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News: BioWare Deploys Mass Effect Trilogy from 4th December

BioWare Deploys Mass Effect Trilogy from 4th December

Make sure you Geth it

In an epic blog post worthy of the Pulitzer Prize, developer BioWare has confirmed that the Mass Effect Trilogy will take flight on 4th December in North America and 7th December in Europe. That means that the first title in the series – which originally launched as a Microsoft published Xbox 360 exclusive way back in 2007...

News: Pre-order Crysis 3 and Get the Original Title for Free

Pre-order Crysis 3 and Get the Original Title for Free

Can your console run it, though?

If you pre-order the upcoming Crysis 3 at a participating retailer, you’ll get a PSN copy of the original title absolutely free. Furthermore, you’ll automatically be upgraded to the special Hunter Edition, which rewards you with early access to a handful of in-game weapons. "The release of Crysis in 2007 was...

News: Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel Readies Up on 26th March

Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel Readies Up on 26th March

Bro science

The masked protagonists of Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel will embark on their mission to clean up the drug-riddled streets of Mexico on 26th March in North America and 29th March in Europe. Pre-orders for the title will automatically be upgraded to the Overkill Edition, which will grant players with an additional three missions...

News: FIFA 13 Sells 7.4 Million Copies in Four Weeks

FIFA 13 Sells 7.4 Million Copies in Four Weeks

But Medal of Honor: Warfighter disappoints

If the popularity of the beautiful game was ever in doubt, then the success of FIFA 13 should put any concerns to bed. Publisher EA Games has revealed that its premium soccer simulation has already sprinted into 7.4 million homes. That’s an outstanding achievement for a game that’s only been available...

News: Medal of Honor: Warfighter Trophies Failing to Unlock

Medal of Honor: Warfighter Trophies Failing to Unlock

Urgh

It looks like Medal of Honor: Warfighter’s comprehensive day one patch failed to fix all of the problems with the first-person shooter. A number of posters on the title’s official forums have noted that they are having problems unlocking certain Trophies in the game, despite the requirements of the trinkets being met. Issues appear to...

News: Criterion: Need for Speed: Most Wanted for Vita Was Something That We Wanted to Do Internally

Criterion: Need for Speed: Most Wanted for Vita Was Something That We Wanted to Do Internally

Stepping up

UK developer Criterion Games has revealed that it “wanted” to build the PlayStation Vita version of Need for Speed: Most Wanted. The handheld release – which is practically identical to its console counterpart – was developed in-house at the Guildford outfit, rather than being cast off to an external studio. “[Building Need...

News: Crysis 2 Is Europe's Next Free PlayStation Plus Giveaway

Crysis 2 Is Europe's Next Free PlayStation Plus Giveaway

Armed and ready

European PlayStation Plus subscribers anticipating more free games will be pleased to learn that the beautiful Crysis 2 has been confirmed as the next addition to the service's Instant Game Collection. The extraordinarily pretty sandbox shooter will be offered at no extra cost to subscribers from 7th November. The game sees you take...

News: Medal of Honor: Warfighter's Day One Patch Is Essential

Medal of Honor: Warfighter's Day One Patch Is Essential

Good grief

Day one patches are typically reserved for minor fixes, but Medal of Honor: Warfighter takes things to a whole new level. The game's last minute software update – available today alongside its North American release – fixes a slew of single-player and multiplayer bugs, including teensy issues such as “unresponsive controls”. The...

News: Insomniac Games' Ted Price Talks Fuse for 18 Minutes

Insomniac Games' Ted Price Talks Fuse for 18 Minutes

Turning the tide

Insomniac Games is not used to being met with cynicism when it announces a new project, but that’s exactly what it faced when it re-revealed Fuse earlier this year. Boasting a more generic art-style than its conceptual predecessor Overstrike, the game was not well received. Fortunately, the former Sony exclusive developer is...

News: Aftermath Expansion Shakes Up Battlefield 3 Next Month

Aftermath Expansion Shakes Up Battlefield 3 Next Month

Pulling the ground from beneath your feet

Battlefield 3’s post-earthquake expansion pack Aftermath will launch on 27th November for PlayStation 3 Premium members. Vanilla players will have to wait until 11th December to get their hands-on the add-on. The anticipated DLC pack features four new maps set on the ravaged city streets of urban Tehran...

News: Upgrade Your Arsenal with Mass Effect 3's Latest DLC Pack

Upgrade Your Arsenal with Mass Effect 3's Latest DLC Pack

Be prepared

You’ll be able to reward Commander Shepard’s galactic antics with a new set of artillery this week. Mass Effect 3’s Groundside Weapons pack – available for $1.99 in North America – will augment humanity’s last hope with a slew of new firearms, including a Kishock Harpoon Gun and Acolyte Pistol. You’re going to need all the...

News: Enormous Mass Effect 3 DLC Targets PSN Next Month

Enormous Mass Effect 3 DLC Targets PSN Next Month

T'Soni way to go

Mass Effect 3’s biggest expansion to date Omega will arrive on 27th November in North America, developer BioWare has announced. The $14.99 add-on will see protagonist Commander Shepard re-united with ousted Omega matriarch Aria T'loak, as the duo aim to retake the contested space station from Cerberus control. According to...

News: September NPD: Hardware Sales Jump, Borderlands 2 Explodes

September NPD: Hardware Sales Jump, Borderlands 2 Explodes

Christmas is coming

Average weekly sales of both the PlayStation 3 and Vita increased in North America throughout September, suggesting renewed momentum heading into the holiday season. As has become a recurring theme, the Xbox 360 was the best selling console for the month with 270,000 units sold. Unfortunately, Sony doesn't share specific hardware...

News: EA Gothenburg Teases Next Generation Need for Speed

EA Gothenburg Teases Next Generation Need for Speed

Bulking up

EA Gothenburg is recruiting for a new Need for Speed game, according to a post on its website. The Swedish studio, which was founded earlier this year, noted: "Would you like to work on a game in the Need for Speed franchise? We are hiring, and we are hiring a lot." Elsewhere, the company teased that it may be working on a...

News: Meet Need for Speed's Most Wanted Racers in New Trailer

Meet Need for Speed's Most Wanted Racers in New Trailer

Top gear

To become the best at Need for Speed: Most Wanted, you’ll need to take on Fairhaven’s most notorious racers. This brand new trailer – accompanied by the most poorly positioned text in the history of video games – shows off a full hot pursuit against one of these infamous wheelmen. Beat him, and you'll get a chance to steal his car...

News: Mass Effect 3 Retaliates with Massive Multiplayer Expansion

Mass Effect 3 Retaliates with Massive Multiplayer Expansion

Won't cost a penny

Mass Effect 3’s multiplayer component will be significantly bolstered by a brand new expansion next week. The free download – launching 9th October in North America – will augment an impressive six new maps and 16 playable characters. The addition will plot the return of the Collectors from Mass Effect 2 – and a whole...

News: Mass Effect 3 Prepares for Operation Overdrive

Mass Effect 3 Prepares for Operation Overdrive

Geth ready

We quite liked Mass Effect 3’s multiplayer component, and it seems like we weren’t alone. Over six months since the game’s original release, BioWare is still supporting the title with new original Bounty Events. This weekend marks the start of Operation Overdrive, which will shoulder you with the responsibility of hitting a full...

News: The Original Mass Effect Is Coming to PlayStation 3

The Original Mass Effect Is Coming to PlayStation 3

Weird

If you’re a PlayStation 3-only owner, your addiction to the Mass Effect franchise probably started with the second game. After all, the original title was published by Microsoft as an Xbox 360 exclusive way back in 2007 – but now it’s finally coming to the PlayStation 3. The Mass Effect Trilogy will launch at some point in the near...