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Xbox One Joins the Gamecasting Fray With Social Game DVR

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Games were given second billing at Microsoft’s Xbox One unveiling yesterday, but one of the coolest new features of the new console is only for games: Xbox One will be a social-media-ready DVR for gameplay video recaps. Which means, in a nutshell, that developers will be able to tell their...
Xbox One Joins the Gamecasting Fray With Social Game DVR
Flying ships and shooting fools with the Wii U GamePad
E3 2012: New Splinter Cell: Blacklist borrows from Uncharted

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 – release date, robots and branching stories

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Call of Duty looks to be getting a shake-up with its ninth instalment, this time taking place in a drone-battered near-futureCall of Duty – it's always the same. That's the familiar lament on games forums whenever a new instalment is revealed, though it may have to be tempered somewhat if...
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 – release date, robots and branching stories

Capcom reveals ResidentEvil.net, a social network and accompanying smartphone app

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Capcom at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, officially announced a companion website to the company’s upcoming zombie survival shooter Resident Evil 6. The website, which is only a placeholder site now, will act as a hub of information and gameplay sessions for Resident Evil 6 owners when the game releases...
Capcom reveals ResidentEvil.net, a social network and accompanying smartphone app
Starhawk developers learned from social games that “analytics is king” (interview)
Modern Warfare 3's latest content explores the game's story

Games for the weekend: Heroes and Castles

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Games for the Weekend is a weekly feature aimed at helping you avoid doing something constructive with your downtime. Each Friday we’ll be recommending a game for Mac, iPhone or iPad that we think is awesome. Here is one cool enough to keep you busy during this weekend. Heroes and...
Games for the weekend: Heroes and Castles

Kinect Star Wars – review

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Xbox 360; £39.99; cert 12+; Terminal Reality/MicrosoftMay the farce be with you. While recently reviewing the excellent Kinect Rush, I questioned whether Kinect could handle anything more than bite-sized challenges. Well, if any release demanded a triumphant answer to that question, this is it. Kinect Star Wars had the potential...
Kinect Star Wars – review

Ubisoft DRM Causing More Problems

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Joe Helfrich writes "Ubisoft's Settlers 7 servers have been causing problems for over a week for users worldwide, and Australian gamers are hardly able to connect at all. 'The problem reportedly strikes after the game has already confirmed an active Internet connection, and prevents the user from playing even the...
Ubisoft DRM Causing More Problems
Review: Medal of Honor: Warfighter struggles to find its niche
'Mass Effect 3: Omega' DLC out November 27th, priced 1200 MS Points

Painkiller: Hell & Damnation - review

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PC, PS3, Xbox 360; Nordic Games; £18-£21Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewYour mission to harvest souls for Death is accompanied by silly-looking weapons, endless crates of ammunition and a background of relentless heavy metal. It's the sort of thing that used to pass for fun in gaming's formative...
Painkiller: Hell & Damnation - review

Battlefield 4 - preview

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With a new Frostbit engine and a single-player mode inspired by multiplayer dynamics, the latest military shooter from EA DICE promises much - but at this point, gives away littleIt begins with Bonnie Tyler. Total Eclipse of the Heart. I don't think anyone was expecting that. At a rented theatre...
Battlefield 4 - preview
Breaking down the four different games in Call of Duty: Black Ops II (review)

Halo 4: Master Chief redesigned and campaign mode widened

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Story will be darker than any previous Halo, and single-player environments will be larger. But the emphasis is very much on that man Master ChiefThe question of who Master Chief is and what makes him tick will be key elements of the Halo 4 single-player campaign – that was the...
Halo 4: Master Chief redesigned and campaign mode widened

Battlefield 3: Close Quarters

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Xbox 360/PS3/PC; £9.99; 16+; DICE/Electronic ArtsBattlefield 3 left plenty of room for improvement – the slow, intrusive log on and derivative single player campaign, to name but two areas. However, what it did well, it did brilliantly, including great weapons, huge multiplayer maps and an unrivalled grasp of vehicular combat....
Battlefield 3: Close Quarters
Zynga Partners for Mobile signs Digital Legends Entertainment, launches Clay Jam
'Battlefield: Bad Company' being developed for TV by Adam Sandler's production company

Call of Duty: Ghosts - release date confirmed, next-gen plans revealed

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There have been enough leaks to sink and ocean liner, but finally it's official: Ghosts is the next Call of Duty title and it's coming this November to current machines, with next-gen to followFirst Tesco accidentally announced it, then a leaked Gamestop poster showed it, but now it's official. Call...
Call of Duty: Ghosts - release date confirmed, next-gen plans revealed
'StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm' opening evokes Blizzard's classic cinematic thrills

Starhawk – review

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PS3, Sony, cert: 16, out nowA conceptual follow-up to 2007's Warhawk, Starhawk places you on a futuristic frontier world in the midst of a sci-fi gold rush for Rift energy. Playing as Emmett Graves, a "Rift salvager", the single-player campaign consists of defending claims with an assortment of weapons and...
Starhawk – review

Command & Conquer series pivots into a free-to-play future

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The concept of paying money up front for the privilege of playing a PC game is beginning to look downright old-fashioned these days. Venerable real-time strategy series Command & Conquer has become the latest to make the transition away from up-front purchases today, with EA today announcing the launch of...
Command & Conquer series pivots into a free-to-play future

E3 2012: Halo 4 to follow 'TV season' structure

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The next version of the best-selling Xbox shooter Halo will assume a TV season structure with free daily mission episodesHalo 4 marks the return of Master Chief – the closest Microsoft has to a homespun mascot – brought out of the cryogenic sleep into which he was lowered at the...
E3 2012: Halo 4 to follow 'TV season' structure
Battle and build with Clash of Clans

E3 2012: Medal of Honor Warfighter multiplayer preview

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EA's ultra authentic military shooter is back, with a re-defined multiplayer mode featuring a new Fire Team modeOne day, the only way anyone will ever understand what's going on in the world will be through video games. We're all squeamish about it right now, and it seems strange that Medal...
E3 2012: Medal of Honor Warfighter multiplayer preview

E3 2012: Frank O'Connor on Halo 4 – 'Spartan Ops could run for years'

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EXCLUSIVE: Halo 4 franchise development director Frank O'Connor speaks to the Guardian about the new Spartan Ops mode, and why working at E3 is like being one of Willy Wonka's Oompa LoompasIn the run-up to E3, developer 343 Industries has been slowly unveiling the key new features of Halo 4....
E3 2012: Frank O'Connor on Halo 4 – 'Spartan Ops could run for years'

Apps & updates: Wild Blood, AutoCad WS, Adobe Photoshop Express, more

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Wild Blood: Gameloft has officially released the first full length gameplay trailer for its upcoming ‘Wild Blood’ title. The third person action game, Gameloft’s first powered by Unreal Engine, will feature a single-player campaign, as well as co-op and arena modes. VentureBeat has first impressions from an iPad demo:...
Apps & updates: Wild Blood, AutoCad WS, Adobe Photoshop Express, more

Call of Duty: Black Ops II - review

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Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Activision, cert: 18, out nowUndoubtedly destined to be one of the biggest-selling games of 2012, Black Ops II has been under the spotlight since the announcement of its release in February. Developer Treyarch has offered up a great soupy mess of a title, a comically gruff...
Call of Duty: Black Ops II - review

Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight Updated Hands-On - Single-Player Campaign - GameSpot

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Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight Updated Hands-On - Single-Player Campaign - GameSpot
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