

World of Warcraft player reaches level 90 as a neutral Pandaren

Posted: 24.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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Prepare to feel slightly better about all the time you waste playing games. It's not as much as this guy. A World of Warcraft player has leveled a character form the Pandaren race, who start neutral but must pick either Horde or Alliance to join after they complete their starting island, all the way up to level 90.

After 4164 hours and countless herbs picked, Doubleagent finally reached the highest level in the game while remaining entirely neutral.

League of Legends video previews updated Summoner's Rift

Posted: 24.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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Riot have been working on an update to the classic League of Legends map Summoner's Rift for a while now. In a video and website post released today, the developers take us through the main changes and give us an insight into their intentions.

Editor toolkit coming to Divinity: Original Sin's Early Access version on June 20, includes Cow Simulator 2014

Posted: 24.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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Larian Studios has revealed that the editor for Divinity: Original Sin will be available as part of the game's Early Access beta on June 26.

To top things off it comes with a sample module called 'Cow Simulator 2014', described by Larian as "perhaps the finest cow simulation ever released."

Star Citizen funding goes past $47 million, community votes to continue with stretch goals

Posted: 24.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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Crowd-sourced funding for Cloud Imperium's space combat and exploration game Star Citizen has reached over $47 million, according to creator Chris Roberts.

Roberts also confirmed that thanks to a community vote, the developers would continue to offer stretch goals for reaching certain levels of donations.

Crytek denies reports of bankruptcy

Posted: 24.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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Crytek, the studio behind Xbox One title Ryse: Son of Rome and the Crysis series, has denied reports from a German magazine that suggest the company is on the verge of bankruptcy.

Gaming magazine Gamestar.de claims that poor sales of the company's CryEngine, combined with an expensive and "catastrophic" development cycle for Ryse: Son of Rome, has lead to the financial trouble.

EA "incorrectly" banned Battlefield 3 players

Posted: 24.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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EA has admitted it "incorrectly" banned several Battlefield 3 players who were actually using Punkbuster anti-cheat software.

The company posted regarding the issues over at the EA Help blog, so it's worth checking the site out if you've been affected.

Games Done Quick charity Humble Bundle offers ten games for $25

Posted: 24.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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The latest Humble Bundle contains ten well-regarded indie games for the very reasonable price of $25.

As usual with a Humble Bundle deal, all proceeds from the bundle will be donated to charity; in this case the video game marathon charity Games Done Quick.

Evolve devs got monster inspiration from King Kong, Godzilla and "creepy deep sea creatures"

Posted: 24.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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As you might imagine, there were various inspirations behind the towering monstrosities that co-op shooter Evolve lets you and your friends battle to the death.

Speaking to Shack News, Turtle Rock creative head Phil Robb said the team drew inspiration from classic movie monsters, as well as the most "terrifying, f****d up ****" that Mother Nature has created.

Assassin's Creed: Unity offers bizarre slot machine pre-order bonus

Posted: 24.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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We're used to getting bonus missions, skins and so on in return for pre-ordering a game, but this is definitely something new.

North American customers who pre-order Assassin's Creed: Unity will earn up to five spins per week on the 'Guillotine Prize Drop', a slot machine which offers various prizes, from in-game content to expenses-paid "exotic trips".

Ubisoft "very confident" that Assassin's Creed: Unity will ship simultaneously on PC and consoles

Posted: 23.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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PC fans of Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed series are used to waiting until a few weeks after their console chums to get their hands on the game, but for Assassin's Creed: Unity the developers are promising that things will be different.

Speaking to RPS, producer Lesley Phord-Toy said that the studio is "very confident" of a simultaneous platform release.

Microsoft "continuing to support" Games for Windows Live

Posted: 23.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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The PC gaming community might be unanimous in their disdain for Games for Windows Live, but creators Microsoft aren't ready to let their online gaming service die off just yet.

In a statement sent to Game informer the company said that they "are continuing to support the Games for Windows Live service".

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt world map is pretty huge

Posted: 23.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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Several documents and assets for CD Projekt's upcoming RPG The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt leaked over the weekend, including a map that shows off just one of the islands you can visit in the game.

Ars Skellig is just one of the islands that together make up the Skellige Archipelago, the total landmass of which is said to be around 64 kilometres squared. There are two other areas to visit on top of that. Phew.
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