Black Ops 2 Micro Items In-Game Purchases Feature Launches

Tomorrow Activision will be launching their new Black Ops 2 Micro Items, which have been created to provide Black Ops 2 gamers with new optional in-game purchases which will offer players customisation and luxury additions their kit bag.

The new Black Ops 2 Micro Items consist of a number of different packs including Personalisation Packs, Extra Slots Pack and Flags of the World Calling Card Packs.

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SimCity Crashes Down 92%, “All-Clear” Coming Soon

SimCity’s launch foibles will soon be passing into legend, as the game’s downtime seems to be quickly approaching normalcy. Progress was achieved with a combination of additional servers and optimisation, arguably something that should have occurred before the game’s launch, but water under the bridge. Players don’t seem to mind though, as the game is reportedly seeing strong numbers.

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Zynga Says Original Game Debate “Vastly Overblown”

Zynga’s Dan Porter has weighed in on the issue of originality in games – he doesn’t think it’s that big a deal. At least nowhere near as important as “running games as a service”. Game cloning has been an increasingly visible and debated issue, with Zynga at the forefront after it released Dream Heights, an almost carbon copy of NimbleBit’s Tiny Tower.

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Oculus Rift Support Maybe Arriving For Frostbite Games Engine

It has been revealed that EA And DICE are currently investigating how the new Oculus Rift virtual reality headset can be incorporated into their Frostbite games engine.

Recently the Frostbite 2 game’s engine was used by DICE to create the awesome Battlefield 3 game, and now the developer is seeking a master thesis student to help with the development of Oculus Rift virtual reality support within their Frostbite 2 games engine.

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Super Meat Boy Creators Detail Mew-Genics Development, What To Epect

After finally unveiling their project a few weeks ago, Super Meat Boy creators Team Meat agreed to delve into the creative process that led to Mew-Genics. The so-called cat lady simulator sees the player raise and manage the needs of several cats, while trying to keep them safe from the ravages of disease and old age. Apparently it all started with a game jam and the duo’s own personal love of cats.

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