Skylanders Swap Force features modular toys
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Skylanders Swap Force features modular toys

Skylanders Swap Force game will debut during northern autumn, hailing from a new development team and featuring toys which break into swappable parts. Joystiq reports series developer Toys for Bob isn’t behind this one; Activision stablemate Vicarious Visions, which has produced portable and mobile Skylanders tie-ins, has stepped up to the plate. Skylanders Swap Force ... Read More»
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Awakened takes to Kickstarter, is the successor to Midway’s Hero
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Awakened takes to Kickstarter, is the successor to Midway’s Hero

Awakened, an ambitious sandbox game Chicago indie Phosphor Games, is the project formerly known as Hero. And you can help make it happen. Awakened is a superhero sandbox action game but unlike rivals Infamous and Prototype it lets players create their own character. Built on Unreal Engine 4, it boasts of “a game world that ... Read More»
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Lego City: Undercover trailer details Chase McCain’s adventures
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Lego City: Undercover trailer details Chase McCain’s adventures

Lego City: Undercover is the first Lego game from Traveller’s Tales without a license attached to it, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have personality, as this trailer more than demonstrates. The Wii U exclusive arrive on March 18 i... Read More»
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GTA 5 delay: Rockstar dismisses “conspiracy theories”
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GTA 5 delay: Rockstar dismisses “conspiracy theories”

Grand Theft Auto 5′s delay has brought on an epidemic of tinfoil hats, and Rockstar isn’t amused. In a comment added to its original delay announcement, the publisher has called on its clamouring community to calm the fuck down. “We understand many of you guys are disappointed with this news,” the post said. “Unfortunately sometimes ... Read More»
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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance VR Mission pack detailed
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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance VR Mission pack detailed

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance’s downloadable VR Missions pack will be available on both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 – except in the US. As detailed in the comments section of a PlayStation Blog post, the content is a PlayStation 3 exclusive in the US, but will be available on both platforms in other territories. The ... Read More»
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Rockstar Dismisses Grand Theft Auto V Delay Conspiracy Theories
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Rockstar Dismisses Grand Theft Auto V Delay Conspiracy Theories

Rockstar has dismissed several “conspiracy theories” surrounding the recent delay of Grand Theft Auto V to September. The developer failed to elaborate on which conspiracy theories it was referring to, but promised that the only reason for the delay was to ensure that the game meets fan’s expectations. “To those of you saying or seeing ... Read More»
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Ubisoft Explains Why Assassin’s Creed’s ‘Huge’ Co-Op Component Was Cut
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Ubisoft Explains Why Assassin’s Creed’s ‘Huge’ Co-Op Component Was Cut

The original Assassin’s Creed has a “huge” multiplayer component that was cut before release. Ubisoft has now explained the reasons behind this decision. “Before we knew about the Desmond story and Animus link, we had a huge co-op component in there. But it just became too hard to do: the engine couldn’t support it, and ... Read More»
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Assassin’s Creed had “huge” co-op element: Ubisoft explains cut
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Assassin’s Creed had “huge” co-op element: Ubisoft explains cut

Assassin’s Creed – that’s the original – once had a “huge” co-op element at one point in its creation, developer Ubisoft Montreal has confirmed. Assassin’s Creed 3 mission director Philippe Bergeron has spilled the beans in an interview. Speaking with OXM, Bergeron said, “Before we knew about the Desmond story and Animus link, we had ... Read More»
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New The Last of Us Screenshots Showcase Enemies and Environments
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New The Last of Us Screenshots Showcase Enemies and Environments

Sony has released a new batch of screenshots for Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us featuring some of the game’s environments and enemies. The Last of Us is scheduled to release exclusively on PlayStation 3 from May 7. Sony has previously announced that all new copies of God of War: Ascension will come with a ... Read More»
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Ascend: New Gods beta coming in “April or May”
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Ascend: New Gods beta coming in “April or May”

Signal Studio’s Ascend: New Gods has popped back up on the radar, thanks to a new developer video featuring creative director D.R. Albright. According to him, the team is hoping to to put the game into beta sometime during April or May. In the RPG, players enter the world of Caos, where “a gigantic breed ... Read More»
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God of War: Ascension concept art is rather lovely
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God of War: Ascension concept art is rather lovely

Some concept art for God of War: Ascension has turned up on AGB. A couple look familiar to us, but they are still cool to look at, and honestly we look at so many screenshots on a daily basis it’s hard to tell what’s new and what’s not anymore. You can have a look for ... Read More»
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Mass Effect 3 N7 Bounty Weekend – Operation Firestorm is live
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Mass Effect 3 N7 Bounty Weekend – Operation Firestorm is live

Mass Effect 3′s latest N7 Bounty Weekend, Operation Firestorm, is live. In the event, the Reapers have changed their tactics to keep from being “whittled down.” As areas are conquered, their fighting groups become fewer yet larger, “making them more difficult to assail.” Your job is to deliver as much damage as possible before evacuation. ... Read More»
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Brutal Legend may be heading to Steam
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Brutal Legend may be heading to Steam

Throw your devil horns in the air, kiddos, because Brutal Legend may be heading to Steam if CDR database information is any indication over on The Bronasarium. So, yeah, that’s good news for those who’ve been wanting a PC version. Also noted in the database is something call the Double Fine Bundle 2013 which contains ... Read More»
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Crimes and Punishments – Sherlock Holmes’ next adventure being built using Unreal Engine 3
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Crimes and Punishments – Sherlock Holmes’ next adventure being built using Unreal Engine 3

Focus Home Interactive has announced a new Sherlock Holmes game, Crimes and Punishments. According to the press release, the game “will build upon the success” of The Testament of Sherlock Holmes with changes to both the graphic and gameplay. Frogwares Studio isn’t using its homemade graphics engine to built the game, instead it the team ... Read More»
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Action-packed Sam Fisher: new Blacklist gameplay
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Action-packed Sam Fisher: new Blacklist gameplay

Age is not slowing him down. Sam Fisher’s latest Blacklist gameplay reveal shows the Splinter Cell operative in some of his finest action moments yet. With additional comments from David Footman, the cinematic director, the above gameplay should keep you ticking over until the game’s release. It’s ‘explosive’. Also: for those, like myself, who like ... Read More»
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