EGM Weekly: June 29, 2013 Edition
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EGM Weekly: June 29, 2013 Edition

  Welcome to EGM Weekly, a round up of the top news, reviews, and features from the past seven days. This week, Microsoft teamed up with Time Warner Cable to announce a new television initiative for the Xbox 360. Ubisoft revealed Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon sold over 500,000 copies within two months, Seth Rogen ... Read More»
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Intelligent Personal Assistant Max Added to PS3 Netflix Service
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Intelligent Personal Assistant Max Added to PS3 Netflix Service

Netflix today introduced Max, a new program for the PlayStation 3′s Netflix app that recommends content in Siri-esque fashion. “Max, rumored to be the child of Siri and Hal 9000, asks a few questions about your mood or movie and TV show tastes to arrive at a suggest, of course based on your tastes and ... Read More»
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E3 2013: PlayStation Devs Rake in Awards & Accolades
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E3 2013: PlayStation Devs Rake in Awards & Accolades

This year’s E3 was very special for all of us at PlayStation, with all the buzz and anticipation surrounding PS4. For me personally, I get the added privilege of working with some of the most brilliantly talented developers in the industry, who are all focused to show off their latest creations at E3. We were overwhelmed by the tremendous support we received from the gaming industry during a fantastic E3 week... Read More»
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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Tops 500,000 Copies Sold in Two Months
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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Tops 500,000 Copies Sold in Two Months

Ubisoft’s standalone Far Cry 3 spinoff Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon sold more than 500,000 copies in two months and helped increase awareness and sales of Far Cry 3, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot informed GamesIndustry International. At exactly 500,000 copies, and priced at $15, Blood Dragon would earn Ubisoft a staggering $7.5 million—which no doubt ... Read More»
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New Splinter Cell: Blacklist Video Outlines the Basics of Spies. vs. Mercs Multiplayer
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New Splinter Cell: Blacklist Video Outlines the Basics of Spies. vs. Mercs Multiplayer

In a new Splinter Cell: Blacklist video released by Ubisoft, community developer Zack Cooper outlines the basics of multiplayer mode Spies vs. Mercs. For those of you new to Splinter Cell, Spies vs. Mercs was first introduced in Pandora Tomorrow and featured in subsequent sequels until Conviction. The multiplayer mode pits a pair of stealthy, ... Read More»
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Atlus Parent Company Announces Bankruptcy, Puts Publisher in Peril
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Atlus Parent Company Announces Bankruptcy, Puts Publisher in Peril

Publisher Atlus is facing sale or serious restricting following parent company Index’s filing for bankruptcy, CNET Japan reports. Index owes debts of ¥24.5 billion—approximately $224 million—according to CNET. Their report also indicated that company president Ochiai Yoshimi might tender his resignation. Atlus is described as the most desirable part of of Index’s business. The company ... Read More»
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Sony Offering Credit for Deadpool PSN Overcharge
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Sony Offering Credit for Deadpool PSN Overcharge

Sony has confirmed that players will be offered a credit refund on Deadpool purchases made via the PlayStation Store as a result of them being overcharged for the game. American gamers were charged $60 for the digital edition of the game, which is $10 more than the recommended retail price of $50. It was announced ... Read More»
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Dragon’s Crown Hands On Impressions – A Beautiful 2D Brawler
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Dragon’s Crown Hands On Impressions – A Beautiful 2D Brawler

Co-op play is a complete blast... Read More»
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Limbo Hitting iOS App Store Next Week
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Limbo Hitting iOS App Store Next Week

Limbo is coming to iOS devices July 3, developer Playdead announced today. The game will run on iPad 2 and up, iPhone 4S/5, iPad mini, and the current generation iPod touch. Playdead says the iOS port required the developer rethink controls and optimize the title quite a bit in order to “ensure an amazing touch-based ... Read More»
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Double Eleven Bringing PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD to PS Vita
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Double Eleven Bringing PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD to PS Vita

Following news of their partnership, with Q-Games, Double Eleven announced an upgraded version of Q-Games’ PixelJunk Monsters for the PlayStation Vita. Posting on the PlayStation Blog, Mark South, chief operating officer at Double Eleven said they’re working closely with developer Q-Games on the PS Vita port, titled PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD. “We’ve been big fans ... Read More»
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Titanfall Monopolizes Game Critic Awards Best of E3 2013 Nominations
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Titanfall Monopolizes Game Critic Awards Best of E3 2013 Nominations

The Game Critic Awards announced the Best of E3 2013 nominees today, and Respawn’s Titanfall has landed itself in six of the 15 categories—including Best of Show. In addition to Best of Show, Titanfall was nominated for Best Original Game, Best Console Game, Best PC Game, Best Action Game, and Best Online Multiplayer. Titanfall‘s biggest ... Read More»
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Columbia’s Finest Pack Adds New Gear to BioShock Infinite, Story DLC Still in the Works
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Columbia’s Finest Pack Adds New Gear to BioShock Infinite, Story DLC Still in the Works

The first batch of BioShock Infinite DLC, which adds several in-game items and bonuses, is available for purchase today. Columbia’s Finest brings together bonuses from the Premium and Ultimate Songbird editions of BioShock Infinite: five lock picks, 500 Silver Eagles, six pieces of gear—Handyman Nemesis, Sugar Rush, Fleet Feet, Bull Rush, Extra! Extra!, and Betrayer—as ... Read More»
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Gran Turismo 6 Playable Demo Incoming Shortly
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Gran Turismo 6 Playable Demo Incoming Shortly

Another way to get into the GT Academy... Read More»
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PS Vita Indie Games Category Now Live on PSN
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PS Vita Indie Games Category Now Live on PSN

PlayStation 3 owners have been enjoying the Indie Games category we introduced on the PlayStation Store last month, and we’re happy to announce that the category is now available on PS Vita as well. This will help PS Vita owners discover the latest indie games, and as you can see in the video above, there are a wide variety of games available today as well as many that will hit the store soon... Read More»
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Far Cry 3 Creative Director to Unveil ‘Child of Light’ During GDC Europe 2013
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Far Cry 3 Creative Director to Unveil ‘Child of Light’ During GDC Europe 2013

Far Cry 3 creative director and Assassin’s Creed II designer Patrick Ploude will unveil his personal project, Child of Light, at GDC Europe 2013 in Cologne, Germany. Child of Light will be part of Ploude’s “Small Projects in AAA Studios” presentation, which focuses on the “personal challenges and opportunities of producing a small title within ... Read More»
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