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Thief: Garrett steps out of the shadows as pacifist or predator

From pacifist play-through to Iron Man mode, Stace Harman goes hands-on with Eidos Montreal’s upcoming stealth title and examines the myriad ways to customise your Thief experience.

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  • Steel Battalion reboot lacks control of the original

    When the original Steel Battalion launched for Xbox, back in 2002, it came with a comically over-sized, purpose-built controller which is now something of a collector’s piece. Nearly ten years later, the game has taken a more minimal approach, in a Kinect-enabled reboot that does away with controllers completely.

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  • "Updated Xbox 360 disc format" is likely piracy fix

    Microsoft has opened registrations for an Xbox 360 System Update Preview program in the US to prepare for an “updated Xbox 360 disc format,” which is believed to be an anti-piracy measure.

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  • God of War III impressions round-up

    An embargo on God of War III impressions just lifted. Get a round-up after the break. It’s pretty meagre at the moment, but we’ll add more as they go up. Check out new screens here. Be warned: they’re beyond awesome.

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  • Assassin's Creed II TGS detail explosion - round-up

    A ton of Assassin’s Creed II previews went live last week from TGS. We didn’t cover them at the time, because we were up to our ears in Japanese news. To celebrate the fact that we’ve finally managed to finally type up all the answers to the reader questions we asked director Benoit Lambert just […]

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  • Want to test the new Xbox update? Just fill out a survey

    A new Xbox 360 system update is on the way, but you don’t have to wait until it launches to try it. Major Nelson has the details on this year’s System Update Preview Program. Just head over to Microsoft Connect, fill out a survey, and you’re (probably) in! Bear in mind, however, that Gold users […]

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  • MS to refuse access to Live for NXE preview cheaters, update delivered before November 1

    Microsoft’s email to those lucky enough to get on the early access program for New Xbox Experience were told by email today that the update will be available “on or before” November 1. Also included in the mail is a warning that any Xbox that attempts to connect to the program and hasn’t been specifically […]

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