Elite Dangerous Beta Gameplay Demonstrates Han Solo Style Moves (video)

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The new Elite Dangerous game currently under development and which was started thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign, has this month released some new footage of its Elite Dangerous Beta v1.03 showing Han Solo style manoeuvres that can be carried out within the game.

When it launches the new Elite Dangerous will also support the awesome Oculus Rift virtual reality headset which was recently purchased by Facebook for $2 billion.

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Destiny Player To Player Weapons And Gear Trading Will Not Be Allowed (video)

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As the launch date for the up-and-coming Bungie Destiny launch date edges ever closer to September 9th, 2014. Bungie has revealed this week that Destiny players will not be able to trade weapons or gear with friends or other players.

While answering numerous questions from gamers patiently waiting for the highly anticipated Destiny game to finally launch. Gamer Jackbandit asked the question : “Is it going to be possible to trade items in the full game?”

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New Razer Cortex App Automatically Hunts Down Gaming Deals For You

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Razer the company better known for its hardware gaming peripherals has this week announce the launch of a new application called Razer Cortex.

Razer Cortex has been specifically designed to help gamers to take more control of their gaming experience and provides a variety of tools to help gamers bag the best gaming deals, as well as improving their PC performance in game.

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Metro Redux Launches In the US For PS4, Xbox One And PC (video)

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Games console owners in the US might be pleased to learn that the new Metro Redux survival horror first-person shooter video game has today launched for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

Metro Redux includes newly remastered versions of the already released Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light, together with newly added content. Check out the trailer after the jump to learn more about the new game.

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Amazon acquires Twitch

twitchWe have heard many reports over the past few months that Google is going to buy Twitch, the popular video game streaming company. And even though it was reported earlier in the month that the deal was finished for $1 billion, it looks like Google did not get it. Amazon stole it away from them.

It has been confirmed that Amazon is acquiring Twitch. The outstanding shares will be purchased for about $970 million. Just to refresh your memory in case you don’t know what Twitch is: It is a video game streaming service that launched over three years ago and it has been super popular. As of the end of 2013, it had over 40 million users who were watching an average of more than 100 minutes of video every day.
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Diablo III Ultimate Evil Edition Compared Side-by-Side On Xbox One, PS4 And PC (video)

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If you are considering purchasing the new Diablo III Ultimate Evil Edition you might enjoy this comparison video that has been created by the Eurogamer website which compares the new resolutions on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

The new Diablo III Ultimate Evil Edition game contains all of the content released by Blizzard since the original games release and the Reaper of Souls expansion pack.

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AMD R9 285 Graphics Card Unveiled With Tonga Pro GPU

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During their 30 Years of Gaming and Graphics event early this month AMD has unveiled its latest graphics card in the form of the AMD R9 285.

The AMD R9 285 equipped with Tonga Pro GPU and has been designed to follow on from the technology used in the older AMD R9 280 and has been designed to provide gamers with the power they need for even demanding games.

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Battle Systems Fantasy Dungeon Terrain Launches On Kickstarter (video)

Fantasy Dungeon Terrain

Gamers looking for fantasy dungeon terrain for 28mm tabletop games might be interested in a new project that has launched over on the Kickstarter crowd funding website this week which has been designed to add a more immersive experience to your tabletop gaming.

Battle Systems is a fantasy dungeon terrain system that allows you to build your own very unique layouts and engines using a modular system.Check out the video after the jump to learn more about this unique system that simply slots together.

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Legend of Grimrock 2 Closed Beta Now Underway, iOS App Announced (video)

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If you enjoyed the indie Legend of Grimrock game you will be pleased to learn that the new dungeon crawl game Legend of Grimrock 2 has now entered its closed beta development stage and a teaser trailer has been released by its developer to provide you with a glimpse of what you can expect from the sequel.

As well as releasing the teaser video for Legend of Grimrock 2 this week the games developers also announced that Legend of Grimrock will also be soon arriving on iOS devices.

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Elder Scrolls Online Loyalty Program Launches For Subscribers (video)

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Bethesda has announced the launch of a new subscriber loyalty program for their Elder Scrolls Online game which provides gamers with a High Hrothgar Wraith pet and other rewards as a thank you for subscribing.

Starting next month subscribers of the Elder Scrolls Online game that are eligible for the new rewards will be emailed by Bethesda with news about the first of the new loyalty rewards.

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PlayStation And Xbox Networks Go Offline After DDoS Attacks

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Over the weekend both the PlayStation Network and Microsoft’s Xbox Live game Network have experienced a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that occurred in the early hours of Sunday, August 24th 2014.

Sony has been quick to announced that no personal information has been accessed in the attacks and the PSN networks will not undergo the regularly scheduled maintenance, which was planned to take place today.

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Star Wars: Commander arrives on iOS

starwarscomThe newly released iOS title Star Wars: Commander lets players side with either the Rebel Alliance or the Galactic Empire. So depending on your choice, you will meet heroes like Han Solo, Chewbacca, and Leia on the battlegrounds, or fly TIE fighters and hang out with stormtroopers. Light or dark. Choose your side.

The game actually has a storyline takes place between Episodes IV-VI as the Galactic Civil War rages on. There will be characters from the expanded universe in the game as well as they have lots of stories to draw upon. You may be playing for some time so the game will be regularly serviced with new content, which will include new planets and missions to keep you busy.
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