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E3 2012: Batman Arkham City (Wii U) turns GamePad into Batcomputer

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Batman Arkham City is coming to the Wii U – months after the release of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. However, while this edition has the same story as the original game, this Armored Edition sees Batman in a new upgraded battle suit, and also takes full advantage of the Wii U’s new gameplay mechanics and its new GamePad’s second screen. The GamePad becomes the Batcomputer, where players can […]

Nintendo reveals spec sheets, games for Wii U – and it might have a shot

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E3 2012: An AMD-Radeon high definition GPU, a new multi-core processor, wireless connectivity, HDMI output up to 1080p, and a list of third-party games – including Assassin’s Creed III, a “Armored Edition” of Batman: Arkham City and Mass Effect 3 – that finally sees the Wii brand now all grown up. Yes, we are talking about the Wii U. Nintendo showed off many ways of the GamePad. Yes, a gamepad […]

The Best of E3: Ubisoft’s ‘Watch Dogs’ announced, looks pretty great

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Just before the Ubisoft E3 conference ended, a massive game was unveiled, in classic E3 style. The brand new IP, ‘Watch Dogs’ was revealed to have been in development for three years, and gameplay shows that it’s not something to ignore. Set in the modern day US, ‘Watch Dogs’ is a 3rd person open-world game based on the idea of a centeralised system for controlling a city, called CTos. The […]

E3 2012 – Halo 4: New enemies discussion

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E3 2012 started off with 8 mins of pure gold. A Halo 4 campaign demo launched E3 with a bang and so we figured we’d give you the scoop on what we thought about the new enemies the Chief encounters. Note: Campaign spoilers are featured in this article, but as the game has not been fully completed many aspects may be subject to change. Whilst watching the E3 broadcast with […]

New Assassin’s Creed III trailer, screenshots released

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Ubisoft have now come out with a new Assassin’s Creed III trailer and some screenshots. We won’t spoil anything from it, because it is such a really good trailer, but you play as Connor – who is the son of an Native American mother and a British father – and you get to play against the British in the American Revolution. The game is coming out for October 30 for […]

EA releases Crysis 3 screenshots, new trailer

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E3 2012: New Crysis 3 screenshots and a brand new trailer for the game have been released by EA for the E3 Expo.The game is coming out in 2013 for the PS3, Xbox 360 and the PC. You can see the trailer and new images after the jump. Gallery

EA unveils Dead Space 3, coming soon Feb 2013 [TRAILER]

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E3 2012: Announced at E3 this year, EA is bringing out a new Dead Space game. The third edition of the series, Dead Space 3 sees Issac Clarke on a journey to discover the source of the Necromorph outrbeak after crash landing on the planet Tau Volantis. The game is coming out in February 2013 on Xbox, PS3 and PC. The full trailer is below.

GALLERY: New screenshots of Halo 4

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E3 2012: Microsoft kicked off their E3 press conference with a preview of Halo 4, and while we’re sort of awaiting Microsoft to process the video of that so we could post it here, we also have the latest images from E3 of the upcoming game. The game is to be released on November 6 globally, and sees the return of Master Chief in a whole new adventure. This is […]

Xbox SmartGlass announced – watch and control your Xbox with your tablet

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E3 2012: Microsoft has revealed Xbox SmartGlass, which lets you use your Windows 8 device as a second screen for any content played on your Xbox 360. This gives you minute-by-minute information about a movie or scene, and you will be able to watch content from your tablet to your big screen with a simple gesture. You will be also to use simple flicks, gestures and pinch and zoom to […]

Microsoft, Nike partner up for new fitness app for Xbox 360 Kinect

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E3 2012: Microsoft and Nike have partnered up with each other to launch a new “Nikie+ Kinect Training” game that claims to be a “custom training program” that has been designed to help athletes of all levels to “reach their potential in the comfort of their own home”. With the Kinect, the game can see how your body moves, assess your physical strengths and identify areas of improvement. It will […]

Xbox 360 expands sports to include hockey and basketball – and Australians won’t miss out

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E3 2012: Microsoft is to expand its sports lineup in hopes to become the premier destination of all entertainment content with the inclusion of Basketball, Hockey and live ESPN. For sports fans, it will bring NBA GameTime, allowing you to watch hundreds of live games – some blackout restrictions apply depending on your market. This app will be accessible if you have a NBA.com League Pass and will be available […]

Dance Central 3 coming out late 2012, E3 screenshots released

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E3 2012: Getting Usher on stage to announce a new version of Dance Central 3 is on its way is one way, but here we love it when we have some images to show it off. The popular (it touts itself the No.1 Dance Game for the Kinect – it is one of two competitors, hardly an achievement) sequel to Dance Central 2 will go back into time with songs […]

Xbox Music announced – comes with 30 million songs

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E3 2012: Coming soon to Xbox is its brand new music service that will replace Zune. Dubbed (in a very unoriginal fashion) “Xbox Music”, Microsoft is claiming that this is the music service that they “always wanted” to develop – and this will be available on Xbox 360, Windows 8 computers and on Windows Phone. Microsoft have said that it will come with 30 million songs – around double the […]

Square Enix releases E3 trailer, screenshots for Kingdom Hearts 3D

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E3 2012: Square Enix has released some new screenshots and the E3 trailer for the upcoming KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance], for the Nintendo 3DS. For fans of the series, the game will see the return of all the voice actors, including Leonard Nimory. And yes, you read that right. This game is coming to the Nintendo 3DS. Basically, the game sees the return of Sora and Riku and […]

Review: Batman Arkham City – Harley Quinn’s Revenge DLC

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Rocksteady’s recent Harley Quinn DLC for Batman Arkham City gave me another excuse to jump back into the incredible world of Batman, and to experience Robin in a more prominent role than before. So I dusted off my cape and donned my utility belt and headed back into Arkham City. But is the DLC worth it and does it do justice to the Batman series?