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Treyarch promises to resolve annoying issues

The recently released patch for the Wii U version of Black Ops II is causing some issues that users are reporting


It seems that the patch released for Call of Duty: Black Ops II on Wii U is not working properly as users are reporting several issues that affect the playing experience. Treyarch is already aware of the problem and wrote this on the official forums:

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New trailer released



While the beta is still among US, Defiance devs have revealed the release date for the final version of the game: April 2nd

Trion's new MMO game has already got a release date, it will debut some time earlier than the TV show, this is on April 2nd while the TV show will be aired on April 15th. While you wait, you can take play the open beta that the next week enters its second phase or just watch the recently released Live Action Trailer that we show you below.


NEWS SOURCE: Defiance (via) Official Site

Our thanks to 'Kaos2K' for this news item!
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on Steam’s Community Market



Do you miss your chance to get a Dota 2 invite? Then you may want to get one for as low as $0.02

According to PCgamesN:

If you want one, just click the link...
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Uses Nvidia’s PhysX



A new trailer of the mech-combat game Hawken has been released has been revealed and it looks impressive thanks to the Nvidia PhysX

Do you like mech-combat games? Do you like smoothness in graphics and realistic physics? Do you like free games? Then you might want to check the new Hawken trailer that has just been released.

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For PSVita



Another day another free game for Playstation devices, this time is the turn of a puzzle-style one, Cubixx

Following the giveaway Sony started a few weeks ago, they have released another one game for us to download without paying a cent, we are talking about Cubixx.

Extracted from the official PS Blog:

So you better hurry while it's hot!

NEWS SOURCE #1:...
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With a price of 1.200 MSP



The award winning arcade game Skulls of the Shogun has finally arrived to the Xbox Live Marketplace.

Major Nelson has just confirmed that Skulls of the Shogun, the award winning arcade game, is now available in the Xbox Live Marketplace with a price of 1.200 MSP. As always, you can download a demo of the game to taste it. Enjoy !!

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Through Facebook or Twitter



Twitch TV has just confirmed that Black Ops 2 players can now stream their multiplayer matches on the streaming service.

Twitch TV has just confirmed a new feature for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 players. Now you can stream your multiplayer matches on the streaming service :)

Your streams can be shared even through Facebook or Twitter, and can be viewed through mobile and browsers with Call of Duty: Elite. The service will be supported through Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC. The service is now available only for Xbox 360 versions of the game but it will arrive soon to PS3 and PC. There's no word about the Wii U version of the game.

NEWS SOURCE: Black-Ops 2 players can now stream matches on Twitch-TV (via)...
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Demo and Pyro



Valve and NECA have confirmed that Demo and Pyro figures are now available with a price of $21.99, each.

Valve and NECA are proud to announce that the new Team Fortress 2 figures are now available at Toys 'R' US, Amazon and the Valve's store.

The two figures: Demo and Pyro, measure 7 inches tall with 25 articulation points. They include some codes for in-game content and are individually numbered (from 1 to 10.000). The price? Yes, $21.99 each.

NEWS SOURCE #1: Team Fortress 2 demo and Pyro action figures now available (via) JoyStiq
NEWS SOURCE #2: FTF204 (via) ValveSoftware

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Jan
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Build your own city!



EA and Maxis have shown today a new trailer of SimCity to show us the digital deluxe edition of the game.

EA and Maxis have released a new trailer of the upcoming SimCity to show us the digital deluxe edition, that will cost you $20 extra.

This $80 digital deluxe edition comes with landmarks and city sets for Great Britain, France and Germany, and also more buildings, vehicles, tourists, etc... There will be also extra missions and achievements.

SimCity is scheduled to be released on March 5. Now, enjoy the trailer below:


NEWS SOURCE: Simcity Trailer shows-off digital deluxe version (via) ShackNews

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
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The latest project of Ubisoft Montreal



Ubisoft has revealed today a video of Osiris, after the announcement that the Prince of Persia series are being paused.

Check out the last project of Ubisoft Montreal: Osiris. This was discovered after Ubisoft announced that The Prince of Persia series are being paused.

According to Destructoid:

We still need to...
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'As soon as we have something to show, we will.'



According to Ubisoft Montreal CEO, they've 'paused' the Prince of Persia franchise while they consider new ideas...

In an interview with IGN, Ubisoft Montreal CEO Yannis Mallat said that the company has “paused” the Prince of Persia franchise while it considers new ideas.

According to him, the series is currently taking a break, but explained that shouldn’t be taken as a bad sign.

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A visual demonstration



Epic Games has released today Epic Citadel for Android devices.

Epic Games has just released Epic Citadel (A visual demonstration) for Android devices. This demo comes with updated visuals and a new benchmark mode.

According to Jay Wilbur, from Epic Games:

Tony Tamasi from NVIDIA:

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The sixth DLC for DC Universe Online



Home Turf Pack is already available in the US for PS3 and PC, and it will be released today in the European PSN.

The sixth DLC for DC Universe Online, titled 'Home Turf', is now available in the US for Playstation 3 and PC. The price for this pack has been set to $10 (Free if you're a Legendary subscriber) and it comes with The Mainframe, a sidekick and new mission content.

This pack will be released today in the European PSN.

NEWS SOURCE: DC Universe Onlines Home-Turf-Pack now available on PC PS3 in the US (via) VG247

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Jan
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And single WLAN + Bluetooth Antenna



A new and slightly smaller Apple TV has appeared on the FCC tests and further investigation revealed that it will be powered by an A5X processor

The FCC has published evidence of a new Apple TV device, filed late last week, that shows slightly reduced measures when compared to the current Apple TV 3rd gen.

According to EnGadget:

But there is even more. A research inside the code of restore .plist of iOS 6.1 also...
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The same game with better graphics



The Linux version of the first Half Life comes with High Quality Character Models.

The new Half Life for Linux version, is now available on Steam, and it seems to contain new character models.

In the game you can choose an option that says "High Quality Character Models".

As you can see in the pictures below, the new character models seems to be re-drawn, with updated graphics and rounder faces.

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