Valve Big Picture Mode Beta Project Unveiled, Brings Gaming To Your Living Room (video)

Valve has today introduced its new Valve Big Picture Beta project, which has been designed to bring Steam gaming into your living room, allowing you to navigate Steam, surf the web, play games and chat.

No special hardware is required to enjoy the new Valve Big Picture project, just connect an internet connected laptop or PC to your HDTV via a HDMI cable. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Valve Big Picture Beta project and see it in action.

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Total War Battles: Shogun Arrives On Android (video)

Fans of the Total War series of games who own Android devices might be pleased to learn that Total War Battles: Shogun has now arrived in the Android Google Play Store.

Total War Battles: Shogun has been available on iOS devices for a little time but the cut down mobile version of the full game is now available from the Play Store. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Planetside 2 arriving in 2012

The Planetside 2 trailer first showed up in July and though we still have no release date for the game, we now have official word that Planetside 2 will be arriving before December 31st of this year. At least that narrows it down.
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Ghost Recon Online Arctic Pack Arriving On September 12th

Over the weekend Ubisoft announced that the new Arctic Pack for their Ghost Recon Online shooter game would be arriving next week on September 12th. Bringing with it new weapons, in-game gear and the games largest map to date in the form of “Tomsk-9″.

The new Tomsk-9 map has been created as a conquest map and its location is situated in the arctic circle, and provides players with access to 6 x arctic-camouflaged weapon, 3 x arctic-camouflaged headgear and 2 x arctic-camouflaged armour.

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PS3 Wonderbook: Book Of Spells Launching November 13th (video)

Anyone waiting patiently waiting for the arrival of the Wonderbook: Book of Spells for Sony’s PlayStation Move motion controller and PlayStation Eye, will be pleased to learn that the new interactive book will be launching on November 13th 2012.

The Wonderbook: Book Of Spells for Sony’s PlayStation 3 has been developed in collaboration with J.K. Rowling, Wonderbook: Book of Spells, and uses the PlayStation Move’s augmented reality capabilities and combines them with the Wonderbook with amazing effect. Watch the videos after the jump to learn more about the Wonderbook: Book of Spells and see it in action.

Wonderbook: Book Of Spells

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Guild Wars 2 Class Dance Moves Dance-Off (video)

After every victory there should always be a victory dance, and the new Guild Wars 2 game recently launched is no exception. With all classes in the new Guild Wars 2 game having their own unique dance moves to celebrate with.

The team over at the gaming site Lazy Gamers have created a great video, showing you the moves of each race with appropriate music to match, check it out after the break.

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PlayMG Android Handheld Gaming Console Hits Kickstarter (video)

A new Android handheld gaming console created by PlayMG, has started its journey on the Kickstarter crowd funding website this week looking to make the jump from concept into production.

The MG Android handheld gaming devices is equipped with a 4″ inch touch-screen, supported by Wi-Fi connectivity to connect your device to a wealth of games. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the MG Android gaming console project and see it in action.

MG Android Handheld Console

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Torchlight 2 releasing September 20

Runic Games has announced a release date for Torchlight 2, their dungeon crawler sequel. The game will finally launch on September 20. It looks like Runic has taken feedback from beta testers very seriously and made some good changes to the Torchlight 2 experience.
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Madden NFL 13 Sells 1.65 Million Units in Seven Days

EA has offered up sales statistics for the first week of availability for Madden NFL 13. According to the game publisher, sell through for the latest title in the Madden franchise was up 8% year-over-year on HD platforms. EA says that it sold more than 1.65 million copies of the game in its first week of availability.

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Assassin’s Creed III TV Commercial Unveiled (video)

Assassin’s Creed fans who missed the airing of the TV commercial created by Ubisoft to advertise the launch of the new Assassin’s Creed III game. Will be pleased to know it has now been uploaded to YouTube for your enjoyment.

The one minute TV commercial shows a good glimpse of the story within the game and at what you can expect from the new title once its officially launched later this year.

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PS Vita Hacked?

Developer and reverse engineer Yifan Lu, who was responsible for jailbreaking Amazon’s Kindle device and the Sony’s PS Xperia, has this week announced he has hacked the Sony PS Vita.

Explaining he is close to finishing a homebrew loader for Sony’s PS Vita handheld gaming console, that will allow developers to load homebrew software. Tifan has found an exploit which is is developing that is still in the early stages and requires the help of several other developers.

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