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Dungeon Siege 3 PC demo launched

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 07, 2011 8:25am PDT

PC gamers can now go adventuring with the demo for Obsidian's action-RPG, which launched today. The Xbox 360 demo came out last week, while we're still waiting on a PS3 demo.


"I'm one of the few who liked alpha protocol but this has lower production values than Dungeon ..."

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Halo: Reach demo out today

By Alice O'Connor, May 24, 2011 7:30am PDT

Not only is a demo out now for Halo: Reach, with both campaign and multiplayer, the full game's also on sale at $40 on Games on Demand.


"Ah man, I thought this was a demo for PC or something, got excited. "

- happynoodle see all 9 comments

Duke Nukem Forever demo arrives for 'First Access Club' on June 3

By Xav de Matos, May 16, 2011 5:00pm PDT

Duke Nukem Forever demo launches on June 3 for "First Access Club" members. It's really happening, Duke Nukem Forever is actually coming out.


"I would love to see how they try and contain the PC version of the demo to "first access" club ..."

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Fable 3 PC demo due on launch day

By Alice O'Connor, May 11, 2011 6:00am PDT

A demo for the PC edition of Lionhead's RPG will launch alongside the full game on May 17, Microsoft has revealed.


""Update: I’ve been informed that a Fable III PC demo is no longer scheduled. " Apparently ..."

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Mount & Blade: With Fire and Sword demo released

By Alice O'Connor, May 04, 2011 6:00am PDT

The medieval warfare sandbox RPG's gat-packing spin-off has launched on PC, along with a demo. Squeeze into your codpiece and play.


"I've been sniped off my horse god knows how many times with a single shot... It made me do ..."

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Red Faction: Armageddon demo on XBLA and PSN next week, skipping PC

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 27, 2011 6:00am PDT

A taste of Volition's demolish-o-shooter is headed to Xbox 360 and PS3 next week, but PC gamers get the cold shoulder once again.


"BREAKING NEWS: Danny Bilson talking the talk but not walking the walk. More at 11."

- the archvile see all 19 comments

Crysis 2 multiplayer demo now available on PC

By Xav de Matos, Mar 01, 2011 12:01am PST

The PC version of the Crysis 2 demo is available for download from Shacknews...


"UPDATE TWENTY NINE hours and I still can't log in to the fuckin site! "

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Crysis 2 Multiplayer Demo Coming to PC on March 1

By Xav de Matos, Feb 16, 2011 9:00am PST

After revealing a multiplayer-focused demo would launch prior to the game's release for PC gamers, EA has announced that the Crysis 2 trial will...


"Keep reading those sensationalistic sites taking things out of context. Ignorance ftw."

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Crysis 2 'Pre-Launch' Multiplayer Demo Coming to PC

By Xav de Matos, Jan 28, 2011 6:15am PST

EA and Crytek have activated "Maximum Good Will" with PC gamers, revealing a multiplayer demo in inbound to PC for Crysis 2. Word of a demo for...


"The ultimate insult? If the game runs as crap on PC as the first one, while the console version ..."

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Xbox Live Marketplace Adds Demos for Apache: Air Assault, Kinect Joy Ride and Rock Band 3

By Xav de Matos, Nov 05, 2010 1:20pm PDT

Three new demos have appeared on the Xbox Live Marketplace today, giving players a taste of the latest (and upcoming) titles to land on the Xbox...


"Apache feels surprisingly solid in terms of flight controls. Doesn't look like anything great in ..."

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Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom Now Launching on Nov. 23; Demo Now Available

By Xav de Matos, Oct 26, 2010 10:30am PDT

Along with a demo for the latest racer from Criterion Games, the Xbox Live Marketplace is now offering players a chance to check out the...


Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Demo Races to XBLM and PSN; Available for a Limited Time

By Xav de Matos, Oct 25, 2010 7:10am PDT

With Criterion Games at the helm of a new Need for Speed, we're expecting a lot of intense battles for first place--complete with a lot of...


"Got to play 10 minutes at Eurogamer Expo a couple weeks ago, it felt very Burnout, which is not ..."

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God of War: Ghost of Sparta Demo Launching for all PSN Users Tomorrow

By Xav de Matos, Sep 27, 2010 5:30pm PDT

Although PlayStation Plus users have had a chance to put the Ghost of Sparta through his paces in an exclusive demo for a number of weeks, the rest...


European PlayStation Plus Members Get Early Access to Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Demo

By Xav de Matos, Sep 22, 2010 9:05am PDT

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe revealed that PlayStation Plus members will get early access to a demo for the upcoming high-def Castlevania...


"I really really really want this one to be good. I love the super-detailed gothic design they ..."

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NBA 2K11 Demo Lands on Xbox Live, PSN

By Xav de Matos, Sep 14, 2010 9:15am PDT

2K Sports has announced that a demo for its upcoming basketball sim is now available on the Xbox Live Marketplace and PlayStation Network. The...