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Lord of the Rings Online: Helm’s Deep Expansion Announced

blank Warner Brothers have today announced the next expansion for Lord of the Rings Online. Helm’s Deep will let players take an important role in the famous battle alongside the likes of Théoden, while also expanding the virtual world of Middle-Earth to the west of Rohan. If that’s not enough, you’ll also be able to continue to level your character for a further 10 levels, right up to 95. Along with the new locations, new missions, new role in The Lord…


PSA: Guilty Gear Trailer Lied, Title DOESN’T Have Online Play

blank This is a strange one. Guilty Gear for the Vita came out in the US yesterday, and despite mention on its PlayStation page of online play, as well as reference to it in the original trailer, the game actually relies on Ad Hoc mode to handle its multiplayer. Why the developers put out a trailer implying otherwise, and why Sony are advertising it as online-capable is unclear, but if you were planning to buy based on the idea of playing…


Phil Fish is at it Again: “You should Boycott Harder, Nerds”

blank Fez may have been an above average game with a great idea behind it, but the biggest name behind the game, Phil Fish, sure as hell knows how to separate himself from his fanbase. After early reports that the game itself runs incredibly badly on PC (it renders at 720p and has Xbox 360 controller images regardless of how you’re playing the game), and talk of the Steam release being boycotted thanks to Fish’s poor customer relations, the fact that…


Naruto Shippuden UNS 3: 1.2 million copies sold worldwide

blank Following the recent release of Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 in Japan , Namco Bandai took the opportunity to announce that their game has shipped over 1.2 million copies worldwide. This is the fastest selling game in the franchise so far. It's a huge success for CyberConnect2, who are currently working on Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle for PS3 and Solatorobo 2 on 3DS.


Deadly Premonition – Director’s Cut Launch Trailer

blank Deadly Premonition was something of a mixed bag when it was first released on Xbox 360 in 2010. While much of what made it a game - the graphics and controls specifically - suffered from a severe ability to underwhelm, the story and depth of the characters in the world were pretty much unlike anything else available. Like Twin Peaks with a touch of The X-Files, it managed to make you invest in the people of Greenvale regardless of the roughness of the gameplay itself. This led to incredibly ...


SimCity 2.0 Coming April 22nd

blank Two months after its chaotic release, the problems are far from solved for SimCity. Many bugs continue to plague the gameplay for many players. Perhaps a part of the solution will come with this patch:


46 million Xbox Live accounts

blank In its quarterly financial report, Microsoft announced that 46 million users have created Xbox Live accounts worldwide. That's an increase of 18% since 2012. For comparison, in March 2012, Sony posted that they had 90 million PSN users.


Monster Hunter Online Announced

blank Capcom has officially announced Monster Hunter Online, which will be available later this year. So far it's only been announced for the Chinese market and will use the CryEngine 3.The environment is intended to play a big part in the MMO. Of course, there will be more than a few exclusive monsters. In order to combat these monsters, players will have the option of using new vehicles that will allow them to take their hunting to the ocean and skies. New weapons will also be available, each ...


Metro: Last Light PC Specs Revealed

blank 4A Games has released the recommended configurations for their upcoming FPS, Metro: Last Light, which releases on May 14, 2013. Check out the the required specs below and see if your PC will be able to run this beast. Note that the optimal configuration with Nvidia Titan is obviously reserved for the elite ready to throw 1,000 dollars at a graphics card.


PS Plus news

blank In a recent Playstation Blog post Content Manager Chris Howe revealed the content available for PS+ members in May. From May 1st, PS+ Subscribers will get the excellent (and pretty recent) Hitman: Absolution and the quirky puzzle/horror game Catherine completely free. Other free titles available to download in May include the action-packed adventure Malicious and PS Vita players will get a side-scrolling shoot-em-up called Sine Mora and Velocity.