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EA says that all future games will have microtransactions (but not really)

It will take around 500 hours to play through all of EA's free-to-play Real Racing 3, but only if you don't want to plop down cash for its many, many microtransactions. That game, Dead Space 3 represent all of EA's future titles according…
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Why are gamers drooling for the $100 Ouya? Because game developers are, too

Ouya's year-long hype sprint comes to an end on March 28, when the $99 Android-powered console ships to backers. But how did the little box manage to snowball so much hype from gamers, and can it possibly deliver?
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Your guide to surviving in Tomb Raider’s brave, new (rebooted) world

Here's your guide to surviving your first, stumbling steps into the magical and deadly Yamatai Island that lives at the heart of Crystal Dynamics' rebooted Tomb Raider.
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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate review resumes the Belmonts’ glorious Waterloo approach

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow was well made but lacking its own identity. In Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate, developer Mercurysteam has found its own voice, making a game that feels like a part of the series' grand history…
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Crystal Dynamics teams with ‘Argo’s’ production company for new Tomb Raider movie

Crystal Dynamics and Square-Enix are enjoying the fruits of their labor this week, releasing the first Tomb Raider game in five years to strong reviews. Having successfully rebooted the game series, the Tomb Raider film series is next up…
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We bid adieu to BioWare San Francisco, as EA shuts down the Dragon Age: Legends studio

Electronic Arts continues to trim the fat as it braces for the high cost of transitioning to new consoles like PlayStation 4. As a result of the publisher investing in new games like Dragon Age 3: Inquisition, smaller studios like Dragon…
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Lara Croft bounces back: Reinventing Tomb Raider without ruining it

After years of hype, the rebooted Tomb Raider has been released to strong reviews and critical praise. We spoke with Crystal Dynamics about why they chose to reboot Lara, and the expectations attached.
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TimeGate Studios rocked by layoffs in the wake of Aliens: Colonial Marines

Gearbox Software and Sega have come under fire in the weeks since Aliens: Colonial Marines came out to horrible reviews, and developer TimeGate Studios has been stuck in the middle, and now faces severe lay offs.
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Four years and hundreds of rumors later, Square-Enix finally debuts the next-gen bound ‘Thief’

Eidos Montreal confirmed all the way back in 2009 that it was making a new game of Ken Levine and Looking Glass Studios' classic Thief series. On Tuesday, Square-Enix finally took the lid off of the re-titled Thief, the publisher's first…
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Nintendo releases first (of many, many) spring updates for Wii U to get the console in working order

The Nintendo Wii U still ships without the console's multi-gigabyte firmware installed, and even after it's up and running the console is still one of the most sluggish machines out there. Nintendo released the first of multiple planned…
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Your rumor du jour: Bale to return as Batman in Nolan’s Justice League?

A new report that cites unnamed sources is claiming that Christopher Nolan is now in charge of all DCU properties for Warner, and that he will be a producer on Justice League – a Justice League that may star Henry Cavill as Superman and…
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Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus Review: Closing the book on Team Ninja’s darkest chapter

Ninja Gaiden 2 set Team Ninja down a dark path, but the studio has been slowly building itself back up. Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus marks its second attempt to fix that game, and while many of its refinements are welcome, director Yosuke…