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Kill Thieves and Be a Thief in 'The Castle Doctrine'

Jul
22

A trailer for the upcoming The Castle Doctrine hit the web today and it looks intriguing.  Created by Jason Rohrer, the game has you protect your family of four from would-be theives through a series of traps set up within your home.  Of course after you're secure, you can begin plundering from other people's homes as well.  If I wasn't convincing, check out the trailer and see how you like it then.

New 'Batman: Arkham Origins' Reveals Copperhead

Jul
22

Another of the Arkham Origins assassins has been revealed. The deadly Copperhead is a brand new character, one who uses snake-like agility, martial arts, and poison to take on the caped crusader. Interestingly, there are already two other villains in the DC comics universe with the same moniker. This new female version has been created specifically for the game though, although it has been confirmed that she'll appear in the New 52 sometime after Origins arrives.

'Battlestar' Writer Working on a Game with Sony Santa Monica

Jul
21

Battlestar Galactica writer Michael Angeli is currently working with Sony Santa Monica, developers on God of War, to create a brand new game. Angeli broke the news at the Battlestar panel at Comic-Con this weekend, where he revealed that game will not a God of War title, but will instead be a fresh IP.

SDCC: Gearbox Announces More Borderlands DLC

Jul
20

Gearbox will be sending out more DLC later this fall, as it gets ready for the Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack 2 for Borderlands 2.  Also to come is a free update and a T.K. Baha DLC.

'Homeworld' and 'Homeworld 2' HD Re-releases Coming Soon for PC

Jul
20

Good news for fans of the Homeworld franchise, as Gearbox announced today at PAX Australia that they will be releasing HD versions of both Homeworld and Homeworld 2. They also announced that they will be making unaltered versions of the two games readily available sometime soon.

'Warcraft' Film Teaser Shown at Comic-Con

Jul
20

For those of you not in the know, a film based on the Warcraft franchise has been in the works for quite a while now. The latest news was that Moon and Source Code director Duncan Jones was attached to the project. Up until now, that's about all we've known.

Check Out 7 Minutes of 'Strider'

Jul
19

Down in San Diego, Capcom revealed 7 minutes of Strider.  For those who don't recognize him immeadiately, you may recognize Strider Hiryu from the Marvel vs. Capcom series of games.  Though the character had his own manga and was featured in his own series of games, Strider hasn't really seen the limelight since '99.  Check out the trailer below.

LCS 2013 NA Summer Split: W6D2 [eSports]

Jul
19

Wardless gameplay by Cloud 9 and an unexpected victory for the LCS Summer Split's underdogs Velocity makes for an exciting Day 2 of Week 6.

'Battlefield 4' Becomes a Novel

Jul
18

Electronic Arts has announced the launch of a Battlefield 4 novel.  Written by Peter Grimsdale and published by Orion Publishing Group the novel will be released this fall.  Along with the novel, other merchandise is due out with the launching of the game and will include an art book from Titan Books, special branded gaming peripherals from Razer, controllers from PDP, mouse pads from Qpad, clothing from Jinx, and strategy guides from Prima games.  Read on for the book description.

Details Coming Soon for 'Far Cry 4'

Jul
18

Ubisoft’s senior vice president of marketing and sales, Tony Key, spoke to Polygon about Far Cry 3 and the future of a possible Far Cry 4.  With the great success of Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, they are “totally psyched” and looking forward to the next.

'Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII' Gets a New Trailer

Jul
18

A new trailer has been released for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. This new trailer blends both cinematic scenes as well as gameplay footage while also showing details that pertain to the storyline.  You will also see different combat styles and outfits that players will be able to utilize, all of which are important to Lightning’s fighting ability.

'Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn' Nominated for an Emmy

Jul
18

In October of last year the live action web series Halo 4: Forward unto Dawn premiered with a new episode airing every week and lasting at least until the launch of Halo 4 in November.  Now it has been nominated for an Emmy in the category of Outstanding Main Title Design.

Professional Video Gamers That Earn Six Figures a Year

Jul
18

Imagine playing video games for your profession and actually making enough money that you don’t have to do anything else.  That would be a dream come true for many of us and there are gamers who do just that.

'Legend of Zelda' Prima Box Set Available Nov. 26

Jul
18

According to a listing on Amazon, Prima Official will be releasing a box set of Legend of Zelda strategy guides on November 26th.

'Firefly Online' Comic-Con Announcement: Yes, Please

Jul
17

Well, it's not the second season that fans have been clamoring for since forever, but yes, rest assured that Firefly Online refers to that Firefly. Check out the announcement trailer below.

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