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Jul
09
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We finally have our flesh and bone hero



Michael Fassbender, known for movies such as Prometheus or X-Men: First Class will star and co-produce the Assassin's Creed film

Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed movie already got its main star, he is going to be Michael Fassbender who also co-produces the film. Fassbender has appeared in a lot of movies recently including Prometheus, X-Men: First Class and mroe.

According to Variety:

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09
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Still not 100% verified



The supposedly 2012's Summer Sale list of Steam has appeared online and it seems legit but it has been not confirmed officially yet

As every year, Steam releases a lot of games in packs, bundles and discounted prices. This year's list has appeared ahead of the official announcement on Reddit.

Here it is:

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09
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Reports suggest that



An unnanounced Nokia Lumia 1001 could be the first Windows Phone 8 smartphone.

The current batch of Windows 7.X phones won't be upgradeable to the Windows Phone 8 platform (Nasty trick, uh Microsoft?) needing new terminal if you want to enjoy the "benefits" of the latest iteration of the mobile OS.

Recently, Techcrunch reported that they have spotted an unknown new Nokia Lumia 1001 when using Nokia’s Remote Device Access service

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09
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On Xbox 360



Some new avatar skins are coming to Minecraft on Xbox 360 like the Master Chief, Banjo, Sploion Man, etc...

Update 1.7.3 is coming to Minecraft on Xbox 360, the new update will allow players to choose from the 8 skins included in the game.

This update will also allow the players to purchase a pack of 40 additional skins including The Grunt from Halo, Splosion Man, the guy from Trials HD, Master Chief, Ms. Splosion Man, Banjo from Banjo Kazooie and many others.

This first skin pack is coming soon so stay alert!!

NEWS SOURCE #1: XBLA themed Avatar skins coming to Minecraft for Xbox 360 (via) GameInformer
NEWS SOURCE #2:...
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First sneak-peak to to be seen at Gamescom

Reef Entertainment confirms that the game is under development and the first contact will me made at this year's Gamescom

Good news, 80's action film fans. A new and better (we guess) Rambo game is in the works and promises to bring back the action directly to your living room.

According to CVG:

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09
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Are you ready enough for RE 6?



Capcom has released today the first commercial of the awaited Resident Evil 6.

Capcom has released today the first commercial spot of the awaited Resident Evil 6. The spot will air from today through the 22nd in the Tokio, Tokai and Kansai areas. The spot wants us to feel the "fear" offered by Resident Evil 6.

As you can see, at the end of the commercial some details of the pre-order bonus are detailed, as you'll receive with your pre-order a download code set for three special Mercenaries stages: subway railcar plant, aircraft carrier and catacombs bottom floor.

Resident Evil 6 will be released worldwide on October 2 for Xbox 360 and Playstation 3.


NEWS SOURCE: RE6 Commercial (via)...
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09
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Enjoy this 'second screen' experience



Marvel wants you to interact more closely with your favourite characters while watching the Blu-Ray movie

The Avengers Initiative: A Marvel Second Screen Experience is the new App that Marvel has just put on the App Store for you to enjoy the Avenger movie while you watch the upcoming Blu-Ray edition.

Ah, and the best of all is that the App is completely free.

NEWS SOURCE:...
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Including Nintendo 3DS XL



Nintendo has revealed its lineup of Wii, 3DS and DS games for this year's Comic-Con

Ready for the Comic-Con 2012? Nintendo is and with that in mind they have sent us a press release with all the games (including 3DS XL hardware) they will be showing at booth #5135.

Here is the complete press release:

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At Foxconn Brazil



Some sources are claiming that the 'mini-iPad' is headed to start its production as soon as on September

The rumor roundup continues and to add more to the previous info, we got a report from the Japanese blog Macotakara, indicating that the production of this new mini iPad is going to start in September at Foxconn Brazil.

Extracted from MacRumors:

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09
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Cerulean (Blue) and Shimmer (Pink)



Nintendo wants the 3DS to be as colorful as ever and released two new colors in Asian market

Nintendo has just announced thet two new colors of the "old" 3DS that people in Asia will be able to buy soon. They are a Clear sky blue (Cerulean blue) one and a Pearl pink (Shimmer pink). We really don't know if these colors will made it to other territories outside the Asian market but here is the info anyway.

You have more info in the link below. (Official Taiwanese press release translated).

NEWS SOURCE: Pressrelease 3DS (via) Nintendo

Our thanks to 'Kaos2K' for this news item!
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Namco Bandai confirms it officially



The Japanese-exclusive game will be no more as it is headed to European Playstation 3

Good news for the RPG fans, the last game of the "Tales of" saga is coming to Europe (and probably North America) in November, Namco Bandai confirmed.

According to MCVUK:

NEWS SOURCE: Tales of Xillia confirmed for Europe (via) MCV UK

Our thanks to 'Kaos2K' for this news item!
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Only for iOS



Tiny Wings 2 has been announced for iOS, the sequel of the official iPhone GOTY.

The official iPhone Game of the Year Tiny Wings will receive a sequel very soon, as Tiny Wings 2 has already been announced for iOS devices, and it will arrive on July 12.

There's no word about an Android or Windows Phone version (The same as the original game). No more info about this sequel has been given, but you can check out this great debut trailer.


NEWS SOURCE: Tiny Wings 2 coming July 12th on IOS (via) ShackNews

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
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On Amazon



Sega will release a 300 page book with the history of Sonic the Hedgehog.

Sega is proud to announce a book with the history of Sega's mascot, Sonic the Hedgehog. The book, The History of Sonic the Hedgehog, features 300 pages and it will covers the Blue Blur in exhaustive detail including every 2D and 3D sonic game, every spin-off game, every crossover and rare cameo appearances by Sonic.

The book is already available for pre-order on Amazon.

Book description:

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Composing for the next Activision-published 'Destiny'?



Paul McCartney tweeted that he is working on a soundtrack for a Bungie game. Shows a pic of him with veteran Bungie composer Marty O'Donnell.

Paul McCartney is composing music with Bungie, the musical legend has confirmed on Twitter:

He posted a pic of him alongside veteran Bungie composer Marty O'Donnell (seen above).

As you may know Bungie is working on a "sci-fantasy, action shooter" game codenamed 'Destiny', which will be published by Activision and will be released on the autumn of 2013 initially on Xbox 360 and the next Xbox. So, it would...
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09
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Biggest Game-Collection ever on Ebay...



An eBay listing claims to have every game from 22 classic consoles.
Yeah, it could be an hoax, however, he shows a lot of pictures relating to the merchandise and various aspects of it.

Seems that, an eBay user nicknamed "collectors_king" is auctioning a library that consists of "every game released for 22 consoles", all in boxes and with instructions.

And, can be yours for just... €999,999.99 (around $1,238,099.99).

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Also, Parappa the Rapper-based Dojo stage announced!



Sony has add two new characters to the PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale roster: Tekken’s Heihachi Mishima and Toro Inoue. Also, new stage revealed!

Sony and SuperBot Entertainment have revealed two new characters for the upcoming PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, at the Evolution Championship Series in Las Vegas.

Tekken's Heihachi Mishima and Sony Japan mascot Toro Inoue are now confirmed.

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Coming next year!



Activision has announced that they will publish a first-person shooter based on the hit TV series The Walking Dead, in 2013.

That's right, Activision has announced a FPS based on The Walking Dead TV series.It will be developed by Terminal Reality (4x4 EVO, BloodRayne, Ghostbusters: The Video Game), and will follow the story of Daryl Dixon and his brother Merle on a “haunting, unforgiving quest to make their way to the supposed safety of Atlanta.”
The game will be released in 2013 for Xbox 360, PS3...
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Bardock Super Saiyan as playable character.



Namco Bandai has announced some 'exclusive content' that will be coming with the upcoming Dragon Ball Z for Kinect.

Namco Bandai has announced that the upcoming Dragon Ball Z For Kinect will include an episode of the anime entitled “Episode of Bardock”, previously unreleased in Europe.

Also, Bardock Super Saiyan will now feature as a playable character, a first in the Dragon Ball Z games.

The game will...