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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Gamescom 2013’

LittleBigPlanet Hub Is One Free To Play Game I Can Get Behind

It’s no secret that most core gamers look down upon free to play games. They see it as nothing but a money pit run by businessmen looking to make a quick profit instead of game creators looking to craft fun experiences. There are obviously exceptions, and the latest LittleBigPlanet looks to be one of them. At Gamescom, Sony announced a …

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Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Gets A Gamescom Trailer

Can you believe that it’s already been 12 years since the release of Final Fantasy X? It only just seems like yesterday that I was immensely disappointed that Square followed up the wondrous Final Fantasy IX with the good, but not as good, Final Fantasy X. Still, the game has millions of fans, and they’re waiting anxiously for the HD …

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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Gets A Gamescom Trailer

How many trailers can Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII get before it’s completely spoiled? It’s like Square Enix is hell bent on ruining the entire game for the few devoted fans who want to see the Final Fantasy XIII trilogy through to its conclusion. Well, you’re going to have to put up with it a bit longer as Gamescom is …

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Ratchet And Clank: Into The Nexus Gets A 5-Minute Gameplay Trailer

Insomniac Games is keeping themselves busy this year with development on two titles – Ratchet and Clank: Into the Nexus for the PS3 and Sunset Overdrive for the Xbox One. The latter wasn’t at Gamescom, but the former got a little love from Sony. Despite not showing off the game at its press conference, Sony shared a new trailer for …

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Here Are Sony’s Two Big Vita Titles For 2013

The Vita may be struggling, but the recent price cut may just help it survive into the next year. Of course, price isn’t everything as games are equally, it not more so, important. That’s why Sony has enlisted dozens of indie developers to make games for the device, but its own in-house studios are busy making games for the Vita …

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Here’s the Microsoft Xbox Gamescom Presentation That Wasn’t Streamed

Though Microsoft declined to livestream its major Gamescom presentation on Tuesday, that didn’t mean the event wasn’t being filmed. Microsoft today released the full 35-minute presentation through its YouTube channel. The news coming out of this conference was nearly as big as anything Sony announced during its big Gamescom presentation, save for the release date announcement for the PlayStation 4. …

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EA Gamescom Presser Gets The Abridged Treatment

E3 isn’t the only place where the heavy hitters of the games industry gather to show off their latest wares. Gamescom is just as big, and that means press conferences are bound to happen. EA was one of the first out of the gate with more details on the stuff it announced at E3, but that’s boring. What is exciting …

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Crytek Unveils New Cryengine At Gamescom

Cryengine has powered some of the most visually arresting games of the last generation with the Crysis series. Outside of Crytek’s own games, however, there haven’t been many games built on its middleware. That may all change with the latest CryEngine. Crytek announced during Gamescom that its latest iteration of Cryengine – simbly dubbed CRYENGINE – is now available for …

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These Developers Really Love The Vita

The PlayStation Vita has had a rough year since its launch in early 2012. Many considered its price to be high and the lack of quality games on the system has led to many forsaking it entirely. Sony addressed the first problem at Gamescom with a price reduction, and it hopes to address the second with a steady stream of …

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Watch Shuhei Yoshida Show Off The PS4’s User Interface

The PlayStation 4 will be getting a radically new user interface that does away with the cross media bar on the PS3 in favor of something a little more blocky. We got to see a bit of it thanks to a leaked video, but Sony showed it off in an official capacity at Gamescom. To start off its Gamescom press …

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Learn More About Ubisoft’s The Crew

It seems that every new generation of consoles brings a few new racing IPs with it. Ubisoft was one of the first out of the gate with The Crew. It’s being billed as an open world racing game that focuses on social interaction and unmatched customization. In a new trailer from Gamescom, Ubisoft showed off some of the gameplay features …

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Here’s How You’ll Use The DualShock 4 In inFamous: Second Son

Since February, Sony has been touting the advantages of its new DualShock 4 controller for the PlayStation 4. it was designed with gamers in mind, and game developers seem to really like it. The built-in touch pad and speaker present some interesting design ideas for games, but how exactly will core games use all the new features? In a new …

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