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Two excellent side-scrollers will be yours tomorrow if you happen to be a PlayStation Plus member. Bloodrayne: Betrayal and Outland are the two latest additions to the "Instant Game Collection," the initiative announced at E3 to stuff your PS3 full of quality games for no additional cost beyond the...

August 13th 2012 at 2:20pm 0 Comments
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The next triple pack treatment is that much closer to being announced. Amazon UK has leaked some box art for the Ubisoft Xbox Live Hits Collection, which places Beyond Good & Evil HD, From Dust and Outland on one retail disc. It's a bittersweet proposition, since we all remember what happened t...

June 20th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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I remember the first time I saw the trailer for Cataclysm. I will cheerfully admit I totally flipped out over it, largely because I was so excited to see Deathwing make a return. I've always been fond of the Dragon Aspects, and I was looking forward to an expansion that featured them in a way t...

June 18th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Since Adam took a long look back yesterday, I thought it would be nice to look forward today. The above audio clip is the Sha of Hatred, one of the big threats of Mists of Pandaria. It's interesting to realize how much voice work there is in Mists. The game is definitely moving forward. OnyxElde...

June 6th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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There were things about Burning Crusade that I really, really loved. Shattered planets in the sky, and ethereals running around ... it was not the same old fantasy thing. But as we talked to the community, certainly a lot of folks around the office were just like "I don't know man, I just wanna...

April 19th 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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When you're making the obligatory "things I'm thankful for" speech around the table this Thanksgiving, you may silently include Sony among the honorees. From tomorrow through November 28, the publisher is holding a Fall Sale on PSN that drops some recent releases into temptingly affordable territ...

November 21st 2011 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft is taking a set of sharp blades and ravenously cutting prices across the board on Xbox Live Marketplace content, starting right now. Already inexpensive (and wonderful) title Outland will cost you a cool 400 MS Points ($5), while deep multiplayer fare like Monday Night Combat and Sectio...

September 27th 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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We were sitting here feeling bad about Child of Eden -- those sales numbers really cut into the "hope and happiness" vibe we were getting from the game -- when we got some happier news about two other beautiful games published by Ubisoft. In its fiscal Q1 2012 sales release (PDF), Ubisoft declar...

July 20th 2011 at 1:20pm 0 Comments
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Hey, PS3 owners! Remember Outland? Remember how great that sounded, and how excited you were to buy it -- right up until the PSN disappeared for over a month? Well, now you can relive all the thrill of the leadup to Housemarque's colorful platformer, followed by an actual opportunity to buy it!...

June 6th 2011 at 1:30am 0 Comments
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The World of Warcraft is an expansive universe. You're playing the game, you're fighting the bosses, you know the how -- but do you know the why? Each week, Matthew Rossi and Anne Stickney make sure you Know Your Lore by covering the history of the story behind World of Warcraft. Last week, we w...

June 5th 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments