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Jul
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BBFC rates the game



The British Board of Film Classification has rated the new game and its more than 4 hours of cutscenes

Capcom's Resident Evil 6 has been rated by The British Board of Film Classification with a 18 sticker. The more relevant info here is that the rating includes the amount of cutscenes the game has, to be exactly 04h:15m.

And remember, the game is coming this October but you can try the demo now if you have Dragon's Dogma or a BitTorrent Client ;)

You have more info in the link below.

NEWS SOURCE: ADM291422 (via) BBFC

Our thanks to 'Kaos2K' for this news item!
Jul
10
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Translate your environment, literally

The augmented reality App allows you to translate printed words in real time using the camera

This App really worth it. Word Lens is an augmented reality Apps that translates printed words such as the ones on signs in real time and show you the result directly in the image you are capturing with your camera. It was released some time ago on iOS and now has appeared finally on the Android platform.

The full version costs €3.99 but there is a lite version for free.

Jul
10
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Windows coming back!



The Release To Manufacturing version of Windows 8 is scheduled for early August with a release date set in October

The official Windows blog has revealed that the RTM version (Release to Manufacturing) of Windows 8 will start shipping to computer manufacturers as early as on August. The retail version is headed for an October launch.

Here is an extract of the blog post:

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10
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To ship in Q3 2012?



It looks like Amazon’s next Kindle Fire will ship in Q3, and will feature an improved Display. Tablet wars will surely get very interesting...

That's right, the "low-budget tablet wars" will get a lot more interesting.

In addition to the recently announced Google's Nexus 7 and the rumored -but almost confirmed- Apple's iPad Mini, seems that Amazon also plans to release an "upgraded" version of its Kindle Fire.

According to AllThingsD, Amazon's Kindle Fire successor will ship later this year, and will feature a thinner profile, a 1,280 x 800 resolution display and a...
Jul
10
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Basically, a Steam Workshop for Indie Games to be sold on Steam



Valve has announced 'Steam Greenlight', which will allow you to vote on the next games to be released on Steam.

Valve has announced a new project called Greenlight, a platform feature that allows the community to select the next games to be released on Steam.

This one will allow developers and publishers to post videos, screen shots, and descriptions of their games in an effort to win the approval of Steam users and have their title released.

Jul
10
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Rockstar Vancouver merging into Toronto team



Take Two Interactive has announced that they will gradually move their Vancouver studio to a new, larger facility in Oakville, Ontario, alongside the Rockstar Toronto team.

Take Two Interactive has announced 'a studio shuffle' within Rockstar.

Rockstar Vancouver (Bully, Max Payne 3) will be no more... well kinda. The 35-man team will now relocate to join colleagues from Rockstar Toronto (The Warriors, GTA series support, etc).

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10
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Keep your saves!



Borderlands players who keep their saves will soon receive character's customization options for Borderlands 2

GearBox has announced that all users who have kept their original Borderland's gamesaves will be able to access more content in Borderlands 2 such as character customization options and more.

As you see, game's veterans and loyal fans are important to GearBox

NEWS SOURCE: Content #899-33 (via) GearBoxity

Our thanks to 'Kaos2K' for this news item!
Jul
10
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Sonic x Hello Kitty Super Jumbo Plushy



Sega has teamed with Sanrio and they will release a Sonic x Hello Kitty Super Jumbo Plushy.

Sega has teamed with Sanrio for a series of character collaborations. Can you guess the first product to result from the partnership?? Yes, it's Sonic Hello Kitty :)

The Sonic x Hello Kitty Super Jumbo Plushy will be released in late July at Sega amusement facilities throughout Japan. The new character is meant to commemorate the July 14 reopening of Sega's Tokyo Joyopolis facility.

Sega will be staging this collaboration project worldwide starting in Summer 2013.

NEWS SOURCE: SEGA Sanrio Hello Kitty (via) Andriasang

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
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10
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And adds: 'Not as cool as iPad'



A UK judge has ruled that the Samsung's Galaxy Tab lineup doesn't infringe on iPad design patent's as it not as cool as the Apple's

This is funny. Among all those patent lawsuits war Samsung and Apple are involved, an UK judge has decided that the Galaxy Tab is not infringing any Apple's iPad patent as it's design and "feeling" is not as cool as the iPad one :).

According to Bloomerg:

Well, at least Samsung won on this one after all.

NEWS...
Jul
10
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Three more campaign missions for us



Croteam will release the DLC Jewel of the Nile for Serious Sam this October.

A new DLC for Serious Sam 3 has been announced. Jewel of the Nile DLC will add three new campaign missions this October. The price for this DLC has not been revealed.

According to Davor Hunski from Croteam:

The details of the DLC below:

Jul
10
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Sega confirms it for 2013



Sega has published a press release indicating that the online game is coming out of Japan and heading to EU and US

Good news, PSO fans! The so anxiety Phantasy Star Online 2 is headed to Europe and North America in early 2013, Sega confirmed via a press release note.

Here it is:

Jul
09
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Get back to the action!



Medal's official Facebook page is promising a new multiplayer trailer soon

Are you ready for a new multiplayer trailer of Medal of Honor: Warfighter?

Because that is what the official Facebook page is promising even with an unlock progress bar.

The game is expected to be released on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in October with a...
Jul
09
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Listed by Amazon UK



Another game release date leaked by a retailer ahead of the official announcement.

It happened again, Amazon has revealed what the devs didn't, the release date of Splinter Cell: Blacklist, 29th March 2013. Furthermore, they are revealing the contest of the Limited Edition:

The game is coming to PC, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3.

NEWS SOURCE: Clancy's Splinter Cell...
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:

Jul
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:

Jul
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

Jul
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:...