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The Conduit HD now available for Tegra 3 devices

The Conduit HD, a high-definition re-release of High Voltage Software's Wii-exclusive first-person shooter, is now available for Tegra 3-optimized Android devices on Google's Play Store. Along with the visual upgrade, the game features "inn...

 
 
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Samsung unveils Galaxy S4 Bluetooth controller

Samsung yesterday showed off its new Galaxy Bluetooth controller at the Galaxy S4 Unpacked event in New York City, where the company unveiled its new flagship phone. The controller, referred to as the "Game Arcade," will see release in May ...

 
 
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Tactical Intervention now in open beta

Tactical Intervention, Counter-Strike co-creator Minh "Gooseman" Le's free-to-play first-person shooter, is now available to play in open beta, with the full game to launch March 28. No keys are required to participate in the action: The op...

 
 
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Spec Ops developer licenses Unreal Engine 4 for next game

Spec Ops: The Line developer Yager today announced their licensing of Epic Games' Unreal Engine 4, making them the first independent studio to do so in Europe. Yager will utilize the new engine on their next project, "a major next-gene...

 
 
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Road Rash to resurface if there's demand, says designer

A new entry in the long-absent motorcycle racing series Road Rash could be a possibility if there's enough demand for it, programmer/co-designer Dan Geisler said on Reddit. When a post raised the question as to why the series hasn...

 
 
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Limited Dragonborn statues are hand-crafted, pricey

If your mantel is in need of a protector from pesky dragons, then look no further than artist Alejandro Pereira's 1/6 scale replica statue of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim's Dovahkiin, the Dragonborn. This hand-crafted, hand-painted statue wa...

 
 
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Xbox 360 spring bundle shipping in US today

Microsoft today announced a new Xbox 360 bundle that is shipping to select major US retailers today. The "Spring Value Bundle" is a $299 package that includes a 250GB Xbox 360 console, a wireless controller, a physical copy of Darksiders II...

 
 
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Nintendo selling replacement Wii U GamePads for $150

It's probably a good idea to take extreme care of your current Wii U GamePad, as a replacement from Nintendo will cost you $150, according to one NeoGAF user. User nbthedude shared his story on the forum, along with his receipt, and said th...

 
 
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3D patent infringement case against Nintendo now underway

Opening arguments in a patent infringement trial against Nintendo took place in U.S. District Court on Monday, as an inventor accused the gaming giant of using his glasses-free 3D technology to develop the 3DS handheld. The inventor, Seijir...

 
 
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Resident Evil 6's Siege mode, DLC bundles out next week

Siege, the latest multiplayer mode for Resident Evil 6, will release on March 5 for Xbox 360 and March 6 for PlayStation 3, Capcom announced. As per the other mode releases, Siege will cost 320 Microsoft Points, or $3.99/ €3.99 / ...

 
 
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Two new 3DS colors hitting Japan

Two new 3DS flavors will release in Japan on March 20, Nintendo revealed: Light Blue and Gloss Pink. The new colors apply to the original 3DS design, and come packed with a 4GB SDHC memory card instead of the traditional 2GB card -- though ...

 
 
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Wii Mini launching in UK March 22

The Wii Mini, the $99 redesigned Wii console that launched in Canada last December, will release in the UK on March 22, Nintendo today announced. The console retains the new matte black and red aesthetic found in the Mini's origin...

 
 
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Need for Speed Heroes, Movie Legends DLC out today

In addition to today's release of the Terminal Velocity expansion pack for Need for Speed: Most Wanted, two new themed car packs are also available: Need for Speed Heroes and Need for Speed Movie Legends. The Heroes pack goes retro, br...

 
 
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'Terminal Velocity' is Most Wanted's new playground

Criterion Games is a company known for releasing substantial post-release content for its titles.  This statement is no more apparent than with the studio's last Burnout title, Burnout Paradise, which not only saw substantial prem...

 
 
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'Dude-bro' takes a back seat in The Devil's Cartel

"We really pimped out the whole gun customization this time around." That's what Greg Rizzer, producer of Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel first told me as I sat down to get hands-on time with Visceral Games' latest entry in the series. ...

 
 
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Most Wanted marks Criterion Games' return to Nintendo

Need for Speed: Most Wanted will be the first Criterion Games title to release on Nintendo hardware since Burnout 2: Point of Impact on the GameCube back in 2002. Alex Ward, Criterion Games Vice President, said that's because the team ...

 
 
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After 275 weeks, weekly Rock Band DLC ceases in April

After more than 4,000 songs released over the course of 275 consecutive weeks, weekly Rock Band downloadable content will cease on April 2, Harmonix announced today. Harmonix said the studio currently has "several" new titles in development...

 
 
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Three titles and 30,000 polygons later with Real Racing 3

Firemonkeys' Real Racing series is synonymous with mobile racing games, and the studio is poised for the worldwide release of the third installment, Real Racing 3, on iOS and Android devices later this month. Real Racing 3 will bring with i...

 
 
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Fuse skips competitive multiplayer, opts for Echelon

Contrary to popular belief, competitive multiplayer is not required for every shooter that releases these days. Heck, it's not even required for every AAA game. We've seen multiplayer shoehorned into multiple high-profile games like BioShoc...

 
 
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What Insomniac learned from its past when creating Fuse

Fuse is Insomniac Games' first new intellectual property to release since Resistance: Fall of Man on PlayStation 3 in 2006. Before that, the developer worked on the acclaimed Ratchet & Clank series, famous for its over-the-top arse...

 
 
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Ghost Recon Online gears up with Assassin's-themed DLC

Ubisoft has announced a cross promotion that will see new equipment in Ghost Recon Online based on the upcoming Assassin's Creed 3 downloadable content, The Tyranny of King Washington: The Infamy. The equipment will consist o...

 
 
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Skylanders franchise nets $1 billion in worldwide sales

Activision's Skylanders franchise just topped $1 billion in worldwide retail sales, the company announced, inclusive of its toys and accessories, and hit that milestone in only 15 months.  Last week, we reported over 100 million Skylan...

 
 
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Strike Suit Zero Wii U 'not planned for' at the moment

Another day, another third-party game not releasing for Nintendo's Wii U. This time, it's Born Ready Games' recently released deep space PC shooter Strike Suit Zero.  "We talked about it, but it’s not something we’ve planne...

 
 
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EA's Origin officially launched on Mac

Electronic Arts' Origin service officially launched on Apple's Mac platform today, with an alpha version only having been released just a few weeks ago. Origin's new standout feature with the Mac release is dual-platform play, which enables...

 
 
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Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate to have region-locked servers

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate will contain region-locked multiplayer servers, Yuri L. Araujo, Capcom's community specialist revealed on the company's official forums. "I'm not thrilled with the servers being split, either," Araujo wrote. "...

 
 


About Keith Swiaderone of us since 3:15 PM on 09.20.2011

Although Keith considers himself 'Destructoid's Man on the Streets of New York City,' it's actually a lie, as he lives closer to Long Island than anything.
 
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