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14
Apr
11

Press conference showcases Witcher 2 gameplay, Witcher 1 for $5

The Witcher” will be $5 on GOG.com from May 10-24, and, once released, “The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings” will have an optional registration process that will provide those who take part with free DLC. This information was announced in a joint press conference today held by CD Projekt RED and GOG.com.
Thomasz Gop, a senior producer for CD Projekt RED, started off the conference by reiterating that “The Witcher 2,” which will be released worldwide on May 17, is a game that takes advantage of its platform.
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24
Mar
11

Crysis 2 single-player impressions (PC Version)

crysis2Since the success of “Modern Warfare,” the most recent string of first-person shooter games have been plagued with copy cats and stale performances. Developers have been waiting in line to try their hand at becoming a breakout success in the genre.

Coincidently, these past few years have purposed me to believe that shooters had nothing left to give and that graphics where at an all-time best. Then developer Crytek comes along and releases their sequel to the PC shooter “Crysis.” I was already prepared for the game to be good, but I never expected to be utterly blown away from what I thought was an exhausted genre.

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21
Mar
11

“The Arrival” — Mass Effect 2 DLC confirmed

Mass-Effect-2-DLC-BioWare-Unveil-3-ArrivalThe final “Mass Effect 2” DLC, titled “the Arrival,” was confirmed by EA on March 18 and will be ready for download on PSN, XBLA, and PC on March 29. If you have been itching to get back into the Normandy, or if you want to discover more about the reaper’s conspiracies, then you don’t want to miss this next expansion.

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18
Mar
11

Five minutes of Fez

fez - playwisegaming.comFez” sports creative puzzle-platforming with a 2-D plane-swapping action a la “Super Paper Mario.” It’s difficult to describe that 2-D/3-D plane-switching ability without seeing it, but luckily the game’s developer, Polytron, has provided us with a beefy, five-minute trailer full of gameplay, which you can find after the jump.

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17
Mar
11

Gritty new Batman: Arkham City trailer

Things are getting crazy in the brand new trailer for “Batman: Arkham City.” Hugo Strange seems to think that Batman is the cause of his own troubles, and Batman seems to think there’s nothing wrong with Joker.

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09
Feb
11

Seedy underbelly of L.A. Noire’s gameplay exposed in lengthy new trailer

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After viewing Team Bondi’s recently released trailer for the upcoming detective action-adventure title, “L.A. Noire,” very little investigating is needed to decipher what exactly this game is all about.

The video does an incredible job of detailing all the minutia of the game, from chasing criminals down a dark alleyway to full-on interrogation of suspects. Continue reading to see the three-and-a-half-minute video orientation in action.
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24
Jan
11

UPDATED – L.A. Noire trailer leaks, reveals May 17 release date

Originally Published on Jan 22:

Publisher Rockstar was set to release the next trailer for their upcoming detective title, “L.A. Noire,”  on Monday Jan 24. By some chance of fate, the trailer has been leaked today, and other than showing even more incredible facial animations and the tiniest bit of plot details about tracking a serial killer in Los Angeles, it reveals a release date of May 17, 2011.

The trailer has been uploaded by quite a few people on YouTube, but you should watch it soon. Rockstar will inevitably be requesting their removal until they officially release it themselves.

UPDATE: Good prediction on our part. The video already appears to have been taken down, but trust us — it was glorious. We’ll update this on Monday with the new trailer.

UPDATE: The video has now been officially released by Rockstar and uploaded by IGN.




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