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News: CBS Films Snaps Up the Rights to Deus Ex Movie

CBS Films Snaps Up the Rights to Deus Ex Movie

Augmented reality

It’s officially the season for picking up video game movie rights, it seems. Clearly green with envy at the announcement of upcoming Need for Speed and Assassin’s Creed adaptations, Square Enix has announced that it has teamed up with CBS Films to create a flick for the fairly recent Deus Ex: Human Revolution. The studio will

News: Peek Behind the Scenes with the Final Hours of Tomb Raider

Peek Behind the Scenes with the Final Hours of Tomb Raider

Meet the new Lara Croft

Before you do anything, you should probably brace yourself for some barmy accents in this behind the scenes Tomb Raider documentary. It turns out that you can’t work on the iconic franchise without having a weird mesh of dialects. Take Global Brand Director Karl Stewart, who speaks with a mixture of Irish, British and...

News: George St-Pierre Cameos in New Sleeping Dogs Trailer

George St-Pierre Cameos in New Sleeping Dogs Trailer

Heavy blow

If you happen to resemble an off-balance Oompa Loompa when you’re shadowboxing, you might want to learn some tips from the master. Square Enix has released a brand new Sleeping Dogs trailer featuring a ferocious appearance from George St-Pierre. In it, the French Canadian mixed martial artist performs a routine that will have you...

News: Play Tomb Raider and Hitman: Absolution at Eurogamer Expo

Play Tomb Raider and Hitman: Absolution at Eurogamer Expo

Hot stuff

Current Eurogamer Expo ticket holders have earned the right to feel smug this afternoon, as Square Enix has announced that both Tomb Raider and Hitman: Absolution will be playable at the London convention later this year. The additions help to inflate an already bulging line-up, including Resident Evil 6 and Assassin’s Creed III. For...

News: Camilla Luddington Steps into the Shoes of Lara Croft

Camilla Luddington Steps into the Shoes of Lara Croft

Dulcet tones

True Blood actress Camilla Luddington has been confirmed as the new voice of Lara Croft in Crystal Dynamics’ upcoming Tomb Raider reboot. The British-born star was chosen after an “international talent search using scouts in Europe and the US”. She will also shoot performance capture for the protagonist. Studio gaffer Darrell...

News: Quantum Conundrum Teases Your Brainbox on 10th July

Quantum Conundrum Teases Your Brainbox on 10th July

Swift turnaround

Quantum Conundrum – the next title from Portal creator Kim Swift – is set to quiz the PlayStation Network on 10th July in North America. A European release will follow on 11th July. Like Portal the game plays out from a first-person perspective, but sees you manipulating the properties of objects in order to progress. One...

News: Just So You Know, Final Fantasy XIV Is Still Coming to PS3

Just So You Know, Final Fantasy XIV Is Still Coming to PS3

Eventually, anyway

Back at E3 2009, Sony countered the announcement of Final Fantasy XIII for Xbox 360 by revealing Final Fantasy XIV for PS3. The shock trailer prompted gasps from the bewildered audience, until the words “Online” flashed up on the screen. Three years later, there’s still no sign of the title on Sony’s console. That’s...

News: Final Fantasy III Port in Development for PSP

Final Fantasy III Port in Development for PSP

We know

The PlayStation Portable continues to be a prominent system in Japan – perhaps to the detriment of the recently released PlayStation Vita. Furthering the predicament, Square Enix has announced that it is working on a port of Final Fantasy III for Sony’s debut handheld. The PSP port will feature enhanced graphics and the ability to play...

News: Squirm Through This Sleeping Dogs E3 Trailer

Squirm Through This Sleeping Dogs E3 Trailer

Difficult viewing

If you were offended by the gratuitous violence in Sony’s God of War: Ascension and The Last of Us demos during E3, then you probably won’t want to watch this Sleeping Dogs trailer. It shows protagonist Detective Wei Shen being tortured in some pretty horrific ways. Still, if you’re not bothered by the appearance of a little...

News: Tomb Raider Ventures into Uncharted Territory

Tomb Raider Ventures into Uncharted Territory

Lady Drake

Crystal Dynamics has clearly been playing close attention to Naughty Dog’s Uncharted franchise over the past couple of years. Swap out Lara Croft for Nathan Drake and this brand new Tomb Raider demo would look right at home on Sony’s stage. In the demo, a fragile Lara is shown picking off foes with a bow-and-arrow, before falling...

Rumour: Hitman HD Collection Slipping onto PS3

Hitman HD Collection Slipping onto PS3

Corky the clown

Hitman could be the next popular series to benefit from an HD makeover. Italian retailer 16Games has added a product page for an unannounced compilation featuring re-mastered versions of Hitman 2, Hitman 3: Contracts and Hitman: Blood Money. According to the retailer, the PS3 package is set to release on 15th October – which is...

News: New Hitman: Absolution Trailer Features Nuns

New Hitman: Absolution Trailer Features Nuns

Sisterly love

Square Enix has followed up yesterday’s Hitman: Absolution teaser with a trailer featuring nuns armed to the teeth with guns. The footage – created by the studio responsible for last year’s Tomb Raider trailer – shows Agent 47 being attacked by a faction of inappropriately dressed women known as the, er, Saints. They’re...

News: Tomb Raider Teaser Trailer Sets the Scene

Tomb Raider Teaser Trailer Sets the Scene

Mayday

Crystal Dynamics’ upcoming Tomb Raider reboot may have been pushed into 2013, but at least we’ll get another glimpse at the title in action during next month’s E3. In order to celebrate the title’s fast approaching re-reveal, GTTV has released a short 30-second teaser of the game’s next trailer. It shows protagonist Lara in a...

News: New Sleeping Dogs Trailer Shows Off Side Activities

New Sleeping Dogs Trailer Shows Off Side Activities

No rest for the wicked

The fine folks at United Front Games have clearly being paying close attention to SEGA's Yakuza franchise while developing the upcoming Sleeping Dogs. The open-world adventure boasts a vast variety of mini-games, including faithful favourites such as karaoke, street racing and, er, cockfighting. This has got sleeper hit...