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The Evil Within gameplay trailer shows off more scares

The Evil Within gameplay trailer shows off more scares

A new gameplay trailer for The Evil Within, a survival horror game from director Shinji Mikami shows off what to expect. We see Detective Sebastian Castellanos investigating a mass murder, only to find himself in a world filled with monsters.

Running on idTech 5, the game's due August 26 on PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.

Watch: It will live »

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Wolfenstein: The New Order trailer introduces Nazis & the Resistance

Wolfenstein: The New Order trailer introduces Nazis & the Resistance

If Wolfenstein: The New Order is meant to be campy, this new trailer does a good job of hiding it. "Nowhere to Hide" introduces players to the story of the game: an alternate history where Nazis have taken control of the world, and a resistance movement attempts to fight back.

In The New Order, players will control BJ Blazkowicz and go against General Deathshed in a new globe-trotting adventure. We thought it "standard FPS fare" when we last tried it, but at least a pre-order will guarantee a slot in the DOOM beta.

Watch: Nazis vs Resistance »

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Elder Scrolls Online getting 'Craglorn' update this month

Elder Scrolls Online getting 'Craglorn' update this month

Elder Scrolls Online is less than a week old, and ZeniMax is already talking about its first bit of post-launch content. The free "Craglorn" adventure zone will be available later this month, featuring a new story for groups of veterans.

Watch: A look at the creatures and challenges ahead »

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New Doom beta only coming to Xbox One, PS4, and PC

New Doom beta only coming to Xbox One, PS4, and PC

A beta for the game formerly known as Doom 4 is included with pre-orders of Wolfenstein: The New Order. And while MachineGames' shooter is cross-gen, the Doom beta will not. Bethesda has confirmed that the beta will only be available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

Read more: What happens if you buy current-gen games? »

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Wolfenstein: The New Order trailers take you for a ride

Wolfenstein: The New Order trailers take you for a ride

Bethesda has released two new videos for Wolfenstein: The New Order. The first shows off a new sequence, where the hero BJ Blazkowicz encounters villainous Frau Engel on a train ride to Poland. Taken from Chapter 3 of the game, this video should give you an idea of what the gameplay will be like.

Watch: The new trailers »

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The Elder Scrolls Online would be a 'lesser game' if free-to-play, Bethesda argues

The Elder Scrolls Online would be a 'lesser game' if free-to-play, Bethesda argues

The Elder Scrolls Online is the rare MMO that will launch with a subscription fee. Surely, the company would attract a larger audience by going free-to-play? Bethesda VP Pete Hines defended his company's decision, saying that restricting the audience was intentional. "We're not trying to make a game that everybody who plays games will automatically buy," he said. "It is a certain kind of game. There's no shooter elements. There's no aliens."

Read more: Not tryign to make 'more palatable' game »

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The Elder Scrolls Online receives M rating

The Elder Scrolls Online receives M rating

The Elder Scrolls Online has been given an M rating by the ESRB. According to Bethesda VP Pete Hines, the company had anticipated a T rating. While disappointed, the company does not plan on challenging the rating. "The game we have created is the one we want our fans to be able to play," Bethesda told fans.

Watch: An updated look at the game »

"Looks cool, so I think I'll wait until this goes "free2play". "
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Rumor: Next Fallout game set in Massachusetts

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Rumor: Next Fallout game set in Massachusetts

It's widely accepted that Bethesda is working on a Fallout something or another. It's likely the company is working on "Fallout 4," and it appears the game will be set in Boston.

Alleged casting documents sent to Kotaku suggest the next Fallout game will take place in Boston. However, the site points out that "Fallout" is never mentioned in these documents. Instead, they are for a project codenamed "Institute."

Read more: 'War. War never changes' »

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Dishonored: Game of the Year Edition announced, will be $40

Dishonored: Game of the Year Edition announced, will be $40

It didn't quite win Game of the Year from us, but Dishonored is one fine game. And if you haven't had a chance to play it, the upcoming GOTY re-release is a great place to start.

As is typical for "Game of the Year Editions," Bethesda has bundled the game with all of its DLC into one package. You'll get Dunwall City Trials, The Knife of Dunwall, The Brigmore Witches, and Void Walker's Arsenal on the disc.

Read more: Priced and dated »

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Report: Prey 2 at Dishonored studio, pitched as 'spiritual successor to System Shock'

Report: Prey 2 at Dishonored studio, pitched as 'spiritual successor to System Shock'

The troubled development of Prey 2 has resulted in a war of words between publisher Bethesda and former developer Human Head. Officially, the FPS is not canceled, but "in limbo." Bethesda claimed that Human Head's work was "not good enough." The developer disagrees, obviously.

Rumor has it that Dishonored developer Arkane has taken over the project. That theory has been given legitimacy, with leaked emails showing Arkane creative director Raphael Colantonio discussing the project.

Read more: Officially, Arkane is not involved »

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Wolfenstein: The New Order dev explains the game's newfound personality

Wolfenstein: The New Order dev explains the game's newfound personality

The Wolfenstein franchise has always been a fast-paced shooter with little thought to anything more than killing Nazis. But developer MachineGames is attempting a different style with Wolfenstein: The New Order one that offers a lot more depth and character development. Creative director Jens Matthies said the change in formula plays to the developer's strengths.

"We very much like that sense of being in a world when you play games, as opposed to just doing the same repetitive task over and over," Matthies told Shacknews. "In the real world, obviously, you have opportunities to interact with all kinds of things, and we like that sense that we are escaping from a place and we see a car and we can take that car. That level of freedom is a great feeling and we like the variation that that type of gameplay gives."

Read more: Adding personality to the hero and villains »

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Elder Scrolls Online will lead to 'an even bigger story' after release

Elder Scrolls Online will lead to 'an even bigger story' after release

The primary goal right now for The Elder Scrolls Online ready for release early in 2014. But MMOs live and die by their post-launch support, a fact that developer Zenimax Online is certainly aware of. Creative director Paul Sage discussed their plans with Shacknews.

"We watch everybody in the market, but I'm a big proponent personally of making sure we keep a high frequency of content releases," Sage said. "A big part of our plans is the future of the game. We always want to make sure there is something new right around the corner. Our plan is to have new content coming out on a really frequent basis. We want to make sure that people are really into the game and get to experience a lot of new things. We will have a lot of content at release, but I know that players are amazing in their ability to chew through content quickly, so we want to make sure there is a constant stream of goodies coming to them."

Read more: No duh: frequent updates mean happy players »

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id Software president leaves after 17 years

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id Software president leaves after 17 years

After 17 years at id software, president Todd Hollenshead has left the studio, publisher Bethesda has confirmed. Hollenshead joined id in 1996 as CEO, but was moved to president when id was acquired by Zenimax Media in 2009.

Read more: Leaving to pursue 'personal interests' »

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Prey 2 'simply not good enough,' says Bethesda

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Prey 2 'simply not good enough,' says Bethesda

Prey 2 seems to have gone dormant, or "in limbo" according to developer Human Head. Bethesda marketing VP Pete Hines has chimed in about the game's status with some harsh words for the quality of Human Head's product.

Read more: 'You can't even be remotely as unhappy about it as us' »

"All their RPG games have good storylines that end up thin and poorly fleshed out. Fallout 3 is a ..."
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The Elder Scrolls Online coming to PS4, Xbox One in Spring 2014

The Elder Scrolls Online coming to PS4, Xbox One in Spring 2014

The Elder Scrolls Online will be coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in Spring of 2014, Bethesda has revealed.

"We are thrilled to bring this game to consoles, in addition to the PC and Mac," said Matt Firor, game director of The Elder Scrolls Online. "It's something our fans have been requesting since we first announced the title, and something our team is excited to offer. Everyone will be able to play The Elder Scrolls Online the way they want to play."

Read more: 'Exclusive' beta coming to PS4 »

"Think about it this way, at least this is an Elder Scrolls game in a much better engine!"
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