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Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z demo available on Xbox 360 and PS3

By Steve Watts, Dec 19, 2013 4:00pm PST

A demo is now available for Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z, letting you sample single-player and multiplayer content, and transfer it to the main game launching in January.


Killzone: Shadow Fall free multiplayer weekend coming soon

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 16, 2013 3:00pm PST

The better half of Killzone: Shadow Fall is the multiplayer. If you want to give it a try, Sony has announced plans for a free multiplayer weekend. The game's online offerings will be free from December 28 through 31.


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Diablo 3 demo hits Xbox 360 and PS3

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 11, 2013 6:45am PDT

Whether you're new to Diablo altogether or just curious about how it plays on a controller, Blizzard yesterday released a Diablo III demo for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 following its console launch last week. Like the PC demo, it offers a chunk of the first act, up to the Sk...


"Is it just me or does loot rarely drop in the demo? I think I looted a total of 15 items from ..."

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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow PC demo released

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 31, 2013 6:30am PDT

Yes, the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow demo may have hit consoles almost three years ago, but look, the game's three years late in coming to PC so a demo is still jolly exciting to us. It's out now, ahead of the PC Ultimate Edition's long-overdue launch on August 27.


"Yeah, it looked phenomenal. I think it might have actually come out in Japan..?"

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Gran Turismo 6 demo launches July 2

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 25, 2013 10:30am PDT

You'll be able to give Gran Turismo 6 a spin over the 4th of July weekend.


"Cool, I am interested in getting a better look. There hasnt been that much info out of E3 on it ..."

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Company of Heroes 2 campaign demo released

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 14, 2013 9:45am PDT

Some E3 demoes are broadcast for the world to watch, some are only for us to write about, and some, well, we wouldn't be allowed to tell you about those for months. How delightful, then, that the Company of Heroes 2 campaign mission shown at E3 is now available for everyone ...


"steam://run/231430 Took me a while to find the link as well."

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SWAT 'em up Door Kickers breaches alpha demo

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 03, 2013 12:00pm PDT

While SWAT games and other real-time tactical affairs were popular in late Nineties and early Noughties, the joys of planning and executing assaults and rescues were largely forgotten for many years. Hey, wipe that single tear from your cheek, you silly nostalgic soul, and d...


"If it was, it would be missing a lot of the tactical depth that makes this game what it is."

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Fuse demo launches May 7

By Alice O'Connor, May 03, 2013 6:45am PDT

Considering Fuse is the first multiplatform release from Ratchet & Clank creator Insomniac Games, one might expect a little more buzz (that's an industry term) around the shooter. Perhaps we're a little tired of third-person cover-based shooters. But gamebees (likewise) can ...


Injustice demo strikes PS3 and Xbox 360 on April 2

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 28, 2013 9:00am PDT

The Injustice demo will include three characters and one stage to play through.


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...