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Total War: Rome 2 gets interactive campaign map for attack planning

By John Keefer, Jul 12, 2013 11:30am PDT

After watching the Romans try to outmaneuver the Egyptians yesterday, you may want to start planning your path of carnage once Total War: Rome 2 comes out this fall. A newly released interactive campaign map should be just the tool for the job if you are into that amount of ...


Total War: Rome 2 video shows Battle of the Nile from Roman view

By John Keefer, Jul 11, 2013 10:45am PDT

When Creative Assembly demoed Total War: Rome 2 at E3, it showed off the Battle for the Nile scenario from the Egyptian perspective, which was designed more for new players with an easier learning curve. A new video shows that game being played from the Roman perspective, on...


"Their preview videos are always 2% representative of the game. Never figured out why the dont ..."

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Sega claims THQ owes $941,000 for Company of Heroes 2 Steam pre-orders

By Steve Watts, Jul 10, 2013 7:30am PDT

Sega has filed a claim against THQ, saying that it is owed revenue to the tune of $941 thousand from the Steam pre-orders of Company of Heroes 2.


"They used the word "likely," not implying fact, so their comment stands. 30 million would ..."

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Aliens: Colonial Marines 'Stasis Interrupted' DLC spotted

By Steve Watts, Jul 08, 2013 9:00am PDT

Aliens: Colonial Marines appears to be getting a single-player DLC pack, called "Stasis Interrupted."


"I'm getting the DLC, because it will likely answer "it's a long story" and "we got it all"."

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The Wonderful 101 DLC looking unlikely as Platinum already 'put all we want to do' in

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 08, 2013 7:30am PDT

DLC can be a welcome extension to a game, but every now and then the odd pack frustratingly feels like content which would or should have been in the main game. How lovely, then, that it seems The Wonderful 101 won't be getting DLC as developer Platinum feels it's already cr...


Total War: Rome 2 PC requirements confirmed

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 28, 2013 7:30am PDT

Will thousands of pretty Romans and barbarians running around murdering each other in Total War: Rome II strain your PC too much? Before you scoff that your 'rig' can handle anything, as well as confirming the system requirements today, developer The Creative Assembly has re...


Company of Heroes 2 review: same intensity, little innovation

By John Keefer, Jun 25, 2013 1:00pm PDT

It is just unfortunate that after waiting so long for a sequel, Company of Heroes 2 doesn't offer much in the way of innovation. That said, it still is everything its predecessor was: an intense and enjoyable RTS that gives you the feeling of really being an armchair general...


"So is this like the BF3 deal where you pay for the unlocks or is it stuff you only get from the ..."

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Company of Heroes 2 dev video dives into multiplayer

By John Keefer, Jun 20, 2013 10:00am PDT

Relic Entertainment has released a new developer video for Company of Heroes 2, focusing on the multiplayer experience.


"They interviewed one of the lead designers last week on 3 moves ahead, he said the bonuses were ..."

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Company of Heroes 2 open beta extended through Sunday

By Steve Watts, Jun 19, 2013 9:35am PDT

The Company of Heroes 2 beta has been extended through Sunday at midnight, and this weekend you can gain double XP to boot.


Castle of Illusion preview: more than a repaint

By Steve Watts, Jun 18, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Hands-on impressions of Sega's new Castle of Illusion remake.


The Cave descends into iOS this summer

By Steve Watts, Jun 18, 2013 11:00am PDT

The Cave is coming to iOS this summer, with new movement controls for the touch interface.


Sonic Lost World preview: finding his footing

By Steve Watts, Jun 17, 2013 7:00am PDT

Hands-on impressions of Sonic Lost World from E3, along with thoughts from producer Takashi Iizuka.


"I'm really looking forward to this game! It does seem have a bit of a Mario Galaxy feel to 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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Bayonetta 2 launching in 2014 on Wii U

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 11, 2013 7:58am PDT

It is still pretty weird that Bayonetta 2 is a Wii U exclusive but hey, not weirder than a game where a witch fights angels with her gun-heeled shoes and giant legs made of her own hair. It'll launch in 2014, Nintendo confirmed during its E3 briefing today, and a new trailer...


"hehe, you're preaching to the choir. I think she's one of the best female game characters too, ..."

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Virtual popstar Hatsune Miku coming to PS3 in Project DIVA F

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 06, 2013 9:30am PDT

"An- and every corner has a schoolgirl panty vending machine and samurai are so cool and hundreds of thousands of people adore a synthesised popstar!" that odd otaku acquaintance of yours urges. They're not entirely wrong, factually and morally--just mostly. Soon we'll get t...


"I saw this headline and thought "holy shit, where is the archvile!" First response. :) "

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