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Call of Duty: Ghosts getting paid Snoop Dogg voice-over DLC

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 16th 2014 - No Comments
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Activision has announced a slew of new paid customization heading to Call of Duty: Ghosts, including the option to have the voice of rapper Snoop Dog (I thought he was Snoop Lion now?) accompany you on your merry military way with unique voice commands and “hood” influenced voice commentary. For actual money, Snoop will announce...

New Xbox One system update rolls out tonight – full list of improvements here

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 15th 2014 - No Comments
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Xbox One will benefit from a new system update we’re told will roll out “tonight” in Europe. The update will include a new progress bar to track game and app save states, notifications for newly signed in friends and added favourites, Kinect voice and motion improvements as well as an improvement in GameDVR video quality. Here...

Titanfall: Expedition DLC drops next month. Free and premium content incoming

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 14th 2014 - No Comments
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Respawn has announced “Expedition” has Titanfall’s first DLC release, and will be made available sometime next month. The announcement was made just yesterday at PAX. The new DLC’s story is reportedly set after the main campaign, and the pack includes new brand new three maps. Swampland is set in alien ruins and...

Project Totem announced for Xbox One and Xbox 360

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 12th 2014 - No Comments
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Danish development studio Press Play, creators of Max: The Curse of Brotherhood has announced Project Totem for both Xbox One and Xbox 360. Project Totem is currently just a codename for the title. Project Totem is a playful yet precise platforming game where players control two totem pole pieces with one controller. The initial idea...

The Behemoth working on Xbox One exclusive “Game 4″

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 12th 2014 - No Comments
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The Behemoth is working on an undisclosed project for Xbox One currently known as “Game 4″, the developer told Destructoid at PAX East 2014 as of yesterday. While no details were provided, a peculiar piece of key art was released (see above). The Behemoth has promised that more information will be available at PAX Prime and San Diego...

Harmonix: Rock Band and Dance Central will return this generation

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 12th 2014 - No Comments
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Dance Central and Rock Band developer Harmonix has confirmed that their two trademark franchises will return this console generation, exactly how or when however, was not discussed. “[The Rock Band and Dance Central franchises] are near and dear to our hearts and our minds,” CEO Alex Rigopulos said as reported via Gamespot. “And...

New Child of Light developer diary discusses sound and artistic effects

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 11th 2014 - No Comments
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Ubisoft has released the second dev diary for Child of Light. The first focused on the art of the game, as well as the story, while this one goes into the preparation and execution of music and sound effects.  Speaking to Coeur de Pirate, who composed the soundtrack, the video also speaks to some of the team as they reveal the emotion behind...

Minecraft title update 15 released for Xbox 360

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 10th 2014 - No Comments
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The Xbox 360 version of Minecraft has today benefited from its 15th title update. A detailed list of fixes and changes can be read below via 4J Studios. The game has sold over 12 million copies on Xbox Live since launch. Fixes Fix for blocks reappearing after they are mined. Fix to random fall damage issue. Fix for slow chunk loading...

Insomniac’s Xbox One exclusive Sunset Overdrive set to resurface in EDGE next month

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 10th 2014 - No Comments
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Insomniac’s Sunset Overdrive looks set to resurface next month in the May issue of EDGE. Nothing has been heard of the game since it’s reveal at E3 last year. A leaked image of what appears to be a section of the game’s logo has surfaced that alludes to the something relating to the game appearing in EDGE next month. The...

Confirmed: Internet connection drops during The Crew will kick players back to title screen

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 10th 2014 - No Comments
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Ubisoft has confirmed if you lose your internet connection during a playthrough of The Crew, then you’ll be sent directly back to the title screen. The outcome of a drop in connection will affect both single and multiplayer aspects to the game, as creative director Julian Gerighty told VideoGamer recently: “It’s one...

New The Wolf Among Us video teases fourth episode

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 10th 2014 - No Comments
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Telltale have barely released episode 3 of The Wolf Among Us and they have already started teasing the fourth episode in the popular episodic game with a new video released earlier today. If you have yet to play any of the episodes or complete part 3, it’s best you avoid this one. It’s due before the summer. ...

New gameplay trailer released for The Evil Within, watch it here

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 10th 2014 - No Comments
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Bethesda has released a brand new gameplay trailer for The Evil Within. The trailer shows a shed load of nasty enemies and environments, as well as giving you a good glimpse at one of the nastiest enemies in the game, known only as the “Boxman”. Developed by Tango gameworks, The Evil Within releases on August the 26th for...

Hidden Thursday: The Forgotten Gem?

by Ciaran Pempelfort - on Apr 9th 2014 - No Comments
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We haven’t had a Hidden Thursday post in a while now, that’s because I was running out of hidden gems.  I was racking my brain trying to remember those gems I played as far back as to my first venture into console gaming (The original Nintendo) but nothing stood out to me worthy of a hidden gem mention.  After the last...

Canned Darth Maul Star Wars third-person game footage surfaces

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 9th 2014 - No Comments
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It would appear that Darth Maul was to get his very own Star Wars game for PS3, 360, Wii U and PC. The game was in development at Red Fly Studios, the folks responsible for The Force Unleashed 2 for Wii. The game started development some time in 2010 and development was shuttered within a year. Apparently Mr Star Wars himself George...

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel announced, details and debut gameplay released

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 9th 2014 - No Comments
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2K Games has officially revealed Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. Powered by the Borderlands II engine, and developed by 2K Australia, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel sees players witness the rise of Handsome Jack as they are whipped away from Pandora, and plonked on the moon that hangs above the franchise’s sky-box. Confirmation has come through...