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New Assassin's Creed with 'multiplayer mode' due by April 2011

Well, this is a shock. According to a recent financial release from Ubisoft, we can expect a new "episode" of Assassin's Creed within the company's next fiscal year, starting April 2010. That includes this year. Want another shock? It's going to have an "online multiplayer mode." Considering the...

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Wii Warm Up: Episodic

Having gone through the first three episodes of SBCG4AP now and having thoroughly enjoyed them, we were thinking about other episodic games out there. There's LostWinds and its near-promised second installment. There's Penny Arcade Adventures, Sam and Max (which we received all on one disc), and...

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Rock out with Strong Bad this Monday

Telltale Games has just informed us that the latest episode in the ongoing saga of Strong Bad's Cool Game For Attractive People has been dated for release on WiiWare this coming Monday, October 27th. If previous episodes are any indication, this latest installment in the series is going to be...

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Telltale dishes out new Strong Bad trailer, screens

Telltale has just sent out a press release, which was chock full of screens for the next episode of Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People. As you all know, we found the first episode to be quite good (although, we never did have our copy freeze on us), so we're looking forward to this...

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GTA IV episodes confirmed Xbox 360 exclusives

Take-Two has confirmed that the promised episodic content for Grand Theft Auto IV on PS3 will not show up and is now an Xbox 360 exclusive. Questions arose regarding the episodic content earlier this week when the financial reports for Take-Two's fiscal year did not have the PS3 content present, but...

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Bioware supports episodic content

In an interview with CVG, developer Bioware stated they were supportive of episodic content for upcoming 360 game Mass Effect and other future titles. Bioware CEO Ray Muzyka also said they were planning episodic content for upcoming games Dragon Age and Jade Empire: Special Edition. Do you think the...

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GameTap VP of Content: Episodic games should reflect TV shows

Rick Sanchez, Vice President of Content at GameTap, outlines his thoughts on the potential of episodic games. After defining episodic content -- regularly scheduled chapters of a game that can stand alone -- he focuses on why this method of game design fits the market. Sanchez says that the...

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3D Realms discusses Steam, episodic games

Gamasutra interviews Scott Miller, the head of 3D Realms, about PC game download services, episodic content, and other current industry issues. Miller wants Valve to spin Steam off into its own company, because he wants to work with a download-only service instead of a competitor. He thinks that an...

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Free CDX adventure game released with BBC tie-in

The BBC History website has launched the first episode in its multi-part adventure game, CDX. Acting as a companion to the current BBC series, Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire, the game's story follows a character who supplies a Roman dagger to the BBC TV production. Bad things happen,...

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Joystiq interviews David Reid of GameTap

We recently sat down for a quick meeting with David Reid, VP of Marketing for GameTap, the Turner game-download subscription service. GameTap had previously announced that the episodic releases of Sam & Max and Myst Online: Uru Live would be added to the service as part of its monthly $10 fee;...

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