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Metro Redux remasters Moscow for PS4, Xbox One, PC

Metro 2033 and its sequel, Metro Last Light, are coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and SteamOS later this summer, with a year's worth of additional work done by European developer 4A Games. Dubbed a "true director's cut," Metro Redux collects and rebuilds the atmospheric survival games with an...

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Mighty Switch Force 2 to flip the switch on Wii U, 'estimated' for October

Mighty Switch Force 2 will follow its predecessor's example and be ported from the 3DS eShop to the Wii U eShop, WayForward Creative Director Matt Bozon revealed in a tweet last week. Bozon's tweet noted that the game is "estimated to arrive in October." The original Mighty Switch Force was...

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Microsoft patent: Remakes running concurrent engines for old, new visuals

Microsoft has filed an interesting patent for a video game "having a plurality of game engines" running concurrently. The patent was filed in December of 2011, right after the launch of Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary – a game allowing players to switch between the updated visuals and the...

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Microsoft Game Studios not that interested in HD remakes

After the success of the God of War Collection, Sony is going all in on the HD remakes, with re-tuned versions of the Sly Cooper, Ico, Medal of Honor and Oddworld games all coming out on the PS3. But fans of the original Halo, Blinx: The Time Sweeper and Voodoo Vince probably won't get to see their...

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Wii Warm Up: bit Regenerations

Two of the three Art Style games out on WiiWare are remakes of Game Boy Advance bit Generations games (possibly more; at the time this post is being written, today's games have yet to be announced, so forgive us if we neglect a fourth Art Style). The GBA games were characterized by simple gameplay...

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Square Enix reveals Dragon Quest IV US release date, confirms V and VI releases

The first official news is out regarding a North American release for Dragon Quest IV, in the form of the official website. The site doesn't have much information up about the game -- except its release date, September 16. English screens and stuff can come later! The real news is on the new...

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Rumor: Shenmue I and II Wii-makes coming

Normally we'd take a rumor like this gently by the hand, walk it outside of the house, and then run back in while locking the door behind us. However, there is some historic rational for this piece of gossip. In their Rykten (i.e. Rumor) section, Swedish magazine Game Reactor said Sega is looking...

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PSP voted most wanted system for remakes

Japanese website Dengeki Online polled its readers on the games they most wanted to be remade. The actual list of titles is not what concerns us, however. What tickles our interest is that the readers were also polled on what system they most wanted these remakes to appear on. Triumphantly, the PSP...

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DS Daily: Experienced

I was reminded by Leigh Alexander's adorable childhood Phantasy Star II fanworks of my own recent, abortive attempts to replay the game. What was shockingly doable when I was 11 is now painful and a little tedious. We have been coddled by role-playing games with sensible level progressions and...

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Wii Warm Up: SAAAAAAAAAAY-GA!

Any gamer would need a heart of blackened teak to not have a soft spot for Sega, and there's arguably no better home for a dyed-in-the-wool Sega fan than the Wii. Over the coming weeks and months, Nintendo's little white box will be hosting a number of updated classic Sega properties, including...

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