Too many games on sale in this week’s Black Friday edition of Deals with Gold
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Too many games on sale in this week’s Black Friday edition of Deals with Gold

Microsoft’s Major Nelson has announced the lineup of games that will be discounted during this week’s Deals with Gold promotion, and in honor of Black Friday, the lineup is substantially bigger than usual. Since there are literally dozens of deals on both Xbox One and Xbox 360, I won’t waste too much time calling out ... Read More»
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Tales from the Borderlands Episode 1 starts rolling out today
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Tales from the Borderlands Episode 1 starts rolling out today

The first episode of Telltale Games’ Tales from the Borderlands, Zer0 Sum, is rolling out on PC worldwide and on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 in North America today, with an Xbox One worldwide release to follow tomorrow. Xbox 360 owners worldwide will have to wait until December 3—the same day that PS3 and PS4 ... Read More»
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare season pass holders on Xbox get early access to DLC weapon
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare season pass holders on Xbox get early access to DLC weapon

Activision has announced that Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Season Pass holders on Xbox 360 and Xbox One will get early access to the game’s first DLC weapon. The AE4 directed energy Assault Rifle will be included with Advanced Warfare‘s first DLC pack, Havoc, early next year, but season pass holders can get their hands ... Read More»
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Far Cry 4 has a ‘super secret alternate ending,’ can you find it?
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Far Cry 4 has a ‘super secret alternate ending,’ can you find it?

Recently an alternate ending for Far Cry 4 was discovered, but, according to creative director Alex Hutchinson, there is another “super secret alternate ending” that is yet to be found. I won’t spoil the first alternate ending, but I will say that it is activated during the game’s prologue by listening to Pagan Min. According to Hutchinson, ... Read More»
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Dark Souls II coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in April 2015
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Dark Souls II coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in April 2015

Dark Souls II is making the jump to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One next year as Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin, Bandai Namco and From Software announced today. This enhanced version of the game includes all three previously released DLC chapters (Crown of the  Sunken King, Crown of the Old Iron King, and ... Read More»
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  • Xbox 360
Activision issuing copyright claims on Advanced Warfare exploit videos
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Activision issuing copyright claims on Advanced Warfare exploit videos

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare publisher Activision has been issuing copyright claims against YouTube videos that showcase exploits in the game’s multiplayer maps. Popular YouTube network Machinima recently sent out a warning to its partners via email in an effort to dissuade them from posting such videos. “Activision is being particularly vigilant about their Call ... Read More»
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Double Fine lays off 12 following cancelation of unannounced project
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Double Fine lays off 12 following cancelation of unannounced project

Double Fine Productions, the studio behind Psychonauts, Brütal Legend, and Broken Age, was hit by layoffs last week, the company confirmed to GamesIndustry. “One of our unannounced projects was unexpectedly cancelled by its publisher, forcing us to reduce our staff by 12 people,” studio head Tim Schafer told GamesIndustry in a statement. “Our remaining projects—Broken ... Read More»
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Destiny devs talk new quests, new characters, new maps in behind-the-scenes video
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Destiny devs talk new quests, new characters, new maps in behind-the-scenes video

A new behind-the-scenes video for Destiny’s upcoming first expansion, The Dark Below, the developers at Bungie overview the add-on’s new content. Given special attention is The Dark Below’s new quest-giving NPC Eris Morn, who may or may not be ineffectively hiding the fact that she’s a descendant of Sam Fisher or something. The Dark Below ... Read More»
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  • Xbox 360
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Xbox 360, PS3 updates released
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Xbox 360, PS3 updates released

The Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare have received a new update that includes a few bug fixes and tweaks. The update fixes an issue with camo and marksmen challenges not resetting with Prestige, a problem that caused the ping bar not to update properly, adjusts certain weapon camo ... Read More»
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Gearbox Software talks about working with Telltale in new Tales from the Borderlands video
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Gearbox Software talks about working with Telltale in new Tales from the Borderlands video

In a new behind-the-scenes video, several members on Gearbox’s Borderlands team discuss how their collaboration with Telltale came about and what to expect from Tales from the Borderlands now that the game’s universe is in Telltale’s hands. The video features new footage from the game alongside interviews with franchise director Matt Armstrong, writer Anthony Burch, ... Read More»
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Child of Light creative director says his personal project turned a profit for Ubisoft
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Child of Light creative director says his personal project turned a profit for Ubisoft

Ubisoft’s smaller-scale digital release Child of Light was a profitable venture for the company, creative director Patrick Plourde revealed during the GameON: Finance conference in Toronto (as reported by GamesIndustry). “It’s not as profitable as Assassin’s Creed is profitable, but it’s profitable enough that we would have been able to fund a sequel,” Plourde said. ... Read More»
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  • Vita
  • Xbox 360
Trials Fusion update adds the ability to create Teams, online multiplayer coming early 2015
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Trials Fusion update adds the ability to create Teams, online multiplayer coming early 2015

RedLynx has released a free update for Trials Fusion that adds the ability for players to create Teams. Players can now create Teams with their own name and emblem to compete against other Teams as they work their way up the global leaderboard. Each team also has their own bulletin board for communication between members. ... Read More»
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The Game Awards 2014′s full list of categories and nominees announced
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The Game Awards 2014′s full list of categories and nominees announced

The full list of categories and nominations for the upcoming Game Awards 2014 have been announced, with Bayonetta 2, Dark Souls II, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Hearthstone, and Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor vying for Game of the Year. Other categories include Best Independent Game, Best Narrative, Best Shooter, Best RPG, and so on. The Game Awards ... Read More»
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First teaser trailer for Telltale’s Game of Thrones highlights actors from the HBO series reprising their roles
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First teaser trailer for Telltale’s Game of Thrones highlights actors from the HBO series reprising their roles

One of the many reasons Cyanide’s 2012 Game of Thrones RPG didn’t work was because the developer only struck a deal to include a couple of likenesses from the HBO fantasy epic in the game—minor characters, at that. That won’t be the case with Telltale’s upcoming episodic Game of Thrones adventure. In a post today ... Read More»
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  • Xbox 360
Far Cry 4 creative director given the go-ahead to develop his own project à la Child of Light
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Far Cry 4 creative director given the go-ahead to develop his own project à la Child of Light

Ubisoft has given Far Cry 4 creative director Alex Hutchinson the greenlight to develop a new, personal project, the man himself informed CVG. “I’ve got clearance along with a bunch of people from AC3 and AC4 to go off and do something new after [Far Cry 4],” Hutchinson told CVG. “The challenge then is to ... Read More»
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  • Xbox 360