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Black Ops II Zombies – “We Just Want To Keep Making It,” Says Treyarch News 32

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Mark Lamia, Studio Head at Treyarch, entertains the idea of a spinoff for the ultra-popular Call of Duty game mode, Zombies. “That’s interesting, because you know we finally did exclusive DLC Zombies for Black Ops; it had its own marketing campaign, had no multiplayer maps, had no campaign. It was just zombies,” referring to the […]

Ghost Recon Future Soldier Day One Update Patch Notes and New Trailer News 18

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Ghost Recon Future Soldier developer, Red Storm, has released the change list for the day one patch intended to add gameplay improvements made during the beta, and the improvements Red Storm worked on since the beta wrapped up. Here’s the fix list: Introduced 6-man party system in the multiplayer game mode; Balanced several weapons (assault rifles, SMSGs, handguns, shotguns); Balanced equipment […]

Minecraft Only Second to MW3 in Most Played Xbox 360 Titles (Week of May 14) News 10

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We recently stopped running the weekly top played Xbox 360 titles‘ feature as there wasn’t much movement within the charts. The same games led the charge week in week out. However, with Minecraft making a big splash in terms of sales, a new challenger has entered the ring. In its’ first week, Minecraft broke into the top five games, coming […]

MechWarrior Online Heads Into Closed Beta, Founder’s Packages Detailed News 4

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MechWarrior Online has headed into closed beta as Piranha Games announces two Founder’s Packages which will gain MechWarrior fans exclusive assets on top of early game access. First, to sign up for the closed beta, simply visit the official website and click “Register Now.” Piranha Games has already begun handing out invitiations. Along with the […]

BF3 Close Quarters Focuses On HD Destruction Without The Distractions, Tweaks to Grenades, RPGs, C4 and Claymores News 58

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Senior VFX Artist at DICE Nadab Göksu gives Battlefield 3 fans a sneak peak at the type of work that went into creating the beautiful HD destruction that will be causing quite the mess in the upcoming Close Quarters DLC. To see some of it in action, make sure to check out the latest “Donya Fortress” […]

Arma 3 New Screens and Lighting Video News 8

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Bohemia Interactive today released some fresh new screenshots for their upcoming Arma title, along with a video to show off the new lighting system.

Battlefield 3 PC Double XP Weekend Begins May 26th, How Double XP is Calculated News 21

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DICE has confirmed that Battlefield 3 PC players will get their double XP fix this weekend. After running into technical difficulties on PC when the very first Battlefield 3 double XP weekend kicked off, the studio had to push back the event on the platform for two weeks. Now, the issues seem to be ironed […]

Mass Effect 3: Rebellion Pack is Real, Free and Dropping Soon News 3

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While rumors of an upcoming Mass Effect 3 multiplayer DLC titled Rebellion were recently deemed “not true” by BioWare, it appears that they were only referring to certain details as BioWare confirms today that Mass Effect 3: Rebellion Pack is, indeed, real. Most of the details reported earlier were, in fact, correct, save for the […]

Rockstar Switches Up XP and Cash Values in Max Payne 3 Multiplayer News 3

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Rockstar has recently made some adjustments to the experience and money values in Max Payne 3. The update is serverside, and is intended to “further balance gameplay,” according to Rockstar Games. Here are the new values: New XP values: Kill: 50 XP L2 Burst: 25 XP L3 Burst: 50 XP Territory First In: 25 XP Delivery/Grab […]

Mass Effect 3 – Operation: Shieldwall Presents New Challenges News 2

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With BioWare’s last N7 Bounty Weekend challenge Operation: Silencer ending in failure, they are giving ME3-heads another chance in this weekend’s Operation: Shieldwall, but not without its consequences. “The Reapers are targeting our training centers, and your mission is to draw their fire and attention. Put them on the defensive! Buy us time, and the reinforcements in […]

Far Cry 3 Insane Edition Announced, Includes Bobblehead and Lots of DLC News 11

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Ubisoft has revealed a special edition for Far Cry 3, titled “Insane Edition,” which packs in a Vaas Wahine bobblehead, hints and tips guide, three DLC packs, and access to all store specific pre-order bonuses. Here’s what going insane nets you: A 12cm Vaas Wahine with bobblehead Monkey Business – Discover Hurk, a new memorable character and […]

Diablo III Terrorizes Day-One PC Sales Records News 9

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Diablo may be evil as evil can get, but he still somehow manages to maintain a certain level of popularity among the PC crowd. Could it be his charm or, perhaps, his dashing good looks? Either way, Diabo III manages to smash day-one sales records on PC. Within 24 hours of its release, Diablo III […]

Resistance: Burning Skies – Become Infected, Infect Others and Earn More XP News 1

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For those who are familiar with the Resistance series storyline, then you’ll know that the game revolves around the Chimera Virus. This deadly virus spreads out to humans, infecting and changing them into Chimera monsters. While this may not be the exact same case here, it has been revealed that gamers will be able to […]

ShootMania Storm E3 Gameplay Trailer News 5

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Ubisoft games and Nadeo have released their first E3 trailer for ShootMania, a new Online First-Person-Shooter that is set to release later this year on the PC. Though players can engage in 1v1 or team-based battles, emphasis is placed on player creativity to craft even more game modes to share with the ManiaPlanet gaming network. Check […]

Black Ops II – Weapons Are “Balanced From The Ground Up,” More on Map Design and Social Integration News 79

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Treyarch Studio Head Mark Lamia discusses Black Ops II multiplayer, including how maps are conceptualized, Treyarch’s interest in the social aspects of multiplayer, and most importantly, weapon balance. “We really enjoy creating distinct, unique locations,” Mark Lamia tells Now Gamer. Many Treyarch fans might not know that story and background play a large role when […]

Scheduled PlayStation Network Maintenance This Thursday, May 24th News 8

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Sony has announced that this Thursday, The PlayStation Network will be undergoing yet another maintenance. This maintenance is schedule to run from 8:00am PDT till 11:00pm PDT (14 hours). Details from the Official Playsation Blog: During this maintenance period, you may receive a message that states “PlayStation Network is undergoing maintenance” when attempting to access […]

MW3 Double XP Starts Now on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, Lasts Until May 29th News 32

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Modern Warfare 3 double XP is pretty cheap to come by these days with Infinity Ward celebrating DLC releases on different platforms quite often. Modern Warfare 3 Collection 2 was released yesterday on Xbox Live, putting an end to double XP for Elite playlists, but MW3 players are in for another treat. Infinity Ward took to Twitter to announce […]

Bungie Prepares “New Universe” Published Under Activision For a 2013 Release News 12

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Bungie, original creators of the well-loved Halo franchise, are hard at work on their next (and first) title set to release under publishers Activision. Contract details reveal new information regarding their mysterious project. So, yeah. While we’re not ready to show you what we’ve been working on, we can reconfirm that we are hard at […]

Danger Close Addressed “a Lot of Things” with Warfighter Through MoH Feedback, Especially the Multiplayer News 9

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Danger Close’s creative director, Rich Farrelly, touches on Medal of Honor 2010’s critical reception, and emphasizes the importance of feedback that the studio has received over the last couple of years in shaping MoH: Warfighter. “The Metacritic rating was a lot lower than what we would’ve liked,” reckoned Farrelly. “I’m gonna save my comments on what I think about that […]

Battlefield 3: Close Quarters Will Not Cost $30 According to Fact Sheet News 38

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If you’ve been keeping up with the Battlefield 3 rumors lately, you’ll most likely have heard about the $30 price tag that was recently said to be slapped on DICE’s upcoming Battlefield 3: Close Quarters DLC. This all began when Gamefanshop.com listed Close Quarters at $29.99, most likely by mistake. This, of course, alerted much […]

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