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Yoshida: 'I hope' Tomb Raider will come to PS4

During its Gamescom press conference, Microsoft announced that Rise of the Tomb Raider would launch exclusively on Xbox platforms in holiday 2015. This came as a surprise to President of Sony Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida, he said in an interview with Eurogamer. "It's very interesting the way...

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Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris UK pre-order bonuses announced

Square Enix revealed a series of retailer-specific pre-order bonuses it has in store for Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris in the UK, including a selection of franchise crossover character skins and items that grant in-game perks. Players who pre-order Temple of Osiris at Amazon.co.uk will...

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Gamescom Awards evolve, favor 2K's monstrous game

The votes are in, and the winner of the Gamescom 2014 Awards is ... *drumroll* Oh, you saw the headline and figured out the pun already? Well, you're right; it's Evolve, the 4v1 monster-on-human huntfest from Left 4 Dead developer Turtle Rock Studios. The game took home not only the award for "Best...

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Remember Me creative director: 'It was misunderstood'

Remember Me launched in June 2013 to mostly mediocre reviews. Our own critique called its animations "stilted and poorly portrayed," and found the overall experience disappointing. That following January, French developer DONTNOD entered "judicial reorganization," meaning the studio wasn't keeping...

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Being a part of Lara Croft and the Temple of Griefing

Griefing is a tricky art; it can be problematic to give teammates the freedom to sabotage each other, and there are plenty of games where I've found that freedom an irritating barrier to progress and fun. After playing Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris with two devs who constantly undermined each...

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Life is Strange: Ambiguous young love among leading ladies

Life is Strange is DONTNOD's second game ever – it's also the studio's second game starring a woman, following 2013's Remember Me. "That's not us trying to be different for the sake of being different," Creative Director Jean-Maxime Moris said during a demo at Gamescom. "It's not as if...

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Emotions rise as Tomb Raider goes to Xbox

"The recent decision to release the upcoming Rise of the Tomb Raider as an Xbox One exclusive alienates the majority of the fan base and will ultimately lead to the demise of the franchise." For a vocal group of fans it's not just a business move, but a killing blow. Microsoft's claim to Rise of...

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Joystiq Streams: Tomb Raider 2, Lara's original PlayStation exclusive [UPDATE: Relive the stream!]

Gamescom 2014 hasn't even officially opened its doors to the public, but the biggest European gaming event of the year has already yielded up some mad surprises: Rise of the Tomb Raider is going to be an Xbox exclusive. What that means is still unclear, of course. We know that Rise will be "Xbox...

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Square Enix gets real, reveals time-bender Life is Strange

Square Enix and DONTNOD, the studio behind Remember Me, are working on a new IP to be released in digital, episodic chapters: Life is Strange. That's not a commentary on the chaotic nature of existence; it's the name of the game. Life is Strange stars Max Caulfield, a high school senior who's...

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Square Enix will let Sleeping Dogs lie definitively on PC too

Following an early reveal of Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition for Xbox One and PS4, Square Enix has announced that detective Wei Shen's remastered mission to take down the Triads will be coming to PC as well. Like its console-bound counterparts, Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition on PC will...

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