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Feb
20
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PLUS: Pay for online features and watch your friends play games. New pics of controller.



According to some Kotaku sources, Sony could be launching two PS4 SKU's in November for about $429 and $529 (US); gamers will be able to control system with smartphone/tablet..

Sony's PlayStation Meeting event kicks off in just a few hours, but there's already more "leaks" and details about the company's upcoming console on the net.

According to a "reliable" Kotaku source, the PlayStation 4 will launch in November in the United States. Apparently, Sony is planning two SKUs for the console —one at $429 and another at $529— but that "could change" in the upcoming months. Seems that official pricing won't be announced until later this year.

And, there are a few more juicy details:

Feb
20
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New games for a very old console...



A tech entrepreneur and his company called 'Classic Game Publishers Inc', look to cash in on video game nostalgia...

That's right, an entrepreneur and his Hamilton-based outfit called Classic Game Publishers Inc., are releasing new games for the Intellivision, a console that came out in 1979 and was discontinued in the mid-'80s.

The 49-year-old founder, William Moeller, loved the system as a child and still has several machines in his house...

Feb
19
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Preparing for announcements at tomorrow's PlayStation Meeting?

Domains registered by Gaikai on February 15 contribute to the rumors about a possible announcement related to the Cloud service on Wednesday.


Kotaku columnist 'Superannuation' has spotted multiple domains recently registered by Sony/Gaikai, suggesting that the platform holder is preparing to announce a new 'PlayStation Cloud' service at the PS Meeting event this Wednesday.

Just last week, The Wall Street Journal reported that...
Feb
19
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Preparing for announcements at tomorrow's PlayStation Meeting?



Domains registered by Gaikai on February 15 contribute to the rumors about a possible announcement related to the Cloud service on Wednesday.

Kotaku columnist 'Superannuation' has spotted multiple domains recently registered by Sony/Gaikai, suggesting that the platform holder is preparing to announce a new 'PlayStation Cloud' service at the PS Meeting event this Wednesday.

Just last week, The Wall Street Journal reported that...
Feb
19
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Introducing the new mM payload...

DeanK has released a new major update for the amazing multiMAN for the PS3, featuring the new 'payload' which makes mM independent and easy to port for various FW's.


multiMAN has received another big update, thanks to 'DeanK'.

v04.20.00 (BASE) officially introduces the new mM payload (supporting only the 3.55 CEX/DEX, 4.21 CEX/DEX, 4.30 CEX and 4.31 CEX firmwares). Check out the full info and changelog:

Feb
19
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Introducing the new mM payload...



DeanK has released a new major update for the amazing multiMAN for the PS3, featuring the new 'payload' which makes mM independent and easy to port for various FW's.

multiMAN has received another big update, thanks to 'DeanK'.

v04.20.00 (BASE) officially introduces the new mM payload (supporting only the 3.55 CEX/DEX, 4.21 CEX/DEX, 4.30 CEX and 4.31 CEX firmwares). Check out the full info and changelog:

Feb
19
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...And Ubi's own games on EA's Origin



Ubisoft's virtual shop just added titles from EA, Warner Bros., Telltale Games, and Bohemia Interactive; Ubi games are now on Origin too...

Ubisoft is now selling games from other studios and publishers through the Uplay Shop (its online store), and has also begun selling its own games through Electronic Arts' competing service, Origin.

The publisher has signed agreements with more than 15 companies to make their games available through the platform, including Electronic Arts, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Telltale Games, and Bohemia Interactive.

Feb
19
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Gearbox CEO issues statement on Twitter.



Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford addressed a few questions on the game, and said that his studio is looking into explaining exactly what went wrong with it...

Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford has addressed some of the concerns about the recently released Aliens: Colonial Marines via his Twitter account, and stated that his team is 'looking into' explain on why the demo for the game and the final product differ...

Feb
19
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Previously exclusive to the 3DS eShop



The first trailer of the awaited Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D has finally arrived. Check it out here.

The amazing and awaited Donkey Kong Country 3D was announced some days ago with a 3DS eShop exclusive 3D trailer, now this trailer can be viewed sans stereoscopic 3D. The game is scheduled to be released this Summer.

Check it out below:


NEWS SOURCE: Donkey Kong Country returns 3D trailer now viewable in 2D (via) VG247

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Feb
19
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Yes, they want to sell Portals again



Activision has confirmed that Skylanders: Swap Force will require a new Portal device to play.

Activision has just confirmed that the upcoming Skylanders: Swap Force will require a new Portal of Power peripheral to play, but previous Skylanders toys will be compatible with the new Portal device.

The new Portal will be bundled with the Starter Pack of the game (Obviously), and it will be released in Autumn.

The full interview below:

NEWS SOURCE: Skylanders Swap Force requires new portal of power to play (via) VG247

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Feb
19
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New costumes for the men



Tecmo Koei has released today the Fighter Pack costume DLC for Dead or Alive 5.

The Fighter Pack costume DLC for Dead or Alive 5 is now available to download. This pack includes new costumes for Hayabusa, Brad Wong, Jan Lee, Bayman, Gen Fu, Hayate, Rig, Eliot, Bass, Zack and Akira, and it costs 400 MSP / £3.99.

Check out some pictures below:

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NEWS SOURCE:...
Feb
19
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First DLC available today 'The Infamy'



Ubisoft has shown the launch trailer of the Tyranny of King Washington DLC for Assassin's Creed 3.

Ubisoft has released today the launch trailer of Assassin's Creed 3: Tyranny of King Washington DLC. Today the game receives the first DLC, titled "The Infamy".

Check out below the launch trailer:


NEWS SOURCE: Assassins Creed 3 Tyranny of King Washington launch trailer is go (via) VG247

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Feb
19
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Lamb of Columbia



Irrational Games has released today a new trailer of the upcoming BioShock: Infinite.

As promised yesterday, the BioShock: Infinite trailer "Lamb of Columbia" has been revealed today by Irrational Games. No more words needed, just check it out below. Enjoy !!


NEWS SOURCE: Bioshock Infinite Lamb of Columbia trailer shows Elizabeths dangerous side (via) VG247

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Feb
19
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Can't wait to play it !!



Thanks to AGB we can watch today three new screenshots of the amazing BioShock: Infinite.

Check out below three new screenshots of the awaited BioShock: Infinite. the game will be released on March 26 for Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC.

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NEWS SOURCE: Bioshock Infinite 3...
Feb
19
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Play it at your own risk!



The awaited Gears of War: Judgment is now available to download online.

Gears of War: Judgment has been leaked online. The game will be released on March 19, so play it at your own risk, because you can get banned.

Anyway, you can now play it if you want. Enjoy !!

NEWS SOURCE: Gears of War Judgment leaked online already (via) VG247

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Feb
19
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Guts of Gears



Here it is, a new multiplayer video of the awaited Gears of War: Judgment for Xbox 360. Enjoy !!

Major Nelson has updated his blog with a new multiplayer video of the awaited Gears of War: Judgment for Xbox 360 to show us some of the multiplayer features of the game.

Check it out below:


NEWS SOURCE: Gears of War Judgment Guts of Gears multiplayer video (via) MajorNelson

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!