Atlus has announced a new distribution deal with Kalypso Media USA making Atlus, the Japan-based publisher best known for its RPGs such as the long-running Shin Megami Tensei series, the sole North American distributor of a number of upcoming Kalypso Media games on PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. Kalypso is a German games publisher […]

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Resident Evil 6 (Xbox 360, PlayStation) the newest entry in the long-running survival horror/action series. Like its two predecessors, it continues the trend in the series of emphasizing the action and shooting elements rather than the slower, more deliberately paced survival horror game play of the early series. Whether that’s good, bad, or indifferent is […]

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New Halo 4 screenshots and trailer video

by johndrewmarkley on September 29, 2012

Microsoft has put out some new materials for upcoming shooter Halo 4, including screenshots of both single player and multiplayer modes and a new trailer called “Weapons of the Covenant.” The “Weapons of the Covenant” trailer is just what it says on the tin, depicting some of the alien weapons available in the game. These […]

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World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria (PC, Macintosh)– The latest installment for the multi-gazillion selling massively multiplayer online RPG. Mists of Pandaria introduces a new playable race called the pandaren and a new character class, the Monk. (Martial artist-type characters, of course, since the videogame industry’s conception of what a “monk” apparently comes entirely from […]

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The Best Tablets For Gaming

September 25, 2012

Whether you are a fan of online gaming, or perhaps you just prefer to download games, tablets are starting to play an increasingly important role. The initial reason for this is size, they are portable enough to take with you on journeys, college or work, whilst at the same time being big enough to provide […]

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September 24, 2012

Eurogamer Network, which oversees the yearly Eurogamer Expo gaming festival, has announced that a number of discussion sessions with developers held at this year’s Expo will be available for viewing online through live video streams at Eurogamer. The sessions will feature various figures from the gaming industry discussing games in development or more general gaming-related […]

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Zone of the Enders HD Collection coming in October

September 21, 2012

Konami has announced that they will be releasing a compilation of the Zone of the Enders series, entitled Zone of the Enders HD Collection, this October. As a bonus, the Collection will also include a playable demo of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. (Via Games Press.) Zone of the Enders HD Collection will include the two […]

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New Releases for the Week of September 16th, 2012: Torchlight II, Borderlands 2, Alea Jacta Est: Roman Civil Wars

September 19, 2012

Torchlight II (PC) Sequel to Torchlight, the dungeon crawler action RPG released by Runic Games in 2009. The basic formula for Torchlight II is the same as the original: explore and fight through dungeons, leveling up and customizing your character, finding weapons and armor and treasure, and so forth. Like the original, Torchlight II is […]

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Dragon Age 3: Inquisition officially announced

September 17, 2012

BioWare has announced the next game in their popular fantasy RPG series, Dragon Age, entitled Dragon Age 3: Inquisition. The existence of a third Dragon Age game in development has been an open secret for months, but this marks the first official announcement. If you’re interested, you can check out  see the official press release […]

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New retrospective on the ZX Spectrum published: Speccy Nation: A Tribute to the Golden Age of British Gaminig

September 14, 2012

Here’s something that may be of interest to people who are interested in the history of gaming, especially if you want to expand your knowledge beyond the United States and Japan. Longtime games writer Dan Whitehead has just published a new book entitled Speccy Nation: A Tribute to the Golden Age of British Gaming, a […]

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