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Apr
07
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An exhibition will feature the popular franchise



Videogames are art and the British museum knows it. For this reason Grand Theft Auto will be exhibited as part of the British Design 1948–2012: Innovation in the Modern Age expo

Now you know it. GTA is going to be exposed soon at the Victoria and Albert Museum of London as part of the British Design 1948–2012: Innovation in the Modern Age exhibition.

Here is what Rockstar wrote about:

Apr
07
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For the next 48 hours!



Don't miss your chance, the original Fallout for PC is free until April 8 1:59 p.m. GMT.

Website GOG.com has been renovated, and in order to 'celebrate' they are giving away copies of the original Fallout PC RPG game, but just for about 48 hours. And of course, it's DRM Free.

So, don't miss your chance! You only need to create a free account and thats it... check out the official website linked below.

OFFICIAL SITE:...
Apr
07
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'Operation: Game Over'



As of today, thousands of sex offenders will no longer be able to log onto online gaming platforms...

New York State and some of the world's biggest video game companies, like Microsoft, Sony, Apple are working together on a called "Operation: Game Over", which aims to ban registered sex offenders off of the those entities' network platforms.

Apr
07
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And it fixes lot of bugs



Bethesda has released this week the 1.5 patch for Skyrim for both consoles.

The 1.5 patch was already available for PC players for a while now, and finally Bethesda has announced that this major bug killing patch is now online for all console users, so guys be ready to finally get the 'kill camera view' and also have alot more bugs smashed.

According to Bethesda the Xbox 360 version of the patch is already available and the Playstation 3 version of the patch should also be available now by the time of this news posting.

Check out below the full list of changes and bug fixes in this 1.5 patch:

Apr
07
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The game will be released on May 16



Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II will arrive next month to our consoles, and if you already purchased Episode I you can play a new story called 'Episode Metal'

Sega has just revealed that the awaited Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II will be released on May 16 for Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. The price has been set to ¥1,500 for Playstation 3 and 1.200 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360.

The game will be released also on mobile platforms, arriving on iOS in May, on Android in June and on Windows Phone in July.

If you purchased Episode I you will be able to unlock a new story called "Episode Metal" where you play as Metal Sonic.

NEWS SOURCE: http://andriasang.com/con0jy/sonic_date/

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news story!
Apr
07
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Two 3DS games from S-E coming this summer.



Square Enix has confirmed the US release dates for two of their 3DS games: Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance.

Square Enix has announced that two of their biggest 3DS game projects, Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance are coming to the US this summer.

Both games were already released in Japan, and have been received moderately well by that audience, with KH3D selling more than 200K units on its first week....
Apr
07
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They aren't removing same-sex relationship options from its games



According to GamesIndustry.biz, EA has received 'thousands' of letters and e-mails condemning the inclusion of LGBT content in its games...

According to gaming website GamesIndustry.biz, Electronic Arts has received 'several thousands' of anti-gay letters and e-mails, protesting the inclusion of same sex or LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) content in its video games, like Mass Effect 3 and Star Wars: The Old Republic. Well, seems that, they aren't planning to change that or censor any of their games.

Apr
06
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An early build sneak-peek



A gameplay video of pre-alpha build of Star Wars: Battlefront III has emerged

Someone has managed to get a footage from an early pre-alpha build of the Star Wars: Battlefront III when it was being developed. He or she posted it online yesterday for us to watch.

Just to remember that the game was being made by Free Radical when they gone (Bankruptcy) and where acquired by Crytek. As for now, no news about the game or its development but we hope it releases at some point in the future.


Our thanks to 'Kaos2K' for digging up this news video for us to enjoy!
Apr
06
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But sadly, it isn't a 'Killer 7' sequel



Suda 51 next game will be 'Killer is Dead'. The gameplay is described as a mix of Killer 7 and No More Heroes.

Grasshopper Manufacture next game production is 'Killer is Dead', according to this week Famitsu. It will be directed by Goichi Suda (Suda 51), and while it won't be a Killer 7 sequel, it will mix elements from this one and No More Heroes.

Apr
05
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NEWS UPDATE: April 5th, 2012 -- 'True Blue' Issues Another Warning About Clones!



On top of the first warning from the 'True Blue' team about the cheap clones, comes news of a new warning that a new clone is out that looks like the first original 'True Blue' dongle on the OUTSIDE

But once you crack open the dongle case you will find out that the inside is just a cheap clone, and you will NOT be able to play any of the newer games that are being released.

Apr
05
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Called '0x10c', it will be set in space...



'Notch' just announced his next game project. Simply called '0x10c', this will be a space game, and according to him, it's quite ambitious.


Markus "Notch" Persson, best known for being the creator of the extremely succesful PC game Minecraft has announced his next game. Called '0x10c', this will be a space game, and according to him, it will be quite ambitious. However, the game is still at early development stages.

Apr
05
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Childrens are 'acting out violent scenes from adult computer games'.



UK teachers claims pupils are addicted to gaming’s violent 'fantasy worlds'. They have called for a 'stringent legislation'.

According to a report from "The Guardian", UK teachers said children are becoming addicted to video game fantasy worlds, at the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) annual conference. They ask for a "stringent legislation" to counter the "negative effects some computer games are having on the very young".

Apr
05
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The digital expansion for FIFA 12.



UEFA Euro 2012 is releasing as a digital expansion for FIFA 12. You can download it from April 24.

As you may know, UEFA Euro 2012 is a DLC expansion for FIFA 12. The game is also developed by EA Canada, and of course, you will FIFA 12 to play and set back £15.99 / 1800 MS Points / 2500 FIFA Points on PC.

The game is coming on April 24. EA just released the first game trailer.

Apr
05
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For the XBLA and PSN...



Harmonix's Rock Band Blitz is coming to Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network, and it can access all existing Rock Band DLC.

Rock Band Blitz is the next RB installment from Harmonix. Being a downloadable game for the XBLA and PSN, this obviously lacks peripherals and presents a gameplay similar to that of Rock Band Unplugged, using of course, a standard controller to match the notes.

Apr
05
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The official game of the 2012 FIA World Rally Championship.



Developed by Milestone and published Black Bean, the rally racing simulation game is coming this October.

The third WRC FIA World Rally Championship installment is coming this October to the PS3, Xbox 360, PC and PlayStation Vita.

Developed by Milestone and using a new game engine created in-house, this one going to look awesome:

Apr
05
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More TV shows and movies on your console.



You can now download the Amazon Instant Video application for PlayStation 3, on the PlayStation Network.

Amazon Instant Video is a Netflix-like application, and lets you stream an estimated of 120,000 movies and TV shows if you are an Amazon Prime subscriber.

Well, the application is now available on the PS3 through the PSN, and you'll only need to do the following to get it: select TV/Video Services bar on the XMB, head to My Channels, and download the Amazon Instant Video software.

Watch the official video tour...
Apr
05
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Samsung still leader on the American mobile market.



'comScore' has released their February 2012 report for the U.S. Mobile Subscriber Market Share.

comScore has released a report with the results of their US mobile studies. For a three-month average period ending in February 2012, Samsung is still the leader having its products in the hands of 25.6 percent of the American mobile market.

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Android Market Share climbed to 50.1 percent, while Apple rose from 28.7 percent to 30.2 percent

Apr
05
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At a 'Distant Worlds: Music From Final Fantasy' concert



A guy made a wedding proposal at a Final Fantasy music concert, using a video involving Cloud and Aeris...

A man had a very cool idea and proposed at a "Distant Worlds: Music From Final Fantasy" concert, held last weekend in Toronto, using a video from Final Fantasy VII, which involved the Cloud and Aeris meeting scene.

Apr
05
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It will arrive on June 12 to PC



Ghost Recon is back and this time it will take place in the future.

We already know that Ghost Recon: Future Soldier will be launched on May 22 for Xbox 360 and Playstation 3, but what about the PC release date?
The game will be out at retail and as digital download on PC on June 12.

Ghost Recon has some differences between PC and console versions, check them out below:

Apr
05
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The game uses Kinect and regular controller controls



Developed By From Software, Steel Battalion Heavy Armor will bring amazing battles to our Xbox 360.

Steel Battalion Heavy Armor will be launched on June 22 in North America for Xbox 360. The game uses both, Kinect controls and regular controller controls. This maybe sounds a bit strange but if you want to know how to play a game like that, you should check out the video tutorial below:


NEWS SOURCE: http://www.siliconera.com/2012/04/0...trol-steel-battalion-heavy-armor-with-kinect/

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Apr
05
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A tongue interface ready for use with Microsoft's peripheral



Now the Japanese have an extra handicap to write more bizarre games like a kiss simulator os something worse

The weird new of today is this one. It appears that some scientists from the University of Electro-Communications of Japan with so much spare time are developing an interface to detect tongue movement using the Microsoft's Kinect peripheral.