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News: Pre-Orders For The Darkness II Upgraded To Limited Edition

Pre-Orders For The Darkness II Upgraded To Limited Edition

If you've already registered interest in The Darkness II or are just about to -- then you're in luck

2K Games has announced that it will be upgrading all pre-orders of the game to a Limited Edition version. This includes a Crazy Abdul darkling outfit and two ability upgrades: Gourmet Hearts and Relic Hunter. You'll also net an illustration by Marc Silvestri and downloadable versions of the comics..

News: The Latest Darkness Trailer Keeps You Up To Date

The Latest Darkness Trailer Keeps You Up To Date

Did you miss out on the original The Darkness? Shame on you

The game was actually a surprisingly unique first-person shooter. Still, we understand if you're not willing to set aside the time to play through the game in 2011. And 2K gets that too. Hence it's released a little recap video to get you up to date ahead of its upcoming sequel, The Darkness II. Catch it after the jump. The Darkness II is..

News: BioShock Infinite TGS 2011 Teaser Trailer

BioShock Infinite TGS 2011 Teaser Trailer

In Japanese too!

As fans of the original BioShock, it’s not hard for us to get excited about any new titbit we can rummage up about the upcoming BioShock Infinite. With each new trailer that Irrational Games releases, it seems that the game just continues to look better and better, and this can be said once again from this new trailer from TGS...

News: More Than 40 Staffers Dropped From 2K Czech

More Than 40 Staffers Dropped From 2K Czech

Two studios under the 2K Czech banner have been hit by a redundancy initiative, according to information obtained by Develop Online

According to the website more than 40 of the developer's staff has been cut from its studio at Brno, with "less than ten" cut from its Prague studio too. Before the redundancies, 2K Czech had a work force of around 200 people. “This will result in the..

News: Uh-Oh, There's More Duke Nukem Incoming

Uh-Oh, There's More Duke Nukem Incoming

Gearbox Software is in the initial stages of planning a new Duke Nukem title, CEO Randy Pitchford has announced

Pitchford told an audience at PAX — watched by Kotaku — that the studio picked up the Duke Nukem franchise with the intention of making more titles in the series. "And then soon… I know that you guys figured out that, when Gearbox acquired the franchise, we didn't do it just to..

News: Borderlands 2's Split-Screen Will Allow You To Take A Friend Online

Borderlands 2's Split-Screen Will Allow You To Take A Friend Online

No-one is going to disagree that Borderlands 2 is all about multiplayer, not least developers Gearbox Software

Speaking to Joystiq behind closed doors, Gearbox's Steve Gibson revealed that those playing Borderlands 2's couch co-op mode will be able to take the action online with two other players. There is one stipulation however, according to Gibson. Split-screen players will not be able to join..

News: GamesCom 2011: Elizabeth Has A Bit Of A Cry In New BioShock: Infinite Screenshots

GamesCom 2011: Elizabeth Has A Bit Of A Cry In New BioShock: Infinite Screenshots

Poor Elizabeth

She was thrilled with all the awards BioShock: Infinite won at E3 earlier in the year, but someone at GamesCom had to be a complete meanie didn't they? Horrible Europeans, why did you have to tell her that BioShock: Infinite is still a year away from release? We think we're going to have a little cry too.

News: 2K Games To Stream Borderlands 2 Premiere Online

2K Games To Stream Borderlands 2 Premiere Online

It sounds like GamesCom's going to be livestreams galore -- 2K Games will be joining Sony next week in streaming its GamesCom presentation live on the Internet

2K's show is expected to go heavy on Borderlands 2 content, with many of us given a first taste of Gearbox's RPG-come-shooter at next week's show. The livestream's set to hit the airwaves on UStream at 16:00PM BST on August 19th. [Thanks..

News: Ken Levine Chats BioShock: Infinite On PlayStation 3

Ken Levine Chats BioShock: Infinite On PlayStation 3

It's funny to think that the original BioShock was an afterthought on the PlayStation 3

Released hastily a year after its XBOX 360 counterpart, BioShock as a franchise was closely aligned with Microsoft's platform back in the early days of this generation. But now you can't move without seeing BioShock: Infinite on the front-cover of PlayStation magazines, and Ken Levine on Sony-aligned websites..

News: GameInformer Busts Out A Bunch Of New Borderlands 2 Details

GameInformer Busts Out A Bunch Of New Borderlands 2 Details

Super-addictive four-player co-op is back in Borderlands 2, says GameInformer magazine

But according to the publication, virtually every other element of the RPG-come-shooter has been revved up. More interactive environments, friendly NPCs that actually say more than one word, and a new elemental currency are all in. Bonza. All four original Borderlands characters will feature in the sequel, in..

News: Rejoice: 2K Games Makes Borderlands 2 Official

Rejoice: 2K Games Makes Borderlands 2 Official

Forget those rumours from yesterday, 2K Games has officially confirmed Borderlands 2 this afternoon

The game's due for release somewhere between April 2012 and March 2013. 2K's keeping a nice wide window open for the time being. The game's featured on the September cover of US games magazine GameInformer, and will be on-hand at this month's Gamescom. New characters, skills, enemies, weapons and..

Rumour: Borderlands 2 Announcement On The Horizon

Borderlands 2 Announcement On The Horizon

Eurogamer's reporting that Borderlands 2 is in development at Gearbox and is due to be announced by 2K Games soon -- presumably at Gamescom

According to Eurogamer's source, the game will launch on PlayStation 3 next year. It's not the first we've heard of Borderlands 2 — the game has been rumoured for months, showing up on developer CVs and in hushed industry whispers. Seeing as we adored the..

News: The Darkness II Gets Delayed Out Of October, Into February

The Darkness II Gets Delayed Out Of October, Into February

It's that time of the year again

The time of the year where publishers of not-quite-blockbuster-games delay their big fall releases because of the looming threat of Call Of Duty and Uncharted and Batman and Battlefield. 2K Games' The Darkness II is the first notable title to be pushed out of its release window, presumably for marketing reasons. The title will now release in February, as opposed to..

News: Levine: BioShock Vita Will Be 'Strange And Surprising To People'

Levine: BioShock Vita Will Be 'Strange And Surprising To People'

Irrational Games boss Ken Levine doesn't do things by half, so it's not necessarily surprising to hear the video games luminary tease his upcoming PlayStation Vita project as being "strange"

In an interview with IGN, the legend reiterated that the game would be something new, and not simply a port of a previous BioShock title. “That’s a new game. That is going to be strange and surprising to..

News: This Is What BioShock Infinite's Protagonist Looks Like

This Is What BioShock Infinite's Protagonist Looks Like

The face of BioShock Infinite's protagonist, Booker DeWitt, has been revealed on the cover of EGM magazine

The character looks rugged and dishevelled in a classy sort of way, sporting an expensive jacket and pin-stripe trouser. One thing we liked about the original BioShock was the mystique surrounding the protagonist, so we're not sure how we feel about Booker DeWitt's big reveal.

News: Tear Deeper Into Columbia in BioShock Infinite

Tear Deeper Into Columbia in BioShock Infinite

Tearing the worlds apart

Maybe it was the way that Rapture gripped us from beginning to end in the original BioShock, or maybe it was the way the game created such a surreal alternate lifestyle in the underwater city that it almost seemed like it could actually be lying in wait somewhere in the ocean depths. Today we grasp at every morsel of...

News: BioShock Infinite Looks Crazy Amazing

BioShock Infinite Looks Crazy Amazing

Irrational's released a new developer diary for BioShock Infinite

No doubt if you've been reading previews for the game, or listening to podcasts, you'll have heard about this section from the game's E3 demo where Elizabeth — your side-kick throughout the game — opens up a portal (or tear) into a 1980s sidewalk while trying to save a horse. The potential for other psychological craziness is..

News: UK Sales Charts: Always Bet On Duke, Baby

UK Sales Charts: Always Bet On Duke, Baby

Despite a number of seriously scathing reviews over the weekend, Duke Nukem Forever has knocked L

A. Noire</a> off its perch at the top of the UK sales charts, scoring a number one finish for the long-in-development FPS. L.A. Noire finished up in second, while Sucker Punch's new superhero escapade finished up just behind Zumba Fitness in fourth. The game probably deserved to do better than..