Harmonix pulls the plug on the Rock Band Network
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Harmonix pulls the plug on the Rock Band Network

Harmonix has announced that after four years and 2,121 song it is ending its support for its user-generated content service the Rock Band Network. “When the crew here at Harmonix first started developing a tool that would allow Rock Band fans, artists, and labels to put their own songs into Rock Band we had no ... Read More»
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Titanfall’s Sandtrap DLC map detailed
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Titanfall’s Sandtrap DLC map detailed

Respawn Entertainment has detailed the third map included in Titanfall‘s IMC Rising DLC, Sandtrap, which will “use old ideas in new ways.” Sandtrap features a central bunker and deep trenches that will allow pilots to move safely around the map while the Titans stop around above them. However, pilots don’t have it easy, because these ... Read More»
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Farming Simulator 15 coming to PC in October, consoles early 2015
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Farming Simulator 15 coming to PC in October, consoles early 2015

Farming Simulator 15 is heading to PC on October 30, with a console release to follow in early 2015, Focus Home Interactive has announced. This year’s entry features a new graphics and physics engine, new visual effects, new mechanics, woodcutting, a new Nordic environment, a revamped North American environment, and over 140 authentic vehicles and ... Read More»
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Report: Assassin’s Creed movie delayed until 2016
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Report: Assassin’s Creed movie delayed until 2016

The Assassin’s Creed movie has reportedly been delayed to 2016 after 20th Century Fox removed the film from its 2015 release schedule. The movie, starring Michael Fassbender, was originally slated to hit theaters on August 7, 2015, but, according to The Hollywood Reporter, it won’t be ready on time. The site claims that “Fox insiders” have ... Read More»
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Nine-minute Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel trailer explains it all so we don’t have to
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Nine-minute Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel trailer explains it all so we don’t have to

Giving new meaning to the word “thorough,” 2K has release a new nine-minute trailer for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, outlining literally every major feature of the upcoming co-op shooter. Seriously, there’s absolutely nothing I can add in down here that will contribute to your knowledge of The Pre-Sequel better than just watching that trailer up there. I’ve ... Read More»
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New Battlefield Hardline trailer highlights Hotwire multiplayer mode
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New Battlefield Hardline trailer highlights Hotwire multiplayer mode

The latest trailer for Battlefield Hardline shines a spotlight on the game’s vehicle-centric Hotwire multiplayer mode. Hotwire sees both teams—cops and criminals—gunning for three marked vehicular targets and keeping them out of the other’s reach for as long as possible. As you’d expect, this results in one of two scenarios: large-scale firefights within the vicinity ... Read More»
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Need for Speed Rivals Complete Edition launching next month
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Need for Speed Rivals Complete Edition launching next month

EA has announced that a Complete Edition of Need for Speed Rivals, featuring all previously released DLC, will be available next month. Need For Speed Rivals Complete Edition includes the following DLC packs: Ferrari Edition Special Complete Pack: Includes both Cop and Racer versions of these extreme machines – The Ferrari F40 and the Ferrari F50. ... Read More»
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MGSV: The Phantom Pain 2015 launch confirmed, 20-minute gameplay demo released
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MGSV: The Phantom Pain 2015 launch confirmed, 20-minute gameplay demo released

During a 20-minute on stage demo for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Hideo Kojima confirmed that the game would launch at some point during 2015, putting to bed any rumors of a 2014 release. The demo (above) shows Big Boss sneaking through a jungle to reach an outpost. During the video Big Boss ... Read More»
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New Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer mode, Momentum, revealed
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New Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer mode, Momentum, revealed

Sledgehammer Games has revealed a new tug-of-war-style multiplayer game mode for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare called Momentum. The mode is very similar to Domination, but instead of having three flags placed around the map there are now five flags placed in a straight line. The fight begins at the center flag and the aim ... Read More»
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EA removing trade offers from FIFA 15 Ultimate Team
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EA removing trade offers from FIFA 15 Ultimate Team

EA has announced that it will be removing the ability to directly trade with players in FIFA 15 Ultimate Team to help combat coin sellers. Trade offers basically allow players to offer either players or coins to another player without having to go through the normal auction process. “We’ll be removing Trade Offers from FIFA ... Read More»
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Far Cry 4 trailer posits that elephants crave human blood
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Far Cry 4 trailer posits that elephants crave human blood

Granted, I’m no biologist, zoologist, or any other qualified -ologist to confirm or deny this “fun fact” expressed in the latest Far Cry 4 trailer. After under a minute’s worth of peaceful reflection on the more noble traits of Asian elephants, the trailer barrels forward into the sort of wall-breaking bombast one would expect from ... Read More»
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NBA 2K15 MyTeam trailer asks you to realize your wildest ‘What If?’ fantasies
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NBA 2K15 MyTeam trailer asks you to realize your wildest ‘What If?’ fantasies

NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal muses about various “What If?” scenarios that players can explore through MyTeam in the latest trailer for NBA 2K15. MyTeam, as the name no doubt suggests, allows players to create a crew of court wizards from across the sports’ history and regardless to affiliation. Once assembled, players can tackle “What If?” ... Read More»
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Saints Row creative director Steve Jaros leaves Volition for Valve
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Saints Row creative director Steve Jaros leaves Volition for Valve

Deep Silver Volition creative director Steve Jaros has announced on Twitter that he’s leaving the studio to take a position at Valve Software. Jaros has been with Volition for just over a decade and served as the lead writer on every single entry in the Saints Row franchise. Given Valve’s unique structure, which eschews traditional ... Read More»
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Third Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel dev diary takes a closer look at the characters
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Third Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel dev diary takes a closer look at the characters

2K’s third making-of video for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel offers a hard look at the game’s four playable characters and what their respective playstyles are like. Throughout the video, the team at 2K Australia and Gearbox explore each of the four characters’—Nisha the Lawbringer, Athena the Gladiator, Wilhelm the Enforcer, and Claptrap the Fragtrap— origins, why ... Read More»
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Dragon Quest X crossover event begins in Final Fantasy XIV
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Dragon Quest X crossover event begins in Final Fantasy XIV

The Dragon Quest X crossover event has returned to Eorzea with a brand new item to earn in the form of a King Slime Crown. The event will run from now until September 23 at 7:59 a.m. PDT, and can be started by talking to Havak Alvak in Ul’dah, Steps of Nald. After speaking to Alvak players ... Read More»
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