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Game on: Syndicate – preview

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The classic super-agent shooter get a radical – and very violent – rebootGamers with the urge to fire guns in an apocalyptic or dystopian future aren't exactly short of options. They can, to name just a few big franchises: bust caps in the irradiated asses of Fallout's post-nuclear ghouls; tear...
Game on: Syndicate – preview

Gears of War 3 coming April 2011, first details inside

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Gears of War 3 coming April 2011, first details inside

Inspired music powering 'Gears of War' ads

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Inspired music powering 'Gears of War' ads
Oculus Rift at SXSW: is virtual reality the 'Holy Grail' of gaming?

Do You Want Gears of War 3 To Look Like This? [Gdc]

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Do You Want Gears of War 3 To Look Like This? [Gdc]

Who’s Playing Social Games? [STATS]

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Casual game-maker Popcap Games (famous for Plants vs. Zombies and Bejeweled) commissioned Information Services Group to perform a survey of people who play social games online. It found that the average social gamer is a 43-year-old woman, despite long-standing social stereotypes about people who play games.Note that “social games”...
Who’s Playing Social Games? [STATS]

Gears Of War: Judgement - review

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Xbox 360; Microsoft; £37-£44.99Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewGears Of War has a formula and Judgement isn't going to mess with it: one of your ludicrously proportioned musclemen kicks open a door to find a room littered with waist-high barriers; aliens with guns arrive; using the barriers as...
Gears Of War: Judgement - review

Tencent Acquires Minority Stake In Epic Games, Maker of Infinity Blade, Unreal Engine

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Chinese social networking giant Tencent took a minority stake in Epic Games, the maker of the very high-end Unreal gaming engine and smash hit mobile game Infinity Blade. It’s yet another toe in Western waters for the Shenzhen-based company, which boasts more than 700 million users on its platform in...
Tencent Acquires Minority Stake In Epic Games, Maker of Infinity Blade, Unreal Engine

Press Start: Xbox 720 event rumoured for May, Ouya strikes back and more

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Plus, Street Fighter the TV series, Rod Fergusson leaves Irrational Games and how to get more Achievements and TrophiesA selection of links from the Guardian's games writersMicrosoft planning Xbox event for May | The VergeMicrosoft had originally been planning to unveil its next-generation Xbox details at an event in April,...
Press Start: Xbox 720 event rumoured for May, Ouya strikes back and more
How Gears of War toys are being marketed to children

The Last Of Us - review

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PS3; Sony Computer Entertainment; £39.99Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewA rogue species of fungus triggers the zombie apocalypse, leaving the world a bleak place of makeshift barricades, violent militia groups and incoherently howling former humans. Weapons and medicine are crafted from scavenged junk and there's less ammunition in...
The Last Of Us - review
Epic licensing Unreal Engine 3 for FBI training sim and other government 'serious games'

Gears Of War 3: New Artworks ( Yeni resimler ) - Xbox 360 - ParsGamer

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Gears Of War 3: New Artworks ( Yeni resimler ) - Xbox 360 - ParsGamer
'Gears of War' writer Tom Bissell on how videogame storytelling has changed

Here’s a big career change: Gears of War 2 writer joins Zynga (exclusive)

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Joshua Ortega, a writer who worked on the Gears of War series, has joined Zynga as a “senior narrative designer” working on massively multiplayer online games. By itself, that isn’t a huge surprise. Lots of game developers are moving on from hardcore game companies to where the jobs are in...
Here’s a big career change: Gears of War 2 writer joins Zynga (exclusive)
'Bioshock Infinite' creative director Ken Levine talks about how to build a world

4 Reasons the iPhone Is a (Video)Game Changer

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When it comes to innovation and accessibility, the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch are collectively the most exciting gaming platform since the early 90s. Who would have thought a cell phone would become the most diverse and innovative video game console?For this, credit can only partially be given to...
4 Reasons the iPhone Is a (Video)Game Changer

A lot of video games are dumb, but a lot of everything is dumb too

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Admitting most games have laughable storylines is fine as long as we don't believe that's all games are capable ofMost popular video games are dumb, and gamers shouldn't settle for it. That's the central thesis of Taylor Clark's Kotaku article, and it's a fine, well-argued point: most mainstream games have...
A lot of video games are dumb, but a lot of everything is dumb too
GamesBeat weekly roundup: GLaDOS in Pacific Rim, more Black Ops II zombies, and Portal on a calculator

Epic Games targets Seattle, Amazon boosts Bing, and more from the week in tech

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A roundup of items capturing our attention this weekend … Add Epic Games to the growing roster of tech companies opening offices in Seattle and competing for the region’s technical talent. The company behind the Gears of War franchise for Xbox 360 is creating a studio in the city that...
Epic Games targets Seattle, Amazon boosts Bing, and more from the week in tech

NVIDIA, Epic Games bringing Unreal Engine 3 to Windows 8 and Windows RT (video)

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NVIDIA and Epic Games have successfully ported the full PC version of Unreal Engine 3 to both Windows 8 and, more importantly, Windows RT. Demonstrating the achievement on a Tegra 3-powered ASUS Vivo Tab RT, it played a buttery-smooth version of Epic Citadel, suggesting that developers of both PC...
NVIDIA, Epic Games bringing Unreal Engine 3 to Windows 8 and Windows RT (video)

Bored this weekend? Xbox Live Gold is free for everyone

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If you’ve wanted to experience the benefits of Xbox Live’s Gold service but didn’t want to dent your wallet, Microsoft is providing a nice little treat this weekend. Starting this morning and running through Monday morning, Xbox Live Silver members can enjoy the benefits of a Gold membership without...
Bored this weekend? Xbox Live Gold is free for everyone

Gears of War: Judgment - review

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Xbox 360, Microsoft, cert: 18With Bulletstorm developer People Can Fly taking over the reins for GOW: Judgment, the attendant scrutiny has ensured the team was keen to leave its mark on Epic's flagship franchise. And they have done: the resulting prequel to the Gears trilogy (starring Baird and Cole) offers...
Gears of War: Judgment - review

Gears of War 3: Forces of Nature pack revealed

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Microsoft has named and dated the latest map pack for the third-person shoot-'em-up monsterIf you're a fan of Epic's visceral run-and-gun steroid marine stomp, but you need a new reason to play it, mark your calendar for the end of March. Gears Of War 3 is set to be the...
Gears of War 3: Forces of Nature pack revealed
Big 'Halo 4' news coming from Conan O'Brien tomorrow, sources suggest November 6th release date

Epic Games hires Microsoft vet Laura Fryer to lead its new Seattle studio

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Laura Fryer Laura Fryer and Epic Games are no strangers to each other, thanks to her past role as a Microsoft Games Studios executive producer, responsible for shipping Epic’s first two Gears of War titles for the Xbox 360. This morning Epic named Fryer as the general manager for its...
Epic Games hires Microsoft vet Laura Fryer to lead its new Seattle studio

Microsoft confirms first wave of Xbox games for Windows 8

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Been wondering what your gaming options will be when you first take a new Windows 8 PC or Windows RT tablet out of the box? Microsoft has confirmed today that its first wave of Xbox titles will include 40 games, 29 of which come from Microsoft Studios. Those include...
Microsoft confirms first wave of Xbox games for Windows 8

12 great stories you may have missed this week, Ultra-Ever Dry edition

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Our week started out on the zany side, with videos of senior reviews editor Lee Hutchinson using a hydrophobic coating called Ultra-Ever Dry on pretty much everything interesting. But we quickly got down to business: Associate writer Andrew Cunningham was at an Nvidia conference in San Jose, CA all...
12 great stories you may have missed this week, Ultra-Ever Dry edition

Tencent paid $330M for 40% of Epic Games

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Last year, Epic Games sold a 40 percent ownership stake to China’s Tencent, according to an interview with Epic Games founder Tim Sweeney. That makes the deal one of the biggest investments in games last year, and it values Epic Games at $825 million. Tencent bought a minority stake...
Tencent paid $330M for 40% of Epic Games

Infinity Blade Sequel Won't Ship Until Next Year

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iOS gamers have been eagerly awaiting the debut of Infinity Blade: Dungeons since it was first shown off by Epic Games during Apple’s March iPad unveiling. But nearly eight months later, the sword-fighting RPG has yet to appear in the iTunes App Store. It’s ship date wasn’t announced at Apple’s...
Infinity Blade Sequel Won't Ship Until Next Year
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