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Portal 2 map contest winners chosen, available to play now

The contest is over, the winners have been chosen, and you can now pick up the winning maps from the "Summer Mapping Initiative" contest being held by Valve for Portal 2. A map called "Patent Pending" took the top prize by offering a wide mix of mechanics, another called "Infinifling" that's...

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Maps are coming to Minecraft in Beta Update 1.6

You guys, you've got to see our latest Minecraft masterpiece! Using only the bricks included in the core game and two months of intensive, virtual labor, we've managed to completely recreate all of Red Dwarf! You can come check it out right by that mountain. Or, wait. No, sorry, it's that...

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Battlefield 3's Back to Karkand pack features Wake Island, three more

DICE community manager Daniel Matros has posted on the Battlefield 3 forums that the "Back to Karkand" content pack (free on launch day with an in-box code, EA-style) will have four old Battlefield maps done up in the new Frostbite 2 engine: the original Wake Island, along with Battlefield 2's...

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StarCraft 2 now testing new ladder maps, Blizzard mods

Blizzard has updated the Public Test Region for StarCraft 2 and, along with a few bug fixes (they should call them Zerg fixes, get it?), there are some new ladder maps to play around with. Test server players also have access to the mods announced at BlizzCon last year, which include the...

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Retailer listing points to zombie return in Call of Duty: Black Ops

The zombies from Treyarch's Call of Duty: World at War DLC will make a return in Call of Duty: Black Ops, according to a listing at Best Buy Canada's online store. The description for the Hardened edition of the game details the four maps included with both collector's editions, describing them as...

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Halo: Reach achievements revealed, Forge showcased

Bungie's previously teased achievements for Halo: Reach's have finally been revealed through its latest update. 49 achievements can be earned across the campaign, multiplayer and firefight. We've dropped them after the break. If that weren't enough, there's a whole mess of new Bungie-created...

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Civilization 5 will convert Civ 4 maps automatically

Jon Shafer, a.k.a. "Trip," is a veteran Civilization modder and mapmaker -- he's made his name in the Civ community by posting his own mods and strategy guides on the forums for years. And oh yeah, he's also the lead designer of Civ V, which is probably one reason why user-created mods and maps...

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Modern Warfare 2 'Resurgence Pack' adding five more maps on June 3

In what might be the briefest press release we've ever received from a major publisher announcing a new chunk of DLC for an über-successful game, Activision revealed that another set of five multiplayer maps for Modern Warfare 2 will drop on Xbox Live on June 3. We know two things about said...

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Just kidding about that 'BioShock 2 DLC coming this week' thing

Click to make so much bigger Boy, oh boy, is there egg all over your face. You all actually bought into last week's Xbox Live Newsbeat, which announced a new chunk of BioShock 2 DLC to be released April 29? Don't you recognize a goof when you see one? Allow us to educate you: That was totally a...

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Modern Warfare 2's Stimulus Package hitting Steam May 4

We know PC gamers probably got their hackles up when Modern Warfare 2's first batch of new content, the "Stimulus Package," was given a release date on the PS3, but not their platform of choice. Don't fret, folks -- the game's Steam listing has been updated, and now includes a May 4 release date...

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