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Outcast HD gameplay video shows off new engine

Gameplay from the original Outcast shown running in new technology.
Fresh3D Inc has released an Outcast HD gameplay trailer.

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Games for Health 2014 includes keynote by Papo & Yo dev

By S. Prell

Vander Caballero, the creative director at Papo & Yo developer Minority Media, will be giving a keynote speech at this year’s Games For Health conference. Caballero’s speech will focus on his work creating Papo & Yo – which was based largely on… …read more

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Come on feel the toys: What’s new in Skylanders Trap Team

By Anthony John Agnello

Knowing full well that kids love catching them all when there are even more to catch, Activision announced Skylanders Trap Team for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, PS3, and Xbox 360. The latest entry in the franchise follows up last… …read more

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Lords of the Fallen trailer gets knocked down, but it gets up again

By Sinan Kubba

The new Lords of the Fallen trailer is a bit Groundhog Day, except with Bill Murray as an unwavering knight rather than an arrogant weatherman, and instead of reliving some local festivities, he’s stuck in an endless loop of grueling, bloody duels to… …read more

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BlizzCon hordes invade Anaheim Nov. 7-8

By Xav de Matos

“Steel thyself, O mortal realm of Anaheim,” a blog post on Blizzard’s official site reads, announcing the dates for BlizzCon 2014. On Friday, November 7 through Saturday, November 8, hordes of Blizzard fans will gather to celebrate all things… …read more

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Wasteland 2 gains Linux support on Steam Early Access

By Mike Suszek

The beta version of Wasteland 2 is now available on Linux via Steam’s Early Access program, developer InXile Entertainment announced. The sequel to the 1988 Interplay-created RPG first launched in alpha form in December. The project found success on… …read more

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Ultra Street Fighter 4 trailer touts 44 fighter roster

Also highlights new mechanics and features included in upcoming release.
Capcom has released a new Ultra Street Fighter 4 trailer.

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Tales of Hearts R Vita coming west

JRPG to release this winter in North America, European date yet to be announced.
Namco Bandai is to release Tales of Hearts R on Vita in the west.

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GRID: Autosport reportedly confirmed for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360

Codemasters racer to skip next-gen; will release in June.
GRID: Autosport is a new installment in Codemasters’ racing series, and will release for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 according to a report.

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Simogo teases a smashing giant game that will probably never exist

By Jessica Conditt

Simogo, the kooky developer behind Year Walk and Device 6, probably won’t be able to turn Brisby & Donnovan into a full game, and that’s a shame. Before starting Simogo, Simon Flesser and Magnus “Gordon” Gardeback worked on Brisby & Donnovan at… …read more

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Humble Store Sale: Kalypso games at 80 percent off for 80 hours

By Xav de Matos

The Humble Store has teamed up with Kalypso to discount a slew of the publisher’s titles for the next 80 hours (or so) as part of this week’s special promotion. While you can save a few dollars off Kalypso’s most recent releases – such as $5 off… …read more

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The Flock plays a deadly game of ‘Red Light, Green Light’

By Thomas Schulenberg

The childlike belief that prowling monsters can only survive in the dark is actually reality in The Flock’s universe, which developer Vogelsap eventually plans to release on Steam. The multiplayer game initially assigns a uniform race to its… …read more

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Weekly Webcomic Wrapup wants to know your favorite candy

By S. Prell

This weekend is Easter, and you know what that means: family dinners, religious iconography, rabbits, rainbow-colored eggs, and more sugar-induced cavities than you can shake a chocolate-covered chunk of peanut butter at. It really is a smorgasbord… …read more

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Alien: Isolation dev diary breaks things to make them look better

By S. Prell

Wondered how Alien: Isolation, a game being made in 2014 on modern computers can emulate its 1979 heritage? According to Creative Assembly’s new dev diary, the secret lies in twisting cables and generally ruining perfectly good VHS tapes. Ah, the… …read more

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Cave Story coming to European 3DS eShop on May 1, Australia eventually

By Thomas Schulenberg

European 3DS owners are still waiting for 2D action adventurer Cave Story to reach their 3DS eShop? Oh no, oh no, oh no! Nah, just kidding, it’ll be okay – Nicalis tweeted a May 1 release date for the European eShop this week, along with the above… …read more

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GOG.com adds enhanced Mac, language support to select games

By Thomas Schulenberg

Good Old Games added more titles to its Mac library this week, boosting its RPG selection with a few classic titles. Mac-compatible versions of Baldur’s Gate: The Original Saga, Baldur’s Gate 2 Complete, Icewind Dale Complete, Icewind Dale 2 Complete… …read more

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Skywind dev diary is a call to arms for would-be Morrowind heroes

By S. Prell

Skywind, the mod to recreate The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind inside of The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim, is chugging along like a Siltstrider on its way to Seyda Neen – which, to those who may not be aware of what a Siltstrider is, means well. It’s coming… …read more

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Zombies Monsters Robots closed beta coming to get you in May

By S. Prell

Zombies, monsters, robots, oh May! You’ll have the chance to kill ‘em all next month, when En Masse Entertainment’s Zombies Monsters Robots goes into closed beta. Along with PvP deathmatches, the beta will feature two additional modes: Kill Every… …read more

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Retro Vault: Super Mario Land, X-Men, Chuck Rock

Plus: Outrun and Molyneux’s favourite Amiga games.
Retro Vault is our regular weekly feature in which we dive into gaming’s past and share five classic nuggets of retro nostalgia. If you want to catch up on previous Retro Vaults, check out the CVG Retro Vault archive.

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Join The Golf Club on Steam Early Access, save 15 percent

By Earnest Cavalli

Virtual golfers looking for an alternative to EA’s simulation franchise can now take a swing at The Golf Club, a new golf game from developer HB Studios that just hit Steam Early Access.

Though HB warns would-be players that The Golf Club is not yet… …read more

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Dog bites man, man clubs dog in Risen 3 CGI teaser

By Earnest Cavalli

Attach a Sarah McLachlan song to this new Risen 3: Titan Lords teaser and suddenly that ferocious hellhound becomes a cuddly, misunderstood puppy, lost in a world of dark magic and knights who taste remarkably like snausages.

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Sci-fi RTS Salvaged takes two screens to play on PC, tablet

By Mike Suszek

Opposable Games recently showed off Salvaged, a real-time strategy game that requires a bit of multitasking from its players. The tactical sci-fi game is played using two screens, one on any iOS or Android tablet or smartphone (as the controller) and… …read more

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Pinball Arcade Season 3 tables coming to PS4 April 22

By Danny Cowan

FarSight Studios will launch a pair of new tables for the PlayStation 4 version of Pinball Arcade next week, bringing it up to speed with recent PlayStation 3 and PS Vita table releases.

Williams’ Fish Tales and Bally’s Black Rose are next in line… …read more

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Gold Rush-era empire builder 1849 strikes paydirt on May 8

By Earnest Cavalli

While normally you’d need a mule and scraggly beard to properly reenact the California Gold Rush, developer SomaSim’s upcoming 1849 will allow players to build a mining empire from the comforts of their own home.

Slated to debut on PC, Mac, iPad and… …read more

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Gnah’s monster-poking puzzles head to Steam

By Jessica Conditt

Gnah, the head-turning puzzler from Montreal gaming collective KO-OP Mode, is coming to Steam for PC, Mac and Linux, complete with Steam Play, cloud saves and “maybe even controller support,” the developer says. KO-OP Mode hasn’t set a launch date,… …read more

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Kalypso unveils Tropico 5 Limited Special Edition, pre-orders now available

By Earnest Cavalli

As if ruling your own banana republic with an iron fist wasn’t tempting enough, publisher Kalypso has announced a swag-packed special edition of its upcoming island nation simulator Tropico 5.

Alongside the core game, Tropico 5 Limited Special… …read more

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Gran Turismo 6 GT Academy competition begins next week

By Danny Cowan

Sony will launch its sixth annual GT Academy event next week, giving superior Gran Turismo 6 players the chance to put their skills to the test on a real-world racetrack.

As in previous years, GT Academy players compete to enroll in a three-month… …read more

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Watch Firaxis boldly bring Civilization to space from PAX East

By Xav de Matos

Missed the PAX East panel that revealed Civilization: Beyond Earth to the world? Maybe you just want to relive the magic you already witnessed live in Boston? Firaxis has you covered either way, uploading its panel from the show, complete with a peek… …read more

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Deadlight now free for Xbox Live Gold members

By Xav de Matos

As promised, the Tequila Works-developed survival game, Deadlight, is the latest freebie for Xbox Live Gold members. The Xbox 360 game – regularly priced at $15 – will remain free until April 30.

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Amazing Spider-Man 2 reportedly delayed on Xbox One

Microsoft console version removed from the game’s official website.
It’s being reported that the Xbox One version of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has been delayed indefinitely.

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Behind-the-scenes ‘Final Hours of Titanfall’ app now available

By Mike Suszek

The Final Hours of Titanfall, an in-depth look at the development of Respawn Entertainment’s first game, is now available to download on iPad, Windows Surface as well as PC and Mac via Origin for $1.99. Versions of the app are also planned for… …read more

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The latest Rocksmith 2014 DLC is Garbage (in a good way)

By S. Prell

You’re not paranoid, Rocksmith 2014 owners: Ubisoft does indeed have more DLC coming your way, and this time it’s three hit singles from ’90s grunge band, Garbage. Those looking to relive the glory days of Clinton, Beanie Babies and denim overalls… …read more

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Steam’s Daily Deal offers System Shock 2 at half price

By Earnest Cavalli

If your life is painfully lacking in malevolent AI and angry, telekinetic monkeys, today is your lucky day: Steam is currently offering survival horror classic System Shock 2 at a 50 percent discount.

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Bust-A-Move 4 on the PlayStation Network this spring

By Danny Cowan

Natsume announced that it will release a digital PSone Classics version of Taito’s Bust-a-Move 4 this spring, bringing the classic bubble-bursting puzzler to the PlayStation 3, PSP, and PS Vita.

Bust-a-Move 4 expands on the color-matching gameplay… …read more

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Bethesda under fire from barbed wire industry, reports The Onion

By Xav de Matos

The Evil Within publisher Bethesda Softworks is under fire from the barbed wire lobby for its portrayal of the industry’s spiked resource, The Onion has learned in the above exclusive, totally not satirical, wholly realistic… …read more

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PSN Store Update: Final Fantasy 14, Trials Fusion, FIFA World Cup

By Sinan Kubba

It’s football, fantasy, and FMX in this week’s line-up of PlayStation Store additions for North America, starting with the full launch of Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn. PS4 players can hook up with the subscription MMO for $40, or $60 if they… …read more

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Halo, Destiny composer O’Donnell says he was fired ‘without cause’

By Sinan Kubba

Halo series and Destiny composer Martin ‘Marty’ O’Donnell is no longer working for Bungie, and he claims the studio’s directors fired him “without cause” last Friday, April 11.

O’Donnell tweeted the news this morning, and shortly after Bungie… …read more

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director’s Cut sneaks onto Mac

By Xav de Matos

A Mac version of the Deus Ex: Human Revolution “Director’s Cut” is available now from developer Feral Interactive. The version is available exclusively through Steam. DX:HR – Director’s Cut overhauls the original RPG’s boss battles, tweaks enemy AI… …read more

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Reprogram your surroundings in Glitchspace, now on Early Access

By Mike Suszek

First-person puzzler Glitchspace is now available through Steam’s Early Access service for PC, Mac and Linux. The alpha version of the game from developer Space Budgie is available for $6.99 on Early Access and $6.49 through the game’s official… …read more

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PlayStation Now: ‘Leaked’ games list suggests improved loading times

Sony’s games streaming service said to now be running even faster.
A purported list of games currently being tested on PlayStation Now has emerged online, showing improved loading times for each title.

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