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  • 3 New screenshots emerge for GTA V

    GTA V is coming. We don't know when, but there sure as hell are three more gorgeous photos of the game to print out and lovingly stroke. These images were just released on Rockstar's site under the title "transportation". Fantastic. Bikes, supercars and jets. These are all vehicles that have been front and present since GTA: San Andreas so it's no stretch of the imagination to include these vehicles again. Only this time,...

  • Get out of town! SimCity World coming soon

    Ok, I know it's not Uncharted or God of War but I am having an "Ermergerd" moment at the new Simcity World trailer. SimCity the insanely popular city-building simulation video game Maxis has been revamped for architectural awesomeness. The objective of SimCity is simple, build and design a city. You can mark out specific areas such as commercial, industrial, or residential, add buildings, change the tax rate, build a power grid, build transportation systems and take many other actions, in order to enhance the city. SimCity World is something special though, before you built a city now you can build...

  • Gamescom 2012 — Sony and Capcom deliver the goods

    Gamescom 2012 is no E3, but it is a decent opportunity for the gaming behemoths to strut its stuff. Most surprisingly, titles usually reserved for E3 will be shown to the public tomorrow, when Gamescom 2012 officially kicks off. We've dug up the most interesting gaming news, so waste not your time and dig up the info below. It begins with Capcom, which outside of Devil May Cry, Lost Planet 6, and Resident...

  • FIFA 13: OMG I just died

    Remember when FIFA Street came out and we all nearly died from pure footballgasm? Wait until you see what FIFA 13 has in store for you. Just released, the trailer to the twentieth edition of colossally successful Electronic Arts' highly acclaimed association football FIFA video game series. If this trailer is anything to go by, the new game will be beyond insane with some awesome new game play features to enjoy! EA Games...

  • Top 10 videogame weapons of all time

    Videogames have long been about shooting dudes in the face. It’s a game mechanic we take for granted. And we all appreciate a good, realistic gun that recoils appropriately -- a firearm straight from the pages of Guns and Ammo magazine. Yet sometimes we harbour an itch for something more; a gun both bombastic and outlandish, that forgoes realism for a little fun. The list below scratches that itch. Enjoy. 10. Blood (1997) -- Voodoo doll Blood: it’s all in the name. Yes, this is a gory first-person shooter, but its best weapon isn’t a gun at all. Like every game of...

  • The Super Angry Birds controller you’ll never have

    It's an obsession, Angry Birds. An addictive, mind-numbing guilty pleasure. But if you always felt like it wasn't interactive enough, take a look at this. It's called the Super Angry Birds controller. It simulates the real motion of the slingshot, angle and all, to give the player more integrated gameplay. On top of that, there's a cartoon style explosion switch to activate each bird's special power. It'll make you feel like Wile E. Coyote. How it works is all very complicated, but all you need to know is that it works, and that you can't have it. Developed by...

  • Choose your own zombie adventure in The Walking Dead

    Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead (TWD) is a lot less game, a lot more interactive story. Like a great Choose Your Own Adventure novel, your decisions mould the way the story plays out. The choices you make here are both challenging and mature. Zombie-Tropes Based on Robert Kirkman’s award-winning comic book series, Telltale’s The Walking Dead has some serious work to do to find relevance in the zombie-saturated media world that we live in. We’re running on zombie-overload, desensitised to stories of the undead that munch on their living counterparts, are completely inept at opening doors and get mowed down...

  • Diablo 3 hits arcades 20 years later with custom cabinet

    Watch this video, that is all. And it's all thanks to this man, Dave Niewinski. We all know what MAME is, right? This sucker takes the concept of emulation to the extreme. With a plywood cabinet and custom controls, the Diablo 3 arcade cabinet looks like a treat. How's a mouse-controlled game squeezed into joystick controls though? Niewinski cracked the control code. With a button remapping system written in VB.NET, Niewinski's control scheme is...

  • Gameloft, Orange join forces to offer mobile gaming in Middle East and Africa

    This is big. We wouldn't call Africa and the Middle East game-starved, but a partnership between Orange and Gameloft will certainly feed the  masses who've hungered for sweet, tasty gaming. Orange, one of the globe's leading mobile telecoms has jumped in bed with Gameloft, a pretty solid games company, will offer games like Asphalt 6: Adrenaline, Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 2 and The Avengers to mobile phone users in...

  • The evolution of PC games is pure retro gold [video]

    Chronicling the history of PC games from the 80's to today is no simple task, but this video does it with aplomb. The video was created by digital design agency, Reverse Engineers. Its love of PC games shines through as video after video flashes by. We can almost smell the metal components of the 486 PC heating up as it attempts to run Monkey Island. Bonus points for those who can name most of...