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Black Ops 2 multiplayer, Dead Space 3 - Shacknews Daily: September 27, 2012

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Black Ops 2 multiplayer, Dead Space 3 - Shacknews Daily: September 27, 2012

You get a double dose of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 multiplayer coverage, first with the return of wager matches and traditional modes, but some new modes as well. Then, get all the information on the quest for Prestige. Finally, we take a look at just a bit of the 17 minutes of pretty freaky footage released for Dead Space 3.

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"Dead Space 3 true survival horror ? That's remains to be seen. The game seems more action ..."
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Black Ops 2 Zombies, Wii U, Mass Effect Trilogy - Shacknews Daily: September 26, 2012

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Black Ops 2 Zombies, Wii U, Mass Effect Trilogy - Shacknews Daily: September 26, 2012

Call of Duty. Zombies. We knew it was coming, but we couldn't expect how big Treyarch was making this mode for Black Ops 2. Read about the three different game modes you'll be playing in our first-look preview. Then, are you picking up a Wii U? Would you like to know what games will be available on day one? You're welcome. Finally, all three Mass Effect games are coming in a brand-new trilogy set. The price is nice, too: only $60 for all three games.

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"EA... Thanks I'm not buying Mass Effect 3 on Wii U now... Why the hell the Trilogy is not Wii U ..."
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Borderlands 2, Far Cry 3 - Shacknews Daily: September 25, 2012

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Borderlands 2, Far Cry 3 - Shacknews Daily: September 25, 2012

For everyone playing Borderlands 2, watch out for a bug that wipes out your Badass rank and reset to zero with no chance of getting it back. Developer Gearbox said they are working on a fix. And for those waiting for Far Cry 3 on PC, you can at least see if your system can handle the game when it comes out. Ubisoft released the system specs for the game. Finally, the Humble Indie Bundle 6 added four more games to its package, and it already had collected more than $1.3 million.

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Assassin's Creed 3, New Releases - Shacknews Daily: September 24, 2012

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Assassin's Creed 3, New Releases - Shacknews Daily: September 24, 2012

Our Steve Watts went up to Ubisoft to spend some quality time with Assassin's Creed 3 last week. And today, we're able to blow out all the hot scoops: see what we think about single player, multiplayer, and the upcoming Vita game as well. We also take a look at this week's new releases.

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Halo 4, Far Cry 3 - Shacknews Daily: September 21, 2012

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Halo 4, Far Cry 3 - Shacknews Daily: September 21, 2012

You've read Andrew's preview of Halo 4, right? Now, watch some new video from the campaign in today's episode. Then, if you want another shooting game, here's Far Cry 3. Here's how to survive in the jungle. Finally, we look at a few iPhone games, just in time for your shiny new iPhone 5.

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Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD, Metal Gear Rising - Shacknews Daily: September 20, 2012

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Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD, Metal Gear Rising - Shacknews Daily: September 20, 2012

Finally! Kingdom Hearts is going HD. It's not Kingdom Hearts 3, but it's an HD Collection that remixes a PS2 game, DS game, and a Game Boy Advance game. Best of all, it's called Kingdom Hearts 1.5. Then, if you haven't tried Starhawk yet, Sony is offering three ways of jumping in. PlayStation Plus members get the entire single player campaign for free, while multiplayer will be available as a standalone experience for only $20. Finally, do you want another crazy Metal Gear Rising trailer? Of course you do.

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PS3 Super Slim, BioWare - Shacknews Daily: September 19, 2012

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PS3 Super Slim, BioWare - Shacknews Daily: September 19, 2012

Of course Black Ops 2 is going to have a zombie mode. And this is what it looks like. Stay tuned, as Activision will have a full reveal next week. Then, the PS3 gets redesigned again. Although half the size of the original console, we wonder: why is it more expensive than before? Then, Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune has revealed his next, a collaboration with Team Ninja. Yep, Ninja Gaiden is fighting zombies. Finally, BioWare's co-founders leave the company--just as it announces a brand new Mass Effect game.

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"^ I've watched every one since they've started. They're repeating t-shirts now, but...oh well. ..."
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Dead Island Riptide, Resident Evil 6 - Shacknews Daily: September 18, 2012

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Dead Island Riptide, Resident Evil 6 - Shacknews Daily: September 18, 2012

Dead Island does it again. In what appears to be part of the series' DNA, developer Techland has created yet another emotional pre-rendered trailer for its upcoming zombie sequel. And if you want to kill more zombies, the Resident Evil 6 demo is hitting Xbox Live and PlayStation Network today. Finally, Stan Lee is making a video game.

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Rock Band sale, FTL - Shacknews Daily: September 17, 2012

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Rock Band sale, FTL - Shacknews Daily: September 17, 2012

There's never been a better time to buy Rock Band DLC. Harmonix has announced an incredible sale that brings a selection of over a thousand songs at half off. It's perfect if you just picked up Rock Band Blitz. Then, want to control a space ship? You may want to check out FTL: Faster Than Light, amongst the rest of this week's new releases.

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Fuse, Halo 4 - Shacknews Daily: September 14, 2012

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Fuse, Halo 4 - Shacknews Daily: September 14, 2012

Finally, we get a look at Fuse, the newly rebranded game from Insomniac Games. Formerly known as Overstrike, this multiplayer shooter has you gunning alien baddies, but did it lose some personality in the process? Then, get a look at Halo 4's brand new baddies, the Prometheans. They're quite formidable, even having the ability to teleport. Finally, we take a look at Earth Defense Force 4.

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Wii U edition, price, games, and exclusives -- Shacknews Daily: September 13, 2012

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Wii U edition, price, games, and exclusives -- Shacknews Daily: September 13, 2012

It's all about the Wii U today after Nintendo's announcement of the November 18 launch date and $300 basic price point. Nintendo also announced more than 50 games for the new platform to come sometime in the console's launch window (i.e. launch date to March 31), including Assassin's Creed 3, Mass Effect 3 and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. Then there are the exclusives, including Bayonetta 2 and the creative-looking The Wonderful 101, both from Platinum Games.

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"BFF or even the same person :) not feeling yourself lately ruski ? lol"
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Yaiba, Terraria - Shacknews Daily: September 12, 2012

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Yaiba, Terraria - Shacknews Daily: September 12, 2012

The creator of Mega Man and Dead Rising is making yet another game about the undead. However, this time, zombies are going against ninjas. Yaiba is Keiji Inafune's next game, and we have the first details. Then, the surprising million seller Terraria is making its way to consoles. "It's always been my dream to have as many people as possible know and enjoy Terraria as much as I have, and this is another big step in that direction," the game's creator said. Finally, the Steam Greenlight initiative shows off its first results, by offering new games for purchase.

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Dishonored, Amnesia, Fall of Cybertron - Shacknews Daily: September 11, 2012

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Dishonored, Amnesia, Fall of Cybertron - Shacknews Daily: September 11, 2012

Bethesda dropped a new video developer diary for Dishonored today, showing how Arkane Studios tries to immerse the player in a realistic environment with believable characters. The indie horror title Amnesia: The Dark Descent has topped the 1 million barrier in units sold. And finally, there is new DLC packs coming for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, including the Dinobot Destructor Pack, which hit today.

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Big Picture Mode, Love - Shacknews Daily: September 10, 2012

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Big Picture Mode, Love - Shacknews Daily: September 10, 2012

Want to play computer games on your TV? Steam Big Picture Mode starts its open beta today, letting you test Valve's TV-sized offering. Then, indie MMO Love is going free. Not free-to-play. Completely free. Finally, we take a look at this week's new releases, including NBA Baller Beats.

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"The music that is looped in the background in all of these videos where is it from?"
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Call of Juarez, Forza Horizon - Shacknews Daily: September 7, 2012

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Call of Juarez, Forza Horizon - Shacknews Daily: September 7, 2012

Ubisoft's Call of Juarez is coming back--and way back to the wild, wild west. Gunslinger almost makes us forget the missteps of The Cartel. Then, we take a look at Forza Horizon, a new open-world racing from the team that made Project Gotham Racing. It feels great. Finally, we take a look at August's NPD sales.

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