THQ Divided, Assets Sold To Sega, Ubisoft & Crytek

After filing for bankruptcy at the start of the year and being denied a quick sale of its assets to Clearlake Capital Group, the THQ saga has reached a conclusion with the company being split up and sold in pieces. The main beneficiaries of this fire sale are Sega and Ubisoft, while Deep Silver, Crytek and Take-Two have picked up the rest of the THQ studios and properties.

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GameStick Android Games Console Launches New Indie Developer Pledge Tier (video)

GameStick the new Android gaming console and controller, currently raising money over on the Kickstarter website has today announced the addition of a new indie developer tier to its offerings.

The new GameStick developer tier is priced at $249 and limited to just 250 backers. Its been created to offer indie developers with a one-time package to gain an unprecedented 100% revenue share for their game for a full six months as well as a GameStick bundle when the devices starts shipping in April.

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Dead Island Riptide Gameplay Revealed (video)

Gamers looking forward to the launch of the new Dead Island Riptide  game, the sequel to the popular zombie survival game Dead Island, whos marketing campaign caused a stir before the games launch.

Will be pleased to learn that Deep Silver has this week released 9 minutes of gameplay footage providing you with a glimpse of what you can expect from the new game once it officially launches later this year.

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Sony Fined £250,000 In The UK For 2011 PlayStation Network Breach

Back in 2011 Sony’s PlayStation network was hacked, and data from millions of users of the service was stolen, which included peoples names, addresses, dates of birth, and their account passwords.

Some users credit card details were at risk as well during the network breach, and now Sony has been fined by the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) here in the UK.

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Crysis 3 Multiplayer Beta Released Date Confirmed As January 29th By EA

EA has today confirmed that the new Crysis 3 multiplayer beta game servers will be opening their doors on January 29th 2013 and will be available for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.

The Crysis 3 Multiplayer Beta development stage will run from January 29th to February 12th and will include two team-based modes called Crash and Hunter, and two maps to enjoy called Airport and Museum. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Heavy Fire: Shattered Spear Launches Next Week For Xbox 360, PS3 and PC (video)

Polish developers Teyon Games have this week announced that their new game Heavy Fire: Shattered Spear will be launching on January 29th for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.

The new Heavy Fire: Shattered Spear provides an on-rails shooting experience, catapulting players straight into rapid-fire action, and has been  updated with a new graphics engine. Watch the trailer after the jump to see it in action.

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NeoGeo X Production Is Coming to an End

If you  have been saving for a NeoGeo X handheld gaming console or are thinking of purchasing one you might need to hurry along a little as, reports have indicated that production of the NeoGeo X are coming to an end.

Its not a surprise that the NeoGeo X production is coming to an end, after all it was a limited edition gaming console and will continue to be supported long after production closes, explains the Gamer website.

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Dust 514 Beta Opens Its Doors To All And Releases New Trailer (video)

Today the new EVE Online first-person-shooter spin-off Dust 514 has opened its doors for public beta testing, allowing anyone with a PS3 to join up and fight for a cause.

To celebrate the Dust 514 beta opening to all, CCP Games has also released a new cinematic trailer providing a glimpse into the infantry and vehicle warfare of Dust 514, and its effects on the EVE Online game.

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Audojo iPad Gaming Controller Case Hits Kickstarter (Video)

If you enjoy gaming on your iPad tablet but yearn for a set of real analog joysticks and physical buttons, to play your favourite games, there might be a solution in the form of the new Audojo iPad Case.

The Audojo iPad Case has just started its journey over on the Kickstarter website and is looking to raise $240,000 to make the jump from concept to production, and has been design specifically with tablet gamers in mind. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Audojo iPad Case project and see it in action.

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