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‘Saints Row IV’ refused rating in Australia, the first since R18+ was introduced

Australia's Classification Board refuses to assign a rating to 'Saints Row IV,' effectively banning the game's release in the country. This marks the first ban in Australia since the introduction of the R18+ rating.
Gaming

‘Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep’ is the last, and best ‘Borderlands 2’ DLC

Gearbox Software delivers its best DLC offering for 'Borderlands 2' yet, with Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep offering so much new content that it very nearly qualifies as a separate game.
Gaming

Sony one-ups Microsoft with more PS4 exclusives in first year

Sony attempts to trump Microsoft once more after revealing that it has 30 PlayStation 4 exclusives in development. Twenty of those will arrive in the console's first year, and 12 of those are brand new IPs.
Gaming

Avalanche Studios gets its wish to play in a post-apocalyptic playground with ‘Mad Max’

Avalanche Studios co-founder and chief creative officer Christofer Sundberg walks us through the studio's high-level aims for 'Mad Max' while lead level designer Andreas Gschwari zeroes in on some of the details.
Gaming

Madden’s creator wins court ruling against EA

Original Madden creator Robin Antonick won a small, but significant victory in his case against EA, which he claims owes him royalties on all Madden games released between now and 1986.
Gaming

PS4 and Xbox One break Amazon pre-order records during E3 2013

Amazon touts a strongest-ever week for pre-orders thanks to the flood of customers stepping up to put money down on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One during the flurry of E3 2013 announcements.
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Ellen Page doesn’t appreciate Naughty Dog ‘ripping off’ her likeness in ‘The Last of Us’

'Beyond: Two Souls' star Ellen Page seems miffed that the character Ellie in Naughty Dog's 'The Last of Us' apparently resembles her. She addressed that resemblance in a recent Reddit AMA.
Computing

Microsoft investing $678M into massive ‘Project Mountain’ data center in Iowa

Microsoft's investing time and effort into its West Des Moines, Iowa, office. The office, known as the "Project Mountain” data center," is responsible for Microsoft's cloud and online services and will see a substantial $678 million…
Gaming

Jetsetter: ‘Dark Room Sex Game’ returns for the next gen! Seriously!

This week in Jetsetter, the former Rare Ltd. staffer and Conker's Bad Fur Day designer Chris Seavor returns to Nintendo consoles for the first time in over a decade. Meanwhile, rumors point to a November 13 release date for the PlayStation…
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‘NBA Live 14’ confirmed a next-gen exclusive for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

EA Sports confirms that NBA Live 14 is exclusive to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One console. The game's executive producer outlines some new features that he hopes will help compete with the NBA 2K series.
Gaming

Project Spark builds a seemingly intuitive toolset into a complex game creation engine

Microsoft offers us a behind closed doors look at Xbox One launch window title Project Spark at E3 2013. The user-generated content-driven game takes a complex creation engine and renders it in seemingly simple terms.
Gaming

‘Dying Light’ couples a familiar zombie apocalypse with some fresh twists

Techland is no stranger to open world, first-person zombie games, but its upcoming 'Dying Light' trots out some cool tweaks to the formula with a focus on rapid parkour traversal mechanics and careful evasion.