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Batman: Arkham Origins mocap video shows off pivotal scene

By Steve Watts, Sep 03, 2013 4:30pm PDT

WB Montreal shows off a motion capture scene in progress for a pivotal plot point in Batman: Arkham Origins.


Volume for PS4 and Vita has you playing with sound

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 23, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Volume is the second full game from Thomas Was Alone creator Mike Bithell and it'll debut exclusively on PS4 and Vita.


Gran Turismo movie to be based on true story of fan turned pro racer

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 23, 2013 4:00pm PDT

It turns out that there is a story you can tell in a Gran Turismo movie: a biopic!


Dungeon of the Endless mixes roguelike and tower defense

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 23, 2013 9:00am PDT

One of the most pleasing returnees in this current cycle of retro revivalism is the roguelike, and how pleasant it is seeing what the RPG genre gets smooshed with to make weird roguelikelikes. Endless Space developer Amplitude Studios has bred it with tower defense to make D...


"I'm with you, on everything but the tower defense part... but I have to see exactly what that means."

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Guns of Icarus Online blasting onto PS4

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 23, 2013 6:30am PDT

Players can experience the steampunk air combat of Guns of Icarus Online on PC right now, but Muse Games will also bring their game to the PS4.


Infamous: Second Son smokes PS4 in February

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 23, 2013 6:00am PDT

Sucker Punch has confirmed that Infamous: Second Son will arrive on PS4 in February 2014.


"I plan on watchdogs, battlefield 4 with some buddies, then I'll check out drive club since I'll ..."

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Command & Conquer aiming for ten-year life

By Steve Watts, Aug 22, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Command & Conquer is aiming for a ten-year lifespan, and Victory's Jon Van Caneghem acknowledges that may mean the series is done with boxed releases.


"C&C3 was great except for a lot of imbalances from the scrin."

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Sony: releasing an iOS game like 'playing the lottery'

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 22, 2013 6:30am PDT

"More developers make more money on average on Vita than they do on mobile," Shahid Ahmad, senior business development manager at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, said.


"This is basically what a person working for a local dev told me. Either you make it on the front ..."

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Extraterrestrial sandbox exploration adventure Starbound coming to PS4

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 21, 2013 5:30pm PDT

Extraterrestrial exploration sandbox adventure Starbound is coming to PS4, in addition to PC, Mac, and Linux.


"Tiy, the artist for Terraria, is the lead on Starbound. He's not a programmer AFAIK."

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How InFamous: Second Son will use the DualShock 4

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 21, 2013 4:45pm PDT

Infamous: Second Son will utilize some of the new DualShock 4 functions and demonstrates some of them in a new behind-the-scenes video.


"Click here for a chance to learn 10 ancient secrets that will let you have a smooth skin."

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Undercover cops infiltrate Need for Speed: Rivals

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 21, 2013 4:15pm PDT

"That sure is a nice ride that new racer is sporting. Nice sirens, too! Hey...wait a minute...!" Need for Speed: Rivals is adding undercover cops to the ranks of the law.


Red & Blue DualShock 4 controllers coming later this year

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 21, 2013 3:15pm PDT

"Magma Red" and "Wave Blue" controllers will be available later this year. All DualShock 4 controllers will cost $59 each.


"To heck with that, I'm sick of controllers being all around smooth plastic. It's about time we ..."

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PS4-Vita Remote Play promoted because 'people don't have four eyes'

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 21, 2013 11:45am PDT

One of the nifty features Sony showed off during yesterday's Gamescom conference was the ability to use Vita to play PS4 games through Remote Play. But why not create Wii U-like games on PS4? People don't have four eyes, silly.


"You're smoking something. It's nowhere near as bad as you're making it out to be. Would I ..."

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Dead Island: Epidemic's MOBA gameplay detailed

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 21, 2013 7:30am PDT

Dead Island: Epidemic eschews the first-person view the series has been known for, and instead goes for the same top-down view of so many other MOBAs. Still, it stays true to the series' focus on crafting


"That one map is the game. Shit like ARAM, 3v3 and Domination pretty much proved that point ..."

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Batman: Arkham Origins trailer tags along with Firefly

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 21, 2013 6:30am PDT

Warner Bros. has revealed another of the eight assassins hunting poor little Batboy in Batman: Arkham Origins, the fiendish Firefly. He both flies and has fire! The new Gamescom trailer and screenshots also show off more of The Bat's adventures and escapades with other heroe...


"That trailer looks more like an awesome Batman Movie trailer than a video game. Quite looking ..."

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