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Rayman Legends full online challenge mode coming as 'second demo'

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 19, 2013 6:45am PST

When Ubisoft announced it was delaying the nearly-finished Wii U edition of Rayman Legends so it could launch alongside Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions, it discovered fans--and even developers--weren't wholly satisfied with that. Quelle suprise! It hastily promised a sec...


"Now people with WiiU's are going to get so much practice the game will be too easy once it's ..."

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New Rayman Legends demo coming to Wii U as apology for delay

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 08, 2013 4:30pm PST

Ubisoft is offering something of an olive branch to disgruntled Wii U fans, who must wait an additional seven months for Rayman Legends.


"I've always thought that they would port it to other systems, eventually. But not BEFORE ..."

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Omerta - City of Gangsters PC demo released

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 24, 2013 8:15am PST

With Tropico 4 developer Haemimont's gangster strategy game Omerta - City of Gangsters arriving on PC next week, publisher Kalypso has released a demo offering a taste of mobster life. Omerta is more action-oriented than Tropico, with turn-based tactical combat, so grab the ...


"From the gameplay stream, looks like it will be more open ended than just a simple 15 hours then ..."

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Rayman Legends demo coming to eShop next week, game available February

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 07, 2012 10:15am PST

Next week, the eShop will be updated with a demo for the Wii U-exclusive platformer, Rayman Legends.


"There was rumor of a Zombi U demo coming sometime this month as well. Definitely excited to get ..."

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Need for Speed: Most Wanted demo hits consoles

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 13, 2012 10:31am PST

Nyooooom! That's not the sound of a Need for Speed Most Wanted demo hitting Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, because downloads don't make noises beyond the very faint buzzing of electrons inaudible. Press your ear close to your console and you may just hear it, as EA released a s...


"I downloaded this game for free from Mygame9.com . Other wasted their money in buying it."

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Torchlight 2 demo available

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 21, 2012 6:45am PDT

If you didn't pounce upon Runic's delightful action-RPG Torchlight II when it launched for PC yesterday, perhaps a demo might pique your interest. A small slice is available for your playing pleasure, in case you're wondering if it's as fun to click on monsters until they ex...


Fable: The Journey demo now available on Xbox Live

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 17, 2012 9:30am PDT

Do you want an early peek at the next big Fable game? Then, pop onto Xbox Live Marketplace and download the demo for Fable: The Journey.


New Resident Evil 6 demo coming September 18

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 04, 2012 11:00am PDT

On September 18, both Xbox 360 and PS3 players will be able to get an early taste of Resident Evil 6--a game that failed to impress us at E3.


"sounds like it might be the demo build from Comicon. I played through the leon and jake sections ..."

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PES 2013 demo kicked onto PC and Xbox 360

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 26, 2012 11:00am PDT

And the traditional cry goes up, "Kick the ball! Kick it with your foot! Put the foot to the ball and make a football that's footbaaall!" You see, the crowd knows Konami has released a demo for PES 2013, available now for PC and Xbox 360 and due on PlayStation 3 next week.


Quantum Conundrum PC demo released

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 04, 2012 8:30am PDT

Seeing as this is American Independence Day, some of you might want to celebrate no longer living under the protection of a divine monarch, perhaps by playing the PC demo for Quantum Conundrum.


Spec Ops: The Line PC demo arrives June 19

By Alice O'Connor, May 23, 2012 6:00am PDT

2K has dated the PC demo of Spec Ops: The Line for June 19. The publisher has also revealed the system requirements, and confirmed that it'll use Steamworks as DRM.


"Fighting homegrown renegades in an ever flowing sand pit.... sign me up!"

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Spec Ops: The Line demo out on consoles today [Updated]

By Alice O'Connor, May 08, 2012 6:30am PDT

A demo is out today on consoles for Spec Ops: The Line, Yager's face-shooting take on Heart of Darkness. However, publisher 2K Games hasn't released one for the PC edition, or not yet anyway. As Kurtz said, "The horror! The horror!"


"which console are you playing on? also: dude who wrote and officiated my wedding wrote this ..."

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Dirt Showdown demo smashes in today

By Alice O'Connor, May 01, 2012 6:45am PDT

This Tuesday! Tuesday! Tuesday! a demo for Codemasters' arcade racing spin-off Dirt Showdown is smashing! bashing! dashing! and crashing! into PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3! 3! 3! If you like cars, or truly hate them, you might want to play it.


Dragon's Dogma demo confirmed for next week

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 16, 2012 9:45am PDT

Capcom's open-world action-RPG Dragon's Dogma looks jolly interesting, so how splendid that it's getting a demo before launch. That'll arrive on Xbox 360 and PlayStation on Tuesday, April 24, Capcom confirmed today.


"Me too, but the footage of the indoor areas isn't super exciting. Which is what I think this ..."

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Shack PSA: Mass Effect 3 multiplayer demo live today

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 17, 2012 9:00am PST

Were you surprised when you couldn't access the multiplayer portion of the Mass Effect 3 demo? Online multiplayer is now freely accessible on all platforms.


"I like it, too. Will definitely spend some time in MP when the game releases."

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