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News: Insomniac Taking "Extra Time" to Nail Overstrike's Gameplay

Insomniac Taking "Extra Time" to Nail Overstrike's Gameplay

In the oven

One of the games conspicuously absent from this year’s E3 was Insomniac Games’ upcoming Overstrike. The four-player co-op shooter was announced at last year’s event under the EA Partners program, but has been hiding in the shadows ever since. Speaking with CVG, EA Labels gaffer Frank Gibeau explained that the delay was due to...

News: Battlefield 3 Premium Trailer Lands Early

Battlefield 3 Premium Trailer Lands Early

Advanced assault

EA just can’t seem to keep a secret this year. If it wasn’t enough that Battlefield 3 Premium was already leaked, the publisher’s now gone and uploaded the DLC’s trailer prematurely. Similarly to Call of Duty: Elite, Battlefield 3’s premium tier will grant you early access to all of the game’s DLC packs. In addition,...

News: More Dead Space 3 Details Leak Ahead of E3

More Dead Space 3 Details Leak Ahead of E3

Find a friend

That errant issue of Game Informer magazine is causing a whole heap of misery, it seems. Not content with leaking Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation for PlayStation Vita, the publication’s also outed a handful of details pertaining to Dead Space 3. Then again, we suppose it’s par for the course for Visceral Games’ oft-leaked...

News: Battlefield 3: Armored Kill Attacks in September

Battlefield 3: Armored Kill Attacks in September

Suited and booted

Another little snippet from EA this evening: the second Battlefield 3 expansion is set to release in September. Entitled Armored Kill, the DLC promises “all-out vehicle warfare on huge maps”. The first Battlefield 3 expansion, Close Quarters, is set to be released at some point this month, with a date likely to be announced...

News: EA Confirms Need for Speed: Most Wanted for E3

EA Confirms Need for Speed: Most Wanted for E3

High stakes

After weeks of speculation, EA has officially announced Need for Speed: Most Wanted. The racer is in development at UK studio Criterion, and is set to be revealed in much greater detail at next week’s E3. Platforms have yet to be announced, but Criterion recently posted a job listing for a Vita developer, prompting speculation that...

News: EA Officially Acknowledges Dead Space 3

EA Officially Acknowledges Dead Space 3

At last

EA has officially confirmed that the worst kept secret of E3, Dead Space 3, is an actual video game. Following a slew of leaks and rumours – including a set of screenshots – the publisher finally acknowledged the title overnight. It’s not willing to share any details just yet, but it promises all will be revealed during its E3 press...

News: Leaked Dead Space 3 Screenshots Confirm Co-Op

Leaked Dead Space 3 Screenshots Confirm Co-Op

Never walk alone

If you were hoping the heavily rumoured Dead Space 3 would make a claustrophobic return to the vacant corridors of the USG Ishimura, then prepare yourself for disappointment. A handful of leaked screenshots have all but confirmed co-op for the unannounced sequel. The shots show series protagonist Isaac Clarke accompanied by a...

News: Battlefield 3 Goes Premium on 4th June

Battlefield 3 Goes Premium on 4th June

Step your game up

Despite not being officially announced by publisher EA, Sony has attached a 4th June release date to the heavily rumoured Battlefield 3 Premium. The platform holder listed the unannounced upgrade as part of today’s European PlayStation Store update. The download – which is poised to compete with Call of Duty: Elite – will...

Rumour: Kingdoms of Amalur 2 Was in Pre-Production

Kingdoms of Amalur 2 Was in Pre-Production

Bitter pill

Those that have been paying close to attention to the video game industry over the past couple of weeks will no doubt be familiar with the closure of Big Huge Games. The developer behind the likeable Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning was forced to shut down last week following the emerging financial troubles of its parent company 38 Studios...

News: Need for Speed: Most Wanted Races into Sight

Need for Speed: Most Wanted Races into Sight

Schedule outs reboot

A booth schedule released by Twitch TV has revealed the title of the next Need for Speed game. Like Hot Pursuit, EA looks set to revisit another classic subtitle – this time Need for Speed: Most Wanted, which was last used back in 2005. Apparently, the game is due out in November, and will be fully revealed

News: Mass Effect 3 Rebels with Free DLC

Mass Effect 3 Rebels with Free DLC

Out next week

After the controversy surrounding Mass Effect 3’s conclusion, BioWare sure is making all the right moves with its fanbase. It has announced a brand new multiplayer expansion pack, set for release later this month on PS3. Brilliantly, assuming you’ve got an online pass for the title, the DLC will be totally free. Entitled the...

News: New Medal of Honor Warfighter Trailer Explodes Online

New Medal of Honor Warfighter Trailer Explodes Online

Firefight

EA’s released the brand new Medal of Honor Warfighter trailer which debuted during last night’s dramatic Champions League final. The footage shows a familiar mix of explosions, military chatter and gunfire. Not exactly original, but at least the graphics look hot. Medal of Honor Warfighter releases in October on PlayStation 3...

News: Medal of Honor Trailer Attacks Champions League

Medal of Honor Trailer Attacks Champions League

Head to head

EA’s not going to let Activision hog the spotlight on its own. Following on from yesterday’s Call of Duty: Black Ops II announcement, the publisher has revealed that it will debut its own brand new Medal of Honor Warfighter trailer during this weekend’s Champions League final. It’s like all out advertising warfare... in the...

News: Battlefield: Bad Company 3, Mirror's Edge 2 Listed in CVs

Battlefield: Bad Company 3, Mirror's Edge 2 Listed in CVs

Loose lips

It's proving difficult to escape resume rumours at the minute. The latest leaks come courtesy of a group of EA employees, who have accidentally lifted the lid on Battlefield: Bad Company 3 and Mirror’s Edge 2. One resume noted work on a video game prototype for the aforementioned Bad Company 3, while a former software engineer claimed...

News: Criterion Working on PlayStation Vita Title

Criterion Working on PlayStation Vita Title

Need for speed

You didn’t think the PlayStation Vita release schedule was going to remain a barren wasteland forever did you? Good, because it looks like Burnout developer Criterion is readying a new title for the handheld. A new job listing posted by the British studio is in search of a software developer responsible for “optimising and tuning...

News: DICE Deploys Double XP Weekend for Battlefield 3

DICE Deploys Double XP Weekend for Battlefield 3

Attention

Sharpen up soldier; it’s time to jump back into Battlefield 3. Developer DICE has announced a Double XP weekend for the first-person shooter, and it’s taking place right now. The action’s set to cease on May 13th at 23:59 PDT. We’ll let you do your own time conversions. During the premium period, you’ll be able to score extra...

News: Mass Effect 3 Launches Operation Silencer on PS3

Mass Effect 3 Launches Operation Silencer on PS3

Give 'em Drell

The war against the Reapers, Cerberus and Geth never ends. Shortly after the completion of Operation Exorcist, developer BioWare has announced the next Mass Effect 3 Bounty Weekend. Taking place as we type, Operation Silencer sees the community tasked with the challenge of taking down a cumulative total of three million Banshees...

Rumour: Dead Space 3 Includes Online Co-Op

Dead Space 3 Includes Online Co-Op

Find a friend

If you were hoping the heavily rumoured Dead Space 3 would return to the isolation that defined the original title, it’s probably best to stop dreaming. Rumours spewing out of IGN overnight have hinted that the title will feature online drop-in/drop-out co-op. Hmm. Apparently the plot will be near identical depending on whether you...