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#facepalm – EA and DreamWorks to partner for “Need for Speed” film

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We all know movies based on games suck (unless they are animated and are from Japan) – but that hasn’t stopped EA announcing that it will partner with DreamWorks to produce a new Need for Speed film based on the series. John and George Gatins have been enlisted to write the film. Never heard of them? Well, according to their IMDB profile, George Gatins is behind such films such as […]

Nintendo finally brings out DLCs – for New Super Mario Bros 2

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Nintendo, via its Nintendo Direct livestream, has also revealed that it will be releasing downloadable content for the New Super Mario Bros 2 game that is coming out on August 19 for the Nintendo 3DS. It will mainly be for adding new stages in the “Coin Rush” mode – with Nintendo refusing to say what will they be, or when will they be released (only saying after the game’s release). […]

Nintendo announces Nintendo 3DS XL, launches July 28 in Japan, Aug 19 in US

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It may not be as successful as the Nintendo DS, but it hasn’t stopped them from releasing new hardware. At its Nintendo Direct livestream, Nintendo’s president Satoru Iwata revealed the Nintendo 3DS XL – and it’s literally a bigger 3DS. An American release date was announced by Nintendo of America’s president Reggie Fils-Aime in its own Nintendo Direct stream. Should be noted that if it does come to the Japan, […]

R18+ classification passes through Parliament – now attention turns to the states

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Image: Shaun Greiner/Flickr (Creative Commons) It is now official. Australia now has an adults-only R18+ rating for video games after the Senate passed the bill without any changes at 8:26PM tonight (Monday 18th June). The House of Representatives already passed the bill in March, and it appears that like the House, all parties supported the bill. Minister for Home Affairs and Justice, Jason Clare, is happy with the Senate’s passing. […]

EA to announce more titles for Wii U “this summer”

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What potentially killed the Wii was the lack of third-party support for some of the major titles – Mass Effect 3, Skyrim and Assassin’s Creed are just some of the games that were made for other platforms, but not for the Wii. Well, for EA at least, that’s about to change with someone in the company hinting at a couple of new titles to be announced “this summer” (or, in […]

“League of Legends” fallen victim to security breach

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In what may seem like a never-ending story, popular free-to-play RTS game League of Legends has also fallen victim to a security breach – but it has not confirmed if and how many passwords were stolen. It joins LinkedIn, eHarmony and Last.FM in reporting breaches this week. Riot Games, the makers of the RTS game, noted that data was stolen from its European servers. It also noted that emails, encrypted […]

VIDEO: The Nintendo E3 Press Conference in less than 5 minutes

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E3 2012: Missed the Nintendo E3 Press Conference basically showing off the Wii U, because it was at 2:00am in the morning? Well, here are the highlights of the entire press conference – all condensed down in a five minute video (right after the jump). Enjoy! Note: the video is from Nintendo as part of its B-Roll footage of the event. We’ve just uploaded it to our YouTube account.

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 […]