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Emotions rise as Tomb Raider goes to Xbox

"The recent decision to release the upcoming Rise of the Tomb Raider as an Xbox One exclusive alienates the majority of the fan base and will ultimately lead to the demise of the franchise." For a vocal group of fans it's not just a business move, but a killing blow. Microsoft's claim to Rise of...

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This is what makes the snapping bone sound in Mortal Kombat X

That juicy explosion of a crushed skull in Mortal Kombat X is actually the sound of a watermelon splattering on a layer of plastic in NetherRealm's foley studio. The remaining bone snaps, cranium hits and squishy organ sounds are mostly made with various fruits and vegetables, Warner Bros Marketing...

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Bite-sized Minis figures invade Skylanders Trap Team

Activision is preparing to launch an army of adorable miniature Skylanders toys alongside Skylanders Trap Team later this year, giving players the chance to send pint-sized versions of their favorite characters into battle. Trap Team's "Minis" characters boast the same abilities and upgrades as...

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Expect the Keep in future Dragon Ages, maybe other BioWare games

As introduced this time last year, Dragon Age Keep lets you carry over story choices from previous games in the fantasy RPG series. Rather than importing a save game file, Keep asks players to select the choices they made. We imagine it's something along the lines of "Did you choose to get busy...

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What you'll be doing in your 150 hours of Dragon Age: Inquisition

At EA's Gamescom's press conference, BioWare's Aaryn Flynn said that in testing, a recent completionist playthrough of Dragon Age: Inquisition clocked in at 150 hours. That's a mighty big number, even for a Western role-playing game, so we checked in with producer Cameron Lee to see just what would...

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PES 2015 demo arrives next month, full game in November

The next entry in Konami's flagship soccer simulation, Pro Evolution Soccer 2015, will arrive on November 13, according to a press release from the publisher. According to Konami, the developers behind PES 2015 have approached the game with an eye toward overhauling several key systems. "This...

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Be The Keeper in The Evil Within's Season Pass DLC

Bethesda announced today that it will offer a Season Pass for Tango Gameworks' upcoming survival horror game The Evil Within, bundling a selection of new playable missions split off from the game's core campaign. The game's first planned add-on allows players to assume control of The Keeper, an...

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12 minutes of upholding the law in Battlefield: Hardline's single-player

EA showed 12 minutes of Battlefield: Hardline's single player campaign at its Gamescom 2014 presentation, but you can watch the same demonstration in the above video. EA's snippet follows protagonist Nick Mendoza as he hunts down someone from his past, a motivation that aligns with story details...

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Battlefield Hardline gets car, hostage multiplayer modes

Battlefield Hardline comes with two new multiplayer modes, Hotwire and Rescue, EA announced at its Gamescom press conference today. Guess which one involves cars and which is about a hostage situation? Hotwire has cops and criminals riding around in shiny, fast cars, attempting to capture and...

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EA Gamescom '14 Liveblog on Joystiq

The EA presentation at this year's E3 reflected an unexpected turn for the publisher, almost as if the powers that be had hit the reset button on multiple projects. Star Wars: Battlefront, Mirror's Edge and Mass Effect were shown only in early stages – far from being completed. The snippets...

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