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New Borderlands 2 Trailer: Come and Get Me

The release date for Borderlands 2 is just over a month away and to celebrate the impending launch, the game’s developer, Gearbox, has released yet another teaser trailer for the game. This time, the trailer features the game’s villian, Handsome …

Kinect 2 Preview Photo Leaked Online

The gaming industry is experiencing the first console cycle change-over to happen in the age of Twitter and other powerful social media outlets. Where in the past gamers had to wait for hardware manufacturers to announce upcoming console features, now …

Microsoft Defends Windows 8 Gaming
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It says a lot about Windows 8 that Microsoft finds itself in the position of having to defend its newest desktop operating system. Aside from the criticisms leveled against the OS from desktop users who use their PC for work …

New Halo 4 Trailer Shows Off the Big Guns

Halo fans who just can’t wait for Halo 4‘s release this fall will be happy to know that the flow of info, screenshots, and trailers about the game doesn’t show any signs of slowing. This week, the HaloWaypoint YouTube channel …

Minecraft Isn’t as Fun With Real Physics

Minecraft has a strange way with physics. Players can certainly build complicated Rube Goldberg devices using the wonky physics in the game, but players can also ride waterfalls as if they were elevators. Oh, and things can hover in mid-air …

Xbox 360 Spring System Updates Begin Rolling Out

Larry “Major Nelson” Hyrb, Xbox LIVE’s director of programming, has announced that the spring update for Xbox 360 operating system software is beginning to roll out. A “few” players will receive the update this week and everyone else will have …

Halo 4 Live-Action Commercial Preview
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Halo 4 was, unless you are an Usher fan, undoubtedly the highlight of Microsoft’s E3 press conference. The gameplay shown there gave gamers a taste of what they can expect when the game launches this fall. It included a new …

360 Magazine and X360 to Merge, Says Publisher

Imagine Publishing, the publisher behind the magazines Play, How It Works, and SciFiNow, announced today that two of its video game magazines will be merging. X360 and 360 Magazine will be combined to create one title that will cover all …

Subsidized Xbox 360 Coming to Best Buy and GameStop
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Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb, announced this morning that the subsidized $99 Xbox 360 will be coming to Best Buy and GameStop stores later this month. Hyrb, a member of the Xbox team at Microsoft and former host of the recently …

Microsoft E3 Press Conference: Halo 4, Black Ops 2, South Park, and More

Microsoft kicked off its big E3 press conference this year with a brand-new Halo 4 trailer showing in-game cut scenes and gameplay from the hotly-anticipated shooter. The footage revealed new, non-biological enemies and new transforming forerunner weapons. It also revealed …

Kung Fu Superstar, an Xbox Kinect Fighting Game, Announced
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Finally, a game for what Microsoft’s Kinect peripheral was really intended: learning kung fu. Kinesthetic Games today announced it is developing an action game for Xbox 360 that will use the Kinect to teach players to fight using kung fu …

Borderlands 2 Limited and Collector Editions Revealed
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Gaming news this month seems to be only one of two things: delays or pre-order announcements. Fans of Gearbox Software’s Borderlands will be happy to learn that today’s news is some of the latter. Just one day after Halo 4′s …

Halo 4 Details Revealed in 343 Industries Interview

Frank O’Connor, the franchise development director for Halo at 343 Industries, gave an interview to Wal-Mart’s gamecenter. He let slip a few details about the Halo 4 campaign, but is mostly vague on what Master Chief will be up against. …

Hitman: Absolution Gets a November 20th Release Date and Pre-Release Content

Square Enix today announced the release date for next installment in the Hitman series Hitman: Absolution. The game will launch on November 20, 2012 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Windows PC. Square Enix also announced a special pre-order bonus …

Trials Evolution Now Available on Xbox Live Arcade

The sequel to the popular and critically acclaimed Trials HD is now available for download on the Xbox Live Arcade. Trials Evolution features outdoor environments, local and online multiplayer, and track-sharing. The original Trials HD was released in 2009 and …

Halo 4 Release Date May Be Announced on Conan Tonight

Rumors are swirling around a Halo 4 news announcement that will take place on Conan tonight. Based on tweets from two Microsoft insiders, it’s clear that Conan O’Brien will be involved in the unveiling of some “big” news about Halo4, …

Halo 4, Assassin’s Creed, and Max Payne 3 Top Nielsen’s Gamer Anticipation List
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Nielsen yesterday released a list of what it says are the most anticipated console video game titles for the remainder of 2012. According to a Nielsen blog post, the list was “derived from combining eight key consumer metrics, including Awareness …

Lost Planet 3 Announced, Trailer Released

A trailer for Lost Planet 3 is out and it promises a release for the game sometime next year. The Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 will both get releases, but there was no sign of a PC release in the …

Resident Evil 6 Leaked Trailer Moves Up Release Date

Though the Resident Evil website still lists a November 20th release date, a trailer leaked online has revealed an October 2nd release date for the title. According to Joystiq, the trailer comes from Capcom’s press event Captivate, held in Italy. …

New Halo 4 Multiplayer and Campaign Details Revealed
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The new issue of GameInformer was released last Friday and with it came tons of new details about Halo 4. Whether or not you’re excited for a Halo that isn’t made by Bungie, I’m sure at least a few of …

Rumor: Nintendo Looking To Add Video Content For Wii U
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It’s no secret that Microsoft and Sony have both been immensely successful with their game consoles that also act as entertainment hubs that include features like Netflix and Hulu. It seems that Nintendo wants to get in on the game. …