Dungeon Siege Studio Betting Farm On Kickstarter For Wildman

Gas Powered Games, known for huge, ambitious games like Dungeon Siege and Supreme Commander wants to make what sounds very much like a huge, ambitious game. GPG is launching a $1.1 million Kickstarter to fund Wildman, an action RPG/RTS/MOBA with at least one redundant acronym.  How the game differs from previous GPG’s previous RTS/MOBA Demigod is not yet clear.

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PlayStation Store Getting Speed Boosting Patch

After the touted launch of its new PlayStation Store layout, Sony is still plugging away at improvements designed to make the transition for players still pining after the old store a bit smoother. The 1.0.2 version of the Store app does reportedly increase browsing speeds from the current version, though whether it brings the experience back up to par is not clear.

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Diablo 3 Patch 1.0.7 Dueling Detailed By Blizzard

The long-awaited Dueling feature is finally coming to Diablo 3, though possibly in a much more stripped down fashion than you’d expect. A new area, the truly Blizzardly named Scorched Chapel will serve as backdrop to the proceedings and an NPC named Nek the Brawler will need to be found by players to initiate duels.

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World Of Warcraft Theme Park In China

World of Warcraft fans who have wished that they could have their own Disney type park will be happy to know that Changzhou China has one. This World of Warcraft theme-park that is unlicensed by WoW developer Blizzard Entertainment, but it looks like it is all official.
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Tomb Raider Limited Edition Xbox 360 Controller Reveals Its Battle Scars (video)

If you are looking forward to the launch of the new Tomb Raider rebooted game launching on 5th March 2013, you might be interested in this limited edition controller which has been created specifically for the games launch.

The Tomb Raider Limited Edition Xbox 360 Controller brandishes all the battle scars you can expect to encounter whilst playing the game and has been inspired by Lara’s iconic climbing axe and tourniquets. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

 

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Half Life Episode 4 Was Being Made By Arkane, Screenshots Surface

It’s been clear for some time that Valve no longer regards the Half Life franchise as even a passion project. If the “leaked” Valve Employee Handbook is in any way an accurate  depiction of how decisions at Valve are made, then the simplest answer as to why no new Half Life games have been produced going on six years now is that nobody was that interested in making one.

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Dust 514 Moves To Open Beta On Jan 22nd 2013 For PS3 (video)

Following on from the CCP announcement last week, which started to merge the closed beta Dust 514 test servers with Eve Online game servers. CCP has this week announced the Dust 514 open beta release date of January 22nd 2013.

Dust 514 a PS3 exclusive game when launched will be a free-to-play first-person shooter and is connected directly to CCP awesome space game, Eve Online. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Dust 514 game and see it in action.

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Archos GamePad Launching In The US Next Month For $169

US gamers patiently waiting for the arrival of the new Archos GamePad, will be please to learn that the new portable handheld games console will be launching in the US next month for $169.

The new Archos GamePad is already available throughout Europe and is powered by a  1.6 GHz Rockchip RK3066 dual core processor, supoorted by Mali 400 graphics, running Google’s latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system.

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