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Gamescom 2013: The Elder Scrolls Online on PS4 and Xbox One Will Use “the Same Assets” as on PC

Reporting directly from the Bethesda booth at Gamescom, Cologne, I just had a chance to talk with The Elder Scrolls Online Lead Gameplay Designer Nick Konkle and asked him what kind of visual differences we can expect ...Read More

on August 21, 2013 6:56 AM
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Japanese Developers Takes on E3 Continue to Trickle In

Though E3 is a month behind us, comments and impression continue to come out. In an article in Famitsu, translated by Polygon, several Japanese developers gave us their takes on the future of gaming, console pricing, and ...Read More

on July 17, 2013 1:12 PM
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E3 Gameplay Demo of Killzone: Shadow Fall Gets a Direct Feed Video

Missed Sony's E3 press conference? Love Killzone? Well your in luck! Today, Sony posted the E3 gameplay demo for Killzone: Shadow Fall on their Youtube channel. This is the first time we are presented with a ...Read More

on July 11, 2013 6:45 PM
4 News

Keiji Inafune Not Impressed With E3 Software Lineup

According to Polygon, former Capcom producer Keiji Inafune was not impressed with the software shown at this year's E3. ...Read More

on July 11, 2013 6:10 PM
2 Rumors

Cliff Bleszinski, “New IP Needs to Sell 10 Million Copies to Break Even”

Cliff Bleszinski, former design director for Epic Games, tweeted some interesting news today. Bleszinski, affectionately known as “Cliffy B”, apparently overhead that a new IP needed to sell 10 million copies just to break even at E3. ...Read More

on July 9, 2013 8:37 PM
4 Previews

E3 2013 Preview: Can Thief Steal Back the Stealth Genre?

In 1998, Thief: The Dark Project helped to pioneer the stealth genre, along with the releases of Tenchu: Stealth Assassins and Metal Gear Solid, and since then, a whole host of games have risen in its wake, ...Read More

on June 29, 2013 2:30 PM
1 Previews

E3 2013 Preview: Sixth Time is the Charm with Obsidian Entertainment’s South Park: The Stick of Truth

If you used the terms role-playing game and South Park in the same sentence prior to the announcement of South Park: The Stick of Truth, I probably would have laughed in your face. South Park has established ...Read More

on June 26, 2013 12:00 PM
1 Interviews

E3 2013 Interview: Saints Row IV – The Type of Crazy We Need and Deserve (Jim Boone Agrees)

Recently at E3 2013, I had a chance to have an extended play-session with Volition's upcoming open-world third-person shooter, Saints Row IV. I had the pleasure of speaking with Senior Producer on the project, Jim Boone, and ...Read More

on June 26, 2013 11:00 AM
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E3 2013 Preview: Mickey Mouse: Castle of Illusion and its Laborious Nostalgia

Why are all the "kids" games the toughest and most infuriating? Seriously, first Duck Tales and now Mickey Mouse: Castle of Illusion. I digress however: much like Capcom's recently-announced Duck Tales revival, Sega's remake of Mickey Mouse: ...Read More

on June 26, 2013 10:00 AM
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E3 2013 Interview: Razer Blade and Razer Blade Pro Are The Future

Affordable. Sleek. Powerful. Sexy.

These are just a few ways Razer's Blade and Blade Pro were described in David Fenster's interview with Razer's Kevin Scarpati, showing off "the world's thinnest game laptops." ...Read More

on June 25, 2013 12:45 PM
4 Podcasts

ShockCast Episode 135 – “The Post-E3 Show (Featuring Giuseppe Not Hating Everything)”

E3 ended two weeks ago, and I am still feeling the effects - as are the rest of the DualShockers team and the entire gaming community. Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo (along with all the major publishers) dropped ...Read More

on June 25, 2013 10:30 AM
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E3 2013 Preview: Can The Simple Hack & Slash Gameplay of One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 Draw In New Fans?

I'm not going to lie to the true fans out there: the last time I caught an episode of the anime series One Piece, all I can remember happening is the protagonist Monkey D. Luffy--the elastic would-be ...Read More

on June 24, 2013 6:00 PM
3 Previews

E3 2013 Preview: How The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Is Creating The Perfect Open World

As the owner of a PS3 and a terribly temperamental laptop, I've never had the chance to immerse myself into The Witcher franchise before. The first game, The Witcher, was only available via PC; the second, The ...Read More

on June 24, 2013 1:30 PM
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E3 2013 Interview: Sonic Lost World: A Step in the Right Direction

Sonic has been a lot of places over the last two decades: from werewolf to olympian, he's had a hard time--pardon the pun--finding his footing. Sonic Lost World seeks to change that, giving Sonic a new world ...Read More

on June 24, 2013 11:28 AM
5 Previews

E3 2013 Preview: Tom Clancy’s The Division, On Bringing Hope to the Shared-World Shooter

If there's one game during E3 2013 that both pleasantly surprised and greatly impressed me, it was my time watching the hands-off presentation of Ubisoft Massive's Tom Clancy's The Division. What I enjoyed most wasn't just the ...Read More

on June 24, 2013 10:00 AM
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E3 2013 Preview: Batman: Arkham Origins – A New Developer, A New Direction

A while back, I wrote a preview regarding my thoughts as to where Rocksteady Studios could take the Batman: Arkham video game franchise in its next iteration. Suffice to say, I was mostly way off; Rocksteady is ...Read More

on June 23, 2013 2:00 PM
5 Editorials

How Nintendo’s E3 Showing Sold Me on the Wii U

All eyes were on the Sony and Microsoft money match at this year’s E3. Big multiplatform games were shown off (Kingdom Hearts 3, yes!), the PlayStation 4 console and price point were revealed and both camps ...Read More

on June 22, 2013 2:09 PM
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E3 2013 Preview: The Super-Powers and Super-Insanity of Saints Row IV

Even after I finished Saints Row: The Third a couple of years ago, and later on saw the first hands-off demonstration of Saints Row IV at PAX East this past March, I was still largely unconvinced that ...Read More

on June 21, 2013 5:00 PM
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E3 2013 Armored Core: Verdict Day Impressions: Can It Be A Jack of All Trades, Master of One?

While I was at E3 this year, I got a little hands-on time with Namco Bandai's upcoming game Armored Core: Verdict Day. The immediate sequel to Armored Core V -- a title I unfortunately missed playing but ...Read More

on June 21, 2013 2:00 PM
1 Editorials

Does Call of Duty Really Need Riley the Dog?

For anyone who fondly remembers Dead to Rights, seeing a dog pop as a companion and teammate in Call of Duty: Ghosts may have brought up some good memories. While I'm sure there were dozens of good ...Read More

on June 20, 2013 11:14 AM
6 Previews

E3 2013 Preview: How Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII May Lure Me Back to the Lightning Saga

Finally, the Fabula Nova Crystallis series of Final Fantasy -- which mainly includes the Final Fantasy XIII "Lightning Saga" trilogy -- is almost over. I've been one of those torn fans who has found the saga to ...Read More

on June 19, 2013 2:00 PM
4 Previews

E3 2013 Preview: The Seamless Shared-World Fun of Destiny: I Just Wish I Could See More Of It

Ever since Destiny was announced, I've been curious about what Bungie had in store for us gamers. As a PS3 owner who has only ever played the Halo series for brief moments, I had no idea what ...Read More

on June 19, 2013 10:00 AM
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E3 2013: What DualShockers Loved (And Hated) About Day Two Of E3

With all of the things that were announced or shown off during E3, the DualShockers Team was overwhelmingly ecstatic: so much that we had to savor the moment and talk about our impressions, which you can view ...Read More

on June 18, 2013 10:44 PM
2 Previews

E3 2013 Preview: Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster Brings Back Spira Just As You Remember It

One thing I was keen to check out while I explored Square Enix's show floor was the HD collection of two of my favorite Final Fantasy games, the Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster. And yes, I did ...Read More

on June 18, 2013 2:00 PM
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E3 2013 Preview: ViviTouch Makes You FEEL In Surround Sound

When I entered the E3 2013 Able Planet ViviTouch booth, I honestly had no idea what to expect from them. Was this some kind of so-called "true immersion" gear that made empty promises on haptic technology? Or ...Read More

on June 18, 2013 12:00 PM
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E3 2013: Could Disney Infinity Be Vulnerable To Hacking?

During a Disney Infinity event held on the eve of E3 2013, DualShockers' Lead Web Developer David Fenster (aka D-Fense), was able to lead us through an attempt to test the susceptibility of Disney Infinity to piracy. ...Read More

on June 18, 2013 11:00 AM
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E3 2013 Preview: Vehicular Warfare in the Desert Wasteland of Avalanche Studios’ Mad Max

George Miller's 1979 film Mad Max was one of the most influential post-apocalyptic science-fiction films of the 20th century. It inspired numerous subsequent films and other media, and paved the way for Australian New Wave's journey to ...Read More

on June 18, 2013 10:00 AM
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E3 2013 Preview: Experiencing the Oculus Rift Through EVR and the EVE Universe

Ever since the Oculus Rift was revealed, I've been excited at the prospect of trying out virtual reality with the power of current technology. Virtual Boy, this is not. From running and gunning on an omni-directional treadmill ...Read More

on June 17, 2013 1:41 PM
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E3 2013 Preview: UFC: Ultimate Fighting Championship Bringing the Hurt Like Never Before

At E3 2013 I got the chance to see a closed-door presentation on how EA's Sports Ignite initiative would be evolving the UFC franchise: to say that I was impressed is an understatement. ...Read More

on June 17, 2013 10:01 AM
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Naoki Yoshida: Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Will 100% Launch on August the 27th, 1.5 Million Players in Beta

While Square Enix already announced a launch date of August the 27th for Final fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, there have been quite a few questions from the press and from the fans on what would happen ...Read More

on June 16, 2013 3:14 PM