Hopefully this Rockstar tease about an announcement coming next year is Red Dead related
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Hopefully this Rockstar tease about an announcement coming next year is Red Dead related

Rockstar Games’ latest Asked & Answered mailbag feature teases the possibility of a Red Dead–related announcement coming next year (or, at least, some sort of announcement). “It’s wonderful to see so much excitement and enthusiasm for the Red Dead series, and nearly 5 years after Red Dead Redemption’s release (!),” reads Rockstar’s response. “As we’ve ... Read More»
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Harebrained Schemes and Shadowrun returning to Kickstarter next month
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Harebrained Schemes and Shadowrun returning to Kickstarter next month

Harebrained Schemes is taking their already successfully funded Shadowrun revival back to Kickstarter next month, the developer teased on the game’s Kickstarter page. And, really, that’s about all we have to offer you. The post, which went live yesterday, simply contains an image of the franchise’s stylized dragon “S” symbol above text that reads “Kickstarter ... Read More»
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Life is Strange gets a January release date
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Life is Strange gets a January release date

Square Enix has announced that the first episode of Dontnod Entertainment’s narrative-driven adventure game, Life is Strange, will be available from January 30, 2015. The game follows senior student Max Caulfield who returns to the town of Arcadia Bay, Oregon after a 5 year absence. While there Max reunites with her former friend Chloe to help her uncover ... Read More»
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Dragon Age: Inquisition gets some free multiplayer DLC and a Deluxe Upgrade Pack
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Dragon Age: Inquisition gets some free multiplayer DLC and a Deluxe Upgrade Pack

BioWare has released a free multiplayer add-on for Dragon Age: Inquisition and is also offering owners of the game’s standard edition a chance to upgrade to the Digital Deluxe Edition for a small fee. The new multiplayer add-on, called Destruction, expands on the game’s existing core multiplayer offering with new paths. “The conflicts raging throughout ... Read More»
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BioShock creator espouses Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor’s storytelling success
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BioShock creator espouses Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor’s storytelling success

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor’s Nemesis system is something of an inspiration to BioShock creator Ken Levine, proof of player interest in the lofty adaptive narrative design ideas he pursues. In a post on Medium, Levine talks about his now two-year project two development a non-linear story system for videogames that would be geometric, based on ... Read More»
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New Lord of the Hunt DLC available for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor today
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New Lord of the Hunt DLC available for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor today

Torvin, the hardheaded Dwarven Hunter, was perhaps the only character in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor who didn’t let the bleakness of his surroundings get him down. In the Lord of the Hunt DLC, available today, players will get a new slate of quests from Torvin, along with some gameplay enhancements that will add more variety ... Read More»
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Have 30 minutes of Cosmic Star Heroine footage to whet your turn-based appetite
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Have 30 minutes of Cosmic Star Heroine footage to whet your turn-based appetite

Zeboyd Games has released a half-hour video playthrough of the Cosmic Star Heroine demo that was playable earlier this month at PlayStation Experience. It’s the same demo I raved about at the show, so you’d definitely do well to give it a glance if turn-based RPGs are up your alley. In particular, keep an eye out ... Read More»
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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel’s Holodome Onslaught DLC is now available
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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel’s Holodome Onslaught DLC is now available

2K and Gearbox have released the second piece of DLC for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack: The Holodome Onslaught. The DLC is available now on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC, and features a new challenge arena where players can fight continuous waves of familiar and new enemies for the chance to earn ... Read More»
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Call of Duty retail sales drop year-over-year for the third straight year
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Call of Duty retail sales drop year-over-year for the third straight year

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare sales were down 27 percent year-over-year in its first month compared to Call of Duty: Ghosts, according to Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson. Confirmed by the recently released NPD numbers for November, Advanced Warfare continues an observed trend in Call of Duty retail sales within the U.S.—a steady decline since their peak ... Read More»
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Pirate-themed adventure Raven’s Cry gets a new release date
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Pirate-themed adventure Raven’s Cry gets a new release date

TopWare Interactive has pushed back the release date of its pirate-themed role-playing game Raven’s Cry to January 28, 2015. The game was originally given a November release date on PC, but the publisher has decided to give developer Reality Pump Studios ”a little bit more time” to minimize bugs and polish things. “We had hoped our ... Read More»
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Xbox One best-selling console in U.S. and U.K. last month, Call of Duty leads game sales
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Xbox One best-selling console in U.S. and U.K. last month, Call of Duty leads game sales

The Xbox One finally beat out Sony’s PS4 in sales last month—at least in the U.S. and U.K.—Microsoft’s Xbox Marketing corporate vice president Mike Nichols said in a prepared statement. Increased unit sales for Xbox One over PS4 is largely attributed to the system’s price drop and various holiday bundles. Nichols did not, however, issue ... Read More»
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A sequel to Alien: Isolation ‘is a daily topic’ at Creative Assembly
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A sequel to Alien: Isolation ‘is a daily topic’ at Creative Assembly

The Creative Assembly discusses how it would handle a sequel to Alien: Isolation almost every day, according to lead designer, Greg Napper. According to Napper, a plot for the sequel “is a daily topic” for the team. ”The plot for a sequel is a daily topic in the studio sometimes,” he told AvPGalaxy. “People have their own ... Read More»
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Borderlands Remastered Edition appears on Australian Ratings Board
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Borderlands Remastered Edition appears on Australian Ratings Board

A listing for something called “Borderlands Remastered Edition” has appeared on the Australian Ratings Board’s website. The listing states that it is a multi-platform title in development at Gearbox and 2K Australia. Now I don’t know about you, but the first thing I think of when I see the words Borderlands and Remastered is a ... Read More»
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John Romero shares never-before-seen art assets in celebration of Doom II’s 21st birthday
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John Romero shares never-before-seen art assets in celebration of Doom II’s 21st birthday

In celebration of Doom II’s 21st anniversary yesterday, id co-founder John Romero shared a whole host of never-before-seen art assets from the game’s development on Twitter. Below you’ll find a few of our favorites, but check out Romero’s Twitter stream for the whole lot, including various model scans, textures, artwork, and more. Doom II: Hell ... Read More»
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Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell cast discuss their roles in new behind-the-scenes video
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Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell cast discuss their roles in new behind-the-scenes video

In a new behind-the-scenes video for Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell, the game’s cast discuss (and demonstrate) their approaches to bringing their roles to life. In the video, Natalie Lander (Kinzie), Daniel Dae Kim (Johnny Gat), Eden Riegel (Jane Austen), Dee Bradley Baker (the various demons), and Matt Mercer (Blackbeard) discuss the process behind ... Read More»
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