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Atlus enters new North American distribution deal with Kalypso

October 5, 2012

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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New Releases for the Week of September 30th: Resident Evil 6, Command & Conquer: The Ultimate Collection

October 3, 2012

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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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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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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More Lego Lord of the Rings: The Video Game information revealed

September 12, 2012

Lego Lord of the Rings: The Video Game publisher Warner Brothers has put out some official information on the upcoming game, part of the publisher’s popular series of Lego-themed action-adventure games based on popular movies and characters. (Via Games Press.) Lego Lord of the Rings: The Video Game will encompass the events of all three […]

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Marvel Heroes closed beta announced

September 7, 2012

Marvel Heroes developers Gazillion Entertainment have announced a closed beta of the upcoming massively multiplayer online PC game based on the universe of Marvel Comics. The beta will begin on October 1. If you’re interested in participating, you can go to the official Marvel Heroes website and sign up for a chance to be chosen […]

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New Releases for the Week of Septermber 2nd, 2012: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Hearthfire, LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes for Macintosh

September 3, 2012

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Hearthfire (Xbox 360) The second downloadable expansion for Bethesda’s RPG Skyrim, following the previously released Dawnguard. Whereas Dawnguard added a new side story for the player to embark on, Hearthfire is more domestic, adding the ability for the hero of the game to build, customize, and manage their own […]

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Command & Conquer: The Ultimate Collection coming out this October

August 31, 2012

The venerable Command and Conquer series of real-time strategy games will be getting a very impressive compilation release this fall. Electronic Arts has just announced Command & Conquer: The Ultimate Collection, which will contain no less than 17 releases from the Command and Conquer series, nine full games and eight expansion packs, for $49.95. It […]

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