Battlefield 4 Release Date Announcement At BF4 Event On March 26th?

DICE has today announced that the first trailer and possible a Battlefield 4 release date will be unveiled at this month’s Game Developer Conference on March 26th 2013.

Dice also unveiled a very sneak peak at the new Battlefield 4 trailer that will be released on March 27th for all toy see, however no Battlefield 4 release date has been officially revealed as yet. Watch the teaser animated gif after the jump that was posted on Twitter earlier today.

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Oculus Rift VR Headset Receiving Experimental Mode For Team Fortress 2

Fans of Valve’s Team Fortress that are looking to take their gaming into virtual reality might be pleased to learn that a new experimental VR mode is being added to Team Fortress 2 to support the new Oculus Rift VR headset which is currently in development.

The new Team Fortress 2 experimental mode for the Oculus Rift will include a unique in-game-hat, and will be included in an update rolling out this week via the Steam games network.

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Wii U won’t get Saints Row 4 or Dead Island: Riptide

Sucks to own a Wii U right now. The consoles poor sales won’t get better until they release games that people want to play on the console. The upcoming Pokemon: Rumble U will surely help sales in both hardware and software, but third-party publishers are still choosing to pass on the Wii U. And that is a problem.

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Fez Coming To PSN, Steam, But No Plans For 3DS

Fez is coming to platforms other than the rapidly sinking into irrelevance XBLA, according to its co-creator and public face, Phil Fish. Steam and the PlayStation Vita were name-checked by the outspoken developer, while the 3DS is getting a definite pass. Despite the surface fit, Fish claims the handheld’s 3D capabilities wouldn’t do much for his game, despite its 2D to 3D shifting gimmick.

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EA CEO John Riccitiello Steps Down As EA Stock Rises

EA will be seeing a change in leadership on March 30th as six-year CEO John Riccitiello is stepping down. While positioning EA as a digital service powerhouse and launching Steam’s only proper  rival in Origin, Riccitiello has presided over some large profile fiascos, including the ridiculously expensive and disappointing Star Wars Old Republic, shuttering Pandemic and the recent disastrous launch of SimCity.

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Kickstarted Legend of Dungeon Game On Now On PC, Mac, Linux (video)

If you are looking for  new indie PRG game you might be interested in a new game that was successfully funded via the Kickstarter website, and is now available on PC, Mac and Linux.

Legend of Dungeon has been created by developer Robot Loves Kitty, and is a unique looking role playing game with dynamic lighting and 240 responsive music tracks. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Oculus Rift VR Headset Will Not Support Doom 3 BFG Edition At Launch

If you were hoping to purchase the new Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and blast your way through, Doom 3 BFG edition in glorious virtual reality, as promised by the Oculus Rift development team during their Kickstarter campaign.

You are going to be disappointed to discover that they have announced this week on Kickstarter website that no support for the Doom 3 BFG game edition will be included with the Oculus Rift when it launches later this year  or in the impending Oculus Rift development kits.

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Bungie Trademarks Glimmer, Hive & Many Others

Glimmer, Fallen, Hive, Cabal, Hex are all Bungie trademarks broad enough to include everything from books to Halloween costumes and films as of March 11th. What this has to do if anything with the former Halo studio’s recent reveal of its shared world shooter Destiny is anyone’s guess, at least for some of the terms mentioned.

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Nvidia Declined Opportunity To Power PlayStation 4 Graphics

Nvidia was in talks to provide graphic chips for the PS4, but decided to bow out, according to Nvidia VP. The reasoning seems to have had to do not with the complexities involved -the PS4 is basically a PC after all, but with the financials. And not only was Sony looking for a lower cost solution, Nvidia didn’t want to pull focus from their other incredibly profitable ventures like Tegra.

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Sony’s The Last Guardian Not Being Worked On By Sony Santa Monica

Precious little has been said in the last few months by Sony about Ico and Shadow of the Colossus creator Fumito Ueda’s rabidly anticipated game, The Last Guardian apart from a suggestion that God of War studio Sony Santa Monica might be lending a hand. Unfortunately, that’s turning out not to be the case, apart from in the most general way of contributing to Sony’s general technology base.

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