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PSN Tuesday: Escape Plan, House of the Dead 3, The Simpsons Arcade

Naturally, a large part of this week's PSN content dump is devoted to the launch of the PlayStation Vita -- Escape Plan, Hustle Kings, and Super Stardust Delta are all available for download, the latter being the revealed free 3G game. For launch game reviews and pertinent PS Vita information,...

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Assassin's Creed: Revelations creative director Alexandre Amancio leaves Ubisoft

Alexandre Amancio has left Ubisoft in order to serve as Chief Creative Officer for Cossette, a marketing company located in Quebec City, Canada. Amancio leaves the developer seven years after joining in 2005. He was most recently credited as the creative director for Assassin's Creed: Revelations...

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Comix Zone coming early and free to PlayStation Plussers next week

The next set of bonuses coming to PlayStation Plus subscribers should tickle fans of old-school beat-em'-ups, as well as fans of egregious misspellings. The latest Sega title to serve as an incentive for the premium program is Comix Zone, the 1995 Genesis brawler that was notable for its clever...

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Far Cry 3 preview: Wandering off course

First and foremost, if you haven't played Far Cry 2, you're a monster. Let's just get that out of the way up front. I note as much because it's with my deep-seated love of Far Cry 2 that I approached today's hands-off presentation of Far Cry 3 ... and came away kinda worried. To be clear, the game...

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Ubisoft Steam sale tears 75 percent off Far Cry games

These tears in our eyes? They're tears of joy, friends. The latest batch of Ubisoft titles to be savagely cut down on Steam's digital distribution platform includes Far Cry and Far Cry 2: Fortune's Edition, available for today only for $2.50 and $5, respectively! Now, let's go blow up the jungle....

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Steam has Ubisoft hits on sale this weekend; Impulse has Medal of Honor

Whether you're in the mood for shooting or shooting, Steam and Impulse have your back this weekend. Active now, Steam's offering Assassin's Creed, Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood, Far Cry 2 and Rainbow Six Vegas 2 in a bargain $3 bundle; while Impulse has Medal of Honor for $15....

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Splinter Cell, Far Cry 2 designer Clint Hocking leaves Ubisoft

[Image Source] Clint Hocking, longtime creative director at Ubisoft on the Splinter Cell games and lead designer on FarCry 2, has announced on his blog that he has resigned from Ubisoft. The separation appears to be genial -- Hocking waxes a little poetic about his nearly-a-decade with the company,...

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New Games on Demand added, questionably priced

Now, we know that Xbox 360 Games on Demand costing $19.99 and $29.99 is nothing new, but we have to call into question the choice of that higher price point for two of the three newest games available via the service. Far Cry 2, Kane & Lynch: Dead Men and Shrek the Third are now on the...

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Shrek the Third, Far Cry 2 and Kane & Lynch coming to Games on Demand

Here's a brain-teaser for you: What do Shrek the Third, Far Cry 2 and Kane & Lynch all have in common? If you said "they all feature cartoon donkeys voiced by the stars of the Beverly Hills Cop series," you'd be correct. It's a little known fact that all three games contain flippant burros...

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Former DICE designer analyzes in-game user interfaces

Though we rarely acknowledge their existence (unless they're super original or horrifically ugly), heads-up displays and user interfaces play a major role in how we interact with games. Former DICE designer Marcus Andrews was recently tasked by his previous employer with studying a variety of UIs...

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