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Unreal Engine 3 Trailer Shows Off Latest Additions

By Chris Faylor, Apr 02, 2009 8:27am PDT

After demonstrating the latest additions to its multi-platform Unreal Engine 3 at Game Developers Conference, Epic has released a video to showcase said features. The additions include a content browser for artists to easily find game assets, t


"I'm curious about this too. I think it's really unfortunate that there isn't a good ..."

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Blizzard Denies Xbox 720 Involvement

By Chris Faylor, Mar 30, 2009 10:35pm PDT

Famed World of Warcraft developer Blizzard has denied that it's in talks with Microsoft regarding the inevitable Xbox 360 successor, often referred...


"Depends on how far down the rabbit hole you go... not to mention drugs can have long term ..."

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Lionhead Experiments Revealed: Peter Molyneux's Toys Loved and Feared

By Alice O'Connor and Nick Breckon, Mar 30, 2009 3:13pm PDT

Industry legend Peter Molyneux took to the stage at the Game Developers Conference on Friday to talk on the risks and rewards of experimenting in video game design. The man behind countless classics at Bullfrog and Lionhead Studios--including Du


"I think you are wrong. He just has no patients. He's a passionate guy that wants to show people ..."

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BioWare: Mass Effect 2 Teaser 'Absolutely True'

By Nick Breckon and Chris Faylor, Mar 30, 2009 11:50am PDT

Throwing more fuel on the fire, BioWare has teased a few more details regarding Mass Effect 2, telling Shacknews that while the game will indeed...


"Well if they do indeed kill off Shepard, the save game may be so they can adjust the story based ..."

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Interview: BioWare Heads Talk Dragon Age, Mass Effect 2 and Star Wars: The Old Republic

By Nick Breckon, Mar 30, 2009 11:40am PDT

It's a little mindboggling to think of how big BioWare has gotten over the past few years. On the one hand, the company is developing two major RPGs in Dragon Age and Mass Effect 2. That alone would be impressive. But on top of those


"I think he's referring to games that lack depth and character because the developers completely ..."

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Dead Rising 2 Multiplayer Now Unconfirmed

By Chris Faylor, Mar 30, 2009 11:23am PDT

Update: Laura Scholl meant to say "multiplatform," not "multiplayer," while discussing the middleware behind Dead Rising 2, a mental images rep...


"not to mention bosses that you have to beat because they respawn after you kill them... its an ..."

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Battlefield Bad Company 2 First Look: DICE Upgrades to Destruction 2.0

By Nick Breckon, Mar 30, 2009 7:15am PDT

A week ago, I had no idea I was only running Destruction 1.0, or that I was in need of an upgrade. But so goes the industry: just when you think...


"I wish my BF BC looked like those screenshots, The grain filter makes it look like shit for me"

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Early Mass Effect 2 Footage Leaked

By Nick Breckon, Mar 27, 2009 6:17pm PDT

Several minutes of Mass Effect 2 work-in-progress footage shown at GDC have already leaked onto the internet. The footage includes an early look at some of Mass Effect 2's level design, as well as one short scene of dialogue. We'll have mor


"I can't stand Gears of War, but it's certainly had an impact on games in general. I see so many ..."

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Kojima Teases New Metal Gear Reveal at E3

By Chris Faylor, Mar 27, 2009 3:39pm PDT

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has teased that he could announce a new entry in the stealth-action series in June during the upcoming...


"MGO uses Konami's ID system because Konami does not want to pay Sony's outrageous bandwidth & ..."

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How Fable 2 Inspired a Teen to Always Use Condoms: Game Developers Discuss Social Responsibility

By Nick Breckon and Chris Faylor, Mar 27, 2009 12:15pm PDT

"Mommy, I'm never going to not use a condom again," concluded Fable II designer Peter Molyneux's tale on the real-world implications of...


"if i learned life lessons from fable 2 i would never eat again in fear of insta-obesity."

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G.I. Joe The Game Impressions: Action Disfigurement

By Greg Mueller, Mar 27, 2009 11:07am PDT

Publisher EA showed off the Double Helix's toy, cartoon and film-inspired action game G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra at the this year's Game...


"They had some backstory, but mostly it's just that ninjas sell."

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Left 4 Dead at GDC: Origins of the Boomer, Smoker and Grey Boxes

By Shack Staff, Mar 27, 2009 10:23am PDT

"Unfortunately the game is really like an evil Gilligan's Island. They never escape." Valve designer Michael Booth is taking a crowd of...


"I might not have played it for a bit, but the game is still brilliant. Plus, I have work, ..."

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Fallout 3 Developer 'Working on Lots of DLC'

By Chris Faylor, Mar 27, 2009 9:05am PDT

In an apparently overlooked tidbit from a GDC panel earlier this week, Fallout 3 lead designer Emil Pagliarulo revealed that the team at Bethesda...


"That newish FOOK mod combined with combat overhaul is my current favorite setup. FPS style ..."

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DiRT 2 Trailer Teases Showering Woman, Raw Meat

By Chris Faylor, Mar 26, 2009 5:35pm PDT

What do a showering woman and an underwear-clad demonstration of improper cooking technique have to do with off-road racing action? You'll have to ask Codemasters, because I've watched this five times and still have no idea.


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World of Warcraft Quests: By The (Insane) Numbers

By Nick Breckon and Chris Faylor, Mar 26, 2009 5:26pm PDT

digg_url = 'http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/57891'; digg_title = 'this text can not have a quotemark'; It wasn't all mistakes and regrets...


"I must point out the irony that most of these posts and the article itself proves about ..."

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