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DmC: Devil May Cry video shows off 20 minutes of combat mechanics

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 20, 2012 1:00pm PDT

If you want to find out more about DmC's specific combat mechanics, this new video will help you understand what the difference between Angel and Demon mode is and how to use Dante's various special moves.


"This may not be original Dante or even original Devil May Cry, but it still looks pretty damn fun."

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LittleBigPlanet costume DLC will transfer into Karting, Vita

By Steve Watts, Aug 17, 2012 5:30pm PDT

LittleBigPlanet will get cross-game costume compatibility, letting your current costumes import into the two new ones coming this fall, and counting all future purchases across LBP2, Vita, and Karting.


Beyond: Two Souls extended gameplay session leaked

By Steve Watts, Aug 17, 2012 10:30am PDT

Footage from Gamescom 2012 demonstrations of Beyond: Two Souls has hit the Web, giving fans a chance to see the closed-door demo from E3.


"This game is taking it to the next level by actually using Ellen Page though. The real one."

- Waxfinger see all 8 comments

Media Molecule working on another unannounced project

By Steve Watts, Aug 16, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Media Molecule is working on a second project, on top of Tearaway, but says it is only in the R&D phase right now and won't steal resources from Tearaway.


Hitman: Absolution stage changed following nun controversy

By Steve Watts, Aug 16, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Hitman: Absolution director Tore Blystad talks about the surprising controversy from its nun trailer, and how the team has responded with some changes to that stage.


"That was probably one of the best trailers I've seen for this game. People will complain about ..."

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Trine 2 'Goblin Menace' expansion detailed

By Steve Watts, Aug 16, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Frozenbyte has shown off its upcoming Trine 2 expansion, titled the Goblin Menace, with a new trailer and details.


"Great news! Trine in 3D Vision 2 is awesome and I'm looking forward to playing this in 3D as ..."

- tnyswonger see all 6 comments

Castle Crashers coming to PC via Steam

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 16, 2012 8:30am PDT

Charming side-scrolling beat 'em up Castle Crashers is finally coming to PC, via Steam, developer The Behemoth revealed at Gamescom. It originally hit Xbox Live Arcade in 2008 then spread to PlayStation Network in 2010, racking up almost three million players between the two...


Mists of Pandaria opening cinematic debuts

By John Keefer, Aug 16, 2012 7:15am PDT

You really have to hand it to Blizzard. They sure have a way of making something appealing through their cinematics. Whether you like the idea of Kung Fu pandas in World of Warcraft or not, this new opening cinematic for Mists of Pandaria is pretty compelling.


"Hardly compelling. Looks really, really, really dumb. Makes me glad I quit the game. ..."

- SomeRandomGuy999 see all 44 comments

Neverwinter delayed into early 2013

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 16, 2012 6:45am PDT

It's no surprise to learn that Neverwinter has been delayed again, considering we've heard little from it since it was last delayed. City of Heroes developer Cryptic's free-to-play Forgotten Realms MMORPG is now slated to launch in "early 2013," publisher Perfect World annou...


Trophy support coming to PlayStation Mobile

By Steve Watts, Aug 15, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Super Crate Box developer Rami Ismail says that Sony is planning to add Trophy and leaderboard support to PlayStation Mobile.


Day Z lead 'having meetings' about console port

By Steve Watts, Aug 15, 2012 10:30am PDT

Day Z developer Dean Hall says he plans to lead on PC, but wants to take the game to Mac and consoles as well -- and is even meeting with console developers at Gamescom.


"ahahahahaha. Do you guys think this asshole get's this released on any platform lol"

- pete smith see all 39 comments

Metal Gear Rising Revengeance due in February

By Steve Watts, Aug 15, 2012 9:00am PDT

Metal Gear Solid Rising: Revengeance has a new trailer from Gamescom, announcing a February release date for the game.


"I'm interested in this since they handed it off to PlatinumGames and Bayonetta was awesome."

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007 Legends licensed to die another day

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 15, 2012 7:30am PDT

James Bond's merry adventures in Die Another Day and Licence to Kill will appear in the movie-spanning FPS 007 Legends, publisher Activision announced today. Those are the Timothy Dalton film with the scuba diving and the Pierce Brosnan one with Halle Berry and all that ice.


"And, of course, the pressure chamber scene. "What about the money?" "Launder it.""

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Routine trailer explores spooky moonbase

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 15, 2012 6:30am PDT

As 1980 sci-fi's vision of space is awesome, so permadeath is terrifying. Combine the two and you have Routine, a first-person exploration game set aboard a lunar base where something has gone terribly, terribly wrong.


"Indeed. In the future of the 1980s, alien robots from the planet Cybertron will come to earth ..."

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Command & Conquer: Generals 2 becomes part of free-to-play C&C platform

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 15, 2012 6:00am PDT

Though the announcement of Command & Conquer: Generals 2 was welcomed by many, EA really needed something a little more drastic to revive the flagging strategy series. Drastic it has indeed delivered, announcing at Gamescom that Generals 2 will be free-to-play as part of an ...


"Not sure though what providence will do with EA, if they have any intention of changing it's ..."

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