EGM Weekly: April 19, 2014 Edition
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EGM Weekly: April 19, 2014 Edition

This is EGM Weekly, a round up of the top news, reviews, and features from the past seven days. This week, NPD numbers shine a line on Sony’s console success and Titanfall‘s towering sales, rumors about a 2.5D Ubi-Art powered Prince of Persia surface, Halo composer Martin O’Donnell reveals he was fired from Bungie, Michel Ancel teases ... Read More»
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Watch a man fight a monster in this 25-second Risen 3: Titan Lords CG teaser
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Watch a man fight a monster in this 25-second Risen 3: Titan Lords CG teaser

And now, for your viewing pleasure, a Risen 3: Titan Lords CG trailer that provides zero value—no glimpse at how the game actually looks, no hint at how gameplay will actually shake out. The less-than-30-seconds trailer does, of course, quite shamelessly end with a big bold link to “Pre Order Now!” The third installment of ... Read More»
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Cel Damage HD arriving on PS4, PS3, and PS Vita April 22
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Cel Damage HD arriving on PS4, PS3, and PS Vita April 22

An HD update of the 2001 cel-shaded vehicular combat game Cel Damage is coming to PS4, PS3, and PS Vita next week as, HD version developer Finish Line Games announced today. Cel Damage HD will be available Tuesday, April 22, for $9.99. The game will support cross-buy, allowing anyone with a PS4, PS3, and/or Vita ... Read More»
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God Save the Queen Now Usable in Final Fantasy IX
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God Save the Queen Now Usable in Final Fantasy IX

Final Fantasy IX was an extremely notable release for the Playstation, for one, it was the last Final Fantasy game to be released on Sony’s machine. Secondly, Final Fantasy IX was a return to the actual “fantasy” world that most gamers associated with the series, after the “unique” styling of Final Fantasy VIII. One nagging ... Read More»
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Watch Dogs standalone e-book //n/Dark Clouds launching alongside game May 27
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Watch Dogs standalone e-book //n/Dark Clouds launching alongside game May 27

A Watch Dogs eBook that tells a standalone story set in the same universe penned by A Song Called Youth trilogy scribe John Shirley will launch alongside the game on May 27, Ubisoft announced today. “Working on Watch Dogs was enormously interesting to me because its world offers the convergence of cyberpunk and the edgy ... Read More»
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New Alien: Isolation dev diary explores making an authentic ‘lo-fi sci-fi’ aesthetic
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New Alien: Isolation dev diary explores making an authentic ‘lo-fi sci-fi’ aesthetic

In the latest Alien: Isolation developer diary, the team at The Creative Assembly discuss their approach to adapting a “lo-fi sci-fi” design to help make “a world in which technology won’t save you.” “In order to stay faithful to the source, we set ourselves a rule,” art lead Jude Bond says in the video. “We ... Read More»
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Nintendo passed up the opportunity to partner up with Activision on Skylanders
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Nintendo passed up the opportunity to partner up with Activision on Skylanders

Before Skylanders skyrocketed to success, Activision approached Nintendo to partner with them on the venture, but the gaming giant didn’t want to commit, Polygon reports. Speaking with Polygon, Skylanders developer Toys for Bob’s co-founders Fred Ford and Paul Reiche explained how both they and Activision thought Nintendo an ideal fit as a partner, considering the ... Read More»
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Report: 2.5D Prince of Persia powered by UbiArt Framework in development
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Report: 2.5D Prince of Persia powered by UbiArt Framework in development

A 2D, UbiArt–powered Prince of Persia is in the works, if French gaming outlet Portail du Jeu Video’s sources are to be believed. According to the website’s report, the game is in development at Ubisoft Montpellier. Similar to Rayman Legends, the titular Prince’s body is divided up into several independently animated parts that allow for ... Read More»
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Latest Galak-Z trailer breaks down the dos and don’ts of space exploration
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Latest Galak-Z trailer breaks down the dos and don’ts of space exploration

A new trailer for Team 17’s upcoming space shooter roguelike Galak-Z offers some hints and tips on how to survive the cold dark of space as a fighter pilot in the United Earth Navy. Galak-Z  was playable on the PAX East 2014 show floor, and both Eric and I managed to squeeze a few minutes ... Read More»
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Mercenary Kings developer Tribute Games reveals next project: Curses ‘N Chaos
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Mercenary Kings developer Tribute Games reveals next project: Curses ‘N Chaos

Hot off the launch of Mercenary Kings on PS4 at the start of April, developer Tribute Games has revealed their next project: a 2D wave-based brawler titled Curses ’N Chaos. Expectedly, Curses ’N Chaos touts Tribute’s retro-celebratory pixel art style, this time harkening back to more of a NES-era feel than Mercenary Kings Genesis-vibe-inducing aesthetic. ... Read More»
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Sony wanted a Vita version of Titanfall
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Sony wanted a Vita version of Titanfall

Before Respawn’s mech FPS Titanfall was an Xbox One exclusive, Sony offered to help make a PlayStation Vita version of the game. According to Geoff Keighley’s Final Hours of Titanfall app, Respawn approached Sony to see if they would offer up the PlayStation 4′s specs in the hopes of bringing the game to that system. ... Read More»
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Silent Hill: Origins and Silent Hill: Shattered Memories coming to PSN for Vita
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Silent Hill: Origins and Silent Hill: Shattered Memories coming to PSN for Vita

Silent Hill: Origins and Silent Hill: Shattered Memories are coming to PlayStation Vita through PSN in the near future, publisher Konami announced. Origins debuted on Sony’s PlayStation Portable in November 2007 and was ported to PS2 in March 2008. Shattered Memories first launched on Wii in December 2009 then wandered over to PS2 and PSP ... Read More»
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Sony Wanted PS Vita Version of Titanfall, Offered to Help Development
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Sony Wanted PS Vita Version of Titanfall, Offered to Help Development

Guess how that worked out... Read More»
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Video Game Fan Art: Grand Theft Auto V
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Video Game Fan Art: Grand Theft Auto V

Todays bit of fan art isn’t an image but is infact video... Read More»
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BlazBlue dev Arc System Works’ website teases BloodRayne-related announcement
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BlazBlue dev Arc System Works’ website teases BloodRayne-related announcement

A new teaser website on BlazBlue developer Arc System Works’ official website for something called “BRCS” more than strongly hints at the 2D fighting studio is working on something related to BloodRayne. The website, which will unlock in seven days on April 23, shows a red-tinted image of an anime interpretation of Rayne, pretty much ... Read More»
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