MechWarrior Online Open Beta Starts Next Week (videos)

Infinite Game Publishing and Piranha Games developer of the new MechWarrior Online have today announced that the founders testing program will be ending soon, and the new open beta will be commencing on October 16th 2012.

Players interested in signing up can visit the website to reserve a place, and Founder members are also able to choose tiers of membership and get a head start. Check out the videos after the jump to see a little MechWarrior Online gameplay and what you can expect from the beta.

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Team Fortress 2 Mann vs Machine Update Adds New Tours

Valve has released a new update for its Team Fortress 2 Mann vs Machine game mode which has brought with it a couple of new Tours, other wise known as difficulty settings.

The new difficulty setting have been added to both the top and bottom of the scale making Mann vs Machine available to now play at a harder level and also at an easier level for those of you that can’t handle the pace.

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Angry Birds Gets Bad Piggies Themed Update

Rovio Mobile recently launched their latest mobile game, Bad Piggies, which features a different type of game play to the original Angry Birds, you allso play as the green pigs instead of the Angry Birds.

Now Rovio Mobile has updated their original Angry Birds game with a Bad Piggies themed update, which include 15 new levels which are themed with Bad Piggies came play.

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Awesome iControlPad 2 Open Source Touchscreen Games Controller Launches Into Production (video)

After a successful Kickstarter campaign, which helped the team behind the iControlPad 2 games controller raise over $150,000. The new open source iControlPad 2 controller will now be able to make the jump from concept into production.

To recap the iControlPad 2 games controller started its journey on Kickstarter back in early September, and offers gamers a unique open source controller which can be connected to devices by either Bluetooth or a microUSB cable.

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New Far Cry 3 Trailer Introduces Citra And Dennis (video)

Ubisoft has today released a new video for their Far Cry 3 game currently under development, which introduces a couple of new characters you will be meeting as your adventure on the island.

The new characters introduced in this latest video are Citra and Dennis. Citra is the “mysterious and seductive” leader of the Rakyat tribe.

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Awesome Half-Life Fan Film Released (video)

Half-Life fans are sure to enjoy this short movie Enter The Freeman was created by a team of the games fans, which was created on a budget of just $3,000, and capyures the real-life essence of the Half-Life game.

The short 10 minute Half-Life movie was surprisingly filmed in a cottage in the middle of Hollywood in just two nights, by the films director James Duncan, who co-produced with Berhard Forcher.

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Microsoft Confirms Xbox Points Will Remain For Xbox 360

On Monday we heard that Microsoft may be getting rid of Xbox points when they release Windows 8, and now Microsoft has confirmed that they will still use Xbox Points on their Xbox 360 console.

The story we posted early in the week showed cash for purchases of Xbox content, and now Microsoft has explained that Xbox content purchased in Windows 8 will be paid for in cash.

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Crysis 3 Multiplayer Introduced In New Gameplay Trailer (video)

Gamers looking forward to the launch of the new Crysis 3 game currently in development by EA, will enjoy this new video detailing a closer look at the multiplayer gameplay within Crysis 3.

Crysis 3 multiplayer mode will allow 16 players to battle it out on PC systems, and 12 players via consoles, and includes a number of new gaming modes.

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Borderlands 2 Mechromancer Arrives In Game Later Today, One week Earlier than Expected

One week earlier than expected a new fifth character in the form of the Mechromancer, will be arriving in the newly launched Borderlands 2 game.

The news was revealed earlier today by Gearbox chief Randy Pitchford via a Tweet, explaining that the new Borderlands 2 Mechromancer character would be arriving across all platforms simultaneously later today. Enjoy!

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Forza Horizon Open World Driving Xbox 360 Demo Now Live (video)

Early this month a new trailer was released for the upcoming Forza Horizon driving game demo that would soon be arriving. Well that day has now arrived and the Forza Horizon demo is now available to download from Xbox Live.

Forza Horizon is an open world racing game that leaves the track in its dust and allows you to explore the game using a variety of cars, realistic physics and high definition graphics.

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Logitech G710+ Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Launches For $150 (video)

Logitech has unveiled a new mechanical gaming keyboard, which its launched this week in the form of the Logitech G710+, which has been designed to combine speed, quiet mechanical keys, and dual-zone backlighting.

The Logitech G710+ is equipped with anti-ghosting technology and 26-key rollover, allowing gamers to press up to 26 keys at anyone one time, allowing for even the most complex macros to be created in game. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Logitech G710+ keyboard project and see it in action.

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