DICE recommended PC hardware for ‘Battlefield 4′

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The new Call of Duty: Ghosts trailer may have dropped today, but there was breaking news for Battlefield fans this morning as well. DICE has finally announced the minimum and recommended PC settings. Looks like you’ll need…

‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ teaser “masks” trailer released

It didn’t take long for Activision to release a teaser trailer for Call of Duty: Ghosts, after confirming the game’s intended compatibility with next generation PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720 consoles. Don’t expect any gameplay though…

Call of Duty: Ghosts confirmed for next gen consoles, but not Wii

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Activision has officially announced Call of Duty: Ghosts, powered by the next generation engine from Infinity Ward, will release for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC, as well as next generation platforms (PlayStation 4,”Xbox 720“) on…

Download the ‘Dead Space 3′ demo in January

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Electronic Arts/Visceral Games have announced the Dead Space 3 demo will be available for public download starting on Jan. 22, 2013 for both Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Even earlier access can be granted to Xbox…

‘Assassin’s Creed III’ gets released in three editions

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You may have already picked up Assassin’s Creed III at a midnight release party last night, unless you were in an area where parties were cancelled due to Hurricane Sandy. If you missed it, Ubisoft’s Assassin’s…

Assassins Creed 3 Rise Trailer in HD quality

Here’s a look at the Assassins Creed 3 “Rise” trailer in HD quality. Ubisoft will release Assassins Creed 3 on October 30, 2012 for PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360.

Mass Effect 3 extended cut released for PC, PS3, Xbox

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If you’re a Mass Effect fan you’ll be excited to know the Mass Effect 3: Extended Cut has been released for PS3 owers. Just in case you missed the news last week, the free extended cut…

Star Wars 1313 video game announced by LucasArts

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Star Wars 1313 is an upcoming game from LucasArts that is geared more towards an adult audience (although you can imagine youngsters will be dying to get their hands on it). The game will take players into the underworld of Star Wars,

‘Diablo 3′ gets May 15 release date

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After years of development time rumors about release dates, the hell of Diablo III will finally be unleashed in just two months, May 15 to be exact. Blizzard Entertainment says the digital version of the long awaited hack and slash sequel is available for pre-order right now through Battle.net for $59.99. A boxed release and a $99.99 collector’s edition will also be available come mid-May.

GameStop to host ‘Mass Effect 3′ Midnight Events

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GameStop will host Mass Effect 3 Midnight Launch events across the U.S. on Monday, March 5. Over 3,600 stores will be open to sell the latest EA game priced at $59.99 for the standard version, and $79.99 for the Digital Deluxe Edition.

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning first DLC announced

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Electronic Arts has announced the first DLC for 38 Studios’ Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. The downloadable content is titled The Legend of Dead Kel and will hit servers on March 20, 2012.

Mass Effect 3 Demo launches on PSN, multiplayer available for PS3

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Late yesterday the Mass Effect 3 demo launched on PlayStation Network, allowing PSN members to download the single-player demo.

‘Star Wars: Battlefront III’ coming this year?

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Multiple online pubs are reporting on a rumor that Star Wars: Battlefront III will release this year. PlayStationLifeStyle.net cites several job postings and tweets from insiders which point to a 2012 release of a “3rd person…

Gamefly launches PC gaming public beta

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Gamefly has launched their public beta for a new PC gaming client. If you’re a subscriber, you can download titles from Gamefly’s “Unlimited PC” library and play unlimited times at no charge. Assassin’s Creed, Jewel Quest, and Deus Ex are mentioned as titles free-to-play for subscribers.

Using Kinect to control Skyrim

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Check out this video of YouTube user KinectFAAST who uses Kinect technology to control gestures in Skyrim on the PC. The program, called FAAST, is middleware that runs on the OpenNI framework. The OpenNI framework doesn’t support voice so the guy uses VAC (Voice Activated Commands) software to convert spoken words to keystrokes via a RazorFish bluetooth headset.

Star Wars: The Old Republic beta draws 2 million ahead of Dec. 20 release

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the recent public testing phase of the Star Wars: The Old Republic brought in 2 million volunteers. According to the game’s publisher, EA, a whopping 725,000 unique players joined the game over the Thanksgiving weekend, making it “one of the biggest beta tests in history.”

Battlefield 3 ‘Karkand’ expansion pack release dates announced

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Electronic Arts has committed the Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand digital expansion pack to release on December 6 for PlayStation 3, and December 13 for Xbox and PC users. If you remember, the PlayStation 3 “Limited Edition” of Battlefield 3 promised a free copy of the ‘Karkand’ pack one week before Xbox and PC users are able to get it.

Titanic: Lost in the Darkness shows doomed ship’s beauty

Yes, with next year marking the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, everything 1997 will be back in style again, from that song to the actual film, this time in 3D from James Cameron. But here’s something new and tasty: Titanic: Lost in the Darkness is a project that ORM Entertainment has been working on for a few years now, first starting out as a mod for the original Crysis game, and now taking full, and we mean full advantage of the powerhouse game engine.

‘Rage’ Demo now on Xbox Live, PS3 coming soon

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If you’re looking for a new game to check out id Software’s Rage demo is now available on Xbox Live. With plenty of blood, violence and gore Rage takes you into a post-apocalyptic world called the Wasteland. For gamers who get excited about detailed environments, Rage is loaded with texture. According to id Software President Todd Hollenshead, the extensive details in the game are possible because textures are streamed in to avoid being constrained by system memory. If you haven’t seen Rage yet here’s your chance to get a look. And, those of you with PS3 consoles should be able to download the Rage demo from the PlayStation Network on December 6. Rage carries an MSRP of $59.99 but this Black Friday weekend you’ll be able to find it from various retailers for $29.99. Rage is published by Bethesda Softworks and was released for Xbox 360, PS3, and Windows PCs on October 4, 2011.

Modern Warfare 3 makes $400 million, sets entertainment record

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Once again, the juggernaut that is Call of Duty has carpet-bombed the entertainment industry with its first-day sales. Activision says Modern Warfare 3 sold 6.5 million copies in the U.S. and U.K. last Tuesday, earning some $400 million dollars.