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Assassin’s Creed 3’s King Washington DLC Part 1 ‘The Infamy’ Review – taking on Mad King George

For whatever else about episode one of Assassin’s Creed 3‘s alt-history DLC, The Tyranny of King Washington, there’s something undeniably delightful about gunning for post-colonial America’s “Mad King”…
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Crackdown creator Ruffian Games goes independent with Tribal Towers

Ruffian Games was born from some of the minds behind Crackdown, Fable, and other major Microsoft Studios games, but since opening in 2008, the studio's never been able to work on its own project. Now it's working on Tribal Towers, its first…
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Microsoft threatens to ban Xbox Live members after ‘Gears of War: Judgment’ leaks online

Microsoft has a tough time keeping its biggest games from slipping out the door early. People Can Fly and Epic Games' 'Gears of War: Judgment' has leaked ahead of its March release. Just like it did with Halo 4 in 2012, those caught playing…
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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Review

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance review.
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Hotline Miami slaughters its way onto Sony’s PS Vita and PlayStation 3

Let it never be said that Sony doesn't go out of its way to represent the best of indie game development on its machines. Dennaton Games' indie hit Miami Hotline is making the jump to consoles in 2013. A new edition of the mad paean to the…
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The Art of fear: How Dead Space was built to scare you

Can a video game scare you? We asked Dead Space's Executive Producer Steve Papoutsis how Visceral Games went about creating a franchise based around the concept of horror, and how they then expanded that for a co-op game.
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Rock Band goes on farewell tour before it stops releasing new songs in April 2013

There comes a time when a rocker has to hang up their plastic guitar and move on. Rock Band creator Harmonix announced that, come April 2nd, it will stop releasing new downloadable content for its music games, ending an astounding 275 week…
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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance review – Revengeance is a dish best served exploding

Konami hands the Metal Gear franchise over to Platinum Games, who take the series in a hack n’ slash direction that – thanks to a brutally over the top combat mechanism – would feel right at home in a grind house.
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Top game developers consider the question of why the D.I.C.E. Summit matters

Digital Trends chats with Frank O'Connor, Kiki Wolfkill, Randy Pitchford, Amir Rao, and Dave Lebling about the value of the D.I.C.E. Summit and why it continues to matter so much for the ever-evolving medium of video games.
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Discussing the emergent silliness and enduring excellence of Infocom with founder and gaming legend, Dave Lebling

Digital Trends chats with Infocom founder and 2013 D.I.C.E. Summit Pioneer Award winner Dave Lebling about the history of the studio and its lasting impact on games development.
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Bungie offers a first look at its ambitious new title, Destiny

After leaving the familiar confines of Microsoft in order to craft games for multiple platforms, Bungie has finally offered the details on its upcoming first-person shooter, Destiny. What we've see so far is impressive – but we don't yet…
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Inside Sledgehammer Games and the biggest gamble you never knew about

We took an inside look at Sledgehammer Games with co-founders Glen Schofield and Michael Condrey, and discussed the formation, the future, and the incredible risk the company took that paid off big.