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TimeSplitters devs



Free Radical Design is now Crytek UK. Apparently, they were working on SW Battlefront 3 and 4. Also, Activision asked them how it would do a new GoldenEye!

Apparently, Free Radical Design -who are now Crytek UK- was one of the studios working on Star Wars Battlefront 3 and... 4?

Apr
26
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Live Action, of course!



The Mortal Kombat version for PS Vita is coming next week. While you wait, check out the new live action teaser starring Mileena and Kitana!

The Playstation Vita version of Mortal Kombat (2011) is coming next week. The game is developed by NetherRealm Studios and uses the Unreal Engine 3 on Vita too!

Apr
26
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The game will finally arrives on July 26 in Japan



Tecmo Koei has revealed that the PSP remake of the Dynasty Warriors Strike Force 2 will arrive on July 26.

Tecmo Koei has just revealed the release date for Dynasty Warriors Strike Force 2 HD Version, and the Playstation 3 game will finally arrive on July 26 to Japan with a price of ¥4.178.

This last Psp remastered game from the Dynasty Warriors series features HD visuals, stereoscopic 3D support, multiplayer support using Ad-Hoc Party (with Ps3 and Psp players), save data sharing with Psp and analogue stick support. All the DLc available for the Psp game is also included in this game.

NEWS SOURCE: http://andriasang.com/con0tw/musou_multi_hd_date/

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Apr
26
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A new mod for the amazing Skyrim



DREKTROTTER has released a mod for Skyrim full of new magic spells and some new items.

The game modder DEREKTROTTER has good news for all Skyrim fans. A new mod titled Conjuration Madness + is already available for Skyrim. The mod contains a lot of magic spells as well as a couple of amazing items. The release comes with a video showing us the new abilities, check it out below:

Apr
26
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Another 'major' update of the popular web browser



Mozilla has just launched a new version of its multi-platform web browser, Firefox 12. Get it now!

Just one month later from the release of the 11 version, Mozilla releases Firefox 12 for Windows, Mac and Linux. One of the main features in the silent-updates that Windows users will experience with this.

Apr
26
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A countdown shows the time left to the announcement



The special announcement will be at GeForce LAN / NVIDIA Gaming Festival (NGF) 2012 in Shanghai, China

NVIDIA is teasing us with a countdown and a cryptic image on their website with the text "It's coming".

We don't know what it will be but maybe a new GPU or Tegra announcement.

This is the message that appears on the website:

Anyway,...
Apr
26
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Bluetooth arcade game controller for iPad



After the original iCade, here it comes the 'core' model to give all iPad users full arcade style gaming action

ION has just announced that the "core" model of their iCade arcade game controller is coming in June to the UK and the rest of Europe with a retail price of £49.99 (61€) , cheaper than the original (but more beautiful) model.

Apr
26
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A new multi-platform game based on the movies



The fourth Ice Age movie will be complemented by this funny game. Coming in Summer.

As you sure know, a new Ice Age movie is intended to be premiered this Summer but it is not coming alone.

Activision has just sent us a PR announcing that a new game under the title of Ice Age: Continental Drift - Arctic games will be released as well.
In the game, gamers of all ages can teamwork or go head-to-head as the main characters of the movie in a motion controlled competition that’s fun for the whole family.

The game is multi-platform and almost all consoles will have its version Wii™, Nintendo 3DS™, DS™ , Kinect™ in Xbox 360® , PlayStation®3 and PC.

Here is the complete press release with further details:

Apr
26
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25,000 hotspots live available



Nintendo will offer FREE Wi-Fi for all Nintendo 3DS owners across Europe.

Nintendo wants to offer FREE Wi-Fi for all 3DS owners with more than 25.000 hotspots across Europe using Nintendo Zone. The service will be FREE for 3DS owners and will allow them to access the 3DS eShop, surf the web or download SpotPass data. The hotspots are available in airports or fast food outlets.

To use the Nintendo Zone your 3DS needs to be updated with the latest firmware.

NEWS SOURCE: http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2012-04-25-free-3ds-wi-fi-through-nintendo-zone-from-today

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news update!
Apr
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The two new arcade games for the week



Major Nelson has updated his blog with two new arcade Games: Bloodforge and Deep Black - Episode 1.

Another week and another two Arcade games available in the Xbox Live Marketplace, this week you can purchase Bloodforge, a great arcade game with a brutal combat system for us to enjoy for 1.200 Microsoft Points. The second game is Deep Black - Episode 1, a Sci-fi adventure full of action and underwater combats, the price for this game has been set to 800 Microsoft Points.

Below is the description of both games:

Bloodforge:

Apr
26
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More cars for this great racing game

Microsoft will launch this May the Top Gear DLC for Forza Motorsport 4.

Forza Motorsport 4 will receive a new DLC this may, for 560 Microsoft Points you'll get 10 new cars for the game.

Some exotic cars are included in this DLC like the '66 Lotus Cortina, the '92 Mitsubishi Galant VR-4, a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, 2012 Smart ForTwo and even a Ford Transit SuperSportVan!

NEWS SOURCE: http://www.joystiq.com/screenshots/forza-motorsport-4-may-top-gear-pack/4984593/#/0

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Apr
26
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The official Microsoft's app



With this App you can sync all your data between your devices the easy way

Microsoft has finally released the SkyDrive client for Windows, Mac an even other devices. With this, the cloud storage syncing becomes as easier as it is in Dropbox.

Here’s what’s available for use, starting now:

Apr
26
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Felynes's starring a new PSP game



Capcom will release a Monster Hunter Puzzle game for PSP this July.

Capcom has just announced a new PSP puzzle game based in the Monster Hunter franchise's Felyne character "Airu". The game will be released on July 19 and the price has been set for ¥2.990 and ¥2.700 for the downloadable version.

There aren't screenshots of the game yet but it is described as a dropping puzzle game featuring the Monster Hunter’s mascot character. The game is being planned for beginner players and it will offer us costume changes, albums and so-forth.

NEWS SOURCE: http://andriasang.com/con0si/monhan_puzzle/

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Apr
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The debut trailer below



The third N.O.V.A. game will finally arrive on Android and iOS soon.

Gameloft will release the third part of the N.O.V.A. series on iOS and Android. No info about the game has been revealed yet but we know that Kal Warding returns for the third game.

A debut trailer has been also unveiled, check it below.

Expect more info about N.O.V.A. 3 soon.


NEWS SOURCE: http://www.videogamer.com/iphone/nova_3/news/n_o_v_a_3_confirmed_for_ios_and_android.html

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news story!
Apr
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The part is on sale as replacement



Alleged photos of the new home button of the next iPhone have been spotted.

More news about the next iPhone. This time, TVCMall lists (with photos) the Home button of the iPhone 5 as spare parts for sale. The main difference between these and the actual button is the rounded square bezel that surrounds the circular button.

According to Redmondpie:

Apr
26
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Two months after the Android version



Gyakushuu no Fantasica is already available for iOS devices through Mobage platform.

After releasing it in February for Android, Gyakushuu no Fantasica, the strategy RPG from 3D Dot Game Heroes is already available for iOS devices. The game is free to download and play through Mobage in Japan.

According to Andriasang:

The game features music from Hiroto Saito and artwork from Hideo Minaba (Lost Odyssey, Little King Story, Final Fantasy).

NEWS SOURCE: http://andriasang.com/con0ss/fantasica_ios/

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news story!
Apr
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To celebrate the launch of Google Drive



Google wants you to store more mails and attachments on its Gmail service

If you are using Gmail you may noticed that your storage has changed from the usual 7.5 GB to 10GB. This is part of Google's celebration of its recently launched service, Google Drive.

According to the official Gmail blog:

Enjoy those extra GB!

NEWS SOURCE: http://gmailblog.blogspot.com.es/2012/04/gmail-now-with-10-gb-of-storage-and.html

Our thanks to 'Kaos2K' for this news story!
Apr
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5GB of free cloud storage



Google has finally launched its response to Dropbox and Microsoft's SkyDrive

It finally happened! After several rumors and speculations Google releases its Google Drive service to all users out there who want to storage things on the cloud. With the initial (and free) quota of 5GB, the Google Drive positions itself between the 2GB of Dropbox (Upgradeable to more than 20GB performing certain taks) and the 25GB (For old users. 7GB for new ones) of SkyDrive. Furthermore, there are paid upgrades available for all of those who need more storage. Like both competitors, Google Drive offers a...
Apr
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'In the coming months'



Michael Larabel (of Phoronix) met with Valve and he posted on Twitter: 'Steam is coming to Linux'!

Looks like Linux users will finally see some native gaming action on Steam as Michael Larabel, who is a software engineer and technology analyst, said the service would be available for that OS “in the coming months”.

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Lot of games for them



Awesomenauts, Trine 2, Castlevania Symphony of the Night, Castlevania Chronicles, Rock of Ages... and more!!

If you're a Playstation Plus member you should be happy, Sony has revealed the full list of content for Playstation Plus members for this May, and it comes fully loaded. There are new games like Awesomenauts and lot of goodies and discounts for Plus members. There are even two great PsOne classics: Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and Castlevania Chronicles.

The full list below: