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Sir Hammerlock and Mr. Torgue in latest Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel trailer

Posted: 18.09.2014 by Technet2k

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As we get closer to exploring and repeatedly butt-slamming Pandora's moon Elpis, 2K have just released a lengthy 9 minute introduction to Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel highlighting its features.

It's narrated by Sir Hammerlock and Mr. Torgue who give us a rundown of practically everything we'll be seeing, shooting and looting. The trailer is over 9 minutes of awesome.

Need For Speed: Rivals Complete Edition announced, due out this October

Posted: 18.09.2014 by Technet2k

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This late October EA will be releasing Need For Speed: Rivals Complete Edition, which is the original game with all its many DLC packs combined. It comes to PC and the consoles.

Right now the original is free to download through EA Access on Xbox One. This Complete Edition arrives as EA confirms no new Need for Speed is due this year.

Ubisoft release new co-op gameplay trailer for Assassin's Creed: Unity

Posted: 16.09.2014 by Technet2k

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The upcoming Assassin's Creed: Unity, set in revolutionary France, will feature a significant co-op portion of the game. This new gameplay trailer is over 2 minutes of pure tease - with colourful coats and pointy blades.

Ubisoft has rebuilt the combat in Unity, with fencing being their inspiration for the new system. The Hidden Blade also becomes the Phantom Blade with long range.

GRiD Autosport's Touring Car Legends expansion now available

Posted: 16.09.2014 by Technet2k

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Codemasters has launched the Touring Car Legends expansion pack for GRiD Autosport, which becomes available through Steam for PC. It's also out on Xbox 360 and PS3.

Two new circuits are added - Silverstone Circuit and Donington Park - featuring multiple routes, and five classic Touring Cars. There are also new single player championships to beat.

Short live action film released for Monolith's Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Posted: 16.09.2014 by Technet2k

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WB Games has sponsored the release of a short live action film to whet our appetite for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, which is due out the end of this month from developer Monolith.

It's almost 8 minutes long and from Corridor Digital. It's full of ugly orcs and a certain Ranger we'll be playing as when the action-orientated RPG starts its Wraith rampage.

Grand Theft Auto 5 delayed on PC until January 27th, new content revealed

Posted: 12.09.2014 by Technet2k

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Rockstar Games is the bearer of good and bad news for GTA 5 fans. Firstly, the PC crowd is going to have to wait until late January before setting off for sunny Los Santos. That's the bad news.

The good news is the studio has also revealed what shiny new things await the next-gen remastered GTA 5. New weapons, vehicles, activities and enhanced effects are all in.

Techland's Dying Light brought foward, now releasing January 27th 2015

Posted: 11.09.2014 by Technet2k

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The original window of February 2015 for Dying Light is no more as Techland's official twitter for the game reveals a picture with 'Jan 27th 2015' scrawled across it, surrounded by supplies.

It's not the date for an early demo either, as they confirm it is indeed the full release. Dying Light builds on the success of Dead Island, but is radically improved especially in player mobility.

Creative Assembly's Alien: Isolation goes gold, new trailer released

Posted: 09.09.2014 by Technet2k

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That weird noise in that vent? It's gold now. Creative Assembly has announced that Alien: Isolation is ready to induce cardiac arrest and night terrors with a new trailer to mark the occasion.

The video is a quick - real quick - vignette of gameplay with teases of the "varied environments and challenges" we'll be tip-toeing through. We're underpowered and underprepared.

Grand Theft Auto 5 activity on Steam increases, PC test builds underway?

Posted: 09.09.2014 by Technet2k

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It's been snooped that Rockstar Games has been making an awful lot of updates to their Grand Theft Auto 5 entry in the Steam database this past week. Several changes are being made daily.

This flurry of activity comes after a month-long drought of nothing, but now something is stirring. Hopefully this points to a release date reveal just around the corner.

Season Pass fever spreads to LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Posted: 09.09.2014 by Technet2k

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Warner Bros. Interactive have announced the "first ever" Season Pass for the LEGO series with the upcoming LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. It'll include 6 DLC packs containing unique missions.

There'll also be additional free play modes, with a total of over 40 different characters to unlock as well as vehicles and more. The Season Pass will sell for £12.79, or £2.55 for each DLC.

EA revealing intel on Battlefield 4: Final Stand today @ 5.00PM BST

Posted: 09.09.2014 by Technet2k

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The fifth and final DLC romp for DICE's Battlefield 4 is about to be dished on by EA as they plan a reveal today, with a short icy teaser given out in the meanwhile.

This intel blowout will arrive at 5.00PM BST (GMT + 1), with the last add-on due between October and December. That wraps up the Premium package for this series.

Dragon Age: Inquisition lets us "set a few of your own objectives to pursue"

Posted: 05.09.2014 by Technet2k

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Mike Laidlaw, BioWare's creative director for Dragon Age: Inquisition, has said their approach to the new RPG has been to put together a 'best of' for the franchise, such as taking Origin's tactical cam.

Making sure we have direct and fine control over our party is also key. Thanks to Frostbite and new hardware, BioWare can also tap into "that sense of discovery" they wanted since Origins.

Mortal Kombat X set for release mid-April 2015

Posted: 05.09.2014 by Technet2k

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Warner Bros. has announced that Mortal Kombat X will be cracking spines early next year in mid-April. A pre-order pummelling is in order with series star Goro returning after an 8-year absence.

NetherRealm Studios is bringing Mortal Kombat X to the next-gen beasts as well as PC, and the now old guard consoles. Fans will be treated to multiple variations of characters.

Night-time racing in Project Cars a 'scary experience', says Slightly Mad Studios

Posted: 05.09.2014 by Technet2k

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Weather and racing at night are major game changers to the core of Project Cars, exclaims creative director Andy Tudor from developer Slightly Mad Studios. It's not all just for show.

In fact Tudor reveals that when they approached night racing in Need for Speed: Shift 2 they kept to a 'Resident Evil vibe'. If you lit everything up then there's no challenge.

Rumour: Grand Theft Auto 5 slips into 2015 for PC, Xbox One and PS4?

Posted: 27.08.2014 by Technet2k

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Heists for GTA Online maybe the big thing current Grand Theft Auto 5 players are wanting - that, and some single-player DLC - but what of us poor PC gamers?

Troubling news from Gamescom suggests that Rockstar will be keeping GTA 5 a while longer, missing the supposed late 2014 release. Apparently it was at Gamescom, but only for retailers.

Metro's 4A Games after a more "sand-box-style experience - less linear"

Posted: 27.08.2014 by Technet2k

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Metro 2033 and Last Light developer 4A Games is looking to add more sandbox in their next game. Their designers want a "less linear but still hugely story-driven" title.

Chief technical officer Oles Shishkovstov from 4A Games wouldn't go into much detail but did reveal they're toying with new approaches to visuals as well, leaning more on physics.

Multiplayer FAQ for Dragon Age: Inquisition, features four-player co-op quests

Posted: 27.08.2014 by Technet2k

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BioWare has acknowledged the existence of multiplayer in the upcoming and now November-bound Dragon Age: Inquisition. It was almost inevitable after Mass Effect 3's online success.

The studio pledged multiplayer is entirely separate from single-player, and features four-player co-op quests for a "fun dungeon-crawling experience" all in real-time.

Saints Row dev Volition hosting "quiz show hour" this Friday, to unveil new project

Posted: 27.08.2014 by Technet2k

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Red Faction and Saints Row developer Volition Inc., now owned by Nordic Games, is set to reveal their latest project in the works at PAX Prime in Seattle this Friday.

A "quiz show hour" will be hosted by Natalie Lander - the voice of Kinzie. Fans will get to see "exclusive gameplay, art, and details" of the new project from the studio.

NeocoreGames announce tower-defense game Deathtrap, due this autumn

Posted: 27.08.2014 by Technet2k

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Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing developer NeocoreGames has announced they're getting into the tower-defense business with Deathtrap, which is due out on PC and Mac this autumn through Steam.

We'll be holding off monstrous creatures and legends as we build our defenses on islands throughout the "whirling mists of the otherworld". It blends action-RPG and tower-defense.

2K Marin to continue "shepherding" BioShock franchise post-Irrational Games

Posted: 30.05.2014 by Technet2k

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Ken Levine's Irrational Games won't be leading the warped alternate reality of the BioShock universe any more, but Take-Two aren't letting the franchise sink to depths unknown. 2K Marin will be taking responsibility.

There's "a lot of upside" to BioShock, says CEO Strauss Zelnick, and it "hasn't necessarily been realized yet." 2K Marin was behind BioShock 2, a direct sequel.
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