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Sam Raimi accuses Blizzard of ‘mismanagement,’ forcing him to leave the Warcraft adaptation

Until recently, Sam Raimi, was attached to direct a film based on Blizzard's World of Warcraft. Raimi, a self-professed fan, was moving ahead when he suddenly backed out without explanation. The director is now claiming that Blizzard's…
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Dragon Age 3: Inquisition and Battlefield 4 looking towards virtual reality

The next generation of video game hardware will bring bigger worlds, brighter graphics, and better artificial intelligence, but game makers have covered that territory before. VR headsets like Oculus Rift may make for a deeper connection to…
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Steam Box prototypes may begin shipping in 3 to 4 months

The new console race is kicking into gear in 2013. On one end are the budget priced futurists like OUYA and on the other shiny new entertainment hubs like the PlayStation 4. What about Valve's living room PC called Steam Box? Prototypes…
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Happiness is a warm controller: Study shows that gaming can help the elderly lead happier lives

Dance Dance Revolution will help you keep the pounds off and Brain Training can improve short term memory retention. Can video games make you happier, though? A new study has found a link between playing video games and the emotional…
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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.