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The real Dead Island experience revealed

As gaming enthusiasts, we'll never forget that initial reveal trailer for Dead Island. Gripping, emotional, and beautifully crafted, it was a haunting promo that put Techland's first-person role-playing game on almost everyone's radar.&nbs...   read

 
 
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Robot fighting flick Reel Steel getting XBLA, PSN game

The first time I saw the trailer for the upcoming film, Reel Steel, I was in a public theater. It was probably inappropriate for me to laugh out our at it, but there I was, cackling uncontrollably. The premise: an ex-fighter (Hugh Jackman) ...   read

 
 
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Trials dev's MotoHeroz hits WiiWare next week

RedLynx has announced that its WiiWare title, MotoHeroz, will be available September 12 for 1500 Wii Points.  This cute little racer packs a single-player campaign, leaderboards, as well as a four-player "party mode." It looks fast an...   read

 
 
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Resistance 3 'Survival' DLC coming October 3

Resistance 3 hits PlayStation 3 today, and Sony's already on top of announcing the first DLC for Insomniac's first-person shooter. The "Survival" pack will be hitting the PlayStation Store on October 4, and will be bringing a new mode, "Inv...   read

 
 
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Get your Borderlands 2 gameplay shaky cam footage here

I had a chance to see Borderlands 2 during a behind-closed-doors presentation at PAX last week. My thoughts? Game looks kind of awesome. Okay, it looks really awesome.  But don't take my word for it, check it out for yourself....   read

 
 
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Get Dead Island a few days early if you're lucky

While Dead Island is officially set to hit shelves this coming Tuesday, a few naughty retailers have started selling the game early.  Reader Spencer writes to us with photographic evidence of his purchase of Techland's zombie-slaughter...   read

 
 
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Get Double XP with this Call of Duty XP Mountain Dew can

Call of Duty XP attendees not only had a chance to play Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer for the first time, but also to get bombarded with advertisements for products like Mountain Dew. But it's for a good cause: double XP for Call of Dut...   read

 
 
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Real life Call of Duty Burger Town is neat, pricey

Studies show that playing too much Call of Duty can make you hungry. So Activision has built up a real life Burger Town -- the phony fast food chain that has appeared in the games -- at its Call of Duty XP event in Los Angeles this weekend....   read

 
 
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Activision funds sequel to Call of Duty fan film

Earlier this year, we posted a Call of Duty-inspired short film called Find Makarov. Despite it being an impressive production, it was done without Activision's knowledge or consent. But the mega-publisher wasn't upset, instead reaching ou...   read

 
 
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Limited Edition Modern Warfare 3 Xbox 360 announced

At Call of Duty XP today, Microsoft and Activision announced the Limited Edition Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Xbox 360 bundle.Priced at $399.99, the bundle will ship with a custom "battle worn" Xbox 360 S console, as well as two "battle w...   read

 
 
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Elite brings Facebook, clan support to Modern Warfare 3

Back in May, we got our first look at Call of Duty Elite, a set of tools introduced by Activision to enrich the game experience. Introduced to players was in-depth stat tracking, video sharing, training tools based on your gameplay experien...   read

 
 
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Call of Duty Elite 'Premium' gets priced at $49.99 a year

While the core services of Activision's Call of Duty Elite will be free, players who invest in a "Premium" membership will be a bit more elite than your usual elite. Priced at $49.99 a year, Premium members will get access to every piece of...   read

 
 
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Review: Jetpack Joyride

With so many "runner" games on iOS, another one is certainly a hard sell. But there's a reason these games are so popular. It's a simple concept -- a character moves continuously from left to right at an ever-increasing speed, the player's ...   read

 
 
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DO NOT engage Ridley mother effer in Metroid on 3DS

It seems that the Virtual Console version of the NES classic Metroid on 3DS (the one recently made available to "ambassadors") doesn't like your naughty language. It appears that entering the password "ENGAGE RIDLEY MOTHER FUCKER" will cra...   read

 
 
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Read this Dead Island comic book in your browser now

You'll have to wait a week before you explore the zombie-infested tropical paradise of Dead Island. But get a head start on the tale of a zombie virus that completely and totally messes s**t up by reading prequel comic book… for free...   read

 
 
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Uncharted Dual Pack hits retail next week

If for some reason you own a PlayStation 3 and haven't played either of the Uncharted games… what's your deal!? Here's your chance: Sony is releasing an Uncharted Greatest Hits Dual Pack, and it's hitting shelves next week on Septemb...   read

 
 
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Free Red Dead Redemption DLC hits September 13

Remember Red Dead Redemption? Free downloadable content for the game, the "Myths & Mavericks" bonus pack, will hit Xbox Live and PlayStation Network on September 13. The pack will feature new multiplayer characters, along with a slew of...   read

 
 
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The Haunted: Hell's Reach hits PC this October

The winning title of 2010's "Make Something Unreal Contest" is getting a retail PC release, thanks to THQ's ValuSoft division. The Haunted: Hells Reach will be available on PC this October. The Haunted runs players through 30 stages, choos...   read

 
 
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THQ bringing WWE All Stars to Nintendo 3DS

THQ has announced today that its bringing its arcade-style take on sports entertainment, WWE All Stars, to the Nintendo 3DS. It doesn't sound like the game is taking a hit coming to the tiny screen, either. In addition to the full roster fo...   read

 
 
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Atari publishing The Kore Gang, may actually come out

The Kore Gang, a game that started life on the original Xbox and then later resurfaced on the Wii, is finally seeing a release in North America soon. The Wii action platformer is being published by Atari, and is set for an October 4 retail...   read

 
 
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Walmart's 360 price cut was an error, but will honor sale

You know that Xbox 360 price drop that Walmart advertised last week? You know, the one where the 4GB Kinect bundle went from $299.99 to $249.99. Yeah, well the retailer was just kidding. Joystiq is reporting that Walmart has indicated that ...   read

 
 
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High definition God of War Origins demo hitting PSN soon

Former PlayStation Portable-only God of War titles Chains of Olympus and Ghost of Sparta look stellar as part of the PlayStation 3 God of War: Origins Collection. But don't take my word for it, see it for yourself: there's a demo coming to ...   read

 
 
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Namco x Tecmo is a thing, but what kind of thing?

A website has been launched teasing an apparent Namco Bandai and Tecmo Koei partnership. But what could it be? The site displays the words "Namco Bandai Games Inc x Tecmo Koei Games Co Limited," with a countdown clock pointing to a reveal n...   read

 
 
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Good news: Modern Warfare 3 PC will use Steamworks

To the cheers of PC gamers around the world, it's been confirmed today that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will support Steamworks. You should know what this means by now: auto-updating, achievements, and all of the other good Steamworks go...   read

 
 
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Have two Max Payne 3 screenshots because it's Monday

Rockstar Games is doing some weird PR and marketing for its upcoming shooter, Max Payne 3. For starters, we've heard hide nor hair about the game in quite some time, the last major press push being an Edge cover story some time ago. We didn...   read

 
 
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