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Australian Magazine confirms Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer

Posted: 10.10.2011 by JamieSI

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EA hasn't revealed anything yet, but Australian magazine PC Powerplay has confirmed that Mass Effect 3 will feature a multiplayer mode.

An update on the magazine's website reveals the front cover for the November issue of PC Powerplay, which confirms a write up from a recent visit to Bioware's offices in Edmonton.

Hitman Absolution gets hardcore (mode)

Posted: 08.10.2011 by JonahFalcon

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IO Interactive is going to give a gift to masochistic gamers, as Hitman: Absolution will be including a hardcore difficulty level, which requires the gamer to engage in true stealth assassin style, Danish developer IO Interactive has revealed.

Exterminatus DLC for Space Marine Dated

Posted: 07.10.2011 by JamieSI

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THQ has revealed that the Exterminatus DLC for Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine will be released for the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on 25th October.

The free DLC adds a four-player online co-op mode, which sees Space Marines battle against the Forces of Choas and Orks. You can choose to play as a Devastator, Assault or Tactical Marine class. Perks unlocked in the competitive multiplayer can be used to gain an advantage over your enemies in co-op.

Dead Rising 2: Off the Record launch trailer released

Posted: 07.10.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Dead Rising 2: Off the Record will be released next week on October 11 in North America and October 14 worldwide, and Capcom has released a launch trailer talking about the downfall of Frank West since the first game, going from famous champion to fallen hero - and his quest to redeem his name.

Rockstar not ruling out PC version of Red Dead Redemption

Posted: 06.10.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Rockstar continues to tease and frustrate PC gamers on whether their critical hit Red Dead Redemption will be hitting the platform. Back in June, Rockstar stated they had no current plans "as of now" for a PC version, and today, Rockstar has said they "haven't ruled out" a PC version.

Nightwing revealed for Batman: Arkham City

Posted: 05.10.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Arkham City UK has shown off some of the leaked images of Nightwing, who will be a playable character in Batman: Arkham City, albeit only for the Challenge maps.

Serious Sam: Double D demo now on Steam

Posted: 05.10.2011 by JonahFalcon

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A demo for Serious Sam: Double D is now available on Steam, according to a press release. The side-scrolling shoot 'em up was released earlier this year.

Orcs Must Die! demo now on Steam

Posted: 05.10.2011 by JonahFalcon

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The demo for Orcs Must Die! is now available on Steam, which gives gamers a taste of what to expect from the third-person action/tower defence game.

Dead Space 3 plot 'leaks out'

Posted: 04.10.2011 by Technet2k

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According to a source close to EA's Dead Space 3 project, protagonist engineer Isaac Clarke will be enduring more of a mental breakdown as time goes on.

An apparition of sorts, dubbed 'Shadow Isaac', will be taunting our guy for his failures throughout. It's not known if this is the result of something alien.

Hitman's choices "weren't clear before," Absolution focuses on 47

Posted: 04.10.2011 by Technet2k

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Danish studio IO Interactive created Hitman, a beloved series for letting us execute assassinations anyway we please but only if we figured out how.

Absolution is the new instalment and it leaves behind the "hit structure" for storytelling, making it "more personal" to 47. Choices 'made clearer' to us.

Disney claim 'Castle of Illusion'

Posted: 04.10.2011 by Technet2k

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It's time for a trip down memory lane with SEGA's Castle of Illusion, a side-scroller for SEGA Genesis starring Mickey Mouse. Disney has dusted off the title.

A new trademark by the house that the mouse built clearly states they're after a videogame, but will Disney re-release the Genesis classic or remake it?

Major shocker in Batman: Arkham City?

Posted: 02.10.2011 by JonahFalcon

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CVG's hands-on preview of Batman: Arkham City is pretty normal stuff, discussing things like the Predator Mode (it's just like the previous game's, and that's a good thing) and the encounter with Mr. Hammer, one of the bosses in the game.

Then the preview lays a major, shocking spoiler.

Volition: Saints Row: The Third PC not delayed

Posted: 02.10.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Publisher THQ and developer Volition are reassuring PC gamers that Saints Row: The Third will not be delayed on that platform, and will be released on time alongside the console versions on November 15.

LOTR: War in the North preorder DLC now free

Posted: 01.10.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Developer Snowblind has announced in their blog that the two challenge maps for The Lord of the Rings: War in the North that was to be preorder downloadable content will now be on-disc and free. The blog celebrates, "After seeing the passion from the Community and Fans for this mode of play, we have decided to put them on disc for everyone to enjoy!"

Ancel: Beyond Good & Evil 2's large scope must await next-gen

Posted: 30.09.2011 by Technet2k

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Ubisoft's Beyond Good & Evil 2 can't be what they 'imagined it to be' if it releases for this generation of hardware, reveals Michel Ancel. Twiddle those thumbs.

They had big ambitions for the original PS2 game but it was "far less than what we wanted" in the end, because of limitations. Ancel and co. wants planetary travel.

Rumor: PC version of Assassin's Creed: Revelations delayed

Posted: 30.09.2011 by JonahFalcon

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According to Eurogamer, the PC version of Assassin's Creed: Revelations has been delayed, if an entry on the Czech Ubisoft Facebook page can be believed. According to the page, the PC version will be released on December 2, a few weeks after it's released on November 15 on console.

Saints Row introduces 'The Wide World of Genki'

Posted: 30.09.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Saints Row: The Third will introduce you to the wild Japanese-style game show The Wide World of Genki, brought to you by Professor Genki.

This is no ordinary game show, though. Things can get hairy for the contestants, who need to avoid deadly traps and violent enemies, and the television viewers, who could get seizures from watching the thing.

The Cursed Crusade delayed October 25th, demo weeks before

Posted: 29.09.2011 by Technet2k

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Atlus has announced that The Cursed Crusade, set in 13th Century Europe, is now releasing October 25th instead of next week in the US and Europe.

A demo will launch a few weeks prior to the new retail date and gives us the 'Assault on Castle Biron' mission to sample. A new trailer has been released.

Cameron: Avatar "had to prove itself" first, videogame suffered

Posted: 29.09.2011 by Technet2k

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Director James Cameron has said the Avatar videogame was a victim of bad timing, as it hit shops "well before the movie" and so was an 'unknown'.

The movie had to "prove itself" and by the time it did the game "was kind of old news" and didn't perform well. Game itself was "damn good job".

Burgertime World Tour delayed until early November

Posted: 29.09.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Publisher MonkeyPaw Games has announced that Burgertime World Tour, an update to the classic coin-op arcade game, will be delayed til "a late October/early November date." The reason for the delay is that Monkeypaw wants the game to have "a fresh new multiplayer experience, including competitive online play and leaderboards."
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