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News: Lara Croft Sets Up Camp in New Tomb Raider Trailer

Lara Croft Sets Up Camp in New Tomb Raider Trailer

Cold as ice

There will be no toasted marshmallows for Lara Croft when she goes camping in Crystal Dynamics’ upcoming Tomb Raider reboot. Instead, the legendary heroine will be forced to use her base to manage experience points and combat upgrades. No, it doesn’t sound like any of the camping expeditions we've been on either – but it has been...

News: Sleeping Dogs Expands with New Island DLC Next Week

Sleeping Dogs Expands with New Island DLC Next Week

Also, who wants to play more RAGE?

If you’ve already successfully collapsed Hong Kong’s corrupt triads and exorcised the nation from the undead, then you might be excited to learn that Sleeping Dogs is travelling to a new island next week. The recently announced Zodiac Tournament pack will

News: Hitman HD Trilogy Product Page Infiltrates Amazon

Hitman HD Trilogy Product Page Infiltrates Amazon

Silent but deadly

Will someone please announce the Hitman HD Trilogy? The compilation – featuring overhauled versions of Hitman 2: Silent Assassin, Hitman: Contracts, and Hitman: Blood Money – has been on the cards for what feels like an eternity, but still hasn’t been confirmed. That's not stopped it from popping up on

News: Lara Croft Keeps Climbing in New Tomb Raider Trailer

Lara Croft Keeps Climbing in New Tomb Raider Trailer

Vertigo

It’s a good job that Lara Croft isn’t afraid of heights. In this brand new Tomb Raider trailer, the legendary protagonist is shown scaling a tower that extends far beyond the clouds. We’re assuming that she’s trying to better David Blaine’s insane New York stunt. All of those native folks with bow and arrows are merely obstructing...

News: Awaken Your Wallet with Massive Sleeping Dogs Savings

Awaken Your Wallet with Massive Sleeping Dogs Savings

European sale goes insane

There have been some good deals on the European PlayStation Network lately – but this latest Christmas cracker is a real humdinger. Between now and 23:59PM GMT on 10th December, you’ll be able to snap up Square Enix’s excellent open world crime drama Sleeping Dogs for just £15.99/€19.99. That represents an enormous...

News: It'll Take You Up to 15 Hours to Finish the Latest Tomb Raider

It'll Take You Up to 15 Hours to Finish the Latest Tomb Raider

Killing time

Lara Croft’s currently crying like a celebrity out of the spotlight, because developer Crystal Dynamics has announced that her latest adventure Tomb Raider will run for a torturous 12 to 15 hours. The studio announced the snippet on its Twitter account, noting that the length will vary “depending on your play style”. In another...

News: Hitman: Absolution Launch Trailer Turns on the Charm

Hitman: Absolution Launch Trailer Turns on the Charm

Watch your six

We lied. Last week’s Hitman: Absolution trailer was not the game’s final promotional video – but we’re pretty sure that this one is. The footage sets up the plot for the upcoming sandbox stealth ‘em up, while also showing protagonist Agent 47 stick a sword through an unsuspecting crook’s throat. You'll be able to try out...

Rumour: Final Fantasy Type-0's Localisation Was Nearly Finished

Final Fantasy Type-0's Localisation Was Nearly Finished

On hold

According to a group lobbying for the release of Final Fantasy Type-0 overseas, a localised version of the PlayStation Portable exclusive was nearly completed back in 2011. Apparently, publisher Square Enix recorded an English dub for the game at the tail-end of last year, shortly after the title released in Japan. However, despite the...

News: Sleeping Dogs Spreads to a New Island with Upcoming DLC

Sleeping Dogs Spreads to a New Island with Upcoming DLC

Mortal combat

There’ll be plenty of opportunity to stock up on pork buns later this year, when the Zodiac Tournament pack adds new single-player content to Square Enix’s stellar open world adventure, Sleeping Dogs. The upcoming add-on will see protagonist Wei Shen invited to an exclusive fighting tournament held off the coast of Hong Kong...

News: Solve a Quantum Conundrum with This Week's PlayStation Plus Update

Solve a Quantum Conundrum with This Week's PlayStation Plus Update

Headache inducing

This week’s North American PlayStation Plus update is short but sweet. Following the addition of Resident Evil 5 to the Instant Game Collection last week, Sony has announced that Kim Swift’s mind bending Quantum Conundrum will be joining the party. The first-person puzzler sees you cycling through different dimensions in order...

News: Nightmare in North Point Haunts Sleeping Dogs' Dreams

Nightmare in North Point Haunts Sleeping Dogs' Dreams

Trick or treat

Ace open world adventure Sleeping Dogs is getting a Hallowe’en treat in the form of Nightmare in North Point this week. The single-player DLC adds a couple of goofy missions to the already exceptional campaign, in which protagonist Wei Shen is forced to unleash an ancient Chinese magic in order to thwart the living dead. The...

News: Hitman HD Collection Trophies Sneak Online

Hitman HD Collection Trophies Sneak Online

Evidence mounts

For a franchise that’s all about stealth and concealment, developer IO Interactive is doing a shockingly poor job of keeping the Hitman HD Collection a secret. The PlayStation 3 compilation – which is all but confirmed at this stage – has been keeping the rumour mill warm for months, despite the uncharacteristic silence of...

News: Nightmarish DLC Haunts Sleeping Dogs' Dreams from 30th October

Nightmarish DLC Haunts Sleeping Dogs' Dreams from 30th October

Undead nightmare

Sleeping Dogs is set to get a rude awakening this Hallowe’en, when the game’s first story-driven DLC ‘Nightmare in Northpoint’ spooks the PlayStation Store. Similar to Red Dead Redemption’s extremely popular ‘Undead Nightmare’, the horror-themed add-on aims to “explore other aspects of Hong Kong cinema”...