Wii U Demos To Have Usage Limits Set By Publishers

Nintendo has implemented a demo usage counter for the Wii U and 3DS, with each publisher offered the possibility to set their own limits. This means a downloaded demo can now only be played a limited number of times (ten in FIFA13′s case) before the player is prevented from launching the demo and directed to a buy link.

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Gamespy Server Shutdown Not Unannounced, According To Glu

Multiplayer servers hosted by Gamespy for a number of popular older games went down last week, leading to outcries from loyal fan communities. When Sniper Elite was affected, developer Rebellion released on open statement placing the blame squarely at the feet of new Gamespy owners Glu, citing untenable rate increases and a lack of consultation.

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Awesome Hawken’s Cinematic Trailer Released (video)

If you are a fan of oversized battling robots and you are sure to enjoy the new cinematic trailer released to promote the new awesome indie game currently being developed by Adhesive Games.

The latest trailer provides a glimpse at what you can expect from the Hawken game, which is currently in its open beta development stage which opened yesterday.

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Portal’s GlaDOS Appearing In Guillermo Del Toro Monster Film “Pacific Rim” (Trailer)

So it turns out apart from just giant robots fighting giant sea monsters, Stringer Bell from The Wire and Jax from Sons of Anarchy, Guillermo Del Toro’s Pacific Rim will also feature GlaDOS of Portal fame. Not only will actress Ellen McLain be voicing an AI in the  film, but the same filter and effects are to be applied, making her GlaDOS in all but name.

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Assassin’s Creed 3 Has Sold Over 7 Million Units Since Launch

Developer Ubisoft has today announced that their latest game Assassin’s Creed 3 has clocked up impressive sales of over 7 million units since its launch back at the end of October. Generating 3.5 million sales in the first seven days after release alone.

Ubisoft also revealed that twice as many players have joined the multiplayer mode compared to last year’s Assassin’s Creed: Revelations game, and since its launch players of Assassin’s Creed 3 have carried out more than 250 million assassinations.

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Metro: Last Light Game Trailer Released (video)

A new trailer has been released for the upcoming Metro: Last Light, the sequel to Eastern European post-society horror Metro 2033, which is alos now being made available for free on PC.

The new trailer provides you with a glimpse of what you can expect from the new sequel once its officially launched and includes some awesome looking graphics and scenes. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Valve Steam Community Market Beta Launches

Valve has just announced that they have opened the doors on their new Steam Community market place, enabling Steam users to now enjoy the new service in its bets development stage.

Valve has created the new Steam Community Market to allow gamers to buy and sell in-game items with other players for Steam Wallet funds.

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