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2 Rumors

Sony Patents On-Disk Method Of Preventing Used Game Sales

It could be the end of used games as we know it, or it could be people getting upset over nothing once again. Sony has recently patented a method of using RFID chips on game disks to ...Read More

on January 5, 2013 3:58 PM
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Free To Play Command and Conquer Looks More Like Starcraft

After the series received near universal condemnation for Command and Conquer 4 though, would it be a crime to take some cues from the world's most popular RTS title? Probably not. One thing fans will notice right ...Read More

on January 5, 2013 3:46 PM
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Sony Announces Destination PlayStation 2013

For those of you that are unfamiliar, Destination PlayStation is a yearly event in Arizona that functions as part convention, part fan summit for Sony Computer Entertainment America. This year's event will take place February 25-28th in ...Read More

on December 30, 2012 8:51 PM
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All Future BioWare Titles Will Use Frostbite 2 As Their Engine

BioWare Edmonton General Manager Aaryn Flynn recently told Game Informer that all of the studio's future titles would be based on DICE/EA's Frostbite 2 engine, which debuted with Battlefield 3. While the engine is certainly capable of ...Read More

on December 30, 2012 8:41 PM
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Hardware Delays Could Sabotage Next-Gen Consoles

Amkor Technology is a company you've probably never heard of, but could become a reviled name in the gaming industry very quickly. While it seems obvious that Sony and Microsoft would be targeting Christmas 2013 for the ...Read More

on December 30, 2012 8:28 PM
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XLGAMES is Working on the English Version of ArcheAge, Talking with Publishers

It’s an early Christmas present from XLGAMES, as their founder and CEO Jake Song (you may know him as the creator of Lineage) announced via his personal twitter account that the English version of  ArcheAge is ...Read More

on December 23, 2012 4:10 PM
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Xbox Live Moves Further Onto the iPhone With Wordament

It's something I never expected to see, Xbox Live on an iPhone, and when I heard about it, I had to try it for myself I was so skeptical, but there it is. You may not have ...Read More

on December 23, 2012 4:04 PM
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THQ Bankruptcy Cost WWE $45 Million, Could Threaten Future Sports Games

You probably haven't heard the term unsecured creditor before, but in bankruptcy court, it's not a good thing. It means that when the assets and cash THQ has are divided up between their creditors, the WWE will ...Read More

on December 22, 2012 6:19 PM
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Sony Europe Releases Dust 514 Hardware Bundles

If you just can't get enough of CCP Games' Dust 514 and it's sister game EVE Online then Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has a new way to take your money! The new packages contain a standard ear ...Read More

on December 22, 2012 6:05 PM
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Ken Levine Declares BioShock: Infinite Will Feel At Home On The PC

These days it's not easy to get console based game developers to even pay lip service towards PC gamers, but in a recent AMA interview on Reddit, Irrational Games head Ken Levine did just that. He declared ...Read More

on December 22, 2012 5:49 PM
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Steam Removes The War Z From Sales Listing

It's been a turbulent launch for new MMO The War Z and it's developer/publisher Hammerpoint Interactive. While rumors have surfaced that Hammerpoint was unfairly banning players from the beta, these quickly fell by the wayside as coming ...Read More

on December 19, 2012 5:59 PM
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Leaked Concept Art From a Cancelled Game – Star Wars: Battlefront Online

You may remember hearing rumors about it a while back, an adaptation of the Star Wars: Battlefront series for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 by Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City developer Slant Six. Sadly the game was ...Read More

on December 16, 2012 2:31 PM
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Crytek Executive Comments On Next-Gen Console RAM

How much RAM do you have in your computer right now? How much will you have in five years? These are the sort of questions Microsoft and Sony will have to be thinking about when finalizing the ...Read More

on December 16, 2012 1:11 PM
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Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk May Be Coming to the US

Amazon is a great source of product information, especially when it has to do with releases. This is why it's drawn some attention that Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk has been listed for sale within the ...Read More

on December 15, 2012 4:35 PM
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Minecraft Pocket Sells Over Five Million Copies

It seems gamers still can't get enough of the simplistic glory that is Minecraft. While it lacks much of the content of it's PC-based parent and multiplayer is still a ways away, Minecraft Pocket has managed to ...Read More

on December 15, 2012 2:27 PM
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SimCity Takes a Page From Ubisoft: Saves Will Be Stored On Their Servers

Remember all the fuss when games such as Assassin's Creed II and Silent Hunter V started introducing server-side savegames as a way to combat piracy? Well it seems that they must have been at least partially successful, ...Read More

on December 15, 2012 1:54 PM
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Valve Tells Fans That Steam For Linux Is Coming Next Week

It seems that diving headfirst into the console gaming arena may not have been enough for Valve. The tech giant announced to a Linux enthusiast mailing list that open beta for a Steam Linux platform would begin ...Read More

on December 15, 2012 1:14 PM
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Valve Announces a Steam Console For Your Living Room

It's been the stuff of rumors for a while now, that Valve would try and jump into the console races with their own PC-based solution. With the release of Steam's Big Picture, designed to tie your PC ...Read More

on December 9, 2012 2:55 PM
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Ken Levine Explains the BioShock: Infinite Cover Isn’t For You

There's been a lot of talk recently over BioShock: Infinite's cover art, or perhaps the lack of expression on it. In a recent interview with Wired Magazine, Irrational Games Director Ken Levine explains that the cover isn't ...Read More

on December 9, 2012 2:39 PM
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Sony Goes For The Big Brother Approach To Moderating PlanetSide 2

There's nothing quite as startling to a MMO hacker as seeing a GM pop up in front of them, and Sony Online Entertainment is running with just that in Planetside 2. Over the past double XP weekend, ...Read More

on December 9, 2012 12:35 PM
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Carrier Command: Gaea Mission Recieves Crucial Pathfinding Update

You may remember my review of Carrier Command: Gaea Mission where I was fairly hard on it for having pathing issues because of the RTS nature of the game. Bohemia Interactive has finally released the planned 1. ...Read More

on December 8, 2012 3:14 PM
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BioShock: Infinite Ditches Games For Windows Live In Favor of Steam

It seems there's another nail in the coffin of Microsoft's Games For Windows Live service as Ken Levine of Irrational Games announced that Bioshock: Infinite would be moving to our benevolent hat-based overlord Valve and their Steam ...Read More

on December 8, 2012 2:37 PM
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New Company of Heroes 2 Beta and DLC Information

It's a good day for fans of Relic and their RTS games, specifically Company of Heroes. The sequel to the smash hit is gearing up, and this time focusing on the Eastern front of World War II ...Read More

on December 8, 2012 1:46 PM
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Sandbox MMO The Repopulation Adds Entertainer Skills and Improves PvP

What happens when you're dropped onto a new world as a colonist and the native animals start fighting back? That is the premise explored by upcoming Sci-fi MMO, The Repopulation. Players are divided into warring nations   ...Read More

on December 2, 2012 11:11 AM
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Deus Ex Modders Finalize Their Reinvention Of a Classic

It's hard enough to make a game that people will care about when it comes out, much less win any awards. It's even harder to create a game that people will remember years later, much less one ...Read More

on December 2, 2012 10:48 AM
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Rare Hiring Developers For Next-Gen Console Kinect Sports

Considering Rare is hiring engineers to work on early prototype hardware, there's not much that could be other than the next Xbox, especially when you consider they want to focus on Kinect and Cloud technology, the latter ...Read More

on December 2, 2012 10:20 AM
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Steam Unveils Third Round of Greenlight Picks

Despite recent criticism over the quality of releases, such as with Towns being marketed while unfinished without warning of such, Steam Greenlight remains a powerful tool in the world of indie gaming. Steam users are invited to ...Read More

on December 1, 2012 1:14 PM
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Sword of the Stars II: Enhanced Edition Adds Content, Leaves Bugs

About one year after the disaster that was it's initial launch, Sword of the Stars II gets a much needed expansion just as developer Kerberos Productions declares the game finally fit for play. The Enhanced Edition and ...Read More

on December 1, 2012 12:06 PM
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Is This a Spaceship For PlanetSide 2?

Sony Online Entertainment President John Smedley loves to tease the fans, and he's outdone himself this time for PlanetSide 2. What you're looking at above is some sort of awesome space carrier belonging to one of the ...Read More

on November 29, 2012 6:51 PM
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Sony Doesn’t Want Any Modding For PlanetSide 2

Modding has become a big part of gaming in recent years, with fans tweaking their favorite games, no matter what the genres. Even other MMO titles have strong modding communities including a rather large one for World ...Read More

on November 29, 2012 11:41 AM