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Dead Space dev may be making a MOBA

By Steve Watts, Oct 10, 2012 3:00pm PDT

A series of job listings seems to indicate that Visceral Games, the studio behind the Dead Space series, is setting its sights on the MOBA genre.


"DOTA2 will probably be the WoW of MOBA games. It'll gather the largest community, people will ..."

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SimCity shows off lengthy strategy session

By Steve Watts, Oct 04, 2012 7:30am PDT

A lengthy new "strategy" trailer walks players through the basics of building a bustling SimCity.


"According to PC gamer there is a complex "layering" system to the preformed maps though. Such as ..."

- rottdcorpse see all 89 comments

Mass Effect 3 patch to fix bugs, exploits this week

By Steve Watts, Oct 03, 2012 11:15am PDT

A large patch for Mass Effect 3 is set to hit this week, fixing to platform-specific bugs and exploits, and balancing various powers and weapons.


"i hoped to see "fixed shitty animations" and "fixed voice sync problems". i don't know about the ..."

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Medal of Honor: Warfighter 360-exclusive beta coming

By Steve Watts, Sep 21, 2012 7:40am PDT

A Medal of Honor: Warfighter open beta is coming to Xbox 360, offering a look at the new HotSpot mode and offering some Double XP time in the full game for those who download it.


"Great news, want to try this out on pc , but 360 will do. Also can we just get to 2,999,999 ..."

- desevil see all 4 comments

Rumor: PopCap preparing Plants vs Zombies multiplayer shooter

By Steve Watts, Aug 09, 2012 9:30am PDT

A few job listings and one unnamed source have indicated that a new PopCap team based out of Canada is working on a multiplayer shooter Plants vs Zombies title.


"Considering Popcap isn't know for multiplayer games, and neither is the casual gaming space, I'd ..."

- daggot see all 15 comments

Report: Mass Effect 3 'Leviathan' DLC adds ending dialogue

By Steve Watts, Aug 08, 2012 10:30am PDT

The upcoming "Leviathan" DLC will apparently add some extra dialogue options to the ending as well, according to script files extracted from the Extended Cut.


"Actually it does seem to change the origin of the Reapers in that the creators of the Reapers ..."

- Crimsonbeak see all 22 comments

SSX 3.0 update adds simultaneous multiplayer

By Steve Watts, Aug 07, 2012 11:45am PDT

SSX has gotten updated to version 3.0, offering two new modes called 3-2-1-Go! and Freeride, along with a handful of bug fixes.


"This is almost cool except I still hate the way this new game controls."

- Mommar see all 6 comments

EA boss admits The Old Republic subscription model is 'challenging'

By Steve Watts, Jul 19, 2012 10:45am PDT

EA CEO John Riccitiello says The Old Republic has "begun to work with different models," but doesn't quite commit to continuing down the F2P path.


"The game is challenging when it needs to be. You can't down "all the content" in just a few ..."

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DICE promises Battlefield 3 support, B4 features

By Steve Watts, Jul 18, 2012 10:30am PDT

DICE has shared more details on Battlefield 4, including what will happen to B3, and some fan requested features for the sequel.


"I seriously have Battle Field and Call of Duty fatigue. I don't give a damn about either ..."

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Origin client 9.0 revamps UI

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 17, 2012 8:15am PDT

The Origin client was in a sorry state when EA relaunched its digital distribution platform, but it has improved slowly. Thirteen months later, version 9.0 of the client is coming, and what can we expect from this revision? User interface changes, mostly.


"sooooo.....because Valve does it better, Valve should be the only one doing it?"

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Battlefield 4 beta confirmed with Warfighter LE pre-orders

By Steve Watts, Jul 17, 2012 7:30am PDT

EA has confirmed yesterday's accidental leak that a Battlefield 4 beta code will be included with the Limited Edition of Medal of Honor Warfighter. But, the beta won't be accessible until fall 2013.


"Battlefield is not the type of franchise wherein you churn out a new entry every 2 years. BF4 is ..."

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Need for Speed: Most Wanted pre-order bonuses detailed

By Steve Watts, Jul 16, 2012 9:30am PDT

EA has detailed the pre-order bonuses for Need for Speed: Most Wanted, including early unlocks of cars, and various packs that accent different aspects of the racing title.


"This is a reboot on NFSMW. At least COD actually gives the impression of a new game in the "series""

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Mass Effect 3 'Earth' pack includes new difficulty

By Steve Watts, Jul 11, 2012 7:00am PDT

More digging into game files for the upcoming Mass Effect 3 "Earth" DLC pack have uncovered class powers and descriptions, and a harder multiplayer mode as well.


"I'm not the least interested in Mass Effect Multiplayer, will this new "platinum" difficulty ..."

- aoleon see all 2 comments

Medal of Honor: Warfighter trailer shows off multiplayer

By Steve Watts, Jul 10, 2012 2:30pm PDT

A new trailer for Medal of Honor Warfighter shows off some multiplayer action in a jungle setting.


"I tried the multilayer and it was fun but BF3 is better. So MoH is the direct competitor to CoD? ..."

- Hilux SSRG see all 11 comments

Mass Effect 3 'Leviathan' DLC confirmed by voice actor

By Steve Watts, Jul 10, 2012 12:15pm PDT

Mass Effect 3's "Leviathan" DLC has been confirmed by the voice actor who played the titular character.


"I just hope it turns into a sexy robot when it joins your crew!"

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