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Titanfall to gain additional game modes down the line

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Posted on March 21, 2014 AT 11:49am
Respawn Entertainment plans to add new game modes to Titanfall eventually, studio co-founder Vince Zampella confirmed on Twitter this week. READ MORE



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Report: Far Cry 4 set in the Himalayas, to be revealed during E3 this year

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Posted on March 21, 2014 AT 10:54am
The next Far Cry installment will be set in the Himalayas, according to a report from Eurogamer based on information from “people familiar with the project.” READ MORE



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Ubisoft confirms Assassin’s Creed: Unity for PS4, Xbox One, and PC

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Posted on March 21, 2014 AT 10:11am
Following leaked images and information reported by Kotaku earlier this week, Ubisoft today confirmed the existence of Assassin’s Creed: Unity and its French Revolution backdrop by way of a short reveal trailer. READ MORE



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Killer Instinct’s Story Mode update still set for March release

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Posted on March 21, 2014 AT 03:50am
Microsoft creative director Adam Isgreen has stated that the plan is still to get Killer Instinct's long awaited Story Mode update out of the door by the end of March. READ MORE



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Lords of Shadow 2 DLC trailer shows what trouble Alucard gets into while Drac sleeps

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Posted on March 20, 2014 AT 02:41pm
A new trailer gives Castlevania fans the first look at Lords of Shadow 2 DLC no doubt more interesting to them than the game itself, seeing how it stars fan-favorite Drac-junior Alucard. READ MORE



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Microsoft formally announces DirectX 12, shares a few details about its potential

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Posted on March 20, 2014 AT 02:00pm
Microsoft formally announced and detailed DirectX 12, the next iteration in their gaming API, today during GDC. READ MORE



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Square Enix VP of marketing Karl Stewart announces his departure after 8 years

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Posted on March 20, 2014 AT 01:44pm
Karl Stewart, vice president of strategic marketing for North America and Europe at Square Enix, is working wrapping up his last day with the company today, he announced on his personal Tumblr account. READ MORE



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Crytek opening access to CryEngine through affordable monthly subscriptions

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Posted on March 20, 2014 AT 12:00pm
Crytek is opening access to their proprietary through an “Engineas-a-Service” program that allows independent developers to use all its features for a $9.90 monthly subscription fee. READ MORE



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No new Unreal Tournament entry in the works at Epic Games, co-founder confirms

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Posted on March 20, 2014 AT 11:35am
A new installment of the Unreal Tournament arena shooter series is not currently in development, nor is one being planned, Epic Games co-founder Tim Sweeney confirmed during GDC (as reported by VG247). READ MORE



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Microsoft planning to reward good behavior on Xbox Live

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Posted on March 20, 2014 AT 06:04am
Microsoft is planning on rewarding Xbox One players who demonstrate good social behavior while playing over Xbox Live instead of just punishing bad behavior. READ MORE



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EA reportedly secures publishing rights to Titanfall 2, won’t be Microsoft exclusive

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Posted on March 19, 2014 AT 02:45pm
Titanfall’s inevitable sequel will again be published by Electronic Arts, but won’t be exclusive to Microsoft platforms, according to sources speaking to both Polygon and GameSpot. READ MORE



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GDC 2014 Snowdrop engine video shows off the technology powering The Division

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Posted on March 19, 2014 AT 01:31pm
In a new video for Snowdrop, Ubisoft’s next-gen engine that’s powering Tom Clancy’s The Division, the team at Massive Entertainment discuss how their in-house-created engine was designed to be “better, not bigger.” READ MORE



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Report: Two Assassin’s Creeds coming this year, one set in 18th-century Paris

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Posted on March 19, 2014 AT 11:24am
Two Assassin’s Creed games are coming this fall, one of which titled or codenamed “Unity” and is set in 18th-century Paris, Kotaku reports. READ MORE



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Child of Light behind-the-scenes video explores watercolor aesthetic inspirations

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Posted on March 19, 2014 AT 11:04am
In a new behind-the-scenes video for Child of Light, creative director Patrick Plourde and other devs on the project discuss the inspirations behind the game’s watercolor painting aesthetic. READ MORE



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Microsoft announces 25 indie titles for Xbox One

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Posted on March 19, 2014 AT 03:45am
Microsoft announced at the Game Developers Conference that 25 indie titles would be coming to Xbox One via the ID@Xbox program. READ MORE



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Project Spark game-making software now in open beta on Xbox One

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Posted on March 18, 2014 AT 02:30pm
Project Spark, developer Team Dakota’s videogame making software for Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Windows PC, is now in open beta on Xbox One, Microsoft announced today. READ MORE



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Oddworld: Abe’s Exoddus remake and new entry depend on New ‘n’ Tasty sales

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Posted on March 18, 2014 AT 02:03pm
If Oddworld: New ’n’ Tasty moves 250,000 units those sales will fund a remake of Abe’s Exoddus, while 500,000 units will support a brand new Oddworld game, creator Lorne Lanning told Eurogamer during GDC today. READ MORE



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BioShock Infinite’s Elizabeth owes her believable AI to Shakespeare

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Posted on March 18, 2014 AT 01:14pm
In a GDC 2014 talk entitled "Bringing BioShock Infinite's Elizabeth to Life: An AI Postmortem" Irrational Games lead programmer John Abercrombie revealed that the beloved companion character's behavior had an unlikely source of inspiration: the theater. READ MORE



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Five non-GTA Rockstar titles discounted on Xbox Games Store this week

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Posted on March 18, 2014 AT 11:48am
Rockstar Games’ non-GTA library, including L.A. Noire and Red Dead Redemption, is currently on sale digitally on the Xbox Games Store this week, Microsoft’s Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb announced today. READ MORE



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Marc Whitten, chief product officer for Xbox, departing Microsoft after 14 years

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Posted on March 18, 2014 AT 11:31am
Marc Whitten, chief product officer of Xbox, is departing Microsoft to serve in the same capacity at consumer electronics company Sonos, Microsoft announced. READ MORE



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