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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?

EA announces Battlefield 3 ‘premium service’, costs $50/year

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EA has preannounced something with Reuters, with the company telling them that it plans to launch a new “Battlefield 3″ premium service in hope to boost online sales and to compete against rival Activision’s “Call of Duty” – which also has a premium service. According to Reuters, the service is expected to cost $50 a year. Users who subscribe will gain special privileges such as erasing their own game statistics, […]

LIVEBLOG: Microsoft’s E3 Press Conference

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No hardware announcements are expected, but what is the future for the "Xbox" brand? From 2:30AM Tuesday, we’re liveblogging the Microsoft E3 Keynote. What will be the future of the Xbox brand, and how will it be integrated in now so many platforms including Windows 8? As well, what are some of the better games coming out for the rest of the year? We’ll keep you posted, and we’ll also […]

ZUNE IS DEAD! Microsoft confirms Xbox brand expansion

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The Zune brand is dead. Microsoft has quietly announced its demise, and at the same time, announced that the Xbox brand will be expanding from simply being a gaming console to a “broad entertainment” brand to include movies, TV, music and sports. “This year, Xbox becomes the premium entertainment service for Microsoft. Whether on your PC, tablet, TV or phone, Xbox will be a gateway to the best in music […]

Halo 4 Leaked Loadout & Gameplay Screenshots

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  Just under a week until E3 2012, and already, there have been several leaked images of Halo 4, as well as a mysterious video showing off gameplay. From an Italian Halo site [halouniverse.it] 8 screenshots have surfaced, showing new Halo 4 gameplay and menu screens, also showing new Armor Abilities and so called ‘Tactical Packages’. Screenshot analysis after the jump.

GAME Australia to axe over 265 employees, 60 stores

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Reports are coming in that GAME Australia will plan to close 60 stores across Australia, and 264 employees from its stores and 17 employees from its head office will be made redundant. This comes about a week after it filed for voluntary administration – just before Diablo III was to be released and causing some panic for some gamers. In a statement, according to The Verge/Polygon and Kotaku Australia, Kate […]

Metal Gear Solid HD Collection launches on July 5

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Metal Gear Solid fans on the PS Vita will be pleased to know that the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection – essentially a remake of previous games, just now in HD and now portable – is coming to Australia on July 5. The game will take full advantage of the touchscreen and touchpad on the Vita, with gamers zooming in to the game’s cut-scenes, peek around corners, interrogate enemies, cycle […]