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New Defiance Beta On The Way

New Defiance Beta On The Way

Following in the footprints of Dust 514 a new Defiance beta is coming soon to PC, Xbox 360, and the PlayStation 3. If accepted into the beta, players can look forward to accessing this second look at this highly anticipated shooter between the morning of February 8th and the evening of February 10th. In “Advanced Mission Beta 2” players will once again return to a futuristic, battle torn San Franc...

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Crytek Comes to America

Crytek Comes to America

If you have been keeping an ear out on gaming industry news lately the destruction of THQ is old news to you, but there are new developments worth paying attention to. Among the fire sale of assets last week Vigil Games out of Austin, Texas was left to die with not a single bid. In this circumstance an unpurchased property would be dissolved leaving all executives and developers without jobs, but ...

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Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen Coming Soon!

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen Coming Soon!

One of the greatest new IP’s of 2012, Dragon’s Dogma, is getting more content. Coming to the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live on April 23rd is an expansion for Dragon’s Dogma coming soon is entitled Dark Arisen. Existing Dragon Dogma players will be able to use their existing save file to travel to the island of Bitterblack Isle, and chase down new quests and loot. In the path of loot players wil...

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New Dead or Alive 5 Content Incoming!

New Dead or Alive 5 Content Incoming!

More Dead or Alive 5 news. Last week we heard about the PS Vita version coming soon and now we have an update coming to Xbox Live and PlayStation Network that will bring major changes and exasperate the biggest criticism of the game, overly large breasts. Coming in Dead or Alive 5 update 1.03 are four pieces of DLC and general updates to gameplay. The updates include combat balancing, new moves, i...

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New Halo 4 Content Coming Next Week

New Halo 4 Content Coming Next Week

Back in 2012 when Halo 4 was released by 343 Industries, Halo fans were promised a weekly addition to the Spartan Ops Mode, which as fans know is the Halo version of Specs Ops from Call of Duty. Starting January 21st, continuing every week, until February 24th players will be able to continue their journey through the story of UNSC Infinity free of charge. Besides delivering a new, beautiful cinem...

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What to Expect from Valve at 2013 GDC

What to Expect from Valve at 2013 GDC

As we approach the Game Developers Conference out in San Francisco PC gamers are getting more and more excited due to promises of Gabe Newell and Valve. Valve announced that at their 2013 Game Developers Conference press conference Valve will discuss virtual reality or VR, specifically a design likely similar to Oculus Rift. If Valve’s recent statements on the Steam Box are any indication it seems...

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The Staggering Growth of S2 Games

The Staggering Growth of S2 Games

Southern Michigan has become home a rather robust boom in the independent developer market with local power house S2 Games. S2 Games has doubled their workforce over the past due in large part to successful arena based multiplayer game Heroes of Newerth. In addition to the workforce expansion at S2 Games of Kalamazoo, users of Heroes of Newerth also expanded around the same fifty percent margin du...

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