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Spike Video Game Awards 2010 liveblog is go

Saturday, 11 December 2010 22:30 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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So. Here we go in what is basically the final hurrah in the 2010 news year.

The 2010 Spike Video Game Awards will kick off at 1am GMT (8pm EST/5pm PST), and will feature a massive handful of reveals.

The first trailer for Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, as well as new trailers of Homefront, Portal 2, Resistance 3 and Batman: Arkham City are due to air tonight.

Titles also due to be announced include Saints Row 3 and THQ’s project with Guillermo Del Toro with the likely announcement of Prototype 2 also due.

But the big reveal of the night will come in the form of BioWare, which looks all but likely to be, after weeks of teasing, Mass Effect 3.

Gears of War might be missing out on the party at the last minute, but you’d still be a fool to miss this. Oh, and there’s some awards thing as well. Keep it locked here.

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99 Comments

  1. onlineatron

    Live stream to compliment Jonny’s garrulous wit: http://www.boxlive.tv/channels/spiketv :)

    #1 4 years ago
  2. JimFear666

    i heard that there will be the announcement of the ps4 with RIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIDGE RAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACER

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Razor

    The VGA’s would be amazing without the awards bit…

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Johnny Cullen

    Phft. I’ve been watching that for the past hour or so.

    Nathan’s going to be helping out as well.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. cookiejar

    Yeah they were slicing up a pig when I clicked on. Fabulous.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. JimFear666

    thanx fo the streaming

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Panou

    @onlineatron: will the VGA ceremony be broadcasted via this link?? \o/

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Johnny Cullen

    That link is showing Spike TV, so yes.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. Razor

    US television is weird.

    Hugs *ITV2*

    #9 4 years ago
  10. onlineatron

    @9
    *shoots for showing affection towards IrateTrashVision2*

    #10 4 years ago
  11. Johnny Cullen

    ITV2 maybe a pile of trash, but it’s a lot better then US TV.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Panou

    @Johnny : thanks, I’m French so I was not really sure, but that’s great news!

    H-2

    #12 4 years ago
  13. onlineatron

    @11
    HBO and AMC beg to differ.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. Johnny Cullen

    They just showed the newest 24 boxset… which has been out here for a while and that I picked up last week.

    We are so awesone.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. Crysis

    American tv is so cramped together.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. Mattigan

    @13 but the other 300 channels agree…

    #16 4 years ago
  17. AHA-Lambda

    wow after all the ‘panic’ about not ahving a stream we get this nice ;)

    also XD @ deadliest warrior

    #17 4 years ago
  18. JimFear666

    i cant wait for uncharted 3 and Resistance 3 trailers.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. onlineatron

    HBO + AMC + 300 channels of crap > ITV2

    #19 4 years ago
  20. AHA-Lambda

    hmmm wats worse itv2 or channel five? =/

    #20 4 years ago
  21. onlineatron

    Channel five.

    #21 4 years ago
  22. AHA-Lambda

    thought so :P

    #22 4 years ago
  23. Hunam

    ITV selection of channels are generally the worst things in the world. ITV1 being the biggest load of shit ever. Though I think ITV2 sometimes plays Supernatural, which is ok.

    #23 4 years ago
  24. AHA-Lambda

    i cant see my comments on the blog above =/

    #24 4 years ago
  25. Johnny Cullen

    We pick what comments we put in and what we don’t put in. That’s why.

    #25 4 years ago
  26. AHA-Lambda

    aww =(

    #26 4 years ago
  27. pukem0n

    which time GMT does the actual show start? ^^

    edit: oh dont bother, read the article ^^

    #27 4 years ago
  28. AHA-Lambda

    1 am

    #28 4 years ago
  29. Vistrix

    …So penis jokes aren’t allowed?

    #29 4 years ago
  30. Prof.Dr.Moertel

    well, I´m going to read dead or alive until it starts :P

    #30 4 years ago
  31. Stardog

    I reckon the surprise will be something to do with Batman.

    #31 4 years ago
  32. Boyaka123

    Have they showed saints row 3 yet

    #32 4 years ago
  33. AHA-Lambda

    its not started yet

    #33 4 years ago
  34. Boyaka123

    Whhen is the video games award goin to end too bad i cant watch it
    I live in the uk

    #34 4 years ago
  35. Helliii505

    HEY GUYS CAN WE SEE IT LIVE IN UK, COZ AT GAME TRAILERS IT SAYS NOT AVAILABLE IN YOUR COUNTRY WHEN I CLICK ON LIVE FORCAST VIDEO.

    #35 4 years ago
  36. Boyaka123

    I dont get what are you saying

    #36 4 years ago
  37. onlineatron

    @34 & 35

    Look Closer.

    #37 4 years ago
  38. Prof.Dr.Moertel

    @35 just take the livestream from @1, it´s working okay.

    #38 4 years ago
  39. Prof.Dr.Moertel

    @37 epic.

    #39 4 years ago
  40. onlineatron

    Or there’s this one, they are showing Starship Troopers currently: http://www.justin.tv/tashi23#/w/641753840

    #40 4 years ago
  41. Boyaka123

    Ohh thanks

    #41 4 years ago
  42. KAP

    Its started guys

    #42 4 years ago
  43. AHA-Lambda

    what the hell!!

    #43 4 years ago
  44. onlineatron

    SSFUCKINGX!!!!

    #44 4 years ago
  45. AHA-Lambda

    no battlefield 3 then =(

    #45 4 years ago
  46. onlineatron

    This augmented stuff is the shit.

    #46 4 years ago
  47. AHA-Lambda

    shit stream has been shut!!

    #47 4 years ago
  48. onlineatron

    http://www.boxlive.tv/channels/spiketv

    This one is still live, but it’s chugging.

    #48 4 years ago
  49. KAP

    Anyone know of any other place to watch it live other then the SPIKE site

    #49 4 years ago
  50. AHA-Lambda

    what the hell am i watching? Ezio??!

    #50 4 years ago
  51. themadjock

    Balls the feed above is rubbish, I’m off to bed, I’ll have to catch the news in the morning

    #51 4 years ago
  52. AHA-Lambda

    wow 4 sponsors after another *sigh*

    #52 4 years ago
  53. KAP

    Mention the templars, that was really kool.. those that did all the cluster puzzles will of got ezios msg right there.

    #53 4 years ago
  54. Razor

    Why…why am I watc-oh, for Uncharted 3.

    Right.

    #54 4 years ago
  55. AHA-Lambda

    NEW ELDER SCROLLS?! :O

    #55 4 years ago
  56. Boyaka123

    Is there a website that supports iphone

    #56 4 years ago
  57. AHA-Lambda

    they stole call of duty’s date shtick XD

    NPH did not just make a reach around joke did he? oh god…

    #57 4 years ago
  58. Hunam

    Glad it’s out of cyrodill.

    #58 4 years ago
  59. Boyaka123

    Is there a website which supports iphone

    #59 4 years ago
  60. Razor

    Oh my God…this is just…so bad.

    #60 4 years ago
  61. onlineatron

    My stream is working fine now… Elder Scrolls V: SKYRIM FUCK YES!

    #61 4 years ago
  62. Hunam

    Gametrailers are sticking the trailers on their site just after they air, you might have to hit the download link to see them though.

    #62 4 years ago
  63. KAP

    onlineatron, whats ur stream?

    #63 4 years ago
  64. AHA-Lambda

    well gow3 and RDR aint winning goty then, right?

    unless we get something stupid like last year -_-

    #64 4 years ago
  65. onlineatron

    @63
    The link in the first comment.

    You know, this IS bad. But it’s no where near as bad as last year… Last year had the cast of Jersey Shore ffs!

    #65 4 years ago
  66. onlineatron

    You know, people are too hard on MCR.

    They do their thing pretty damn well and with a shit ton more intelligence than other bands of the same ilk.

    #66 4 years ago
  67. M2Kx

    Hm… why does the spike stream not work, even with an “american ip”?

    I’m also having problems with the boxlive stream :/

    #67 4 years ago
  68. UNUSUAL WEASEL

    I guess the universe would end if all these amazing trailers were played with bits that didnt make me want to kill myself inbetween them

    #68 4 years ago
  69. AHA-Lambda

    FUCKING MASS EFFECT 3 YEAAA!!!!!!!!!!!

    #69 4 years ago
  70. Hunam

    I think I’ll probably be the only person in the world that is bothered by the logo being in the same style of ME2.

    Tells that the series change between 2 and 3 might not be the leap that was between 1 and 2. It’ll still be a great game though, no doubt about that. Plus am super fucking stoked the game is set during the invasion, hopefully through out the game rather than the moments before, like Dragon Age.

    #70 4 years ago
  71. AHA-Lambda

    no i thought that too

    #71 4 years ago
  72. Hunam

    Also, so far so good, no FPS announcements yet, game variety might make a comeback next year :P

    #72 4 years ago
  73. Panou

    “This channel is offline”

    WHAT??!!!

    #73 4 years ago
  74. AHA-Lambda

    black ops won best fps

    oh god if it wins goty =s

    and my stream has a guy talking on it bitching about black ops now =(

    #74 4 years ago
  75. Erthazus

    :( Offline

    #75 4 years ago
  76. AHA-Lambda

    what is olivia munn doing? is she on script??

    #76 4 years ago
  77. M2Kx

    shit…

    #77 4 years ago
  78. ianos

    @70

    You do realise the logo for ME1 was the same as ME2?

    #78 4 years ago
  79. Boyaka123

    Can somebody post the saints row 3 trailer on youtube and type it in here

    #79 4 years ago
  80. Hunam

    @78

    I meant the bit with 2/3 in it, the red box that was added for ME2.

    #80 4 years ago
  81. AHA-Lambda

    resistance 3 in september? surprising :)

    #81 4 years ago
  82. onlineatron

    Where’s Johnny watching?

    #82 4 years ago
  83. mathare92

    NA.

    #83 4 years ago
  84. Hunam

    As I said, just go to Gametrailers.com a couple minutes after the trailers air to see them in direct feed HD.

    Resistance 3 looks OK, hated the first though.

    #84 4 years ago
  85. mathare92

    Was watching a stream, and all of a sudden, it got hijacked by porn. :S

    #85 4 years ago
  86. AHA-Lambda

    k the guy o right now is the worst so far easily

    #86 4 years ago
  87. Boyaka123

    Lol his gamertag is chokenuts

    #87 4 years ago
  88. Boyaka123

    @85 but im on it right now

    #88 4 years ago
  89. Hunam

    I’m glad I’m not watching the stream. My tolerance for you American folks is at an all time low these days :P

    Just the trailers for me thanks.

    #89 4 years ago
  90. mathare92

    @88 No worries, I got another stream here. http://www.ustream.tv/channel/yourgamingfix

    #90 4 years ago
  91. AHA-Lambda

    woah whoever that was toally fucked up there XD

    PS if martin sheen doesn’t win THERE WILL BE HELL TO PAY

    #91 4 years ago
  92. AHA-Lambda

    WHAT THE FUCK!!!!!!!!!!!!! NPH!!!!!!!!!!!

    #92 4 years ago
  93. onlineatron

    WHAT THE FUCK NPH?!

    As bad as the Jack Black win last year, completely pre-determined.

    John Marston should have one.

    EDIT: Although this acceptance speech is pretty funny.

    #93 4 years ago
  94. Hunam

    Rachel Bilson is nice, but not funny tonight. Great on The O.C.

    #94 4 years ago
  95. mathare92

    Why does everyone decide to reveal their games on this shitty show?

    #95 4 years ago
  96. onlineatron

    1st November 2011 for Uncharted 3!!!

    So err… Competing with next COD?

    #96 4 years ago
  97. Lazerate

    @95 i know what about E3 2011 what are they gunna show then

    #97 4 years ago
  98. Prof.Dr.Moertel

    thx johnny and nathan. it was quite amusing :)

    #98 4 years ago
  99. M2Kx

    Thx for the blogging (again!)

    Now it’s almost five in the morning, but I’m done with editing and writing. Should I go to bed? :D

    #99 4 years ago

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    Star Wars is a no-brainer for Disney Infinity, and at long last it looks like it’s happening. A Star Wars re-release called Disney Infinity 3.0 has reportedly leaked from German retailers. We have to lable this one a rumour as we haven’t seen the original source, but the story was originally reported by DisKingdom, which […]

  • Award-winning mobile indie Monument Valley out now on Windows Phone

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  • Old-school EverQuest servers safe from legal troubles thanks to Daybreak agreement

    EverQuest rights holder Daybreak Game Company given its blessing to the wonderful Project 1999. EverQuest: Project 1999 is one of those lovely ideas that it are all too often crushed by the realities of the games industry. An entirely fan-managed affair, it provides an emulated version of the classic EverQuest experience, which is no longer […]

  • Free Dragon Age short stories fill us in on Corypheus’s followers

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  • Remember that gorgeous Luminous Engine tech demo? It now utilizes DirectX 12

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  • Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones sneaks onto GOG and Steam services

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  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare DLC Ascendance has arrived on PC, PlayStation consoles

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare players on PC and PlayStation consoles can now download the Ascendance DLC. The second content pack contains the OHM weapon, the OHM Werewolf custom variant, and the second entry in the Exo Zombies saga, Infection. Four new maps are also included: Perplex, Site 244, Climate, and Chop Shop. Ascendance was […]

  • Latest Xbox 360 system update is live, now supports 2TB hard drives

    Xbox 360 now supports 2TB hard drives via the latest system update for the console. Support for the drives was announced earlier this month and has been available for preview members. “In addition we will also no longer reserve space in advance on your hard drive,” said the firm. “If you are using 16GB of […]

  • Kickstarter for Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee launches tomorrow

    Playtonic Games has announced the Kickstarter campaign for its spiritual successor to the Banjo Kazooie series, Yooka-Laylee, will launch tomorrow. The title of the game was announced today along with the Kickstarter date. Formerly known as Project Ukulele, the 3D platformer is said to be “between the size of Banjo-Kazooie and Banjo-Tooie,” and stars Yooka […]

  • Console version of Mistwalker’s Terra Battle is in development

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  • Prison break game The Escapists is heading to PlayStation 4 from May 29

    The Escapists, Mouldy Toof’s prison break game originally released as a timed console exclusive Xbox One, has a release date for PlayStation 4. For those unfamiliar with the title, which is also a PC release, it tasks players’ time management skills as they do a bit of digging and crafting, and other prison-type stuff as […]

  • Dead Island 2 delayed into 2016 to ensure series is “taken to the next level”

    Dead Island 2 has been delayed into 2016 by Yager in order to ensure the sequel “takes Dead Island to the next level.” According to a tweet from the developer, it set “big goal” for the game, and in order to deliver what fans expect, the team needs more time to reach development goals. “We […]

  • Project Cars: here’s a list of all available cars at launch

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  • Competitive matchmaking support is coming to Team Fortress 2

    Team Fortress 2 will soon feature support for competitive matchmaking, which Valve says is a “high priority” project for it at the moment. According to a report from TeamFortress.tv, which visited Valve headquarters recently, Valve is looking into the possibility of 6v6 or 9v9 matches 9v9, a possible quick play option and it is also […]

  • GTA 5 PC patch fixes garage, Job crashes – full notes here

    Rockstar has pushed out a 353 MB patch for GTA 5 on PC The patch fixes a number of annoying bugs related to vehicles and garages, some deathmatch issues and purchase errors. It should also fix various freezing and crashing bugs, as well as a little issue with Steam. Time will tell if the patch […]

  • Fire Emblem If will come in White Kingdom and Black Kingdom versions with amiibo support

    We’ve finally got some juicy details on the next Fire Emblem game, but the most interesting aspect is that there will be two versions of the game. According to Siliconera, who translated an interview between Intelligent Systems and 4Gamer, there will a White Kingdom and a Black Kingdom version that offer different aspects of the […]

  • Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess heads west with “Golden Toilet” pre-order bonus

    Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess will debut on western PlayStation 4 systems this summer, Koei Tecmo has announced. It is also coming to PS3 and Vita. The game was produced by Keisuke Kikuchi of Fatal Frame fame and takes up where Deception 4: Blood Ties left off allowing players to relive Laegrinna’s pursuit to free […]

  • Nintendo US eShop update: Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario demo, Paper Mario, more

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a demo of Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition, Paper Mario on Virtual Console, and amiibo Tap. The full update is below. eShop update amiibo Tap – free – Wii U Star Wars Pinball DLC – Wii U Paper Mario – Wii U […]

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided PC port handed off to Nixxes

    The PC port of the new Deus Ex has been handed over to Netherlands based studio, Nixxes software. After the initial reveal trailer at the beginning of April, we’ve only had a few morsels in the way of additional news. The most intriguing tidbit to date has got to be the fact that you’ll be […]

  • First-ever PC Gaming Show to take place at E3 2015 in June

    PC gaming will finally have its very own E3 press conference this year, thanks to PC Gamer and AMD. The PC Gaming Show will take place on June 16 at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles and it will be livestreamed on Twitch. PC Gamer said speakers at the presentation will include representatives from Blizzard, […]

  • Majora’s Mask light available now on Club Nintendo for 6000 stars

    Club Nintendo shuts up shop on September 30 and members are being encouraged to spend accumulated stars before then. And what better to spend them on, than this adorable Majora’s Mask light? If you’re a member based in Europe you can nab it for 6000 stars. If you’re in Australia or New Zealand, it’ll only […]

  • Unity support announced for HoloLens, will work with Windows universal apps

    Microsoft is partnering with game engine developers Unity in order to make HoloLens compatible with apps and games which use the cross-platform engine. The partnership was announced yesterday during its Build Developer Conference. Universal apps for Windows 10 systems will also be available on Xbox One later this year, suggesting possible HoloLens functionality with the […]

  • Splatoon Nintendo Direct airs Thursday, May 7

    A Nintendo Direct focused on Splatoon, the Wii U multiplayer title, on May 7. It will kick off at 7am PDT/10am EDT/3pm UK and it can be watched via the Nintendo Direct website. You can also have a look at the game through Nintendo’s Twitch channel. The last game-specific presentation took place last week and […]

  • GTA 5 PC: clean up the streets as a member of the San Andreas PD with this new mod

    Remember the awesome mods for GTA 4 and San Andreas that let you run amok online as a member of the po-po? Well, dust off your taser and load up your gun, because it’s coming to GTA 5. The new mod for GTA 5 is currently in alpha and can be downloaded at palmbeachgames.com. You […]

  • Indie shoot ‘em up Project Root comes to Xbox One, PS4 and PSVita

    Project Root is a self-proclaimed rejig of the shoot ‘em up genre that was released on PC last year, and it’s finally coming to consoles. Combining free-roaming elements with the usual business of shooting things, Project Root was released this week for Xbox One, PS4 and the PSVita.

  • You can now bet on eSports online, starting with League of Legends

    If you’re getting bored with sticking a pony on the races, you can expand your gambling horizons at Unikrn where you can watch esports streams and get a little action on the side. The new platform was set up by Rahul Sood – previously the general manager of Microsoft Ventures. At the moment, customers are […]

  • Has Watch Dogs 2 been leaked?

    Ubisoft employee, Julien Risse, may have inadvertently confirmed Watch Dogs 2, thanks to his online CV over at LinkedIn. Videogamer.com spotted the slip up, in which Risse lists Watch Dogs, the DLC Bad Blood, and Watch Dogs 2 on his profile. Creative Director Jonathan Morin has already talked about his ideas for improvements for the […]

  • GTA 5′s Trevor makes his Jackass debut, complete with leopard-print knickers

    YouTuber Abstract Mode has shared his vision of what Trevor Philips’ life might have been like, had he not been completely batshit crazy. Watch Trevor get mauled, run over, and hit by a train, before taking a majestic swan-dive into someone else’s pool at the climax. Thanks, Kotaku.

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 season pass will cost you £35

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 isn’t released until November 6, but you can already hand over your cash for the Season Pass. The Season Pass is available for pre-purchase on Steam for £34.99, and will cover four DLC packs – although the details we have on the content are limited to ‘exciting’ at this […]

  • GTA Online’s cheating assholes are no match for this player’s vengeance

    Think you’re smart for using invisibility and infinite ammo glitches? You need to be taught a lesson, sucker. You can have all the hacks you want but if your GTA Online game is weak, you’ll still get your ass handed to you. As this fool discovered when attempting to hassle another player. There’s a fair […]

  • PS4 sales help Sony’s games division swing to profit

    Sony’s PlayStation business has made an operating profit of 48.1 billion yen ($404m / £261.5m) in the past 12 months. That’s thanks to stellar sales of the PlayStation 4 and PS Plus, even as sales of the PS3 have stalled and the company wrote off costs for the PSTV and PS Vita. The profit puts […]

  • New patch for Dirt Rally gives co-driver’s attitude a tune-up

    Dirt Rally gets a new patch three days after release on Steam. On Monday, we reported that the newest Dirt game has popped up on Steam’s Early Access and is available to pick up for £24.99, as well as giving you an eyeful of tasty screenshots. The patch – released yesterday – fixes some issues […]

  • New The Witcher 3 screenshots show combat, exploration and general carousing

    New screenshots released on the official facebook page for The Witcher 3 show Geralt annihilating a winged beast, out and about in the world exploring, and living the life of Reily amidst a bustling feast. We were already treated to some glorious screenshots a few days ago, but these new ones are in-game and give […]

  • Destiny: 14 things you might have missed during House of Wolves intel drops

    Destiny: House of Wolves does a great deal more than just slap some new content on the existing game structure. House of Wolves changes Destiny in a lot of interesting and very welcome ways. Bungie showed off many of these changes in its livestream, and let both me and Arekkz come and have a look […]

  • Scratch that cyberpunk itch with Technobabylon on May 21 – new trailer

    Technobabylon more like Wrecked-yo-babbling with my smooth flow about how good Wadjet Eye games are. I don’t know y’all, it’s clock off time and everything feels like a reach. Wadjet Eye makes pretty good adventure games – award winning, in fact. The latest project to spring forth from the benevolent, sheltering hand of the label […]

  • Skullgirls 2nd Encore brings exclusive new features to PS4, Vita in northern summer

    Skullgirls, the little indie fighter that could, is getting another crack at it. Skullgirls 2nd Encore is the second re-release of the one-time troubled 2D versus fighter from lab Zero Games. Having survived the shut down of its developer and collapse of its publishing contrast, Skullgirls re-emerged as Skullgirls: Encore, adding in a ton of […]

  • Danganronpa series generates “impressive” sales for Vita exclusive

    Danganronpa is selling quite nicely, thank you, says NIS America. Danganronpa is a series of murder mystery visual novel puzzlers in a similar vein to games like 999. Two of these have been released for Vita in the west – Trigger Happy Havoc and Goodbye Despair. Speaking to MCV, NIS America CEO and president Takuro […]

  • I have no idea what is going on in J-Stars Victory VS+ but I kind of like it

    In this J-Stars Victory VS+ trailer, we see – uhh. Well. We certainly see some things. Look y’all, I was a massive weaboo in high school, but that was back in the dark ages when we had to take out Manga Entertainment VHS tapes from dingy little specialist rental joints that were literally underground, and […]

  • Please just watch this terrific trailer for Toren

    Toren is the kind of game I dream about when I drift off to sleep at night. This indie puzzle adventure strikes a spark in my little soul in the same way as Ico and Tequila Works’ Rime do. Mysterious, almost ethereal fantasy setting – check. Chance to actually walk around in that setting – […]

  • Play classic MS-DOS games on your own tweets

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  • VR: Unreal Engine to add HTC Vive support

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  • WWE 2K15 PC supports modding

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  • Overkill’s The Walking Dead coming to PC, PS4 and Xbox One in 2016

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  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 pre-orders net Advanced Warfare DLC

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  • Steam Game Ban system lets developers determine who to block

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  • Far Cry 4 devs matching Red Cross donations up to $100K to aid Nepal earthquake victims

    Far Cry 4 developer Ubisoft Montreal will match any pledges made to The Red Cross up to $100,000 to aid Nepal after the 7.8 earthquake struck the area in and around Kathmandu in Nepal. According to Ubisoft: “Having spent the last few years working on Far Cry 4, a game heavily inspired by Nepal and […]

  • Tales of Zestiria retail listing notes September release date, PS4 version

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