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Hybrid closed beta begins April, sign-ups open now

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 20, 2012 1:15pm PDT

Hybrid, the multiplayer shooter from Scribblenauts dev 5th Cell, will have a closed beta in April.


Starhawk releases on May 8th, public beta begins today

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 17, 2012 8:30am PST

As previously reported, the Starhawk public beta will begin today for PlayStation Plus members, giving you plenty of time to hone your skills before Starhawk's May 8th release date.


"Beta testing their network infrastructure is what they are actually doing to smooth out any bugs ..."

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Starhawk public beta begins next week for Plus members

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 13, 2012 8:45am PST

The Starhawk public beta begins next week if you have a PlayStation Plus account. It will be available for public PSN consumption beginning February 21st.


Ghost Recon: Future Soldier delayed to May; beta coming to Xbox 360 and PS3

By Xav de Matos, Jan 10, 2012 10:00am PST

Ghost Recon: Future Solider has been delayed once again, this time being pushed to May. The game's beta has also been moved and will no longer be exclusive to the Xbox 360.


"I'm just glad they didn't cancel the PC version outright like they had planned. I had been ..."

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Shack PSA: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive closed beta has begun

By Xav de Matos, Dec 01, 2011 11:30am PST

The closed beta for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has begun, offering select PC players a chance to try a small piece of the upcoming multiplayer-focused title.


"It's not going to be $60 as it's an Arcade title, maximum you're looking at is about $15-20"

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Starhawk private beta launches Nov. 22

By Xav de Matos, Nov 18, 2011 7:45pm PST

SCEA has announced that the private beta for Starhawk will arrive on November 22.


"I gotta get a PS3. It seems that even the used ones are in high demand at the moment. No way I ..."

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Dota 2 beta expanding, 'extra copies' included for friends

By Xav de Matos, Nov 01, 2011 5:30pm PDT

Valve has revealed more invites for the Dota 2 test will be released soon, as well as extra copies for those invited to bring their friends along for the ride.


"zero gold at the end of the game means i'm efficient in spending my moneys right? RIGHT? fgt"

- wurt see all 30 comments

Starhawk private beta begins November

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 21, 2011 9:45am PDT

LightBox Interactive will be launching a private beta for Starhawk in November. Sony will be inviting a number of Warhawk veterans to join the ranks in the coming weeks, so check your inboxes.


EA answers Battlefield 3 beta FAQs

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 23, 2011 7:30am PDT

The Battlefield 3 beta begins in just one week. But, some fans are confused on how exactly to get in the beta. EA clarifies with a FAQ.


"I got my e-mail today from the MoH code that I entered last year. If you entered that code then ..."

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Diablo 3 beta invites going out now

By Xav de Matos, Sep 20, 2011 5:15pm PDT

Fire up your inboxes, ladies and gentlemen. Blizzard Entertainment has begun distributing beta invites for Diablo 3 to select members of its community that opted in for the test.


"yep. I just wish we'd get to test out runes and help fix the AH and fix the public game lobby. ..."

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Assassin's Creed Revelations beta opens to all PSN users

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 07, 2011 1:00pm PDT

Don't have PlayStation Plus? Still want access to the PS3-exclusive Assassin's Creed Revelations multiplayer beta? Don't worry, you'll be able to get your chance tomorrow.


"You missed the point of the article ;P "Don't have PlayStation Plus? Still want access to the ..."

- darthfusion see all 6 comments

Resistance 3 beta unlocks skin in full game

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 30, 2011 2:15pm PDT

The Resistance 3 beta opens up for all PlayStation Network users today. And, as an added incentive, Insomniac Games will be awarding beta testers special content for use in the final game.


SpyParty gets early-access beta and pricing details

By Jeff Mattas, Aug 11, 2011 7:30pm PDT

Developer Chris Hecker reveals pricing and early-access beta details for his upcoming game, SpyParty.


"oh nm, saw you posted that in the article. Still think this premise seems kind of weak for any ..."

- deathofrats see all 7 comments

Resistance 3 beta early access starts August 4

By Steve Watts, Jul 28, 2011 1:00pm PDT

The Resistance 3 beta will begin on August 4 for SOCOM 4 buyers, then August 23 for PlayStation Plus members, Insomniac announced today.


"Indeed sunk a fair few hours into the Co-op, great fun with a couple of friends!. is there ..."

- Vincenoir see all 14 comments

Battlefield 3 multiplayer alpha & beta access detailed

By Jeff Mattas, Jul 25, 2011 4:15pm PDT

Some new details about the September Battlefield 3 beta have been revealed on the game's official blog.


"I'm pretty deep in the EA hole, so to speak. I have like four veteran points, opt-in to e-mails ..."

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