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Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate and the hunting party

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, an upgraded version of Monster Hunter Tri coming to the Wii U and 3DS, made its American debut at New York Comic-Con. In my first twenty-minute experience with the Wii U version of the action-RPG, I was able to step into the mind of a true hunter, both through my own...

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Aliens: Colonial Marines' Xenomorphic perspective and Wii U potential

In developing the canonical sequel to James Cameron's Aliens, Gearbox Software feels the naturally extended duration of a video game allows for a deeper narrative than what is found in films. "We get ten-plus hours to tell our story. We can go way more in depth and in more directions on really...

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Domino will appear in High Moon's upcoming Deadpool game

X-Force regular, occasional X-Man, and full-time female mercenary Domino will make an appearance in Deadpool, according to the Merc with a Mouth himself. Just as he did in San Diego earlier this year, Deadpool showed up during a Marvel games panel at the New York Comic-Con last week and, after...

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Gearbox boss on an industry inching toward the 'holodeck'

Despite striking gold, once again, with the Borderlands series, Gearbox isn't sitting back to watch accolades and sales numbers pile up. Having recently released Borderlands 2, the Texas-based team now turns to focus on supporting that game with additional content, and on completing the team's next...

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Devil May Cry's new trailer shows some things don't change

As this new trailer from the New York Comic Con shows, not everything's changed in the alternate reality of Ninja Theory's Devil May Cry. The music remains familiar, very much the Joystiq-turn-that-racket-down-right-now-or-so-help-me-Lord brand of heavy metal. Capcom also revealed at NYCC that...

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Injustice: Gods Among Us online mode built on Mortal Kombat foundation

Green Arrow, one of the newest heroes attached to NetherRealm Entertainment's Injustice: Gods Among Us, was on display during the 2012 New York Comic Con where Joystiq donned his emerald hood. Green Arrow's core powers appear to be modeled after Mortal Kombat mainstay Sub-Zero. Players can fire an...

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In search of hidden objects in Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon

Sidekicks, with their one-dimensional character traits to help round out leading characters, are always fun to have around. In Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, Mario's lanky brother steps out of his sibling's shadow and into the haunted locales of his latest starring role, fleshing the character out as...

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DmC demo incoming, Mundus returns as the Demon King

Capcom is planning an online demo of DmC: Devil May Cry prior to the game's launch, giving fans and on-the-fence aesthetic nuts a chance to try out Dante's new look for themselves. Capcom has no firm date for the demo yet, but it is coming to consoles at least, producer Alex Jones tells a panel at...

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Amazing Spider-Man also coming to Wii U, DLC in tow

Spider-Man, in addition to doing whatever a spider can (catching thieves just like flies, spinning webs of various sizes, etc) will also be swinging his way onto Nintendo's forthcoming flagship console this spring when The Amazing Spider-Man is released on the Wii U. Announced during Marvel's New...

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Insomniac wants Fuse players to 'take the universe seriously'

Insomniac's Fuse began as Overstrike, a colorful co-op spy game with a humorous flair. Fuse continues the co-op direction of the game, but has shifted its look to a style that tilts more toward realism than fantasy. Some internet reaction has labeled the new style powering Fuse as just another...

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